Theater Resources Unlimited will present Meet the Coaches, during which actors can meet more than 10 monologue and music coaches, plus accompanists, who will share their methods plus then meet individuals in breakout rooms. This unique event will certainly take place on Sunday, August 28, 2022, from 2p – 6p ET via Zoom and is free for actors who have already registered for the VIRTUAL TRU Season casting Weekend, or $30 for those not yet authorized (which can be applied to the weekend’s fee). For more information and to register, truonline. org/events/meet-the-coaches-2022 .
Fulfill the Coaches is presented as part of the annual TRU Audition Event, which culminates in the DIGITAL TRU Audition Weekend, a chance in order to be seen by over 40 theater companies, producers, writers, directors, agents and casting directors within one 2-minute audition! For more information and to download the particular application form, please visit truonline. org/events/virtual-audition-2022/ . Your application fee will include Satisfy the Instructors.
“We created Meet the Coaches because we want all actors in order to do their best at our audition, and all auditions, ” says TRU executive director Bob Ost. “And we firmly believe that even the particular most experienced actor needs an outside eye to help shape their audition pieces. Trust us — the room may tell who has been coached and who hasn’t. inch TRU offers this annual opportunity with regard to actors to meet the lineup of recommended monolog and music coaches, plus accompanists, who will tell you about their own methods, then you’ll have the opportunity to meet each in an one -on-one conversation so a person can get the “vibe” and a better sense associated with how well you’ll work together.
All actors are welcome and STRONGLY encouraged to attend. TRU gives priority spots to anyone registered for that TRU Season casting (even if you haven’t been passed in officially), but all stars are welcome to Meet the particular Coaches.
1: 45pm: Check-in
2: 00-2: 45pm: Audition Orientation and Q& A with executive movie director Bob Ost and Audition Event Co-producer Tamra Pica
two: 45-3: 45pm: 4-minute presentations from 10-12 coaches and resources
4: 00-6: 00pm: Meet the Coaches one-on-one within Zoom breakout rooms
Robin Carus (also musical performance)
Matthew Corozine /Ryan Tofil
Vocal/Musical Performance Coaches plus Accompanists:
WHAT PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID ABOUT THE MEET THE COACHES EVENT
I learned so much and spoke with so many wonderful plus talented professionals. I am so glad to be a part of this! ~Gloria Bangiola, actor
Thanks again regarding including Ryan and myself (MCS) on the panel of meet the coaches. We met great people and it was good in order to hear what the other instructors had to say. ~ Matt Corozine , monolog coach
This was a wonderful event today : so well organized and run, and the caliber of the coaches was terrific – thanks for including me! ~ Gillien Goll , monolog coach
Everyone was so nice. I really enjoyed meeting the coaches. I feel like I got the lot through yesterday. I am going to work along with Valerie and Bob upon my monologues. I am so excited! ~Maggie Davern
Thank you again, you operate a fantastic organization. We coached with Anessa Marie and Laurie Eliscu – they are both absolutely top-notch, plus I will continue to work with both of them throughout the year. ~Sonya Rice
About the Instructors
Valerie Adami (audition coach) A native New Yorker, Ms. Adami has worked in every area associated with show business including opera and musical theatre, She moved on in order to work in voice-overs and industrial narration as nicely as dayplayers on NY Soaps. For over twenty-five years she was Director of the Weist-Barron Film & TV School, guiding actors plus directing showcase programs. As an independent Casting Director she specialized within Commercial and Industrial projects for clients such as Sony, AT& T, Franklin Speir Publishing, Hamilton Standard, Virginia Lottery, Riuniti Wines plus Parliament Cigarettes (Japan). She was an original member of the Industry performers group “LABORS OF LOVE” that produced fundraisers benefiting BCEFA. Currently, coming full circle Valerie has been invited to join SWArtists Agency to develop their youth department preparing young stars to successfully pursue their particular goals. Her clients have worked on ‘7 Seconds, Billions and Blacklist, numerous independent films and commercials.
