Book The Commercial: Acting Secrets Revealed | Kids Out and About Buffalo

Book The Commercial: Acting Secrets Revealed

*The event has already taken place on this date: Wed, 08/19/2020
Virtual class taught by nationally known author and actor, Aaron Marcus. Learn what casting directors expect from home auditions, techniques to memorize lines and speeches, understanding how people view you and what types of roles you are should be considered for and specific ways to prepare for booking a job.

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In these hour-long Zoom workshops, Aaron Marcus will teach the following:

Class #1: How to Shoot Home Auditions That Casting Directors Will Love

  • Why home auditions are necessary for all actors and models
  • The equipment needed for home auditions
  • Techniques to use when shooting home auditions

Class #2: 10 Ways to Memorize Your Lines

  • Understanding your learning style is the first step to memorizing lines
  • What you need to do before you begin trying to memorizing your lines
  • 10 specific techniques that will help you memorize your lines

Class #3: Figuring out your type

  • What does your type really mean
  • Why is knowing your type so important
  • How can you figure out your type
  • Is it OK to be stereotyped
  • How do you see yourself being cast (+ exercise)

Class #4: Secrets to auditioning for TV commercials

  • The first thing you must do before accepting the audition/job
  • How to read the copy (words in a TV spot)
  • Know the length of TV commercials
  • Working with another actor in a commercial
  • How to establish your eyeline
  • Do this and you will hurt your chances of booking the job
  • Techniques to use during your audition + exercise


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Contact name: 
Susan Makai
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The event has already taken place on this date: 
$99/one class; $299 for all 4 classes


All Ages