"Love the Life You Have
to Have the Life You Want."
“Stop Acting – Start Working!”
Dimiter Marinov is a Bulgarian-American actor, acting coach and a classical violinist. He resides in the US since 1990.
At the age of five, Dimiter believed that the classical violin would be his future. Following the completion of an Associate Degree, he discovered the passion for acting. Dimiter graduated with a Master’s degree from the Bulgarian National Academy for Theatre and Film in Sofia.
After an enviable career appearing in numerous TV shows, films and commercial campaigns, Dimiter's talent and dedication pays off. He is the first Bulgarian actor to walk the red carpet at the Academy Awards. He co-stared with Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali in Green Book (2018). The movie received numerous nominations and awards: 5 nominees and 3 awards at the 91st Academy Awards including the Oscar for Best Picture and 3 Golden Globe Awards including Best Picture for Comedy/Musical among recognitions. As one of the six principal cast members, Dimiter received the Best Cast Award at the 22nd Annual Hollywood Film Awards.
Director Peter Farrelly and the creative team of Green Book voted unanimously for Dimiter to play the role of Oleg. His character will be remembered for the powerful message creating the pivotal moment of the film: “Because genius is not enough. It takes courage to change people’s hearts.”
Dimiter Marinov is a working actor in Hollywood while also teaching and mentoring young talents. He is a member of SAG-AFTRA & AEA.
MARINOV ACTORS STUDIO
Dimiter Marinov Teaches More Than Acting
Award-winning actor and professional acting mentor Dimiter Marinov offers a Screen Acting Program in San Diego Downtown and San Diego North County. Dimiter will share his tailor-made acting and life-coaching techniques gained through his European and US acting and teaching career from stage, screen, coaching and classical music. Currently he is the assistant teacher to the world's renowned acting master and mentor Bernard Hiller.
"Dimiter is not only an amazing actor but he has the unique and powerful skills
for teaching you how to get into the heart of the character.
How to become you. His techniques and approach are priceless!"
- Bernard Hiller -
Dimiter teaches all elements of the professional screen acting craft while focusing on the person first and then the actor: “Being a good actor means, being a better person!” These techniques can be put into work straight away to help you successfully book your next role. You will learn the does and don’ts so to develop the actor’s toolbox for current industry demands.
This unique class will put you on the right path to achieving your goals while having fun!
Dimiter Marinov Screen Acting Academy 2020, Sofia, Bulgaria
Академия за екранни изкуства –
кино, телевизия, реклами |
ноември – декември 2020
ИНТЕНЗИВНИ КЛАСОВЕ ЗА ВЪЗРАСТНИ - 18 до 35 години:
16 - 22 НОЕМВРИ 2020
2 групи по 16 участника, в тридневни сесии (през ден) по 5 часа и четвърти ден представяне /публично или онлайн/.
ИНТЕНЗИВЕН КЛАС ЗА ТИЙНЕЙДЖЪРИ - 14 до 17 години:
23 – 29 НОЕМВРИ 2020.
Една група от 14 участника, в тридневни сесии (през ден) по 4 часа
и четвърти ден представяне /публично или онлайн/.
МАЙСТОРСКИ КЛАС ЗА ВЪЗРАСТНИ - участници от първата година и професионалисти с високи творчески достижения:
30 НОЕМВРИ – 5 ДЕКЕМВРИ
Група от 12 участника, в петдневни сесии по 5 часа (всеки ден) и шести ден представяне
/публично или онлайн/
Със специални гост-лектори в два от дните –
акад. Магърдич Халваджян – продуцент и Мариана Станишева – кастинг директор.
Активните участници получават Сертификат за завършен Клас.
Графикът по часове ще бъде съобщен допълнително.