Robin Carus (Casting Director, CSA) offers cast everything from iconic commercials to groundbreaking theatre in order to independent films and television. Current tasks include the particular Antonyo Awards (Apollo Theater), The Remarkable Mister Holmes (North Coast Rep), Hits! The Musical (National Tour), Pay the Writer (in development) Recent Film: The particular Thursday Night Club, Green Flake Current Theatre: Surviving The Rosenthals (Teatro La Tea), Chicken & Biscuits ( Queens Theatre ). Robin won the Webby, Telly, Hermes, Davey Honours for her contribution to Project Sing Out! She cast virtual benefits and fundraising events intended for Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, Fair Fight plus the Warnock/Ossoff campaigns in Georgia, the particular Hudson Guild, the Brand new Works Virtual Festival to get the Stars Fund, the World Union With regard to Progressive Judaism, and Hadassah International. For almost 10 many years she had been the Throwing Director pertaining to TheatreworksUSA, America’s oldest and largest theatre for family audiences, where she solely cast over 200 national tours plus countless works in development, as well as their Off-Broadway series at the Lucille Lortel Theater – including a revival of Seussical. She is a proud member of the Casting Society of America.
Matthew Corozine is a multi-hyphenated creative rockstar. Not only an actor, director, producer, and teacher, Matthew is also the founding artistic director and creator of Matt Corozine Studio (MCS), which usually just celebrated its 22nd anniversary. Matthew has spent his yrs in the particular industry with his vision for a collaborative, expansive, and supportive artistic community for artists to build their craft with honor and integrity. He is now one of New York City’s leading Meisner-based acting instructors, teaching and creating opportunities for students to “get outta your head” in order to build the meaningful life with art. Already along with an established student base in NYC and Washington DC (in person) plus internationally (via online coaching), MCS provides expanded to sold out classes within and Matt now brings this transformational work in order to corporations and ongoing Master Classes with SOHO House and The Standard. Over the years, Matthew has trained actors plus performers on Broadway, TELEVISION, Film, which includes platinum-selling Many Got Talent finalist, Jackie Evancho . Most recently, Matt directed Nick Payne ‘s play “Constellations, ” at MCS produced under the AEA mini contract. Also, Matthew directed the original show “Going Through Life With No Direction” at 54 Below (NYC), produced by Alicia Keys . Matthew just authored his first book: If You Survived 7th Grade, A person Can Be An Actor (Applying the Meisner Technique To Get Outta Your Head In Acting and In Life) www.matthewcorozinestuido.com
Gillien Goll is an Acting Teacher & Coach, Director, and Artistic Director with a background in Casting, having worked in casting for TV pilots, indie film, and web series. As she has been on the particular other side of the table, she knows what does plus doesn’t work. Her clients appear in every medium: Broadway, films, TELEVISION, webisodes. As a teacher and coach, the girl can help you connect emotionally & truthfully to your role. plus guide you to an audition that is truly exceptional and unique in showcasing your strengths plus talents. With an additional background within coaching presentation techniques, the lady can assist you overcome stage fright and nerves. Gillien is also a produced playwright and is adept at cutting & pasting dialogue together to create original monologues. She has taught courses in monologues, acting technique, scene study & on-cameracting, and has taught and/or lectured at Fordham University, Barnard College, Wellesley College, and for ACTRA (the Canadian Actors Union), among others. She offers been teaching at AMDA since 2001, and there has seen thousands of hours associated with actors’ presentations. An actor herself, she is best recognized for crying in the Self-Help Aisle in “Sex & the particular City. ” You can check out her other credits in her website, www.gilliengoll.com
Bob Kale A partial list of the projects Bob has worked on as a casting director would include: Broadway- Souvenir, King Hedley II ( August Wilson ), An Inspector Calls, A Tale Of Two Cities, Little Women-The Musical, The Who’s Tommy, Titanic-The Musical, The Life, Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel. Off-Broadway includes- Frank McGuinness ‘ Gates Of Gold, Dracula, Dietrich & Chevalier, Over the River plus Through the Woods, Avow, The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, Tap Dogs. Tours include-The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas starring Ann-Margret, Barry Manilow ‘s Copacabana, Nunsense (25th Anniversary Tour), Bring in da Noise, Bring in da Funk starring Savion Glover ; Television-HBO’s Scarred City, Due South, Elmo’s World: Happy Holidays!, PBS Sesame Street , Cosby Mysteries, As The World Turns, and the particular miniseries Sally Hemmings (NY Casting). Feature Film includes-Jack & Jill (additional NY Casting), You Don’t Mess With The Zohan (additional NEW YORK casting), I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (additional NYC casting), Beavis and Butthead Do America (NY Voice Casting), The particular Quest for Camelot (NY Voice Casting), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (NY Tone of voice Casting), Big Daddy (NY Casting), Small Nicky (NY Casting). See www.bobkaleonline.com with regard to more information.
