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Baton Rouge Film, TV, Theater & Music Industry Meetup Group Message Board › 3 more days until agent workshops on Saturday!

3 more days until agent workshops on Saturday!

Veleka G.

It's not too late to join agent Rebecca Hale and producer/coach Veleka Gray for the workshops this Saturday, February 23rd.  There are a few spots left for this exceptional training opportunity, so call now to get yours.

Workshops will be held in Metairie.

• Noon: for children to learn how to audition.
• 2 p.m.: one-hour seminar for teens and adults on auditioning and set etiquette.
• 3:30 p.m.: audition training for advanced actors only, age 15 and up.

"If you haven't studied with Veleka or Becky yet, jump on this chance. If you have studed with them, you already know what a bargain this is."
~ Tony Fennelly, professional actress


• CHILDREN'S WORKSHOP: 12 pm to 1:30 pm
AGES 7 to 13
- Children must be able to read and exercise self-control, so no younger than seven.
- They will be working on commercials and/or film scripts that we provide.
- Will practice audition techniques and see themselves auditioning on television.

• AUDITION SEMINAR: 2 pm to 3 pm
AGES 13 and up
- One-hour seminar on audition technique.
- What to expect at an audition and on the job.

• ADVANCED AUDITION: 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm
AGES 15 and up
- Advanced acting and audition for the camera for professional actors.
- Must have either a lot of theater credits or speaking roles in films.  Extra work doesn't count.
- Actors will practice all possible audition situations and how to handle problems on set.
- Will get scripts in advance to memorize for workshop.

“I'm always studying, and I've been doing it for a long time now.”
~ Danny DeVito


Each workshop is limited to sixteen actors, so mail your deposit today to guarantee your place.

Mail checks or money orders to:
Hale Talent:
3701 Division Street, PMB 232
Metairie, LA  70002

• Children's Workshop tuition is $50 with deposit.  Must send non-refundable deposit of $20 to Hale Talent by 2/18 or it's $60 at the door.  Eat lunch before you come.

• Seminar is $25 with deposit.  Must send non-refundable deposit of $10 by 2/18 or it's $30 at the door.

• Advanced Acting Workshop is $100 with deposit.  Must send non-refundable deposit of $35 by 2/18 or it's $125 at the door.

➤ Family discount: second family member gets 1/3 off; third member gets 1/2 off.

For more details, contact Rebecca Hale at 504-858-9038 or at or contact Veleka Gray at 504-812-3379 or at


• Veleka Gray, who has taught acting in New Orleans, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and at the College of DuPage in Chicago for twenty-five years, is a star of stage, screen, and television and a contract player on six daytime dramas.  She has been a Blue Ribbon Judge for the National Emmy awards since 1972 and has produced four films with her students and has two films for The Actors Alliance in preproduction.

• Dr. Rebecca Hale, a drama teacher in the Talent Education Program in Jefferson Parish, has taught acting to middle-school, high-school, and college students for thirty-nine years.  In 2002 she received her Ph.D. in Theatre from New York University.  She has run a thriving theatrical agency since 1994 and represents actors all over the United States.

➤ To register for the continuing classes on improvisation starting on February 18, e-mail Veleka Gray at or call 504-812-3379

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

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