Wednesday, February 25, 2009

How to Begin an Acting Career in NYC with Career Coach Annie Chadwick

Time: Sunday, March 1, 2009 2:00 p.m.
Location: The Drama Book Shop, 250 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018
Title of Event: How to Begin an Acting Career in NYC with Career Coach Annie Chadwick

Have you just finished an acting training program and are ready to begin seeking work but don't know where to start? Are you a new actor to NYC, and want to know the best, most effective ways to market your talent in the Big Apple? Are you returning to acting or just starting to perform after working in the business world?

In this 2 hour workshop, Actress and Career Coach Annie Chadwick will give you clear and current tools to begin building an acting career in NYC.

The Workshop will cover:

Marketing Tools and Strategies Are your marketing tools a current representation of your talent? This is one of the most important parts of building a career and introducing your talent to the industry. Learn the most current trends in effective Pictures, Resumes, Cover Letters and Postcard content, Website, Reels, Email Submissions, Industry Mailings and Personal Appearance. Get specific letter writing skills and tips to make your cover letters, postcards, follow-ups and submissions more targeted. Are emails, faxing, website promotion the way of the future?

Self-Promotion Learn the most effective ways to introduce yourself to the industry agents, personal managers, casting directors, showcases, seminars.

Film/TV and Theatre opportunities are greater than ever in NYC. Learn how a talented actor can get auditions without representation and start developing a legit career. Get information on how to self-submit and get your own Film/TV auditions from Online Casting Opportunities and Trade publications. Learn what TV/Film projects are shooting in NYC and who is doing the casting. For Theatre projects, you will get specific tips on how to find out 6 months in advance what's being produced before casting notices go out, the best ways to get auditions, target and identify the roles you are most right for, and how to see the latest NYC Off Broadway theatre for free.

Classes, Coaches, and Resources Training for artists never ends. Get recommendation of on-going classes and coaches that will help you get noticed in the very competitive NYC market. We'll also go on a tour of the Drama Book Shop with a list of resources that are essential to keeping-up with the latest projects and acting techniques.

The cost of this workshop is $50, payable on the day of the workshop. To make a reservation, call the book shop at 212.944.0595.