The Audition Revolution Sunday

A Blueprint For Audition Power

We get it. Your rent, your health insurance, and the very invalidation of your life choices are at stake every audition. And left unchecked, the gut-punch of bad feedback or the deafening silence or indifference start to make you stray from what books work. It makes you fear the audition and expect to be disappointed.  Your work begins to narrow and your artistry eventually dies.

To book work, you must let go and let your unique artistry propel you into the room like a conquering hero. Questions like, “what do I wear?”,  “where do I look?”, “should I sit or should I stand?”, are the questions of an amateur. Champions let the work affect them, have a strong point of view and make bold choices that are guided by their well-tuned instincts. And after doing that work, they walk in the room and boldly offer their work with muscular generosity. The Audition Revolution is an 8 Week Class that shows you how to step boldly into the light of your unique artistry and burn the audition room to the ground with your talent.

BY APPLICATION OR INVITATION ONLY. 

We get it. Your rent, your health insurance, and the very invalidation of your life choices are at stake every audition. And left unchecked, the gut-punch of bad feedback or the deafening silence or indifference start to make you stray from what books work. It makes you fear the audition and expect to be disappointed.  Your work begins to narrow and your artistry eventually dies.

To book work, you must let go and let your unique artistry propel you into the room like a conquering hero. Questions like, “what do I wear?”,  “where do I look?”, “should I sit or should I stand?”, are the questions of an amateur. Champions let the work affect them, have a strong point of view and make bold choices that are guided by their well-tuned instincts. And after doing that work, they walk in the room and boldly offer their work with muscular generosity. The Audition Revolution is an 8 Week Class that shows you how to step boldly into the light of your unique artistry and burn the audition room to the ground with your talent.

BY APPLICATION OR INVITATION ONLY. 

The Revolution BEGINS

The Revolution BEGINS

And it starts with you.

The Audition Revolution is more than an 8 week class. It’s our hope for the work and the industry.  And The Revolution starts with you. You must be a leader, you must be unique and you must know that your work is essential.  The Audition Revolution frees you from what’s in your way and takes you to your undeniable audition power.

The Details

Teacher: BGB Master Teachers

Dates: September 24 – November 12, 2017
Sundays 2pm – 5pm.
Sign up now as this class fills fast!

Cost: 2 installments of $310.
$620 for the entire 8 week program.

Duration: 8 Weeks

Requirements: An open heart and mind. There are no make ups for this 8 week class.(Cancellation Policy)

Location: The BGB Studio, 10999 Riverside Dr., Suite 301, North Hollywood, CA 91602

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The Work

You will be guided through your 8 week journey by our amazing BGB Master Teachers. Here is an outline of what’s to come!

Class 1 – The Audition: Face your resistance head on. The camera, the casting director, the audition room. No coddling, no excuses. Just the cold, hard Industry. What will come up?

Class 2 – The Audition and You: Where are you and your artistry in this process? Bring your instincts, freedom, and creativity into the audition room.

Class 3 – The Power of Choices: Take total ownership of your audition.

Class 4  – Total Freedom: Unleash your power through improv for the scripted audition.

Class 5  – The Real Audition Room: You’ve never seen the audition process like this.

Class 6 – Audition Energy: Walk into the room like a champion.

Class 7 – The Callback… Why we cast you: It’s go time. This is where your preparation meet the moments. How do you meet high pressure situations?

Class 8 – The Booking Mindset: Navigate the treacherous waters of your mind to become an audition champion.  

The above schedule is subject to change.

This class is not an audition or employment opportunity and there is no suggestion or guarantee of an audition or employment as a result of taking this class.

Your Teacher(s)
  • Risa Bramon Garcia
    Risa Bramon GarciaCoach/Studio Founder

    For the past 35 years Risa has worked consistently as a director, producer, casting director, writer, and teacher in the arenas of theatre, film, and television. She has the great fortune to collaborate with some of the most talented, passionate, and groundbreaking artists in the world. She is dedicated to helping actors find their distinctive voice in their work so that they can enter into any room or stage with power and ease. More on Risa here.

