Self-tape auditions are the new normal. Skype is the new callback. Zoom is the new producer session, “chemistry read” and screen test. Be Ready…NOW!

(Ages 16 & Up)
Next 4-week cycle begins September 13, 2021

Mondays: 4:00-6:15 PM PST

Based on Scott Sedita’s signature class, Audition Technique, this online class is for the intermediate/advanced actor who’s self-taping for auditions. All class sides are from various dramatic TV & Film genres (crime procedural, medical, supernatural, horror, etc.). Actors are taught Scott’s famous script analysis technique W.O.F.R.A.I.M. to help them prepare for their self-tape auditions.

Format

SELF TAPE: Each week, through Google Classroom, actors will be sent audition sides, asked to self-tape and then submit their auditions for playback in class. REVIEW: In Scott’s Zoom Room, each actor will receive critique and an adjustment on their performances, as well as feedback on the technical aspects of self-taping (i.e. camera angles, lighting, sound, backdrop, wardrobe, sightlines, etc.). PERFORM LIVE: After a short break to incorporate Scott’s adjustments, actors will return to perform their scene LIVE in class with a reader.

Price

Four-week cycle = $335
No transfers or refunds
No makeups

Information

Email picture and resume
Required: Scott’s Actor Audition App

(Ages 40 & Up)
*This class is on hiatus*

Tuesdays: 6:00-8:30 PM PST

This online drama class is specifically designed for those mature actors looking to work on relatable, age appropriate, and fun TV & Film sides, that will not only feed their creative soul, but will help them book the job!

Format

SELF TAPE: Each week, through Google Classroom, actors will be sent audition sides, asked to self-tape and then submit their auditions for playback in class. REVIEW: In Scott’s Zoom Room, each actor will receive critique and an adjustment on their performances, as well as feedback on the technical aspects of self-taping (i.e. camera angles, lighting, sound, backdrop, wardrobe, sightlines, etc.). PERFORM LIVE: After a short break to incorporate Scott’s adjustments, actors will return to perform their scene LIVE in class with a reader.

Price

Four-week cycle = $335
No transfers or refunds
No makeups

Information

Email picture and resume
Required: Scott’s Actor Audition App

Thursdays: 6:00-8:30 PM PST

This self-tape class is by invitation only and for the professional working actor (with strong credits and theatrical representation) looking to step it up and take it to the next level.

Format

SELF TAPE: Each week, through Google Classroom, actors will be sent audition sides, asked to self-tape and then submit their auditions for playback in class. REVIEW: In Scott’s Zoom Room, each actor will receive critique and an adjustment on their performances, as well as feedback on the technical aspects of self-taping (i.e. camera angles, lighting, sound, backdrop, wardrobe, sightlines, etc.). PERFORM LIVE: After a short break to incorporate Scott’s adjustments, actors will return to perform their scene LIVE in class with a reader.

BY INVITATION ONLY

Price

Four-week cycle = $335
No transfers or refunds
No makeups

Information

Email picture, resume and IMDb link
Required: Scott’s Actor Audition App

(Ages 16 & Up)
Next 7-week cycle begins September 18, 2021

Saturdays: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM PST

Highly recommended by agents, managers and casting directors for the new actor, NBO I is a 7-week comprehensive basic TV & Film acting technique class designed to provide actors with solid TV & Film acting training. Within it’s safe and professional environment, students are encouraged to explore their unique voices and uncover dynamic individuality. Throughout this online acting course, actors learn by doing and grow in confidence each week. Each class begins with guided exercises designed to warm students up vocally, emotionally, and creatively. Each student is different and will receive personal assessments directly related to their specific acting needs. Recommended for the new actor and those veteran actors who need to reinvigorate their technique.

Format

NBO I includes in-class exercises, at home assignments, and reading material all designed to empower the actor by giving them a solid foundation and preparing them for TV & FILM work. Students are given an introduction to D.I.Y. taping and monologue work.

Each class actors will work on exercises pertaining to:
Scott Sedita’s W.O.F.R.A.I.M. Script Analysis Technique
Imagination Exercises
Voice & Speech Warmups
Dramatic Improvisation
In-Depth Monologue Work
D.I.Y. Taping
Script Analysis

Price

Seven-week cycle = $455
No transfers or refunds
No makeups

Information

Required: Scott’s Actor Audition App

(Ages 16 & Up)
Next 7-week cycle begins September 18, 2021

Saturdays: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM PST

NBO II is a 7-week comprehensive intermediate TV & Film acting technique class. It builds upon the TV & Film acting techniques, creative explorations, and professional principles introduced in Nuts & Bolts Online I. In this class, students get to apply what they learned in NBO I and use it in the interpretation of film scripts in collaboration with a scene partner. The focus in NBO II is basic scene study, emotional truth, spontaneity, and sustained commitment to a character’s Wants and Actions. Scene Partners are guided in finding a grounded and detailed understanding of the script by having an acute sense of the Given Circumstances.

Format

In NBO II the Tenets of Imagination Work and The Magical What If? will be explored and reinforced through in-class exercises, at home assignments, and reading material. Students will learn the professional disciplines of rehearsal and collaboration with a scene partner and receive individual assessments based on individual acting needs.

