Audition Intensive & Scene Study

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                                                         a safe place to risk and explore , since 1999 



REMINDER : on  August AUDITION INTENSIVE 11/12 and SCENE STUDY is ongoing month to month. Info below. cw 
“Caryn is truly an audition expert. She has great insights on audition techniques as well as the entertainment business as a whole, and her teachings all came from her own authentic experience in the business.  Soon after the class, I booked a great role opposite Vince Vaughn in the 2013 Shawn Levy feature THE INTERNSHIP. Thank you Caryn!”
– Jimmy Ouyang

RECENT CLIENT /ALUMNI WINS  (keep us informed people, we love to brag about you):

RON K. SIMONS won a Tony as one of the producers of PORGY AND BESS!   

JIMMY OUYANG (see above) joins TOBIT RAPHAEL on 20th C. Fox’s THE INTERNSHIP

CODY LINLEY is off to shoot a lead in the feature CHAMPION with Lance Henriksen.
LAURA NIEMI  is playing Steve Jobs’ Secretary & her WEEDS episode airs the first week in August.
JIMMY PALUMBO booked a role a Robert DeNiro film directed by Luc Besson!
GRAHAM SHIELS is on “Leverage” on TNT at July 22 8pm
THE “TEACH” Caryn is just back from NYC for GOOD PEOPLE audition.

  Come join us now  and expand your work as they did.  Info and links below.      


AUGUST 11/12  10-5pm  
( payment plans on request)

“Caryn has the ability to quickly comprehend a scene and bring it to life. She inspires ideas and actions that would have otherwise gone untapped. I wouldn’t go anywhere else with my audition material”VICTORIA SUMMER ( currently shooting one of  2 feature parts  she booked in roles Caryn coached or taped for her this spring 2012)
INTERNET READINESS (the new “Pre Read”), Genre Script Prep, On Camera Tips and Practice, Work Ethic , Eliminating Nerves and Self Sabotage,  Camera Savvy  

My most effective way to teach all this info! Acquiring your best level comes from the time and space to assimilate the handouts and concepts, multiple times in front of the camera with many different genres and audition scenarios, and for me to observe your  habits and weak areas. New marketing essentials: “ACTOR SOCIAL MEDIA” CLASS DETAILS   REGISTRATION PAGE  



co taught by  


 (One of the “BEST AUDITION COACHES” -Backstage West/ East polls) 



co Artistic Director of the BOSTON COURT theater  

now directing MACBETH for the Antaeus Company

Mondays 7-11:00pm   month to month

call for appts to interview 323.876.0394  

FREE AUDIT, just call

CD Workshops are for networking! Yes, but you can’t improve in a 2 hour CD workshop- just show what skills you currently have. There just is no time to address real technique and growth.   

Immerse yourself in a class where we make sure you gather better tools to interpret scripts, commit to stronger actions quickly and  excite us with higher stakes, and build rich characters that stretch you and you can carry into other rooms.

Honestly, Jess and I have seen some very talented folks get back to booking after revisiting their craft in this class. MORE CLASS INFO, TOPICS, TESTIMONIALS and REGISTRATION at      

  CW NOTE: Skype coach clients both in NYC with a good broadband connection and here in LA when these last minute pilot shots come in. We are here if you need us!



7504 Lexington Ave. , West Hollywood, Ca. 90046

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