The Complete Package

Includes all of the following ($1,800):

8 Sessions of Private Audition Coaching

  • Putting together your audition package (contrasting monologues, call-back pieces, etc.)
  • Choosing age and type appropriate monologues
  • Walking in the room
  • Insights from the “other side of the table”
  • Getting ready for the Big Day(s)

Application Assistance

  • Recommendations of programs to apply to
  • Help managing application deadlines, calendars, and requirements
  • Support with URTA-style and individual school-style auditions
  • 3 rounds of edits on your personal essay
  • 2 rounds of edits on your resume
  • Review and recommendations: headshots
  • Review and notes: portfolio or dvd
  • Review and notes: social media presence
  • Review and notes: website

Support while you're at your auditions

  • Phone, text, and/or email support while you’re at your auditions
  • An online coaching session to incorporate notes or feedback before a callback

Classes + Workshops

Classes and workshops are scheduled throughout the audition prep season. All clients who sign up for the Complete Package receive the content of all classes and workshops either in their one-on-one sessions or in a class setting with peers.

The Business of the Business

  • Headshots: what works, what are you communicating through your image, looking like yourself, recommendations on different styles and how to get noticed
  • Resumes: formats that function, what to list, how directors read a resume
  • Social media and websites
  • Building and maintaining industry relationships

Mock Auditions with Industry Professionals

  • Each actor performs their complete audition for industry professionals including directors, producers, professors, and/or casting directors.
  • After the “audition” is complete, they receive specific feedback about their presentation.
  • The evening closes with the actors repeating their audition, incorporating the feedback they received.  

Speak the Speech: A Crash Course in Classical Text

  • Different methods for unlocking the language
  • Scansion (what is a trochee?  a spondee?  and why does it matter?)
  • The question of line endings
  • Definitions and when using a lexicon or dictionary is the right move
  • Understanding that the answers are (almost always!) in the text
  • Speaking to the end of the thought
  • Physicalizing the language

Cold Reading

  • Provides tips for cold readings and unexpected exercises (which may happen even when applying to training programs!)
  • Each actor receives a number of cold reading opportunities including scenes and monologues
  • Tools and tips necessary to make quick and strong choices about the text in the moment, having the confidence to take brave and responsible risks

For high school students applying to BFA programs, we also include 2 sessions with parents to discuss the process, how to be supportive, and how to manage expectations.