Hey! I just wanted to send a quick thanks to Sean and David. I took level 1 this past Fall, and I just got my first call back. The class was so incredibly helpful to me, and I am hoping to save up to take the next level soon. I just wanted to send a big sincere thank you because I know that just getting to this point means I have improved so much. Have a great day!– Devin
Thank you for a wonderful class over the last 8 weeks. I learned so much, and feel so much more grounded in this area of auditioning. Again, I really got exactly what I was hoping to out of the class: practical and applicable tools, a sense of knowing how CD's are thinking when they cast, and an empowering release of weird fears and self-criticism/editorialism. So for all that, thanks a bunch.– Elizabeth W.
Could you please pass this along to David and Sean. I just wanted to let you guys know that I loved your class. It was by far the most beneficial acting class I've ever taken. I can't wait to finish the program.– Leigh
Just wanted to mention I booked my first episodic (and my first SAG gig) with that new series shooting here, Betrayal! It's got the potential to be recurring (fingers crossed). Couldn't have done it without your excellent training, y'all! It's a baby step, but I'm steppin'...Thanks!– Jin
I just wanted to thank you two for a really great class and everything that you taught in this past 8 weeks. I feel like I gleaned SO much information in each one, really, and I appreciated being in a class with instructors who know their stuff, didn't waste our time and effort, and kept it real.– Emily
I can't thank enough my daughter's teachers for all the fun she had in class and the knowledge she acquired at the Green Room studio. Sasha booked her first (SAG) commercial two weeks after the class ended. She booked another SAG commercial shortly thereafter and is about to become a union member a month after turning 6! We will definitely take more Green Room classes down the road as they were invaluable for both me and my daughter!– Sasha's Mom
Taking GRPP Levels 1-3 was hands down the best money I've spent in the three years I've been acting. I used to make the same mistakes over and over at auditions. Now, I'm getting frequent callbacks - and I'm even starting to get cast in roles that are against type!– Annelyse Ahmad
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I’m always looking for apps, books and sites to make my life easier and myself more productive.
This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to co-host a workshop with actor and career coach, Gail Rastorfer. Last night, I co-hosted a Google Hangout with actor and social media expert, Tony Howell. I’ve learned so much from these two, and I want to share some tips and tricks that the three of us use. Hopefully these tools can help you to see the same results as their clients and followers.
Below are some of the top apps, books, and websites the three of us recommend most frequently. Read more
Do you ever finish a take in a performance situation (be it an audition or rehearsal) to have the director stop and give you a few notes…. then have that little voice in the back of your head say “Ah yes- of course- that makes sense. Darn, I should have done it THAT way. OK- this next take I’ll do it that way and it will be better. OK- here we go on the pathway to getting it to where they want it….” If so, you are taking CORRECTION not DIRECTION. Read more
I don’t know what to write about. I keep trying to come up with something great and helpful about acting and being an actor but all I can hear in my head is “Be nice. Love one another. LIVE.”
The Chicago acting community has suffered some terrible losses recently. It seems in some way or another, everyone is affected and is feeling a sense of pain and sadness. I wasn’t lucky enough to really know any of the talented people who passed away. I knew them from auditions and seeing them in shows and hearing their names and because my friends were their friends. Unfortunately, it is only because they are gone that I now know what wonderful people they all were. The one constant has been a Facebook feed full of love and kind words and memories of people who were loved. And who loved. People who gave of themselves, looked out for others and were good friends to have. Yes, their careers have been mentioned but that is not what their loved ones are holding on to right now. They’re sharing memories of a kind gesture, a hug, a laugh, a drink, a song, and a love they are happy they had.
That’s what it’s all about, right? Life is short. Follow your dreams but remember that the part that matters is that you are following them. Not if you get where you think you should be. The part that matters is so much better than that. It’s happiness and kindness and a meal with friends and laughter. It’s living.
Be nice. Love one another. LIVE.