Launch your career with this unique 2-day workshop for Adults, Teens, Kids & Parents. Both performers and parents learn the ‘business’ of show business and the essential fundamentals of TV/Film acting, helping to take you to that next level, from Performer to Professional! Discuss how to get an agent or how to stay fresh on your agent’s mind. Learn to market yourself with great headshots, develop a safe on-line presence & gain networking tips. Practice auditions, cold reads, and interviews. P2P culminates with the performers creating a Short Film.
May 18th (3:30-8:30pm) & 19th (1-6pm)
2 Day Total Investment: $225 (includes performer & parent)
Showcase for agents & casting directors
Young Performer Showcase and Parent Workshop. *Perform in front of Atlanta’s top industry pros * Receive valuable feedback from agents & casting directors * Train with Atlanta’s best coaches. * Parents learn the facts about the industry. * Q & A with pros & parents of working kids.
Date(s) – 03/24/2013
1:30 pm – 6:30 pm
WORK LIKE AN ACTOR, LIVE LIKE A KING - Being a successful actor means knowing more than just how to handle the business – it means knowing how to handle your LIFE. Learn the secrets to building wealth, eliminating debt, and having it all – without busting the budget. We’ll also cover tax write-offs for performers and the single most important thing you can do to reduce your healthcare costs. One Day Workshop.
4/20 – 4pm-6:30pm – Investment $55
Learn how to “Articulate the Emotion” and turn “Big” into “Deep”, while effectively transitioning from “Theatre” acting to On-Camera (TV/Film) acting…with someone who has made a career out of doing JUST THAT!
Dates TBD Investment: $75
The Art of Multi-Camera Sitcom Acting - Do multi-camera sitcom scenes. See playback of live cut scenes. Learn audition technique by working on current Hollywood material. Mary Lou Belli is an Emmy Award Winning Television Director and has directed over 100 episodes of television shows including: MONK, WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE, GIRLFRIENDS, SISTER SISTER, THE HUGHLEYS……….. Mary Lou is the author of “The Sitcom Career Book” and is a master of the art of comedy! Her workshops are fast paced, informative and filled with hilarity delivered by you! Dates TBD
Advanced Actors Only | Ages 10 & up | Limited Enrollment | Investment $120
- Richard Robichaux is an award winning actor and teacher. He can currently be seen as Lloyd Hornbuckle opposite Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine in Richard Linklater’s film BERNIE. As both an educator and actor, Richard has worked with many of the top training programs in the country including the Juilliard School, Yale School of Drama, University of Evansville, Illinois Wesleyan, Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, New YorkConservatory and the Elizabeth Mestnik Acting Studio(www.emasla.com) in Los Angeles. He currently teaches at St. Edwards University and in the Masters program at the University of Northern Colorado.
- Victor McCay is a master teacher and working actor in LA. Victor brings with him a wealth of experience,including recurring roles on hits like The West Wing and Boston Legal. Additional tv credits include Harry’s Law, Lie to Me, Boston Legal, CSI: NY, NCIS, Monk, The West Wing and many more!
- Mark Fincannon is co-owner of Finncannon and Associates, one of the topcasting teams in the US,having assisted in casting acting talent for such TV shows as ‘One Tree Hill’, ‘Drop Dead Diva’, ‘Army Wives’, and major motion pictures like, Sandra Bullock’s ‘The Blind Side,’ and Channing Tatum’s ‘Dear John’.
- Mary Lou Belli is an Emmy Award Winning Television Director and has directed over 100 episodes of television shows including: MONK, WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE, GIRLFRIENDS, SISTER SISTER, THE HUGHLEYS……….. Mary Lou is the author of “The Sitcom Career Book” and is a master of the art of comedy! Her workshops are fast paced, informative and filled with hilarity delivered by you!
- Bonnie Gillespie is an Author, Producer and LA Casting Director. Her booksare found worldwide asthemain text featured in University Theatre Programs. Bonnie specializes in casting SAG indie feature films and is Co-Founder and Co-Host of the successful show “Hollywood Happy Hour”. Bonnie has TWICE been named as a Top Film Casting Director in Back Stage West’s “Best of Los Angeles Issue” and has been interviewed by BBC, E! and Ireland’s “Gerry Kelly Goes To Hollywood”.