This year's Backstage West's Favorite On-Camera and Audition Technique teacher, Carolyne Barry will be giving you Preparation Tools that will Help You Get more Callbacks and Bookings.
In the two hour session, Carolyne promises to change how you think about preparing for your commercial auditions. Teaching her empowering techniques and working one-on-one with some participants, she will gives insights, information and tools that will improve your on-camera auditions.
CAROLYNE BARRY, has had extensive professional experience as an Actress, Teacher, Casting Director, Director, and Producer. Ms. Barry has cast over 600 national and regional commercials commercial campaigns, industrials and infomercials. She has 100+ television and film acting credits and has appeared in more than 400 national commercials.
Since 1982, The Carolyne Barry Workshops have been one of the most successful independent full training programs in Hollywood with one or two month waitlists. Carolyne and her teachers have trained thousands of professional actors. Recommended by agents, casting directors, managers and former students, Ms. Barry is recognized as one of the top Commercial Audition teachers and is known to be one of the most comprehensive.
Ms. Barry was just voted #1 Commercial Acting Program in Los Angeles by Backstage West in 2009 and a Favorite Commercial Acting Program in Los Angeles by Backstage West in 2010 and in 2011 she won both Backstage West's Favorite Commercial Teacher as well as Favorite On-Camera teacher.
She had been featured as a teaching authority in the The Hollywood Reporter , L.A. Reader, The Examiner, as well as on C.N.N., K.H.J., K.T.T.V. and numerous TV and Radio talk shows throughout the country and has written for the Commercial Break column for Backstage West.
From 1983 till 1989, Carolyne created and ran Professional Artist Group which was the largest training and casting facility in the country. In 1995, she co-created and directed Hysterical Blindness" a musical comedy that ran in Los Angeles for five months before it went to off-Broadway where it had an extensive run.
Ms. Barry's book "Hit The Ground Running" was released in 2009 and is a best-seller wherever it is carried. Also on the market, Ms. Barry has two other products for actors. The first, "Lights, Camera, Kids!,” is a DVD for children getting into the commercial business.
She co-created "An Actor’s Guide to GETTING THE JOB”– a two CD audio program (specifically created for both the actor who is ready to start getting work in Television and Film and the professional working actor who wants to increase their booking ratio) as well as a series of Podcasts that is available on I-Tunes.