Място на провеждане: Sofia Lab: ул. "Сердика" 1, ет. 3, София 1000
За информация и записване:
Павлина Величкова, Мениджър & PR
+359 887 519 265 |
Viber, WhatsApp, FB – Pavlina Velichkova, Telegram
SCREEN ACTING CLASSES ONLINE
6 students per session - 3 Working Students and 3 Observing Students who participate only in discussion with feedback. Working Students 𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 with Observing Students weekly.
6 weeks, 4-hour sessions once a week.
As a Working Student - $150.00 for 3 sessions plus as an Observing Student – $30.00 for 3 sessions. TOTAL - $180.00
1 Dramatic and 1 Comedic monologue prepared prior to the first session.
Auditioning Monologues, Character Analysis and Tasks, Establishing the Actor's Choice, Obtaining the Confidence with Self-Commitment, Personal Approach and Strategy to Succeed in the Industry’s new Demands and Expectations.
Venmo or PayPal.
* The payments must be made in advance once the student receives the invitation for the first session. Conformation email for payment received will be sent promptly to the student.
Please attach a Headshot, Resume, short Intro letter and the chosen Monologues.
"1-on-1" sessions are available upon request.
All interested can email:
SAN DIEGO & ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
WHERE & WHEN?
San Diego & Orange County (CA)
Upcoming Courses: 2020
Attire: Fitness/workout or light/comfortable casual
Supplies: Notepad and pen
Two contemporary scenes: Comedic and Dramatic (Male-Female, Female-Female, Male-Male). The scenes don't have to be from films.
TUITION OPTIONS - TBC
1) Full online payment upfront.
2) Partial online payment.
3) Full cash payment.
4) Partial cash payment.
8 sessions - 1 a week; 4 1/2 hours class. Participants: Limited to 16 students. Adults only - 18+. By enrolling you agree to be recorded during some of the sessions for training purposes. You will receive this footage individually after completion of the class.
Please email us your full name, cell number, headshot, preferred class location as well as your chosen tuition payment option. Once we receive your submission we will email you back with detailed information and links for payment 7 business days prior to class.
"Loose Your Mind and Find Your Greatness!"
Whitney Wegman-Wood received her theater education at Avila University in Kansas City where she earned a BFA Acting, BFA Technical Theater, Minor Dance, Minor Music, and Minor Film Production. She worked in film and TV, including on projects like Thesis, Meet the Browns and The Vampire Diaries. Taking a break from working Wegman-Wood returned to school at the University of Virginia to pursue an MFA in Acting. While at UVA she was the instructor of record for multiple acting classes, a stage management course, and a TA for a film course. During her summers between graduate school terms, Wegman-Wood continued her education by studying physical theater and clown at The Movement Center and Dell'Arte International.
After completing her Masters she relocated to California where she’s working as faculty at the College of the Desert, Arts for Learning San Diego and is also practicing private coaching.
“You do not choose acting – acting chooses you!”
The living truth: Sincerity
The “Wow” factor.
Acting principal - from point "A" to point "B" through point "C"
“If you are thinking not to make a mistake, you are already making one!”
Monologue work on camera
“Actor’s 10 Commandments!”
Body language and mannerism
Vulnerability and sincerity - more powerful than the best techniques
“Lose your mind and find your greatness!”
Rules of conversing
“If you want to be important, make your partner more important!”
Conflict: action and reaction
“You need a dream bigger than your fears!”
You are not for the camera - the camera is for you
Final Presentations - Showcase: Monologues and Scenes
ACTING CLASSES - OUTLINE
"Genius is not enough,
it takes courage to change people's hearts."
- Dimiter Marinov's Oleg (from Green Book)
Marinov Actors Studio (Kudos Productions, Inc.)
Email: kudosproductions.inc @ gmail.com
Agent - Robin Shockley, Aperture Talent
Email: robin @ aperturetalent.com
Manager - Kieran Maguire, Arlook Group, Inc.
Email: kieran @ arlookgroup.com
Manager & PR for Bulgaria - Pavlina Velichkova
Email: pvelichkova @ yahoo.com