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Virtual - Conversations

'Quiz Lady' Online Screener

Friday, May 24, 2024

LIMITED NUMBER OF SCREENING LINKS AVAILABLE! 

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Synopsis: A game-show-obsessed woman...

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virtual - Voiceover Lab

Voiceover Audition Practice: Submission, Review and Feedback - Commercial Copy

Friday, May 24, 2024 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Voiceover auditions can be exciting, inspiring and...stressful.  You record the audition, send it off and then.....? Crickets. That can leave you wondering: Did anyone listen to my audition?  if so, what did they think about my performance?  How does my recording space/studio sound? Was my submission competitive? In...

Virtual - Small Group Sessions

Money Management

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link the evening before the program

This class begins at 1pm PST/4pm EST.

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Los Angeles - Conversations

Nick Kroll for 'Big Mouth'

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 6:30 PM PDT

Join us for a screening of 'Big Mouth' and conversation with actor Nick KrollModerated by Seth MacFarlane.

Synopsis: The Big Mouth kids are headed to high school — but not before anxieties about new friends and new schools make their young lives even more challenging.

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Virtual - Casting Access

Animation Voiceover with Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 8:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A and a prepared reading session with New York based Casting Director, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick.

Participating actors will prepare perform a scene of their choice from film or tv, two minutes in length or less.  Additional details will be sent upon confirmation of registration.


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New York - Conversations

Conversations on Broadway: 'Days of Wine and Roses'

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 2:00 PM EDT

Join us for a Conversation with  Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara (Kirsten Arnesen) and  Tony Award nominee Brian D'Arcy James(Joe Clay) Moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, of "Backstage with Richard Ridge."

SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community...

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Los Angeles - Casting Access

Scenes with Stacey Pianko

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 1:00 PM PDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with LA based casting professional, Stacey Pianko, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform a scene from film or TV 2 minutes (2 pages) or less.

Additional preparation details will be sent via email with your RSVP confirmation.


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Virtual - Small Group Sessions

Resumes

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link the evening before the program.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send us...

virtual - Voiceover Lab

Twisted Wave 101: Audio Recording, Editing and Workflow Tips

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 6:00 PM PDT | 9:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Twisted Wave is a powerful application for recording and editing audio. It's ease of use and affordability have made it a popular choice among voiceover actors at all stages of their voiceover careers. If you have  some  experience with Twisted Wave,, this class will expand your understanding of...

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New York - Agent Access

Agent Access: Scenes/Monologues with Craig Holzberg - Group A

Thursday, May 30, 2024 10:30 AM EDT

CLASS FORMAT

This class will include a Q&A with bi-coastal talent agent Craig Holzberg, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform a scene or monologue from film or TV 2 minutes (2 pages) or less.

Additional preparation details will be sent via email with your...

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New York - Agent Access

Agent Access: Scenes/Monologues with Craig Holzberg - Group B

Thursday, May 30, 2024 11:15 AM EDT

CLASS FORMAT

This class will include a Q&A with bi-coastal talent agent Craig Holzberg and a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform a scene or monologue from film or TV 2 minutes (2 pages) or less.

Additional preparation details will be sent via email with your RSVP...

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New York - Voiceover Lab

IN STUDIO: Finding YOU in the Characters on the Page with Tyler Bunch

Thursday, May 30, 2024 2:00 PM EDT

Synopsis


Join Emmy winning producer and puppeteer/voice actor Tyler Bunch for an exploration of the variety of characters YOU can find on the page. This workshop will begin with a brief presentation/discussion about honing your instrument and text mining skills in order to find YOUR unique character voices. The...

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Virtual - Casting Access

Scenes with Kara Sullivan

Thursday, May 30, 2024 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with LA based casting professional, Kara Sullivan, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform a scene from film or TV 2 minutes (2 pages) or less.

Additional preparation details will be sent via email with your RSVP confirmation.


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Virtual - Small Group Sessions

Demo Reels and Clips

Thursday, May 30, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link the evening before the program

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send us...

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virtual - Voiceover Lab

Voiceover Audition Practice: Submission, Review and Feedback - Video Game Copy

Thursday, May 30, 2024 3:00 PM PDT | 6:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Voiceover auditions can be exciting, inspiring and...stressful.  You record the audition, send it off and then.....? Crickets. That can leave you wondering: Did anyone listen to my audition?  if so, what did they think about my performance?  How does my recording space/studio sound? Was my submission competitive? In...

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New York - Casting Access

Scenes with Scott Charles Jr.

Friday, May 31, 2024 12:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with New York based casting professional, Scott Charles Jr., followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform a scene from film or TV 2 minutes (2 pages) or less.

Additional preparation details will be sent via email with your...

