Session #1 - (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm) Your Acting Career: Developing Your Career Locally and While Preparing to Make the Move to LA or NY. This session will include
* The Professional Actor in the Digital Age
* Using the Internet Effectively
* Success in Your Local Career
* Casting Directors, Agents and Managers, Unions
* Your picture, resume and demo reel
* Knowing Your Type, Special Skills, Training
* What to do before you make your move
* Avoiding Scams
* Do's and Don'ts
* Q&A with the Instructor.
Instructor: Alison McBryde has been teaching and coaching for over 15 years. Her current and past students have had lead and featured roles in numerous movies including: "Lee Daniel's The Butler," "Silver Linings Playbook," "Steve Jobs," "The Lovely Bones," and "Miami Vice." They have appeared as series regulars, recurring and guest starring role in television series, which include: "Blue Bloods," "Turn: Washington's Spies," "Gotham," "Grey's Anatomy," "The Blacklist," and "Law & Order: SVU."
Ms. McBryde has worked as a Casting Director and Associate for over 20 years on film and television projects such as "Crave," "The Island," "Nicholas Nickleby," "Pearl Harbor," "Heat," "Ali," "Armageddon," "The Insider," and CBS’ series "Robbery Homicide Division." She also was Head of Casting for RLTV Network. Along the way, she has worked with top filmmakers and actors including Jerry Bruckheimer, Michael Mann, Robert Redford and Al Pacino. Her most recent films include Bruno Coppola’s The Dot Man, Acts of Violence starring Ron Perlman and LeeLee Sobieski. For additional credits, please go to - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002625/