Each class actors will work on exercises pertaining to:
Introduction Scene Study
The Tenets of Imagination Work
The Magical What If?
Voice & Speech Warmups
Directed Scene Partner Rehearsal
Collaboration

Price

Seven-week cycle = $455
No transfers or refunds
No makeups

Information

Required: Scott’s Actor Audition App

(Ages 16 & Up)
Next 7-week cycle begins September 14, 2021
Prerequisite: Nuts & Bolts Online I & II

Tuesdays: 5:00-8:00 PM PST

ONLINE TV & FILM SCENE STUDY is an intermediate acting course, in which students will learn to create and sustain a role in preparation for TV & film Acting. Over the 7-week course, students will be presented with the opportunity to perform scenes from TV & film scripts, taking their characters on a more in-depth journey. Students will be expected to create three-dimensional characters that are both interesting and believable. They will be encouraged to create strong backstories, expectations and fantasies for their character’s, while applying Scott Sedita’s W.O.F.R.A.I.M. script analysis technique to their scenes. Scenes will be rehearsed, filmed and reviewed, with assessment and feedback.

Format

This class includes in-class exercises, at-home assignments and reading material, all designed to empower the actor by expanding upon the solid foundation learned in NBO I and NBO II. Students will also be given the chance to experience the Self Tape, Call Back and Screen Test segments of the audition process for pursuing a role.

Each class actors will work on exercises pertaining to:
Sustaining character choices and objectives throughout a complete narrative.
Taking direction and employing director adjustments “on the fly.”
Advanced critical analysis of recorded work.
Bringing honesty and integrity to an on-camera performance.
Create characters who reach the intended audience on an emotional and intellectual level.
Repeat actions with consistency to help with continuity.

Price

Seven-week cycle = $455
No transfers or refunds
No makeups

Information

Required: Scott’s Actor Audition App

(Ages 16 & Up)

Thursdays: 7:00-10:00 PM PST

After completion of Scott Sedita’s Online Comedy Intensive, actors are invited to join the Sitcom Acting Technique class. In these maintenance classes, actors continue to work on The Sedita Method; breaking down sitcom scripts, identifying and delivering jokes and implementing Scott’s The Eight Characters of Comedy.

Through exercises, prepared scenes, self-tapes and auditioning, actors continue to explore and refine their comedic skills.

Format

In this class conducted via Zoom, actors will be emailed TV or Film comedy sides to prepare. At the top of class, Tony will breakdown the script, identify comedic beats, discuss character, etc. Before live performance in class, actors are placed in breakout rooms for partnered practicing. Each actor will perform the scene 2-3 times and receive critique and an adjustment on their performances. Every actor works at least twice a class and spaces are limited, allowing each student individual attention.

Price

Six-week cycle = $390
One-time, “last-class” payment of $65
No transfers or refunds

Information

Makeups offered
Required: Scott’s The Eight Characters of Comedy

Two weekends per month: 10:00 AM-12:45 PM PST
The next Weekend Comedy Intensive is October 2 & 3

Recommended by agents, managers and casting directors! Based on Sedita’s international bestselling book, The Eight Characters of Comedy: A Guide to Sitcom Acting and Writing (which has been translated into different languages), this specially designed “Sitcom Bootcamp” teaches actors The Sedita Method, which combines comedic technique with character work. It is the industry standard for sitcom acting, comedic branding and marketing yourself in this competitive industry.

The Online Two-Day Comedy Intensive lays the foundation for the work that lies ahead and is a prerequisite to joining our Online Sitcom Acting Technique class.

Format

In the Online Two-Day Comedy Intensive, actors work continuously throughout class learning how to access and ignite their “funny gene,” breakdown comedic beats in sitcom scripts, identify different types of jokes and deliver jokes with comedic precision. And, most importantly, actors are introduced to Scott’s The Eight Characters of Comedy, thereby helping them find their comedic niche, essential for marketing yourself (i.e. headshots, self-tapes, agent/manager meetings).

Price

$265
No transfers or refunds
No makeups

Information

Email picture and resume
Required: Scott’s The Eight Characters of Comedy

Dates TBD: 10:00 AM-12:45 PM PST
The next Weekend Audition Intensive is TBD

Booking a co-starring role on a TV series isn’t as easy as you may think, even for the well-trained actor. Yet, it’s how many actors begin their theatrical careers. This specially designed “Audition Bootcamp” teaches you how to successfully book these elusive, yet career-vital roles.

Format

In the Online Two-Day Audition Intensive, you will learn how to make strong character choices (that serve the story), without pulling focus from the series leads. You will also learn how to tackle one-liners, under 5’s and recurring roles from various television genres. You’ll also learn how to perfect your self-tape, place your camera sight-lines, hit your mark, identify your moment before, add a button and incorporate adjustments.

Actors work in six different Co-Star roles, ranging from medical dramas, to crime procedurals, to supernatural episodics, to single- and multi-camera situation comedies.

Price

$250
No transfers or refunds
No makeups

Information

Email picture and resume
Required: Scott’s Actor Audition App