POLICY | ACTORS RESOURCES
Approach: Susan integrates and reimagines selected acting principles and techniques of Konstantin Stanislavski, Lee Strasberg, Sanford Meisner, Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, and Harold Guskin. She also incorporates aspects of the Alexander Technique and elements of Laban Movement in her teachings.
Right of Refusal: Susan chooses from a wide range of source material and genres. Sometimes challenging, thought-provoking scenes and monologues are offered for analysis and practice. All challenging subject matter is dealt with in a supportive and responsible educational manner. Actors always have the right to refuse to work on any material they deem inappropriate or triggering.
Non-Discrimination: Susan Hamann / Page to Camera Studio is committed to equal opportunity for all and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, religion, national origin, age, sexual preference, dietary preference, political affiliation, agency affiliation, physical disability or marital status.
Harassment: Susan Hamann / Page to Camera Studio and students / actors in training shall not condone any actions which a reasonable person would consider as either gender discrimination or sexual harassment. Complaints of sexual harassment should be made to Susan Hamann immediately. Susan Hamann/Page to Camera Studio does not encourage students to rehearse outside of class time. Any rehearsal(s) undertaken outside of class time is at the sole discretion of the parties involved.
Alcohol/Drug Use: The use of alcohol or any mind altering substances is strictly prohibited before and/or during class, coaching, or self-tape sessions.
Refunds: A refund for unused prepaid class(es) is offered when a student is no longer able to continue with their regularly scheduled class for reasons beyond their control, and have provided Susan with reasonable notice.
Rescheduled Missed Class / Session: Cancellation or rescheduling of a class/session requires one day’s notice be phone or email in order to avoid incurring the cost of the full class/session fee for a late cancellation. Should Susan need to cancel a class/session, Susan will reschedule the class/session to a later date or provide a refund for the canceled class/session, whichever the student/actor prefers.
Payment methods: Interac eTransfer or Cash. Credit or Debit cards are not accepted.
Liability: The student and/or the student’s parent/guardian agree not to hold PAGEtoCAMERA / Susan Hamann liable for any injury or accident and discharge PAGEtoCAMERA / Susan Hamann from any actions, causes of actions, claims, damages of every nature of kind arising from enrolment in monthly / 4 Class package or single sessions at PAGEtoCAMERA with Susan Hamann.
Emendation: PAGEtoCAMERA/Susan Hamann reserves the right to change and or modify our policies at any given time.
Association of Acting Coaches & Educators (AACE) An association promoting a respectful learning environment the helps everyone - teachers, coaches, students and clients. http://aactingcoacheseducators.ca/
BIPOC TV & FILM:
A great community (for advice, sharing resources, etc) and space for networking/finding collaborating with fellow BIPOC screen artists: https://www.bipoctvandfilm.com/
The Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance (IPAA)
A member-driven organization of professional Indigenous performing artists and arts organizations. IPAA serves as a collective voice for its members and for Indigenous performing arts in Canada. IPAA provides leadership, support, representation, advocacy, and practical assistance for the national development of Indigenous performing arts. Stage/live arts focused: https://ipaa.ca/
Talent Agents & Managers Association of Canada (TAMAC) A good place to start your search for a reputable talent agent. http://www.tamac.ca
ACTRA Toronto - learn about our union & how to become a member. http://www.actra.com
Canadian Actors’ Equity Association (CAEA) - Theatre - learn more & how to join. https://www.caea.com/THEATRE/How-To-Join
Please feel free to link to any or all of the websites below to learn about and sign up for these actor casting sites.