AUDITIONING 101: AUDITIONS, HEADSHOTS, REELS AND RESUMES

  • Three People at Casting CallWant to have more fun auditioning, and increase your odds of getting cast?  This class can help. 
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Class #17407: Auditioning 101
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Sundays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Four meetings: 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12
University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 15. Spaces left: 7

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In this information-packed workshop, you’ll learn:

  • Where to find auditions Seattle area
  • How to identify roles that would be good for YOU to audition for (and roles to avoid)
  • How to increase your odds of actually getting cast
  • How to prepare for an audition
  • The six things you should always bring to every audition
  • Audition etiquette: how to make a good, not bad, first impression
  • How to film your own audition
  • How to identify your type and age range (and why both matter)
  • The differences between stage auditions and camera auditions
  • How to find the “good” acting agencies, and avoid the scams
  • how to get professional-quality headshots taken at an affordable price
  • How to film and audition, then put it online
  • How to tell which “auditions” are scams, and which are legit
  • How to write a good acting resume, whether you’re experienced or a beginner.
  • You’ll also learn an easy and effective way of doing cold reads, and learn the etiquette or auditioning. 

As the class moves along, we’ll do practice exercises and warm-ups to make more comfortable with the auditioning process, and you’ll get honest feedback about how to improve. The instructor has directed for stage and film for over twenty years.  His movies have played in international film festivals.


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR  Nils Osmar has made his living in the arts since the 1980s, working as a visual artist, writer, director and independent filmmaker. He has taught acting classes, film classes, and other classes and workshops for over twenty years.  His films have played at major international film festivals.


Students comments

Thanks so much for teaching the class. It was really interesting and I learned a lot. I know you’ve helped many actors … thanks so much for all of your genuine advice and sincere guidance. – Maria C., Seattle

Thanks Nils, the class was great! It was a great send-off and a great follow up to the (Beginning Acting) class. – Marianne K., Kenmore

THANK YOU for teaching a genuinely inspiring class. – Mike G., Seattle

I took your beginning class in the winter, then the auditioning workshop… to make it short, I got offered a role in a movie! Thank you again for all of your help over the past several months. – Rob G., Tacoma

In this class you’ll learn:

  • How to find auditions in Seattle
  • What to look for in a head shot photographer
  • How to put together an acting resume
  • How to put together a reel
  • and more.

 

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