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!
ONLINE VIDEO classes are very popular because you get an info-packed session at your convenience from the comfort of your own home! The program I use is free to download and use on your cell phone/laptop/ipad. Save travel & gas! Days & times are flexible. Make your request today!
Available SKYPE Classes:
MEET & GREET: For intermediate or Advanced Actors. For those who want to take time to show me your reel, your work, your portfolio, and get advice. 30 minute session $50. Detailed Critiques of demo reels/headshots/auditions are additional.
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)
CLASS 4: The Video Audition SELF-TAPE. Video auditions are very popular, and I request videos on every project I cast speaking roles. Whether you want to get it done professionally or Do-It-Yourself, this class will help you be prepared, and make a professional submission that is competitive with all the other video auditions we will receive. Learn the tips you need to do-it-yourself, while keeping your submission professional. Purpose, Preparing, Filming, Sending ... the basics of the Virtual (Video) Audition. Private Class: $50 (30 minutes/1 time)
CLASS 5: Working as a LOCAL HIRE - What does it mean when it says "LOCAL HIRE?" This class will discuss the in's & outs of working outside your home market. Including what "local hire," "modified local hire" and "Texas Hire Only" means, how they are different, and how it affects you.Private Class: $50 (30 minutes/1 time)
CLASS 6: Booking the SAG Audition. - Taking it to the next level, and booking auditions for SAG-AFTRA (union) films. What's the difference in booking an audition for an indie film vs a union film? What we look for, and expect from you. Includes: Taft Hartleys, SAG audition, Joining SAG, and more. Private Class: $50 (30 minutes/1 time)
CLASS 7: Inside the Casting Room - What goes on behind the closed doors? Tips & Secrets about things that effect our decisions, and an overview of how the casting process really works. It's not all about you. Private Class: $50 (30 minutes/1 time)
CLASS 8: Troubleshooting. -Not booking the audition? Not booking the callback? Not booking the role? This class covers some common things that could cause you to be eliminated from consideration, including both those things that are within your control, and those that are NOT.Private Class: $50 (30 minutes/1 time)
CLASS 9 Headshots, Resumes, Cover letters - answers all your questions about these things and your "Actors Tool Kit". This is also a time where you can show me your portfolio and ask for headshot selection advice. Learn how to format and update your resume and pointers to help yourself stand out from the crowd. (in a good way)Private Class: $50 (30 minutes/1 time)
CLASS 10: After you book the role - What happens after you book that coveted speaking role? Includes what to expect from us, what we expect from you, who is your point of contact, Table Reads, and the basic Paperwork: Deal Memos, Contracts, Releases, Call sheets, and other paperwork you need to know how to read before you arrive on set. Private Class: $50 (30 minutes/1 time)(30 minutes/1 time)
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.
Payment Details: Payment is due in advance to confirm your scheduled class. You may pay for all classes at once, or one by one. You may do the classes back to back, two at a time, once a week, bi-weekly, twice a week... it's your schedule, so just let me know what works for you!
To schedule a class, LOOK AT THE MENU BAR & SELECT "STORE" These are available at Private Classes year round. Sometimes I offer group classes which will be posted as a Monthly Deal!
If you have problems using the STORE use the contact form to the left or send an email:
2. Subject: CLASS #
3. Include your name, phone number, and all classes that you are interested in.
4. Include 3 day/time options, listing in order of preference. (example: "anytime after 2pm on Friday April 22" or "before noon on Thurs or Saturday" or "between 2pm-4pm on Monday or Thurs" )
5. What's your paypal email address?
6. How do you want to be billed for these classes? All at once, individually, two at a time ?
If you do not receive a response or confirmation within 2 days please check your spam/junk folder first, then email your request again. Pre-payment is required and processed through paypal. You will receive an invoice from Paypal.
To Pay: You will receive a paypal invoice listing the classes you have requested. You do not have to sign in to paypal to pay this invoice. You may pay this invoice using Paypal balance, debit or credit card or e-check. Chase quick pay is an option if you use Chase bank.