  • Jami Rudofsky
    Jami RudofskyCoach/Teacher

    Jami had been casting for over 20 years and has worked in every medium. She has previously cast Season 4 of MASTERS OF SEX. She approaches coaching from the perspective of a working Casting Director, helping you identify choices you might not have thought about in preparation. By the time you walk out of your session, you will have the confidence to own the room and the ability to bring you best self to the audition. More on Jami here.

  • Aisha Alfa
    Aisha AlfaTeacher

    Aisha is an actor, comedian and writer born in Nigeria and raised in Canada. A former pro-soccer player, wedding planner and motivational speaker she began a career in entertainment and hasn’t looked back. Aisha was a cast member on the iconic Canadian TV shows such Degrassi and Air Farce and is still a cast member on the satirical news show The Beaverton. She was a finalist for Stand Up NBC, a Bob Curry Fellow at Second City Toronto and most recently a Diversity Scholarship recipient at The Groundlings School in LA. Aisha has performed stand up comedy at the international comedy festival Just For Laughs as well as comedy clubs around the world including England, South Africa and Iceland. She was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award and was a TEDx speaker on the topic of embracing failure as a way to success. Aisha offers authenticity and vulnerability in her teaching and work.

    More on Aisha here.

  • Caroline Liem
    Caroline LiemTeacher

    Caroline Liem has cast series, pilots, independent/studio features for Fox, Disney Studios, Sony, Warner Bros, Nick Jr, ABC, CBS, NBC, The CW. An international teacher and faculty at Pace Univ., Caroline’s joy and expertise is sharing insight and technique to uncover and guide the artist in recognizing and fully committing to what is unique, genuine and truthful in his or her work. You already possess everything to deliver the best performance under every circumstance. She is thrilled to be included in BGB’s The Audition Revolution. More on Caroline here.

  • Christy Faison
    Christy FaisonCoach/Teacher

    Christy Faison has been casting for over ten years. She has worked on various pilots, series and films including Boss, The Newsroom, and Ash vs. Evil Dead. Most recently, she cast the CBS pilot Navy Seal with Risa Bramon Garcia. Always an advocate for actors, Christy believes in creating a warm, safe and fun environment during the audition process. 

    More on Christy here.

     

  • Tim Conlon
    Tim ConlonCoach/Teacher

    Tim has appeared as a series regular on LOST ON EARTH, recurred on PARTY OF FIVE, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, and most recently,THE MINDY PROJECT. He’s guest starred on countless TV episodes. Tim’s extensive background in improv, stand-up comedy and Meisner Technique, as well as his unique vision and communication style, make him a dynamic teacher and coach. Whether it’s comedy or drama, Tim focuses on an actor’s authenticity and flexibility. More on Tim here.

  • CELESTE PECHOUS
    CELESTE PECHOUSTeacher

    Celeste Pechous (SAG/AFTRA) has improvised around the world with some of the most distinguished improv theaters.  She is an alumnae of the SECOND CITY NATIONAL TOURING COMPANY and has trained and performed at the SECOND CITY Chicago/LA, iO Chicago/LA, and THE ANNOYANCE THEATER. Pechous was honored Best Actress for her work in THE CLAN at the Midwest Film Festival. She received a Best Actress nominee from the Downtown LA Film Festival and was awarded the Outstanding Performance from The SNAFF Film Festival for her work in the dark-comedy short, PAST DUE, based on her short story.  TV credits include KINGS OF CON, Showtime’s MASTERS OF SEX, Comedy Central’s WORKAHOLICS and REVIEW and TV Land’s HOT IN CLEVELAND.  You can see her improvise weekly at iO WEST and SECOND CITY LA and on TV in one of her many national spots. Pechous teaches Improv at SECOND CITY’S CONSERVATORY, at festivals around the country and is the founder of Dosage Improv Intensives. More on Celeste here.

 

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Let The Revolution Begin!

It’s time to bring the full force of your talent into the room. 

Let The Revolution Begin!

It’s time to bring the full force of your talent into the room. 

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