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From: Veleka G.
Sent on: Sunday, July 21, 2013 11:45 PM


Learn the most advanced techniques for auditioning today in the next semester of The Actors Alliance that starts in two weeks!

• Auditioning for film, television, and commercials.

• Three unique ways to perform any role, including improv.

• Demonstrate your range and skill when there is no script.

• Taking adjustments when they ask for something you didn't bring into the room.

• What to ALWAYS do and what to NEVER do at a casting call.

• What to bring to the set after you book the job.

And so much more!

In every class you will perform on camera, then watch your work and evaluate your progress, week by week.

By virtue of conscientious work, solid training, and tenacity, you can master how to audition wisely and well and book the role.


• METAIRIE - Monday evenings - 7 p.m. to 10, starting August 5

• BATON ROUGE - Wednesday evenings - 7 p.m. to 10, starting August 7

• MANDEVILLE - Thursday evenings - 7 p.m. to 10, starting August 8

Tuition for each semester is $275 if a $50 deposit is paid in advance, or $300 at the door.  Emotionally and psychologically mature actors age 14 and up may enroll.

Call[masked] or e-mail [address removed] to find out how to register.


"Wow!!!! I'm so happy I decided to take your class back in March. Not only have I learned an insane amount of material, but I feel so much more confident and ready for any audition and for the camera. I truly feel like anything is possible (as long as I continue to work my butt off)!    :-)"
~ Jazzy Ellis, New Orleans, LA

"I want to thank you for the opportunity you have given me as I have opened up to a whole new world and I am very excited!  Just after two days, too.  I thought I would be nervous when I was walking into class at first, but it has surprisingly become natural to be around all of you and to do the activities.  I'm craving to learn more and to be involved more."
~ John Parker, Denham Springs, LA

"Acting helps in presentations, teaching, interviewing, sales. Especially for the quiet folks and introverts. Your course is wonderful!!"
~ Lenny Bollingham, Baton Rouge, LA

"As one of those introverts, Veleka's classes have helped me to accomplish things I didn't think I was capable of."
~ Sabrita Gordon, Picayune, MS

"What I learned from Veleka has changed the way I handle every situation. I present a confident poised person and fear subsides. She has an amazing insight."
~ Kari Campbell, Newbern, TN

"I enjoyed the class last night immensely, and the information I received will definitely benefit me in my acting career."
~ Chuck Rooney, Ponchatoula, LA

"Thanks to you I am a more confident, headstrong, and determined actress. I am even more confident in everyday life :) Before I joined your class I thought this was such an impossible and silly dream to go for. You've made me feel like I can really do this. So ultimately, you've changed my life, for the better. There's nothing I can do to repay you for that."
~ Sarah Wilkinson, Biloxi, MS

"Thank you so much for these opportunities! Last night really helped me understand a bigger concept of being an actress, which is to just be ready for anything! :):)"
~ Emily Nguyen, Baton Rouge, LA

"You are the most valuable resource in the region for aspiring film actors. (And you can quote me on that.)"
~ Tony Fennelly, New Orleans, LA


Television star and Emmy judge Veleka Gray is an award-winning producer, actress, acting coach, and screenwriter.  She has shared the stage or screen with scores of luminaries, including Sigourney Weaver, Ted Danson, Dana Delany, Jobeth Williams, and Dan Yeager ("Leatherface").  Her students book leading roles in major films and shows, such as "Oblivion" and "Treme."  She is currently in production for her sixth project, a SAG feature film.  She was inducted into the Louisiana Hall of Fame in 2004.


Call[masked] or e-mail [address removed]

Students accepted must be teenagers or older.  Once registered, students are expected to attend all classes or make them up in other venues in the same semester.  All deposits and tuition are non-refundable.


Students of The Actors Alliance are given the opportunity to...

★ Train with the top acting coach in Louisiana

★ Get the training to be cast in the latest The Actors Alliance film project

★ Showcase for top industry guests in the sixth and final week of each semester

★ Network with other actors, casting directors, producers, and filmmakers on a private Facebook page, created just for members of The Actors Alliance

★ Get the seasoning needed to manifest personal charisma and star quality

★ Have first crack at all auditions for The Actors Alliance Productions and get referred to filmmakers doing other projects

There's only one sure way to become good and even great at any skill: you have to practice.  Unless you're working all the time, do what professional actors do.  Find a home class to refresh your craft, learn new skills, and practice, practice, practice to be the best you can be.

Being an actor is about making acting a regular part of your life.  Join the actors in The Actors Alliance and network with the finest talent in the South.  You'll learn how to fulfill your dreams and make great friends who share your dreams.

Transform your acting from good to great with new, fun skills today!

"We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence is therefore not an act but a habit." -- Aristotle

"I will prepare, and someday my chance will come." -- Abraham Lincoln

"Great acting is a science...
Learn how at The Actors Alliance"

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