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Getting Started Classes

Are you feeling overwhelmed, confused, stuck or just new with no idea on what to do next? Quit spinning in circles and wasting your money on "get famous quick" schemes. These classes are designed to give you information that you can use that will get you on the right track and learning the process of this business without spending hours sorting through google looking for free info. If you are ready to take control of your acting career - I can guide you!


These ONLINE classes are all PRIVATE one-on-one classes  with Casting Director Katrina Cook revolving around a specific theme or subject in regards to Acting / Casting / Auditioning. You may list these classes on your Acting Resume under "Training." This information is invaluable for new talent, and will save you hours of research on your own! I will give you specific details, guidelines and directions on what to do, where to go, and a step by step guide on how to begin on your journey. Don't forget your notebook and pen, you will have many notes to take!


  • Class 1: GETTING STARTED: FINDING WORK. INTRO CLASS that covers the basics of getting started. ONE HOUR CLASS. Includes: First steps, finding work, making submissions, being professional, being an extra, being on set, getting bumped up, Do's & Don'ts and much more!! Write down your questions for the Q&A at end of class. Private Class: $100 (1 HOUR) 

  • Class 2: GETTING STARTED: Moving Beyond Extra Work Intro class that covers the basics of moving beyond extra work, and booking speaking roles. Includes: finding auditions, making submissions, finding acting teachers/classes/coaches, actors tool kit.  Private Class: $100 (1 HOUR)

  • Class 3: GETTING STARTED: AUDITION SKILLS & TECHNIQUES  Intro class that covers the basics of auditioning. ONE HOUR CLASS. Includes: Preparing, wardrobe, being professional, what to expect, in person auditions, cold reading, callbacks, follow ups and much more!! Write down your questions for the Q&A at end of class.  Private Class: $100 (1 HOUR)


AGES: These classes are open for all ages. We do suggest that a parent sit nearby & take notes for all children under the age of 12 so that they may get the full benefit of the class.



Webinar: Intro to Katz Kasting

Recommended to those who are new to working with Katz Kasting. Important info that will help you make submissions, use the database, find jobs, and the online booking process. This 40 minute recorded webinar will prepare you and make submitting to future projects a breeze! 


TO PURCHASE THIS PRE-RECORDED CLASS: Select the STORE link from the Menu Bar above. 

ONLINE CLASS - On Set Etiquette (2 hours)

Based on recent concern over working with new talent and if they would be professional and prepared. Clients now have the option (in regards to new talent) to choose if this course is required or preferred for new talent submissions. Many agents require this class prior to signing. Go ahead and get it on your resume so you will be prepared! 


This 2 hour On-line Class is a required course for beginner actors. This is a comprehensive class which covers the logistics of being on set, before, during and after.


Pre-recorded class - To purchase, select the STORE link in the menu bar above.  



Video Chat - Mini Private Consultations

Private consultations are one-on-one meetings with Casting Director, Katrina Cook.


Video Chat Minis are 30 minute online video sessions. Designated time set aside just for you & your questions. Video chat is similar to skype, but there are no registrations, no usernames/passwords & no app downloads. You just click the personalized link on your phone, tablet or laptop/computer and at your scheduled time you will enter the "room." Audio and Video capability necessary. 


Testimonial: "Thanks to your advice, I am flying to Atlanta for a fitting! I was booked for the role of OR doctor for the Movie "Killing Reagan"! - Al B.


Testimonial: "Thank you for your great suggestions. I was already able to shoot a film with some students from the Art Institute of Dallas." - Blake G. 


2 types of Private Consultations:

  1. Acting/Audition Consultation - recommended for those who have questions regarding Acting, Getting Started, Auditioning, or other Casting Related questions that warrant a more detailed response.

  2. Acting Career Consultation - recommended for those who need guidance or feel stuck in a rut. You tell me where you are at, where you want to go, and I will help you devise a plan to get there. I will give you professional guidance and advice regarding all materials that you are currently using to market yourself.


TO SCHEDULE A PRIVATE VIDEO CONSULTATION: Select the "STORE" option from the Menu Bar & choose between a 1 hour or 30-minute session! 


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