STUDIO ANNOUNCEMENTS

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS GIVING BACK

FREE ZOOM WORKSHOPS FOR YAH STUDENTS!

CELEBRITY GUESTS INCLUDE... 
LIZZY GREENE

STAR OF ABC'S HIT SHOW A MILLION LITTLE THINGS

4 SEASONS AS DAWN ON NICKELODEON'S NICKY, RICKY, DICKY AND DAWN


ZOOM Q&A THURSDAY APRIL 9 @ 5:00PM
OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS
 
 
ELIZA PRYOR

STAR OF NETFLIX'S #TEAM KAYLIE

ZOOM Q&A THURSDAY APRIL 2 @ 6:00PM
OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS
VINCENT MARTELLA

VOICE OF PHINEAS ON PHINEAS & FERB

SERIES REGULAR ON CHRIS ROCK'S HIT SHOW EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS


ZOOM TBD
OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS
 
SUZANNE GODDARD-SMYTHE

SOME CREDITS INCLUDE UPSIDE DOWN MAGIC, RAVEN'S HOME, NO GOOD NICK, PRINCE OF PEORIA, BIZAARDVARK, SCHOOL OF ROCK, K.C. UNDERCOVER, LIV & MADDIE, THE GAME, CRASH & BERNSTEIN, GIRLFRIENDS, SHAKE IT UP, THE GAME, MALIBU COUNTRY, WAREHOUSE 13...

ZOOM WORKSHOP FRIDAY APRIL 3 @ 3:00PM
STUDENTS CHOSEN AT RANDOM TO ATTEND NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL
AMANDA RICHARDS

DIRECTOR OF CASTING AT SONY TELEVISION

ZOOM WORKSHOP MONDAY APRIL 6 @ 3:00PM
STUDENTS CHOSEN AT RANDOM TO ATTEND NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL
 
ERICA SILVERMAN-BREAM

SOME CREDITS INCLUDE STAR TREK, LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES, CRIMINAL MINDS, FRINGE, THRESHOLD, THE COLONY, AMERICAN GOTHIC, 11.22.63, REVOLUTION, WORKAHOLICS, HOUSE OF LIES...

ZOOM WORKSHOP FRIDAY APRIL 5 @ 5:00PM
STUDENTS CHOSEN AT RANDOM NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL WITH DETAILS
 
ALL DETAILS OF CASTING DIRECTOR WORKSHOPS WILL BE SENT IN INDIVIDUAL EMAIL IF SELECTED TO ATTEND



 



 The Studio Will Be Holding Virtual Classes Via Zoom Until Further Notice


 



AS A PRE-EMPTIVE MEASURE, YAH WILL BE CANCELLING IN PERSON CLASSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH MANY LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN REGARDS TO THE INTERNATIONAL HEALTH CRISIS.  WE WILL BE MONITORING THE CDC AND FUTURE MEASURES LOCAL DISTRICTS TAKE. WE WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP YOU INFORMED.  PRIVATE AUDITION TAPINGS WILL STILL TAKE PLACE BY APPOINTMENT FOLLOWING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CDC.

TAPINGS STILL AVAILABLE!


*PLEASE NOTE THAT AN EXTRA WEEK OF CLASSES WILL BE ADDED TO THE FIRST WEEK OF JUNE TO MAKE UP FOR THE WEEK CANCELLED*
AGENCIES AND CASTING OFFICES ARE NOW WORKING REMOTELY, WHICH MEANS ACTORS WILL BE SELF TAPING ALL AUDITIONS.  THEREFORE, LAUREN WILL BE PROVIDING EXTRA APPOINTMENT TIMES TO ACCOMMODATE THE GROWING NEED FOR SELF TAPES.
 

LAUREN WILL PROVIDE TAPINGS ONLY FOLLOWING GUIDELINES BELOW:

  • Appointments will be made, allowing additional time between as a precautionary measure, to limit contact between clients as well as time to disinfect surfaces, door handles, and equipment.
  • The front door will locked in between tapings and actors will be asked to wait in their vehicles until called into the studio by Lauren ONLY
  • Only the actor and ONE parent will be permitted to attend the taping. Anyone else will need to wait in their vehicle.
  • Actor and parent will be required to use hand sanitizer upon entering the studio.
 
IF YOU SUSPECT YOU ARE ILL, PLEASE CANCEL APPT WITH LAUREN! SKYPE APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.




GAYLE PILLSBURY - POSTPONED!

ZANE/PILLSBURY CASTING 

SATURDAY MARCH 21, 2020 

THIS IS ONLY FOR CURRENTLY ENROLLED STUDENTS.

 


 

Gayle's office is currently casting: 

 

"Brand New Cherry Flavor" - series currently casting for Netflix
"Dare Me" series currently airing on USA

 

  • AGES:  10-15     10:00am-1:00pm.     $325
    AGES 6-9            2:00pm-3:00pm.      $125
    AGES 16-YA       3:30pm-6:30pm.      $325

 

  • This special workshop will take place MARCH 21, 2020.  Please see specific dates and times above for each age group.  (Click on workshop link below to register)

  • This workshop has 16 spots total for the two older groups and 12 spots total for the younger group and then students will be waitlisted.  Payment plan is available. 

  • Students will perform their 2-3 minutes scene for feedback and redirects from Gayle.  IF THERE IS TIME, students will perform a second contrasting scene no longer than 2 minutes. 

  • Videos will be made of the entire performance and feedback for each participant for a fee of $25.  It will be emailed within 24 hours of the workshop.

  • Please bring an updated picture and resume, copy of sides for the reader, and a bottle of water.




Suggested Books on Acting:

Audition by Michael Shurtleff

Meisner on Acting by Stanford Meisner

Respect for Acting by Uta Hagan

An Actor Prepares by Constantin Stanislavsky 

Improvisation for the Theatre by Viola Spolin

A Practical Handbook for the Actor by Melissa Bruder

Acting in Film by Michael Caine

On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov

Self-Management for Actors by Bonnie Gillespie

A Dream of Passion by Lee Strasberg


3400 Eldorado Pkwy, Suite 1, McKinney, TX 75070

(469) 389-0068


 

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