Self Tape & Audition Class

$50.00$175.00

With Edward Rea


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It seems that we will be doing a lot more self tapes and live online auditions moving forward once the Film & TV industry gets jump started again. There are reports that BC may start sooner as we are doing a good job at bending the curve. This weekly class is a way for actors to sharpen their audition preparation skills and keep inspired during this unprecedented time. The self tape & video audition may become the new normal. Each class will consist of feedback on a scene that is taped and sent in the day before. Callbacks will be live during the class time. Technical aspects of self taping will be discussed as well as audition performance in a self taping audition. Staying sharp and committed to the craft so when opportunities open again, we will all be ready to compete in the new audition environment.

Format: Online via ZOOM, self tapes are due the day before class
When: Wednesdays 5pm – 8pm, Starting September 9th
For: 19+
Participants: 12
Fees: $175 GST included
Drop in class: $50 GST Included

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Edward Rea

Edward has over 100 Casting credits in film, TV & multimedia. Notable clients include Universal, MGM, The CW, Netflix & EA. Edward has cast films with premiers worldwide including Cannes, Toronto & Vancouver International Film Festivals.

Recent credits include: the Palm d’Or nominated “OKJA” from Oscar winner Bong Joon-ho starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Tilda Swinton. “SINNER” writers “ROMEO SECTION” for the CBC by veteran showrunner Chris Haddock for which he received a Leo award for best ensemble casting. The Emmy nominated series “Project Mc2 – Season 2,” “DRONE” starring Sean Bean, the hyped horror film “RESiDUE” with cult cameos from Matt Frewer, William B. Davis & Costas Mandylor & the dance spectacle “BRING IT ON: INTERNATIONAL”.

In 2020 you will see some of his most anticipated works with the feature documentary “WRITING BETHUNE” in which Edward secured Canadian acting legend Donald Sutherland.

Edward has assisted in the management of talent for over a decade at various top talent agencies. His comprehensive experience in the area of talent management and development has made Edward a sought after commodity in many forums across Canada. As a workshop instructor, Edward brings a unique background spanning over 20 years with experience as an actor, agent, casting director and now producer. He has been requested at top acting facilities nationwide for sold-out workshops.

Through his work as a frequent guest instructor on industry topics, Edward has been called on by such institutions as Emily Carr, Vancouver Film School, Vancouver Youth Theatre, Actorvan, Biz Studios, Act One Studios, Vancouver Acting School, New Image College of Fine Arts, PullFocus Film School, the Rock Star Academy & Anthony Meindl`s Actor Workshop.

His involvement and outreach in the entertainment community continues to expand by volunteering as a Casting Director workshop host & film selection panelist with the Vancouver Queer Film Festival 4 years running, Vancouver’s Crazy 8’s in 2016, and consulting with new productions, teaming them with industry leaders.

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This class is accessible for ages 16+ and any level of acting.

*4 Free self-tape coaching session for actual auditions are included on top of the weekly scenes through the duration of this class.

Week 1 – Technical/General

  • General introduction and technical specifics. Understanding how much more is expected from a self-tape than an audition.
  • Friday delivery of a selected scene to self-tape by Tuesday by 2 pm (earlier deliveries get earlier feedback to turn the Call Back around)
  • Extensive self-tape feedback on select criteria emailed back Tuesday by 5 pm
  • Callbacks can be taped and turned around by Wednesday by 3 pm OR do it live via Zoom
  • All participants will receive a Zoom invite and a time slot designated to their scene review. It is encouraged that participants log in for the whole class to learn from their classmates. An additional link will be provided with all the class scenes and feedback for your future reference and access.

Week 2 – Drama

  • Friday delivery of a DRAMATIC scene to self-tape by Tuesday by 2 pm (earlier deliveries get earlier feedback to turn the Call Back around)
  • Extensive self-tape feedback on select criteria emailed back Tuesday by 5 pm
  • Callbacks can be taped and turned around by Wednesday by 3 pm OR do it live via Zoom
  • All participants will receive a Zoom invite and a time slot designated to their scene review. It is encouraged that participants log in for the whole class to learn from their classmates. An additional link will be provided with all the class scenes and feedback for your future reference and access.

Week 3 – Comedy

  • Friday delivery of a COMEDIC scene to self-tape by Tuesday by 2 pm (earlier deliveries get earlier feedback to turn the Call Back around)
  • Extensive self-tape feedback on select criteria emailed back Tuesday by 5 pm
  • Callbacks can be taped and turned around by Wednesday by 3 pm OR do it live via Zoom
  • All participants will receive a Zoom invite and a time slot designated to their scene review. It is encouraged that participants log in for the whole class to learn from their classmates. An additional link will be provided with all the class scenes and feedback for your future reference and access.

Week 4 – Character Work

  • Friday delivery of a CHARACTER scene to self-tape by Tuesday by 2 pm (earlier deliveries get earlier feedback to turn the Call Back around)
  • Extensive self-tape feedback on select criteria emailed back Tuesday by 5 pm
  • Callbacks can be taped and turned around by Wednesday by 3 pm OR do it live via Zoom
  • All participants will receive a Zoom invite and a time slot designated to their scene review. It is encouraged that participants log in for the whole class to learn from their classmates. An additional link will be provided with all the class scenes and feedback for your future reference and access.

 

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