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Berlin Brandenburger Tor

Character Design Masterclass
May 23rd - 26th

Join as

Auditor | 4 days  |  210 €

Participant | 4 days  |  465 € 

Preise inkl. 19% MwSt., durch GVL förderbar

The Character Design Technique

a new skill set for actors

The Character Design Workshop series is the meeting point of psychology and acting. The creators of the Character Design Technique and renowned acting coaches Filiz Kaya Ataklı and Beyti Engin draw on their years of experience and training in both fields, to give you a breakthrough tool for acting and create astonishing performances. 

Character Design Workshop Series is created for Professional Actors to help you design characters that are not only interesting, but real. You will learn how to create a character from scratch authentically, overcome obstacles to performing well, and gain deeper insight into your own physicality and psyche. The end result is greater understanding of human beings and how they work, making you a better actor!

The 3-level series covers the basics and advanced methods of Character Design. You'll learn how to dive deeper into the character to make it even more unique by focusing on feelings, dramaturgy, text analysis, micro-expressions, posture, movement, needs and actions of human beings and how to use your unique mental palace to master the art of acting.

  • Character Design Workshop: A four-day introduction workshop to Character Design. 

  • Mastering the Mental Room: A four-day advanced workshop to Character Design. 

  • Actor’s Palace: A four-day advanced workshop enhancing the character repertoire of the actor. 

More information about the Character Design Studio:

Character Design Workshop 

May 23rd - 26th, Berlin


Conducted by Filiz Kaya Ataklı and Beyti Engin, creators of the Character Design Technique and acclaimed international acting coaches with years of professional experience, this 4 days workshop provides a vital introduction to Character Design. Join in Berlin to learn how to create characters that will help you to an extraordinary performance.

This workshop:

  • will help you understand yourself and your characters better by learning more about human nature and performance

  • will give you the tools to create new and original characters

  • will enable you to analyze the character dramaturgy thoroughly

  • will take you on a journey into the life of your character for a peak performance


  • Peak Performance in Acting 

  • Immutable Truths 

  • Timeline

  • Relaxation


  • Actor’s Body

  • Neuroscience on Body-Mind 

  • Posture of the Character

  • Creating Memories 


  • Character Design: Experiencing the method for each actor, with a chosen character. 

  • Shortcuts for the best journey. 


Join as 

an AUDITOR - a sneak peak

You will join for the first 2 days of the workshop and learn all about the Character Design Technique. You will also do essential exercises alongside the participants. The last two days of the workshop you will watch all private sessions of the participants guided by the acting coaches Filiz Kaya Ataklı and Beyti Engin. This is a nice sneak peak into Character Design.

24 auditors

Price: 210 €

a PARTICIPANT - the full experience

You will join all 4 days of the workshop and learn all about the Character Design Technique. You will do all essential exercises and get one full open private session guided by the acting coaches Filiz Kaya Ataklı and Beyti Engin. Further you will get individual feedback and also watch all private sessions of the other participants. Like this you will be able to explore the full experience of Character Design.

8 participants

Price: 465 €

*The Character Design Workshop will be held in Turkish and English, with a German Translator.

Interested in joining this Workshop?

Please send us an email with a link to your showreel or acting profile and tell us wether you are interested in joining as an auditor or participant.

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