Actor SlateClick here for class descriptions >
THE SHOOT -
Meets THUR nights 7-10pm
AT OUR RAVENSWOOD LOCATION at 3701 N Ravenswood Ave!!
on following dates:
2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15
Class will then attend 3 shoot dates of up to 12hrs each during the span of 3/22-3/25
One more final night will be scheduled for post production on a date TBD that works for the class
An Actor Slate is:
- A 60-second, edited general interview
- Available on demand on both Breakdown Express and Actors Access
- Professionally shot and edited
- Readily available by easy search to casting professionals
- One minute of you – what you really look and sound like. Your personality
- Can be submitted to Casting Directors for role consideration
- Can be submitted to Agents and Managers for representation consideration
- Brings your headshot to life.
DISCLAIMER - If an actor doesn't approve the produced Actor Slate, they may refuse to have it published on the Internet, actor will not be entitled to a refund for the session or the editing. Actor has the option to have the Actor Slate re-edited at Chelsea's prevailing rate. Actor Slate is the property of Breakdown Services and copyright protected and cannot be used on other websites or mediums without written permission from Breakdown Services.
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