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Communication, Film, Language, Television, Theater

MINT College’s Screen Acting Workshop with Jake Macapagal

(Registration is Extended until April 12)

Jake Macapagal heads a summer acting workshop at MINT College this April.

FORT BONIFACIO, Philippines – A unique short course on ‘Screen Acting Workshop’ with MINT College renowned stage and screen actor Jake Macapagal will introduce its participants to a broad range of practical techniques and work upon improving important life skills such as building confidence, public speaking, and crafting one’s own voice, to be held on April 12th till the 27th, 2012.

The registration is extended until April 12. There will be nine sessions for the entire course and will have four hours per session. Its course fee is Php7,000.

Joining the workshop does not require prior acting exposures as the facilitator Jake is looking for new performing artists and will introduce participants to a broad range of basic performance, TV work, and communication skills. Individuals wishing to improve their speech skills and abilities (clarity, articulation and projection), and anyone else wanting to improve his or her ability to speak and communicate would want to take this unique course as well.

Pinky Amador, as the Theater Arts Program Head at MINT College, she fits the role perfectly with her combined academic and professional experience in performing arts.

Jake as an actor on both the stage and screen, has compiled an impressive résumé of work locally and abroad. His credits include Miss Saigon performances in Germany and the UK, Victor/Victoria in Singapore, Philippine productions of Les Miserables, Rent, My Fair Lady, Cats, and Peter Pan. In 2007, People’s Insider Magazine named him as a ‘Best Supporting Actor’ finalist and won ‘Breakthrough Performance by an Actor’ at the 4th Golden Screen Awards. He is a certificate holder of National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Sydney, and attended Basic Stage Combat sessions with Kyle Rowling in Australia as well.

Co-facilitating is Pinky Amador, who was part of the original cast in Miss Saigon performed at London’s famed West End. Since then, Pinky has continued to work both in the UK and locally. has designed a program that stimulates a professional environment where MINT students develop their areas of expertise and enrich their technical and marketing know-how across the theater arts continuum. Students will not only learn to be skilled performers, but also to be creators-producers of content in theater arts and its applications in film, new media and the creative industry.

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