Acting Techniques for Effective Communication

A course by Ivo Müller , Actor

Actor. Los Angeles, United States.
Joined January 2022

Learn how to convince and engage an audience by exploring the tools and techniques used by actors, from humor and silence to authenticity

  • 96% positive reviews (27)
  • 1835 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn how to convince and engage an audience by exploring the tools and techniques used by actors, from humor and silence to authenticity

Acting is communicating. Give authenticity and strength to your message using these performer’s tools.

Ivo Muller is a professional actor and teacher who has performed on stage, television, and film in a career spanning countries including Brazil, Argentina, and the United States. He is a passionate advocate for effective communication that builds on traditional acting skills.

In this online course, Ivo teaches you how to convince and engage your audiences using acting tools—for castings, presentations, or talks. Learn from the greats of Greek acting and philosophy, harness the incredible powers of silence and humor, before embarking on your final project—a self-tape monologue that demonstrates your newfound communication skills.

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 29 downloads

Why Acting Tools?
3 minutes, 55 seconds
The Greeks and the First Actor
4 minutes, 10 seconds
The Power of Silence
6 minutes, 49 seconds
  • 96% positive reviews (27)
  • 1835 students
  • 14 lessons (1h 18m)
  • 29 additional resources (8 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Record a self-tape with a speech of your choice.

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to improve their communication skills.

Requirements and materials

You will need a camera to record yourself, and a space you’re comfortable recording in.


Reviews

1835 Students
27 Reviews
96% Positive ratings

Ivo Müller

A course by Ivo Müller

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Ivo Müller is a Brazilian-born actor, producer, writer, and teacher based in Los Angeles, California. After discovering a love of live performance in middle school, Ivo earned a B.A. in Law at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, before abandoning his burgeoning career in favor of acting.

Ivo’s acting credits include a stage production of Twelve Angry Men, and Tabu, a critically-acclaimed, multi-award winning 2012 Portuguese movie that won the Critics Best Picture award at the Berlin Film Festival. Ivo has worked with studios including HBO, Sony, and Globo TV in Brazil, and has taught actors and directors at film schools in Brazil. He has over 11K followers on Instagram, and even has his own page on Wikipedia."


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Acting and Communication

    • Why Acting Tools?
    • The Greeks and the First Actor
    • Acting Training and Authenticity
  • U3

    Time to Act

    • The Words: Memorizing without Memorizing
    • The Power of Silence
    • Engaging with the Reader or Audience
    • Humor and Spontaneity
    • Working in Three Dimensions
  • U4

    Recording Yourself: Shooting a Self-Tape

    • Choosing the Material
    • Practicing with the Material
    • Destroying to Reconstruct
    • Possible Setups and Recording Yourself
  • FP

    Final project

    • Acting Techniques for Effective Communication

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Acting Techniques for Effective Communication

A course by Ivo Müller
Actor. Los Angeles, United States.
Joined January 2022
  • 96% positive reviews (27)
  • 1835 students