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Thank you for your nomination!

Readers’ Choice Nominees Announced!

 

Nominated for…

Favorite L.A. Acting Class For Kids
Caroline Liem’s Teen-Youth Class

After two months of tallying nominations from Backstage readers, the nominees for the 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards are here!  Cast your vote August 1 thru August 14.

 

BOOM is ON!

our next adult on-camera audition class

BOOM THE ROOM

begins July 15th

click here for more lots more information & application…

 

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Summer Teen-Youth Class

Summer Teen-Youth Class

Accepting applications NOW for our JUNE-JULY CLASSES

TEEN/YOUTH Classes

June 21 - July 26  OR  June 22 – July 27

Age: 10-16 years

5 FUN action-packed weeks to sharpen your audition skills, learn techniques to transition between single camera, multi-camera styles to continue your training during the summer for SERIESFEATURE auditions.  This is the class your agent & manager wants you to have to give your most natural, grounded performance in the audition room.

 Class includes:

What it means to & how to act “in-between the lines”

Creating natural multi-layered performances

Understanding your audition from beginning to end

Presenting the best YOU in the room

On-camera technique each week

To Apply & Read more about these classes click here…

BOOM THE ROOM!

 

Contact us for information on our next class…

Join us for 5 weeks working one-on-one on audition technique for those last minute auditions as well as your prepared material. It’s geared for the trained actor who wants to take his/her recognized and strong work to the next level. Each week we focus on distinct challenges with text, audition room situations, and your business as an artist using group collaboration and individualized guidance to overcome & master these challenges. On-camera each week. Consultation/Audition required. BOOM!

 

RUSSIA!

RUSSIA!

So what did you do over the holidays…?

I was honored to be teaching with some extremely talented colleagues collaborating with Astra Films and Kultburo in Moscow, Russia.  No, it wasn’t that cold- it was ski time weather- PERFECT!  Discussion included casting and auditioning in America, and how to prepare to work in the US.  I loved our interaction during our one on one and small group coaching and exercises geared to prepare for feature auditions, the audition room, on-camera technique and how to interview.  Enjoy the pictures…

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One of MANY classes

 

 

 

 

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Red Square

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Father Christmas covered with coin wishes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Team USA – Cathy Sandrich Gelfond, Me, Darren  Boghosian, Kate Lacey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

group photo moscow 1Our wonderful producers and interpreters from Astra Films  Ilya, Alissa, Me, Julia, Kate, Andrey, Slava

BOOM begins…

OCTOBER 31st

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CLICK THE PICTURE for more information and to get your application…

CLICK HERE to view testimonials

TEEN/YOUTH Class

TEEN/YOUTH Class

We’ve had a terrific summer with our TEEN/YOUTH Intensive and now class is back in session with our TEEN/YOUTH Class beginning AUGUST 25 for 5 weeks. Elevate your on-camera skills with material and audition technique that will challenge you in a terrific FUN atmosphere as you prepare for Episodic season. Click here to find out more and request your application.

2 days to sharpen your audition skills

2 days to sharpen your audition skills

We’ve received such great feedback on our latest TEEN/YOUTH class we’re adding a 2-day intensive.

TEEN/YOUTH Intensive

AUGUST 3-4

10:00 am-2:00 pm

AGES 10-16 YEARS

 

Two days to sharpen your audition skills and learn techniques to transition between single camera, multi-camera and more serious episodic and feature material.

These 2 FUN, action-packed days include:

* Auditioning in LA (mock auditions)
* Presenting the best YOU in the room
* Character development
* Believability and overall effectiveness of a scene
* One on One reading with prepared material
* Detailed feedback and redirection
* Round table discussion including guest speaker
* Written feedback included from instructor and guest

Click here to request your application and get more information on our TEEN/YOUTH Intensive

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TEEN & YOUTH Classes

Following a terrific summer of weekend intensives we are back “in session” with our TEEN/YOUTH Classes…

TEEN/YOUTH CLASS

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 thru SEPT 29

(no class 9/1)

Ages 10-16 yrs, 11AM TO 1PM

5 weeks to focus on preparation for set and audition for film and television. We encourage actors innate sense of PLAY creating truthful performances through improvisation, cold reading, and character work. We’ll explore analysis and technique for scene work through creative writing, objectives, mock auditions and cold reading. We’ll harness the power of imagination through improvisation and build strong, specific and meaningful characters. Learning within a safe, spirited and supportive network of their peers, ensuring confident, secure, relaxed and prepared actors for their auditions in any room and their professional work on any set.

Click here to find out more about what class includes and how to sign up.

 

BOOM THE ROOM- CLASS

BOOM THE ROOM- CLASS

Get some CLASS!

Boom The Room will elevate your acting as well as your work as an artist. It’s time to get specific with technique that will allow you to take your auditions and the business of  YOU to a whole new level. Don’t believe it – take a look here at what talented folk like you are saying about working with Caroline…well, Me…

 

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our next 5 week audition class starts MAY 28TH

raise your game for FEATURES – SERIES

5 weeks working one-on-one on audition technique for last minute auditions and prepared material. It is geared for the trained actor who wants to take his/her recognized and strong work to the next level. Each week we focus on distinct challenges with text, audition room situations, and your business as an artist using group collaboration and individualized guidance to overcome & master these challenges. Consultation/Audition required.

Click here for more information and to secure your seat

Come to class ready to work. There is no time to be timid, or scared. You must be willing to leave it all right there in the audition room. I am a better actress after this class and if you’re willing to put in the necessary work, you will be better at the end of the class too!” Eboni G

 

BOOM!