Cara Alvey's Actors Workshop

Private In-Person & Online Coaching

Online Coaching Sessions: All of the benefits of working with a Professional Acting Coach, but with convenient scheduling and the comforts of your own location!  With the developments of COVID-19 in our country, online classes at CAAW have become increasingly popular.  Cara Alvey can work one-on-one with students on a variety of scripts from the latest movies, commercials, and TV shows. Or, some students choose to work on scripts for auditions/productions they are in.  CAAW is available to work through Skype, FaceTime, Zoom, and many others.  Reach out TODAY for special offers!

Classes

Actors will work on-camera and learn how to Slate, interview, improv, break down a commercial script, and how to work with products. Actors will also learn audition technique for film and television which includes script analysis, listening, reacting, creating a character, and making strong choices.

Kidz On Kamera 101: Day/Time TBD. Meets once a week and is for ages 5-7. This is a fun on-camera class that builds confidence and develops imagination while learning a combination of techniques for commercials, film and television, audition technique, and print. Space is limited.

Kidz On Kamera - Rising Stars: Rising Stars, a class designed for ages 8-11, builds a performer's confidence and skills, and focuses on commercials, film and television, audition technique, and improvisation. Rising Stars meets once a week on Tuesdays from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Audition Technique & Self-Tape (teen/young adult): This class meets online Thursdays 4:30pm to 6:30pm 

       Since most on-camera non-union or union gigs are cast online now a days…student will learn how to create a professional self-tape. We will be reviewing the equipment needed, lighting, sound, angles and etc. Actors are assigned audition scripts and will be submitting self-tapes weekly. Then each student will receive a review and constructive critiques during the live class with live reworks as necessary. Actors will learn how to tackle auditions for different types of genres including sitcoms, dramas, fantasy, sci-fi, crime/investigation,  period pieces and more.

        Actors will also gain different techniques and skills to behave truthfully in the imaginary circumstances; gaining a toolbox full of skills to help create moment to moment authentically! The online “Audition Technique and Self Tape” class is 4 two hour classes monthly. However, training is ongoing for actors to master and hone their skills.  My goal is to empower and prepare my clients for when preparation meets opportunity! Spots are limited.

NEW! “Commercials, Television  and Film” group class (tween/teens/young adult): This class meets in-person once a week on Sundays from 1pm to 3pm (tweens & teens) and a second class that meets Sundays 3pm to 5pm (teens & young adults).  

     Like the online class, actors will learn how to tackle auditions for different types of genres including sitcoms, dramas, fantasy, sci-fi, crime/investigation, period pieces and more.  Additionally, students will rotate in Commercials, which includes relaxation techniques, creating a relationship with the camera, script analysis (marking copy, internalizing words), interview technique, cold reads, improvisation, and tools of the trade. 



Private Coaching Sessions: Private Coaching is essential to prepare you for auditions, meeting with agents, casting directors, producers, directors, and/or theater companies. They are available on request with flexible scheduling. Sessions can be done in the studio as well as Skype or FaceTime.

Audition Taping

AUDITION TAPING WITH COACHING: Many auditions now are done as a "self-tape" audition.  Despite not being in front of a live audience, these can still be nerve-racking.  CAAW offers remote sessions with a flexible schedule to help you prepare for these.  In addition, CAAW offers private, one-on-one taping sessions where students take advantage of Professional Coaching and CAAW's comfortable studio setting to help you nail your audition!  Students can use CAAW's 4K camera and even have it edited with text, or bring your own camera or smartphone.  Highly recommended for those important auditions!

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