Wednesday January 24, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Theatre Ontario Boardroom
Suite 350, 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto
Answers to your FAQ’s about the business of acting
This workshop is for actors beginning their professional careers. In this two-hour workshop, Rachel Kennedy and a special guest actor will answer the most frequently asked questions about the business of acting.
Find out about:
The realities of showbiz—by the numbers
Becoming an actor—Maintaining & improving your acting skills; Training vs. Coaching
Auditions and Casting—Photos & résumés; Audition pieces; Agents & Casting Directors
Affiliations and Resources—Theatre & Film: Equity, ACTRA & Non-Union; Directories, Publications, Online sources
Managing your career—Planning, expenses & taxes
"It was a great workshop. Rachel's humour and enthusiasm and knowledge and experience was wonderful." - Participant
Meet the Instructor...
Rachel Kennedy, Theatre Ontario Professional Theatre and Education Manager
Kennedy_RachelRachel Kennedy is a recent graduate of York University's theatre program, where she developed a passion for arts administration. Since graduating she has produced, directed, and stage managed for various theatre companies in Toronto while working as the Outreach and Development Coordinator for Playwrights Guild of Canada. Rachel is looks forward to fostering opportunities for professional development to both established and emerging artists across the province.
Guest Instructor -Andre Newell
Andre Newell is the cofounder of Monologue Slam, an acting competition where actors perform on stage in front of a panel of experts, who provide feedback and select a winner. He is also Andre a writer, director and producers at Dream Scenes, which has produced over 30 short films for actors in 2016 alone. He is also Principal Agent at Shortlist Artist Management.
Posted by: Theatre Ontario
For more information: http://www.theatreontario.org/training/courses-and-workshops/details/Launching-Your-Career-Jan-2018.aspx