Welcome to The Watson Academy!

 

The Watson Academy is a kid-focused center located in the heart of Smyrna, Ga., located just 3 miles east of Cumberland Mall.  The various programs offered at The Watson Academy are specifically designed for young people who have a desire to learn the ins and outs of acting for television, film, and art.

Our mission is to provide kids with all of the essentials they'll need to pursue a professional career in the arts.

PROGRAM FEATURES

 - Maximum of 12 in-person students total in each program

 - Socially distanced class settings

 - 2x daily surface & equipment sanitizing/disinfecting

 - Direct interaction with & training by Michelle Watson

 - We offer dynamic programs catered to the skill level of each individual student in a variety of subject matters including: video techniques, acting, editing, sound recording, drone photography, studio photography, lighting, directing, monologues, acting for commercials, voice-over, film scene study and more!

 - Interactive activities including On-Camera Test Tapings and Short Films

 - Additional Skills Taught: Confidence Building, Audition Etiquette, Headshots and more! 

Our Schedule

 

Each of our class sessions are progressive, however each session is designed so that students can choose any or all of the sessions that we offer without missing a beat!

 

  • Center Opens: 9:00am M-F

  • Camp Hours: 10am to 2pm

  • Ages: Up to 13

 
Session & Schedules
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Acting Classes

 

This hands-on training will teach students the fundamentals of acting for TV, Film, voice-over recording, and the creative and technical demands of telling a story thru the camera.

Every Saturday (11:00am for Pre-Teens)

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After-School Film Club |

Dec 1 thru May 20

 

This after-school program will teach students the fundamentals of filmmaking, photography, acting and the creative and technical demands of telling a story thru the use of moving images. Students will learn how to direct, produce, and edit their own videos. 

Every Wednesday (3:00pm to 6:00pm)

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Kids Film Making & Acting Camp |

June 5- June 9

 

This hands-on training will teach students the fundamentals of filmmaking, acting and the creative and technical demands of telling a story thru the use of moving images. Students will learn how to direct, produce, and edit their own videos.

Weekdays (9:00am to 2:00pm)

The Watson Academy - 1640 Roswell Street SE, Smyrna, Ga. 30080  -  (678) 929-8289