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Posted by admin, April 27, 2016 5:21 pm

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Industry Panel: Advocating for Your Child
May 1st, 2016 at 10:00am-12:00pm

Do you know the best way to get your child SEEN & HIRED?

Top Talent Agent Mitchell Gossett from CESD, Talent Manager Brenda Fisher, Voiceover Actor and Coach Lynnanne Zager, Children In Film President and Founder Toni Casala and myself will come together for a panel on Sunday, May 1st. This in-person panel will be moderated by Justin Shenkarow, who has been working as an actor since he was 9 years old. (Who’s the Boss, Kim Possible, Ice Age.)

We will answer your questions and help you to effectively advocate and help your children succeed in the BUSINESS part of showBUSINESS! You Do Not want to miss this live event!

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Although you will be meeting with qualified industry professionals, this is not an audition for employment or for obtaining a talent agent or talent management.

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Posted by admin, 9:49 am

Check out Sharon Batan in this Amica commercial! Watch Sharon Here!

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Posted by admin, April 25, 2016 9:02 pm

CLASS POLICIES February 15, 2016

1. INCLUDED IN YOUR INTENTIONAL ACTING TUITION

  • Phone coachings for auditions and career consultations
  • Headshot, Reel, and Audition Tape Review
  • Ten-minute limit. Subject to availability.

2. PAYMENTS:

  • Payments for class cannot be made at class.
  • All payments are due on the 25th of the month prior to the month of class.
    • For Example:  Payment Due Date: February 25th for March classes.
    • To Pay by Credit Card:
      • Email class@IntentionalActing.com and enroll in Monthly Auto-Deduct service from a credit or debit card to be automatically charged on the 25th of every month.
      • Send payment via www.paypal.com to class@IntentionalActing.com on or before the 25th of the month.
      • Checks and Money Orders are mailed to:
        • Intentional Acting 13753 Wyandotte St. Van Nuys, CA 91405
        • Must be postmarked by the 25th of the month.

3. LATE PAYMENTS:

  • If unpaid, student will not be admitted to class.
  • $10 Late Fee will be added for payments sent after the 25th.
  • If unpaid, the student forfeits their space in class to the first person on the waiting list.
  • Until payment is made, all benefits included in the Intentional Acting tuition, including receiving any emailed cold readings, will be suspended until payment is made in full.

4. REFUNDS

There are NO REFUNDS.

5. MAKE UPS:

There are NO MAKEUPS.  We have one class at this time and cannot offer make-ups.

6. SCHEDULE CHANGES:

Intentional Acting’s goal is for our actors to be in class on a regular basis and to book jobs and work on set.

  • For absences due to an audition or booked work on set, email class@IntentionalActing.com BEFORE class to receive credit for the class.
  • For absences due to personal reasons email class@IntentionalActing.com BEFORE the payment due date  – the 25th- and the student’s next month’s invoice will be prorated at a $65.00 per class basis.

7. CLASS CANCELATIONS:

Student must email class@IntentionalActing.com by the 15th of the month to cancel their space in class and/or to stop auto-deduction from a credit card.  After the 15th student will be responsible for the next month’s tuition.

 

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Posted by admin, 8:31 pm

So proud of two of my clients who are on Netflix show Distinguished Gentlemen!  Kayla Assimacopolous plays Tracy and Angel Dally plays Janice.  Way to go you two!

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Posted by admin, April 22, 2016 3:19 pm

Don’t forget to set your DVR for tomorrow night, April 23 at 8pm EST to TV ONE’s original movie Second Sight to watch my client Jessica Pressley!

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Posted by admin, April 20, 2016 9:59 pm

Kacey Fifield was nominated for TWO awards at the Young Artists Awards, Best Young Actress in a web series and Best Young Actress in as short film.  Keep it up Kacey!

 

 

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Posted by admin, 12:36 am

I’m posting this article by Dallas Travers about Scott David being fired.  Casting Director Workshops have become an important part of your business, whether you like them, agree with them or not.  And you as the business owner – the CEO of your acting career – need to stay up to date.

I also recommend having a coach for the Business of showBusiness and I highly recommend Dallas Travers.  This article is one of her Free Acting Business Bites, which I suggest you sign up to receive.  I completely agree with everything she says.  Read it thoroughly and click on the link and read the Hollywood Reporter article as well.

Although Casting Workshops are set up as an “acting class,” they should not be a replacement for acting class.  Class should be a safe place to make mistakes, explore, and try new things outside of your comfort zone.  An acting teacher should be teaching you a process of acting and how to prepare for auditions and meetings with Casting Directors.  This is how you grow as an actor.

Yes, you can get great tips from Casting Directors, but you’re going to the workshop to make relationships and to stand out. You need to be one of the top two or three actors in the workshop to be remembered. This is how workshops can lead to booking work.

If you’re not standing out as one of the top two or three in the workshop, then I recommend getting back into acting class.  In Intentional Acting classes, you can use your class time to prepare your workshop scenes and bring the feedback from the Casting Directors and work on improving in the areas they see as weak.

Please take the time to read Dallas Travers’ Acting Business Bites: What Scott David’s Firing Means For You.

Also, here is the article from the Hollywood Reporter.

Intentional Acting is here to help, please let me know how.

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Posted by admin, 12:28 am

Be Sure to check out Jessica Pressley in TV ONE’s original movie premiere on April 23rd a8pm EST.

 

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Posted by admin, April 14, 2016 9:00 am

Marcel Pullard is killing the game!  He booked 2 more commercials, Kool-Aid and USA Swimming.  Way to go!

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Posted by admin, April 12, 2016 8:00 am

This is an excerpt from actor Jane Lynch’s commencement “YES AND” speech at Smith College.

“YES AND” is the vital and only rule of improvisation. Never deny your fellow actor. You should be willing and able to accept whatever your fellow improviser throws at you. Use that as your jumping off point and expand it.

Heighten and Explore. For instance, if I say to you “Stick ’em up!” and you say “That’s not a gun, that’s your finger!” We’ve got nowhere to go. If I say “What a beautiful day” and you say, “No it’s not, it’s the middle of winter and it’s snowing!” Where do we go?

In order for our scene to go forward, we affirm what the other is saying, which is the “YES” and take it and build on it with “AND.” And in order for our lives to go forward to engage fully in life, we need to be willing and able to accept what is right in front of us. Whatever it is, the good, the bad, the thrilling, the heartbreaking, every emotion, occurrence, event, person, place or thing, you will experience them all. That’s the “YES” I’m talking about. And the acceptance and embrace of it with all your heart and doing something with it, that’s the “AND.”

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YES, Jane! AND I would add that living in “YES AND” allows you to BE IN THE MOMENT which is an essential tool for a great actor and a happy human being.

If you’re an actor or know someone who is feel free to share this article on being present with those you believe could benefit from it. Thank you.

Remember, as an actor, you’re part of an inspiring community. Share your experiences in the comments below. This is your inspirational story and can serve as a valuable learning tool for others.

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LIVE THE DREAM YOU WERE BORN TO!

Acting should be simple. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy. If you’re an actor or you know someone who is, there is no better moment than now to make the intention to take full control of your acting career and live the dream you were born to.

Call 818-325-5752 or email me at Loren@IntentionalActing.com to interview and sign up for the next Intentional Acting class today.

In the meantime, to learn more about Intentional Acting and the 9 Questions that frame the work do with actors of all ages visit www.intentionalacting.com/what-is-intentional-acting/.

 

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