On-Camera Audition Intensive
(Payment Plans Available)
Online via Zoom
Registration is Full
This 4-Week Class will focus on the demands actors face in bringing their craft of acting to on-camera auditions for TV & Film projects. It is a practical intensive requiring homework between classes including preparing for and doing assigned practice self-tapes. Actor Reggie Austin (IMDb Profile) will join us as a special guest to talk about his audition process for his most recent Guest Star bookings on The Rookie: Feds (ABC) and Fantasy Island (FOX).
Registration will be limited to 6 students. Payment Plans are available.
(This class is not designed to practice the demands of commercial, VO, mocap, or theater auditions.)
What I cover in this workshop:
Setting yourself up for success: your preparation & the practice of your craft for on-camera auditions
The importance of creative problem-solving and critical thinking for working on-camera
The connection between your self-tape audition and working on-camera as a professional on set
The technical aspects of acting on-camera for auditions such as actions in the scene, props, eyelines, framing, cheating for the camera, and reader & camera placement for self-tapes
Designing an efficient self-tape set-up that allows you to focus on the craft of on-camera acting.
Self-Tape editing, take selection, and sending more than one take to casting
Viewing self-tapes that lead to booking with the context of the information the actor received for the audition
Practicing on-camera self-tape auditions between classes and receiving personalized feedback
Colleen is an LA-based Acting Coach and the creator of the popular social media graphic "The Actor's Iceberg." Her journey took her from touring the US performing with Shakespeare right out of college, to studying with the great contemporary acting teachers in New York City, to assisting amazing Casting Directors like Tracy Lilienfiled & Paul Weber, to coaching some of the most recognizable faces on Film & TV like Kerry Washington, EJ Johnson, Rebekka Johnson, Reggie Austin, and of course, Austin Basis.
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PLEASE REMEMBER: COACHING, CLASSES, AND WORKSHOPS WITH COLLEEN BASIS ARE NOT A GUARANTEE OR PROMISE OF EMPLOYMENT. THEY ARE NOT JOB INTERVIEWS OR AUDITIONS AND ARE THEREFORE SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES.
All live and recorded classes, workshops, and seminars taught by Colleen Basis are for instructional purposes only. All coaching sessions with Colleen Basis are for instructional purposes as well. They are not auditions or employment opportunities. Purchasing any programs or products or taking part in any class, workshop, seminars, and coaching is no guarantee of employment, earning money, or achieving results. As with any career endeavor, there is no guarantee. Participation in any program, class, coaching, seminar, consultation or similar instruction with Colleen Basis is not an opportunity to be cast, audition, get representation, be considered for employment, or interview for a job or role.