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Drop In: Commercial Acting & Improvisation for the Camera

January 25 @ 11:00 am - May 16 @ 12:30 pm EST
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Ages 9-18 (Scenes Split by Age) | No Audition Required | Saturdays, January 25- May 16 | 11 AM – 12:30 PM | Cost: 80.00 per class

On-Camera & Broadway Instructor: Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MORNING GLORY, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, MAMMA MIA!)

Register as late as the morning of the class!

You might be amazing when you have time to prepare, but what about when it’s a cold read?

Commercial auditions are almost always COLD READ AUDITIONS! The actors never gets the copy in advance!

Moreover, casting directors will often ask actors to IMPROV the material and put it into their own words!

In our drop in class, students will learn how to nail cold read commercial auditions and how to improv for the camera! Learn the tricks of the trade and professional hacks to help you nail cold auditions!

Focus of Class:
• Learn how to pick up a piece of copy and quickly analyze the text
• Learn professional tricks of the trade like memorizing the first and last lines so that you have a stronger start and finish to your audition
• Learn physical techniques that will allow you to deliver material in a way that will set you apart in your auditions
• Learn how to make a lasting impression on casting directors and ad agency executives

Every week students will be presented with new material!

Have an audition coming up? Bring in your audition sides and receive coaching!

Final Showcase:

On the last day, there will be a final showcase attended by a few talent reps and loved ones! Even if you haven’t been with us for the entire semester, you are invited to participate in the showcase and perform a cold read!

Ages: 9-18 (Scenes Split by Age)
When: Saturdays, January 25; February 1, 8, 29; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 25; May 2, 9, 16** Final Showcase
Time: 11AM- 12:30PM
Where: Pearl Studios – 500 8th Ave
Cost: 80.00 per class

Please keep in mind that we do not offer refunds, and classes purchased and unused by the end of the program do expire.

Start: January 25 @ 11:00 am
End: May 16 @ 12:30 pm
Venue Name: Pearl Studios
Address: 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States