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NSMA Kids & Teens

·NSMA Youth·

Empowering
young
creatives

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At NSMA, we value young people learning the foundations of acting to improve their focus, imagination, and creativity.

"Acting is about  everything but the words."

— Stella Adler

Our Classes

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Method 101 Youth

This class is for ages 11-14 who are interested in building a foundation for acting. 

In this 4-week intro course tweens and teens will learn

  • the history of the group theatre

  • introductory on sense exercises and why we use them

  • monologue performance and feedback

This course is offered at—

  • $250 

  • LIVE zoom, Monday 6-8pm CST

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IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS
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NSMA Youth is in the process of creating live events & workshops specific for our young people.  To stay in-the-know for our next in person experience, please subscribe to our newsletter below.

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METHOD 201 YOUTH

This course is for teenagers 15-18 who have built a foundation of Method, and are ready to take their craft to the next level. 

In this 6-week intensive course we will work from classic literature and screenplays to analyze scripts, create character, and introduce techniques like cold readings, scene study, improvisation, and sensory exercises to develop your craft.

This course is offered at—

  • $450

  • LIVE zoom, Thursday 12-3 CST

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Instructors

meet victoria

A NSMA professional, Victoria studies directly with Tina, and is a current working actress in film, new media, and theatre.

Along with acting, Victoria is a born entrepreneur, developing one of the first online teaching methods to reach young people in the art of filmmaking.  Her annual summer camp "Movie Makers" has taught over 70 young people how to take a creative concept from script to screen since its inception.

With a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Film Production from Grand Canyon University, and a certification to teach English Language Arts to high school levels through the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE), Victoria brings a rich knowledge of the craft from in front and behind the camera.

 Victoria has been a featured speaker and conducted workshops at educational conferences, churches, and artist showcases.  You can reach her at vhagni.media@gmail.com

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Emilia

“Victoria is knowledgeable, insightful, and has this natural ability to enable anyone to shine."

Missouri University of Science & Technology
Educational Technology Conference

daniel

"I've been learning so much through Victoria's course.  I learned about what the character wants, and I've been incorporating that into my storytelling now." 

Movie Making for Kid Creatives
online course, 2023

tina

“Victoria's not only passionate about teaching, but also about imparting wisdom to the next generation.  She works diligently in her own classes and highly values the methods that she's learned, effectively applying the techniques.  I am thrilled to have her lead our youth program."

Nashville Studio of Method Acting

our kids!

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develop your child's creative gifts

At NSMA-Y we provide a fun and safe place for your child to explore what it means to become an actor, and what it looks like to honor the Lord with their talent.  Each class is safely offered through Zoom, allowing young people to meet fellow creatives across the nation.

 

Victoria and our NSMA culture desire for actors of all ages to  be empowered to create Godly content and media.

 

We require no experience necessary for our intro course, Method 101.  If you have a child outside of our age parameters, please inquire and we can chat more.  We look forward to working with you!

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