I want to be an actor. Now what?

What do I need to do to move forward? How do I find work? Do I need an agent? How do I prepare for an audition?

What are credit roles vs non-credit roles? How do Major set roles differ from Indie roles?

What do I do when I arrive on a set?

Learn the steps to break into the acting world from a professional actor! Find out about good headshots and how to write a resume when you have nothing to show. Practice auditioning and receive feedback. Find out what to look for in an agent. Discover the various acting roles and expected behaviour on a set, and if and when you should join a union.

Online – Beginner
Schedule TBA  7:30pm – 8:30pm
Number of Classes: 4
Adult 15-17 yrs and Adult 18+

Fee   $66.00
Adult registration is for one adult on one computer/device.

Week 1   How to Start: What do I need to do? How do I find work?

Week 2   Auditions: The Do’s and Don’ts

Week 3   Auditions: Practice and feedback

Week 4   I Booked the Gig: Roles, Set Etiquette and Unions

Instructor Garry MacLean

Garry relishes sharing and instilling his passion for film and television with his students.

Online classes will be delivered via Zoom Meetings. The meeting link and password will be emailed the morning of the first class.

Please download the Zoom Application from https://zoom.us/

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If you are registering a youth in this course, please go to the Break Into Acting for Youth page for the correct registration form.

Registration Available Soon 

If you are interested in this course, please let us know by emailing president@cochraneartsociety.com so that we can let you know when it is scheduled.