KATHRYN KEATS is a teaching artist, Drama Critics’ Circle award winning performer, best rated playwright, a songwriter and recording artist. She is a sought away expert regarding auditions regarding actors and singers. The girl is a Method Coach. She is a member from the SAG/AFTRA and Stars Equity. Kathryn studied from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and HB Studio. Within 1987 she co-founded Mark Monroe Studios in San Francisco and Los Angeles supporting the professional training of over six-hundred actors and singers. She coaches for theatre and ﬁlm, specializing in audition prep, monologue work, scene research, script analysis and singing performance. The lady is committed to collaborating along with artists helping them understand and experience their craft in supportive and stimulating sessions. She provides them with inspiration, info and the particular tools to navigate the industry so they can work. She has coached for an array associated with ﬁlms plus television shows including I Wanna Know What Love Is, Three Birthdays, Thirteen Reasons Why, WestWorld and Blue Jasmine in order to name a few. She provides coached artists for productions of Equity shows which includes, but not limited too Into the Woods, Mamma Mia, BIG the particular Musical, Pride and Prejudice, Hand to God and Hamlet. Kathryn works tirelessly to pass the torch to performers and feels art is a key to ﬁnding fulﬁllment.
Zach Miller is the professional acting professional and voice teacher currently living in Jersey City. He holds a B. F. A. within musical theater from Penn State College, where he also studied in Bel Canto /Can Belto, the cross-training method for performing in musical theatre plus pop/rock styles. As an actor, Zach has worked for various regional theatres, Broadway National Tours, and with Celebrity Cruises. He is a proud member of the performing groups “The Fly Boys” and “NYC 3” where he tours the country, on land and sea, singing a wide variety of pop/rock music. Zach is a proud person in AEA, NATS, and The Voice Foundation. In addition to his private studio, Zach is currently on the voice faculty at Molloy University/CAP21 and a vocal technique teacher with regard to MT College Auditions, the team of actively- Working Theatre professionals who are also passionate and experienced guides for all aspects associated with the college audition process. In his studio room, Zach loves to make geeky vocal method talk fun and easy to digest. His goal will be to inspire his students to reach beyond having a basic understanding of physiological vocabulary (i. e. resonance, register balance, breathing) and, instead, discover how this terminology is usually applied to their unique voice and can help them conquer vocal faults. As someone who comes from a performing background, he finds it helpful in order to meet acting intentions with technical exercises. He encourages honest moment to instant song performance and believes the ability to use one’s voice is a powerful tool to serve storytelling and tactics. www.zachmillervoicestudio.com
Doug Oberhamer credits range from Broadway and Off Broadway in order to National and International Trips. He also works as a Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, Music Producer, and Vocal Coach in New York plus abroad. Original featured cast member and Associate Conductor/AMD of the Broadway Musical: Swing! Composer associated with the new musicals within development Believe in Love plus Errol and Fidel which won “Best of the Fest” at the Nyc Musical Theater Festival plus Doug won Best Orchestrations. Music Directing/Supervising Credits include: Top Of The World, Cagney, Golf swing!, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Saturday Night Fever, Crazy regarding You, Hamlet: The Rock Musical, We Will Rock and roll You, The Man of La Mancha, Frankenstein, Nunsense, What Do Critics Know?, Dracula, Reel to Real, My Vaudeville Man, Wanda’s World, Flight of the particular Lawnchair Man, I Got Fired, Women on the Verge, Seeing Stars, Rings, and Gemini. Doug can also be found in the Cabaret world as a Music Director, Arranger and Orchestrator. He has performed in Birdland, The particular Zipper, The Triad, Joe’s Pub, Feinsteins 54 Below, Don’t Tell Mama’s, plus Rose’s Turn with shows such as: Steppin’ Out, Little Death, Foreign Currency, Top Drawer, Sirens of the Silver Screen, Love Stories, The particular A**hole in My Head and many others. Recording Artist, Co-Creator of both KnightHammer and The Oberhamer Brothers- both groups can be heard on SiriusXm and Radio Stations around the world. He may be noticed as the featured trumpet soloist around the Sony Classics Grammy nominated recording of Swing! as well as MCA Records Vanessa Daou’s “Slow to Burn”. He was nominated intended for a Jefferson Award to get his work on Swing! in Chicago and won the Bistro Award for excellence in Musical Direction plus Arranging/Orchestrating pertaining to Little Death. Love to his wife Christine and daughters Scarlett and Natalie for their love and support. Vocal Coach to hundreds of performers around the particular world working on Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Travels, Regional Productions and Pop/Rock Tours.
