Self-Taping Seminar at Mighty Tripod Acting Studio
(CASH AT THE DOOR IS WELCOME!)
Saturday, December 01, 1-3pm
Ages: All (parents are encouraged to attend with their kiddos)
Experience Levels: All
Max Enrollment: 20
Self-taped auditions are an industry norm, and actors need to know how to efficiently set up their space, film, edit, and deliver video auditions from their home at a moment’s notice. In this seminar, we will teach actors how to set up their space at home, and provide tips and best practices for executing high, self-taped video submitted auditions.
What we will cover:
Environment (what your set up should look like)
Acting tips for video auditions
Send your work:
If you have a sample of your self-tape work, please send us a link.
We will have time for a live demo. If you would like to participate, once you have registered, send us sides/copy from a recent self-taped audition, and we might have you work on-camera in front of the group.
What to Bring:
Something to take notes with.
[learn_more caption=”Bios”] David has been acting professionally in Seattle since 2000, and his work is critically acclaimed (David is a three time winner of the Seattle Times Footlight Award for Stellar Acting – 2002, 2009, and 2012. He also received the 2012 Gypsy Rose Lee Award). His work in front of the camera began in earnest in 2010, and since then he has worked frequently in the medium. David began his training at Seattle University, where he developed his skills as a physical performer and comic actor, working in masque, and on broad, farcical plays. When in college, he also discovered the joy of performing Shakespeare. Since graduation, he has continued his training, working with a host of other exceptional teachers, learning about the craft and exploring performance and character development though a variety of techniques (Meisner, Method, Viewpoints, Suzuki, Classical Text Work). He is a passionate advocate for the northwest actor, and his dedication to the craft and elevation of the Seattle film actor is unparalleled. Credits Include: Z Nation Season 4, Bad Samaritan starring David Tennant, Paralytic, The Scottish Play, Chronoception, The Device, Super Secret, A Bit of Bad Luck starring Cary Elwes.
Angela was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She started in professional Theatre as a child and fell in love with performing. She was cast in her first feature film, Waiting for the Light (starring Shirley MacLaine) when she was 10 years old. She then went on to study Commedia Dell’Arte, improv, and soon started teaching others. Since then, she has become a full-time teaching and performing artist in Los Angeles and the NW. Angela not only has a passion for performing but also for working with children. Having been a child actor, Angela enjoys helping guide young artists on their creative journey. She has taught and volunteered at out-reach programs for at-risk teens. When she is not teaching or on screen, Angela performs with the Seattle Repertory, Village Theatre, Intiman, Seattle Public Theater and more. She is humbled to be a consecutive three time Gregory Award nominee. Credits Include: the feature films The Parish, Hollywood Kills, Switchmas, The Device, By Gods Grace, Brides To Be, and Paralytic[/learn_more]
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask.
~ David and Angela