Improv. It’s a buzz word in the Industry. Maybe it makes you cringe. Maybe it makes you sit up with excitement. Either way, improvisation is a “must have” skill for every actor today. More and more improv is being used everywhere in the Industry. Here’s some good news, you know how to improvise; you simply need to sharpen your practice and your presence.
In Improv for the Audition, led by BGB Master Teacher and Improv Master Will Doughty, you learn how to practice Presence in a revolutionary way. Through Will’s unique and effective approach to improvisation as a dynamic audition tool, you will lean hard into truthful, personal, deep, imaginative play!
This transformational 8-week class led by BGB Founders Steve Braun and Risa Bramon Garcia, along with guest BGB Master Teachers, is your antidote to a dispassionate Industry, giving you life-changing training that will serve as your artistic anchor for the rest of your days.
You’ll be guided to your boldest, most personal and authentic self, creating space for you to make your most truthful choices in your preparation, in the audition room, on set, and on stage.
Are you at the top of your game? Are you finding deep emotional connection in your work? Are you bringing artistic leadership to all aspects of your career?
The Advanced MasterClass is your essential 8-week intensive taught by Risa Bramon Garcia (director, casting director, producer, teacher of 40 years). Dismantling the fear, Risa strips you down to your boldest, most personal, and most specific self, allowing you to make your most authentic choices in your preparation, in any casting room, on set and stage… and come back to the heart of of the work you love.
To have the career you want you’re going to have to blow them away, and the only way you do that is to nurture the fire that started you on this path in the first place. The Core Thursday Daytime– with Steve Braun and BGB Master Teachers– pours gas on that fire and lets it rage.
This transformational 8-week class is your respite from the Industry, giving you life-changing training that will serve as your artistic anchor for the rest of your days. It sharpens your instrument to an undeniable point and brings back the joy and effortlessness that attracted you to acting in the first place.
You are unique to the universe. And that is why you will book work. In The Core Wednesday, led by Cate Cohen along with BGB Master Teachers, you’ll come back to the core of who you are as an artist.
On this 8-week journey, you will find your unique voice as an actor and what might be in the way of the fullest expression of that voice. You will explore various practices, find connection to your scene partner and your own rich emotional life, and begin to own your artistic power!
“Make your own work!” We’ve all heard it countless times but what does it actually mean?
You’ve got an original idea, a solid script, and you’re ready to bring your short film to life but what comes next? How do you get from script to screen, and successfully? In this 4-week intensive, Natalie Britton and Kate Hamilton show you exactly what it takes to get from the first day of pre-production through to the final film festival submission.
Are you tired of waiting for the industry to come to you? Constantly feel like you can’t be seen for the roles you are right for?
There is a much richer, collaborative, creative world out there that actors can be a part of if they just start exploring the creation and execution of their own content. Writing For Actors 2 opens the door to that world. Now is the time to take control of your career, expand the scope of your artistry, and forge your own career by creating your own work.
You’ve invested so much energy, time and money to get the industry to see you, consider you, hire you. But it still often feels like guess work. You’re still trying to climb your way higher but you don’t know how. You want to know how to crack the Industry, have powerful people advocate for you, hire you to work for them, and then hand you awards for that work. We get it. And we want that for you!
The Business of Acting is a comprehensive 8-week class guided by Risa Bramon Garcia, with Steve Braun and a group of Industry guests who are authorities in their field- including an agent, a social media expert, an actors’ empowerment leader, and actor/creators who are walking the walk. Together we will marry the full force of your talent with the business of acting.
It is Risa’s goal that you be fully seen, find your personal voice in the work, and deeply affect your audience.
The MasterClass is an essential 8-week intensive taught by Risa Bramon Garcia (director, casting director, producer, teacher of 40 years). Dismantling the fear, Risa guides you to your boldest, most personal and authentic self, creating space for you to make your most truthful choices in your preparation, in the casting room, on set, and on stage — and come back to the joy of the work you love!
Are you working with all cylinders firing? Are you in command of your career or waiting for it to happen to you?
The 8-Week Power Practice is an essential 8-week intensive offering the kind of transformational work that books work and keeps you in the practice of being a bold, artistic leader. Each week, Master Teachers and Industry Professionals will disrupt the stale patterns in your acting, giving you confidence, clarity, and the practical skills to take your craft and career to the next level.
In 8 weeks, under the brilliant guidance of Corey Parker, you will learn to develop new work habits that can improve the effectiveness of your preparation, your choice-making, and your follow through- this work can inspire you in mind, body, and spirit. You will work every week, letting go of left-brain (analytical) ideas and instead entering a creative process that can be integrated into any actor’s day to day practices.
Success as an actor is not just a matter of will! What you are exposed to in this class will heighten your work, reconnect you with your joy in the process, and guide you to take care of yourself in the Journey of your work as a committed actor.
The actor’s work is one of creativity, growth, and perseverance. And to book jobs and have a television and film career, you must do all that work on-camera. You must fit that bold creativity into what can often feel like a box, a limiting structure which can leave you feeling isolated, confused, or frustrated.
The On-Camera Actor’s Journey offers tools for weaving powerful creativity, deep self-awareness, an unabashed commitment to doing the work, and radical self-care into every stage of your work on camera. By honing your preparation, your authenticity, and genuine human connection, you can transform your on-camera work in auditions and on set into learning experiences that both invigorate and inform your long-term creative path.
No matter what happens for you this Pilot Season, you need to be in the kind of championship shape required to book work. Pilot Season can bring ulcer-inducing anxiety and a reminder that your whole world is dependent upon someone or something else. It can make you feel powerless. And that’s where your craft and career end. In order to show up for your work, for your career, you have to take command of your acting work with a weekly workout that gets you ready for success and keeps you there all pilot season long.
The Pilot Season Workout Daytime with BGB Master Teachers shows you the path to a successful and profitable Pilot Season AND give you the tools to build a sustainable acting career.