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Audition Workshop With Hollywood Casting Director Helen McCready CSA

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Go to http://www.helenwheel...­

DATE: September 22nd & 23rd

WHERE: New Orleans, LA

FEE: ONLY $129 ! (Limited 20 Enrollments)


PROJECTS in PRE-PRODUCTION or DEVELOPMENT: "Trepidation", "Silas", "Taming The Beast", "Through Maria's Eyes","Dude", and "Vampire Roadtrip"


National/International commercials cast in the past 60 Days: "Network Promo", "Vanish" Cleaning Product, "OLAY" Skin Product, "Ray Ban" Sunglasses

Helen McCready is a casting director for independent feature films. Her most recent films are "Margarine Wars" with Doris Roberts & Robert Loggia, "Just Crazy Enough" with Chris Kattan, and Tom Sizemore in "Five Hour Friends" !

She produced & cast, with DB Rich Productions,a documentary called"ACTORS?"to show what the actor goes through to make it in this business. Star interviews include: Ed Asner, Alan Thicke, Doris Roberts, Robert Loggia, Dee Wallace, Ellen Muth and a number of talent from coast to coast with her executive producer, Dave Rich of DB Rich Productions.

She is also the author of 2 book written especially about the audition process: "Audition & Book It!" & "Audition & Book It! Take Two"

This AUDITION INTENSIVE WORKSHOP offers the fundamentals essential to develop the skills necessary to become a working actor. This audition intensive workshop gives the actor the opportunity to gain self-confidence, and recognize their uniqueness, skills and talent. Actors from beginners to advanced will get the training that they need to audition and book the role!

Acting exercise "keeping it real"
The Pre-Read Audition - one on one with the casting director or reader
Using strong choices and knowing what they are
Breaking down the script
Emotional choices
Every line is a separate thought
What is the scene about?
What is your point of view and why are you in the script?
Find your transitions
Preparation versus memorizing
Starting a reading the 2nd time
Q&A throughout the day

Acting exercises "keeping it real"
The Callback audition
Come prepared with sides for you to audition. (Sides will be individually emailed to you so you have time to prepare prior to coming to the workshop)
How to audition with another actor and how to work with them
Using what you learned Saturday and applying it successfully
How to audition using improvisation (which is key to casting directors and talent agents)
Creating a believable character
Commercial Auditions and how it is different from film and television
The business of the show business! Information that is imperative to run your business to be a successful actor in Hollywood
Q&A throughout the day

Go to http://www.helenwheel...­

FEE: ONLY $129 for both days!
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