The Business of Acting
The Business of Acting is a vital and intrinsic part of an actor’s career, which for many actor’s is highly underrated and often goes under the radar. Many actor’s choose to focus solely on the creative aspects of their career and hope the business aspects sort themselves out. Unfortunately ignoring the business side of acting, will not result in the successful outcome hoped for, which is to obtain ongoing professional work.
Actors, whether they are represented or non represented, must treat themselves like any business, because having a plan for your career is integral to their success. Having no career plan is like a road map with no identifiable points and is just simply too random.
Actors need the following to succeed in a highly competitive industry:
TOP 3 TRAITS in becoming a SUCCESSFUL WORKING ACTOR
This Workshop will cover the following area’s:
The MOST POWERFUL TOOL for BOOKING ACTING JOBS is your BRAND and we will teach you HOW TO DETERMINE your BRAND and MARKET yourself like an expert!
-Do you know your brand?
-Where do you fit into the industry?
-What casting type are you?
-Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Knowing your type and identify your competition
USP – Unique Selling Point
-Creating online content for websites and social media, with the goal of obtaining management
-Be your own PR machine
-How to build industry relationships
-How to get into the Casting Directors Audition Room
–Organise marketing materials including: headshots, website, business cards, social media sites
-Creating a Daily Success Plan
-Creating an Action Plan
-Define your objectives, goals and strategies
$30.00 1.5 hours
Must be prepaid. No refunds unless course is cancelled.
Audition Craft offers practical techniques and processes, to enable actors to attract ongoing professional acting work. We show you how to take your auditions from average to awesome and give you a working process which ensures you are fully prepped and confident before every audition. You will learn to audition and self test with absolute confidence!
Each participant will do a simulated Self Test in front of a camera with another actor playing the reader.
How to develop a positive mindset
Technical requirements – where to place the reader, eyeline etc
How to attract and manifest energetically the roles you need to take your acting career to the next level
Expressing your uniqueness and individuality
Spontaneity, thinking on your feet, taking on board any direction given
Thinking outside the square
Your facilitator is Maree Shefford
The Business of Acting $40.00 1.5 hrs
Audition Craft $40.00 1.5 hrs
175 Chapel Street, St Kilda
T & C’s
Workshops must be prepaid. No refunds once payment is made unless Facilitator cancels Workshop.