New York - Conversations

Conversations on Broadway: 'The Outsiders'

Friday, May 31, 2024 2:00 PM EDT

Join us for a Conversation with  Director and Tony Award nominee  Danya Taymor and Tony Award nominated actors Brody Grant, Sky Lakota-Lynch and Joshua Boone. Moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, of "Backstage with Richard Ridge."

SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant...

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Los Angeles - Conversations

John Bradley, Liam Cunningham, Jess Hong, Alex Sharp, Zine Tseng, and Benedict Wong for '3 Body Problem'

Saturday, June 1, 2024 7:00 PM PDT

Join us for a screening of '3 Body Problem' and conversation with actor John Bradley, Liam Cunningham, Jess Hong, Alex Sharp, Zine Tseng, and Benedict WongModerated by Jenelle Riley, Variety.

Synopsis: A young woman’s fateful decision in 1960s China reverberates across space and time into the present day. When the laws...

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virtual - Voiceover Lab

VIRTUAL: Troubleshooting Your Home Studio

Monday, June 3, 2024 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This small group session is designed as a hands-on follow up to our Home Studio Basics class. Led by NY staff engineer and booth director Lana Migliore, each participant will be given time to present their home studio related concern or question and crowdsource the group for creative...

Virtual - Casting Access (Non-Frequency Restricted)

Assigned Commercial Copy with Amy Gossels

Monday, June 3, 2024 2:00 PM PDT | 5:00 PM EDT

Details This program is FULL

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with NY based casting director, Amy Gossels and a prepared reading session.

Participating actors will be perform commercial copy.  Sides will be assigned by the casting director ahead of class. 


ABOUT AMY

Shortly after graduating Magna Cum Laude from Brown and graduate studies at Rhode...

Los Angeles - Conversations

David Oyelowo Career Retrospective

Monday, June 3, 2024 7:00 PM PDT

Join us for a 90-minute Career Retrospective with actor David Oyelowo.  Moderated by Angelique Jackson, Variety.

BIO:

David Oyelowo, a multiple Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Emmy-nominated actor and producer, is  one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents. 

Currently, Oyelowo can be seen as the title character in, and executive producer of the lauded  Paramount+...

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virtual - Voiceover Lab

VIRTUAL: Intro to Audiobook with Megan Tusing

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 9:00 AM PDT | 12:00 PM EDT

Synopsis:

Join award winning audiobook narrator, Megan Tusing, for an introductory class to the world of audiobooks. The class will begin with a brief lecture where Megan will share her insights about both the business and performance side of the audiobook industry.  Following the lecture participants will have an...

New York - Conversations

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Lola Pettigrew for 'Tuesday'

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 2:00 PM EDT

Join us for a screening of 'Tuesday' and a conversation with actors Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Lola Pettigrew

Synopsis: A mother (Julia Louis-Dreyfus, in a profoundly moving performance) and her teenage daughter (Lola Petticrew) must confront Death when it arrives in the form of an astonishing talking bird. From debut filmmaker...

Los Angeles - Conversations

Taylor Zakhar Perez and Sarah Shahi for ‘Red, White, and Royal Blue’

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 7:00 PM PDT

Join us for a screening of 'Red, White, and Royal Blue' followed by a conversation with actors Taylor Zakhar Perez and Sarah Shahi. Moderated by Jack Smart, People.

Synopsis: Alex Claremont-Diaz (Taylor Zakhar Perez), the son of the President of the United States (Uma Thurman), and Britain’s Prince Henry...

virtual - Voiceover Orientation

VIRTUAL - Voiceover Lab Orientation

Thursday, June 6, 2024 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS 

Voiceover (VO) Lab programs and recording booth sessions are open to all VO Lab eligible SAG-AFTRA members, regardless of your location. Once you have completed the required Voiceover Programs Profile (online) and the Voiceover Lab Orientation (VOLO), you will have Voiceover Lab eligibility. This 2-hour orientation details what...

virtual - Voiceover Lab

VIRTUAL - Christa Lewis' Cracking the Author Code: Narration Techniques that Amplify the Author’s Intent

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS 

During this class you will learn a narration technique that amplifies the authors' unique cadence - and underscores their way with language. In so doing, you will unlock a narration unique to the story you are telling and avoid hypnotic and repetitive cadences that we narrators can sometimes...

New York - Casting Access (Non-Frequency Restricted)

Young Performers Commercial Workshop with Rachel Reiss

Thursday, June 20, 2024 4:30 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This in-person class will include a Q&A for actors and their parents/guardians, followed by a prepared work session with the actors.

Participating actors will prepare and perform commercial copy of their choice.  Copy can be sourced from anywhere, including from a previous audition oran upcoming audition.  Additional details will...