How to book work without an agent, write cover letters that get you called in, and use the system to your advantage.
You have the talent, learn what to do with it! Learn in detail how the system works and how to use it to your advantage so you can work consistently. There will be a discussion and Q & A about the truths of representation, finding your type and the effectiveness of attending auditions without an agent.
Melissa Robinette - MelRob was born into the circus and constantly works as an actor. She started putting together, advertising, booking, and negotiating her own contracts for her one woman show at age ten, complete for her one woman show at age ten, complete with self facilitated costume changes. MelRob booked her first NYC audition, been a working union actor for over 15 years. She books ALL of her work through EPAs and ECCs. MelRob lives in Astoria on an organic farm with her husband, pitbulls and 6 chickens.
The Biz of Show came about from her circus family, where there is a systematic way to run your biz.
Ben Liebert - Ben made his Broadway debut and got his Equity card in Wicked. Since then, he’s been acting and teaching in NYC and across the country, booking work from EPAs and Chorus Calls and making his agent lots of money. Originally from New Jersey, Ben calls a beautiful lady, and happy mutt, and New York City home. He also serves as a Chorus Councillor of Actors Equity Association.
Backstage University events are for artistic development and educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent.
This offer is void for California residents and in any jurisdiction where prohibited by law. If you are a California resident, you are ineligible to register for or participate in this event.
Please note that Backstage University has a 72 hour cancellation policy. No refund requests will be honored after 72 hours before the start of the event for which you have purchased a ticket.