Conservatories, Intensives & Camps

ZBS Conservatory

The ZBS Conservatory is an in-depth, online training spanning several areas of professional and artistic concentration throughout the year.  Taught by the incomparable ZBS Faculty, who combine their extensive professional experience in film and television, with their experience at many of the great conservatories from around the world: Julliard, NYU, Suny Purchase, The Old Globe, Trinity Rep, American Conservatory Theater, The Actors Studio and so on.

The program weaves personal development, with artistic craft and industry need resulting in actors who know themselves and the market, and are able to consistently access what makes them grounded, indispensable, and creatively resilient.

The program meets 3 days/week, online, and is structured with various entry points, allowing students to commit to one month, three-month or yearly increments. As the conservatory is primarily designed for working actors, specific accommodations are made allowing actors to work while in the program and pausing their membership for larger bookings.

ZBS Intensives

The ZBS Intensives are in-person, all-day, weeklong immersive that are meant to complement the ZBS Conservatory, as well as function as independent courses of study.  This allows actors in the conservatory to work-in-person with the actors they have been training with throughout the year, as well as opening the door to fresh perspectives from new actors, not in the conservatory, seeking a more intensive course of study.  The Intensives also feature a panel of industry experts (showrunners, directors, casting directors, executives, and community leaders) that are navigating and setting the evolving trends of Hollywood on a daily basis.

In-Person Camp:
YPAC (Young Professional Actor Camp)
TV & Film Focus

“If you’re not having fun, then you’re doing something wrong” –Jordan Peele

The key to each actor’s creative genius lies in their sense of play.  Too often, in this industry and in this world, we think that mining our pain will lead to our best performance—when what is most often overlooked (and often overlooked) is tapping into our joy.  Taught by the incomparable ZBS faculty, we will combine the meaningful, professional and holistic training ZBS is known for, with some true summer fun, like…mask making for performance, online cabarets, outdoor performance art, come as your favorite character dance parties and much much (much) more!  This is not only an enormous opportunity to evolve your art, but to have a ridiculously good time doing it.

tv-focus Camp Details:
For Kids & Teens (SEPERATE SECTIONS)
Dates: July 11 – 15
Days: M T W T F (6 hours/day)
morning session: 10 AM – 12:30 PM
LUNCH: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Afternoon session: 1:30 PM – 4 PM
In-Person (Might be transitioned into an online format if directed by CDC & State Guidelines)
LOCATIOn: ZBS LA STUDIO
FILM-focus Camp Details:
For Kids & Teens (SEPERATE SEctiONS)
Dates: July 18 – 22
Days: M T W T F (6 hours/day)
morning session: 10 AM – 12:30 PM
LUNCH: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Afternoon session: 1:30 PM – 4 PM
In-Person (Might be transitioned into an online format if directed by CDC & State Guidelines)
LOCATIOn: ZBS LA STUDIO
COMBO Discount: Save $200 by combining both tv & FILM focussed camps!

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ONLINE & In-Person conservatory:
the actors process

  • For KIDS, Teens & Adults (Different sections for each age group)
  • Dates: apr 25 – Aug 12, 2022
  • Days: 3 days per week (M,W,F)
  • Timings: 2.5 hours per day
  • Seats limited to 10-15 students per section
  • Taught by ZBS Certified Faculty
  • ONLINE Via Zoom or in-person at zbs la studio
The Actor’s Process Conservatory is designed for actors who are looking to broaden and deepen their range of creative expression, so they are capable of using all of themselves in their work. It is also an opportunity for actors who are looking to feel more confident in a proven process for creating a character that is malleable but that contains a foundation they can always rely on.
In the 16-week conservatory, actors will explore the five means of expression (Physicality, Voice, Imagination, Relationship and Language). They will delve into each of these forces of inspiration as a way of creating a character, as well as, learn how each one of them is applied to on-camera work. In the following two months, actors will learn how to become self-directed in their work. They will learn and practice a flexible process they can bring to any acting context whether it be an audition, on set, etc, as well as, a wide variety of tools to help them within each stage of that process.
Pricing:

$4,000 for the 16-week conservatory.

Early Bird Discount: Save $500 by using the coupon code ‘ZBSEARLYBIRD2022’

ADULTS

TEENS

KIDS

IN-PERSON INTENSIVE:
the actors process

  • For kids, Teens & Adults (Different sections for each age group)
  • Seats limited to 10-15 students per section
  • Taught by ZBS Certified Faculty
  • IN-PERSON at zbs la studio
The Actor’s Process Intensive is designed for actors who are looking to broaden and deepen their range of creative expression, so they are capable of using all of themselves in their work. It is also an opportunity for actors who are looking to feel more confident in a proven process for creating a character that is malleable but that contains a foundation they can always rely on.
In the 1-week intensive, actors will explore the five means of expression (Physicality, Voice, Imagination, Relationship and Language). They will delve into each of these forces of inspiration as a way of creating a character, as well as, learn how each one of them is applied to on-camera work. In the following two months, actors will learn how to become self-directed in their work. They will learn and practice a flexible process they can bring to any acting context whether it be an audition, on set, etc, as well as, a wide variety of tools to help them within each stage of that process.
Pricing:

$1000 for the 1-week intensive.

ADULTS

Dates & Timings:

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Mon, Apr 25: 10am-4pm
Tue, Apr 26: 10am-4pm
Wed, Apr 27: 10am-4pm
Thu, Apr 28: 10am-4pm
Fri, Apr 29: 10am-4pm

TEENS

Dates & Timings:

Sat, Apr 30: 10am-4pm
Sun, May 1: 10am-4pm
Mon, May 2: 5pm-7:30pm
Tue, May 3: 5pm-7:30pm
Wed, May 4: 5pm-7:30pm
Thu, May 5: 5pm-7:30pm

KIDS

Dates & Timings:

Sat, May 7: 10am-4pm
Sun, May 8: 10am-4pm
Mon, May 9: 5pm-7:30pm
Tue, May 10: 5pm-7:30pm
Wed, May 11: 5pm-7:30pm
Thu, May 12: 5pm-7:30pm