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How to Audition for Film or TV and Nail It

Starts February 10

2 sessions: Saturday–Sunday, February 10–11, 10 am–4 pm

This workshop provides actors of all experience levels with effective film/television audition techniques for any size/type of role. Through improvisation, paraphrasing, and ultimately living the text, participants learn techniques to create interesting characters for an audition and how to build a foundation to expand upon those early choices to create memorable characters once they’ve booked the job.

Instructor Steven Chester Prince provides you with tools for memorization and emotional preparation to bring a little something extra to an audition that will separate you from your competition and build the cornerstone of your acting moving forward. You’ll leave the workshop with the confidence to make bold choices in the audition process locally, and to also prepare yourself for the larger markets of Los Angeles and New York. There is a lunch break each session.

Tuition: $235 regular/$175 member/$130 low-income

Steven Chester Prince has over 20 years of experience as an actor, writer, director, and producer. His early film and television acting credits include recurring roles in Prison Break and Friday Night Lights, as well as parts in A Scanner Darkly and the Golden Globe-winning film Boyhood. Steve also co-wrote and produced The Abduction Of Jessie Bookman, which won the Best Picture award at The American Black Film Festival in 2009, In 2010 and produced Burning Palms in 2010 starring Zoe Saldana, Dylan McDermott, and Paz Vega.

Recently, with TPSC Films, of which he is President, Steve was the Executive Producer on Huntsville, a feature film starring Sophie Turner from Game of Thrones, co-producer of A Walk Among The Tombstones, starring Liam Neeson, and producer of The Quiet Ones, starring Jared Harris and Sam Claflin. Steve co-wrote and directed Divine Access, an award-winning comedy starring Billy Burke and Gary Cole. Steve is currently in the midst of producing two new TPSC films, The Rabbit Will Die and My Only Sunshine. He plays a vital role in guiding the strategic direction of all TPSC Films by leading the hunt in finding new and creative projects to develop, as well as actively helping to produce all films under the TPSC Banner.

Class Registration Guidelines & Cancellation Policy

  • Space is assigned on a first-come basis. Registrations must include payment in full to be valid. Registrations are accepted beyond registration deadlines as long as space is available.
  • If minimum enrollment has not been reached by 5 days prior to the start date of a class, FilmNorth may cancel it, in which case registrants will immediately be notified and receive a full refund by PayPal or charge card credit (for phone or in person credit card registrations) within 5 business days. A check will be issued for registrations that were paid in cash. In lieu of a refund, students have the option of applying their tuition to another course if scheduled in the same calendar year.
    For those wishing to cancel a registration prior to the class registration deadline, 100% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. For registration cancellations received after the registration deadline but prior to the first class session, 50% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. As of a class start date, no refunds or credits/exchanges will be given.
  • Tuition is not prorated for missed class sessions.
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February 10 @ 10:00 am
February 11 @ 4:00 pm
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Steven Chester Prince
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February 5, 2018
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2 sessions: Saturday–Sunday, February 10–11, 10 am–4 pm