Ken Schatz (SAG-AFTRA, AEA) has been training professional actors meant for their best work within film, television, and theater for over 30 years. His students and coaching clients can be seen in popular plus cutting-edge work on and off Broadway, within celebrated theatre productions everywhere, and in countless hit films and TV shows. They include multiple Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, Grammy, Obie, Tony, and Emmy Award winners and nominees. He has taught, coached, directed, and developed training programs for many well-known acting schools, universities, production companies, talent agencies, plus casting offices, including NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Stella Adler Studio, Circle in the Square, Harlem College from the Artistry, and MTV. They have trained and trained with eminent teachers and directors within many different specialties, including Moni Yakim , creator of the movement applications at Juilliard and Yale and author of CREATING A CHARACTER. Ken has been featured within the ACT NY Guide to Qualified Acting Coaches; his coaching credits include THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY, COP LAND with Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone , Tim Blake Nelson ‘s THE GREY ZONE, SHADRACH with Harvey Keitel and Andie MacDowell , SPIN CITY, CRIME SPREE, Jeff Stark’s THE DREARY COAST, plus many other films, television shows, commercials, and movie theater productions. For actors at every level of the industry-from celebrities to new talent-and for every kind of acting work, Tobey maguire offers comprehensive, clear, exciting professional instruction and practical technique solutions-the finest private coaching and consulting, expert project plus role training for film, television, and theater, special workshops for casts plus companies, and ongoing master classes in New York, Los Angeles, online via Zoom, and around the world. Ken’s Studio is dedicated to the particular genius, power, and success of the free, creative acting artist. www.thekenstudio.com
Jane Seaman offers private singing technique plus acting the particular song sessions in addition to group Singing Audition Workshops along with Broadway stars and casting guest speakers, such as Greg Uliasz /MSA Talent, Derek Klena , Ricky Rojas , Tara Rubin & Associates, Judy Henderson , Douglas Cohen and many more. She is a veteran Broadway performer who is venturing back into the cabaret world with solo shows upcoming at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, NYC, on 8/25/22; past displays at the Episcopal Stars Guild, 6/13/22, and Music in the Mansion/MAC circuit, 7/13/21. She performed with Patti LuPone plus Leslie Uggams in the Lincoln Center revival of Anything Goes. She also worked with Mandy Patinkin , Rebecca Luker and Howard McGillin in The Secret Garden. While Big River, which starred John Goodman , Marin Mazzie and Danny Jenkins, was her first Broadway show and National Tour, The Sound of Songs, starring Marie Osmond , was her last Nationwide Tour. Anne loved played the Baroness opposite Jessica and Laurence Guittard , and Debby Boone ! She also toured in various productions of The Man associated with La Mancha with Richard Kiley , Ed Ames and Bob Wright . Her most recent Off-Broadway display at St . Luke’s Theatre was as Zsu-Zsu Herendy in We’re Still Hot! Member: AEA, SAG-AFTRA, MAC, NYSTA; signed with MSA Agency. Jane Seaman is currently an Adjunct Voice Instructor at Marymount Manhattan College, Fairleigh Dickinson University and private voice faculty at Papermill Playhouse; she furthermore maintains the girl private tone of voice studio both online plus in person, teaching Broadway performers of all ages each in NEW YORK CITY and Montclair, NJ. www.janeseaman.com A graduate of Wittenberg University (B. A. ), Montclair State University (M. A. ), Stanford University (1 year of M. F. The. ) and the Juilliard School of Music (4 12 months Professional Diploma/ Eleanor Steber -Major Voice Teacher).
RYAN TOFIL has trained and has been working with MCS since 2001. He’s assisted on many MCS studio projects and shows and eventually started training the MCS’ Meisner method in 2003. Former classes taught in MCS consist of a preteen class as well as a writer’s workshop. Ryan has also taught and directed preteens at the particular American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA) and also teaches Special Education within the NYC public school system. Ryan holds the Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theatre from the New School College , with an additional focus on creative writing. He co-wrote and carried out in the critically acclaimed Miss Kim, the play which was produced at fringeNYC in 2010 and was reprised in 2012 with 45th Theatre. He completed his Master’s in Biography, Autobiography, plus Memoir on CUNY’s Graduate Center.
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