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Rule #1 For Representation
“Actors and Models represent the reputation of their Talent Agents.”

At Nancy Hayes Casting, in the actual environment Talent will be auditioning, I will take Actors and Models through the process of professionally auditioning for a TV Commercial. This one day intensive training shares my own real experiences of auditioning and being cast as a Principal in over 40 National and Regional Commercials for the below listed Advertising Agencies

Young & Rubicam (5 Nationals)
Doyle Dane & Bernbach (3)
Foote Cone & Belding (2)
Grey Advertising
N.W. Ayer
J. Walter Thompson
N. Lee Lacy
Stern Monroe Wilson & Griek
Daniels & Charles
Temerlin McClain (5)
Macy’s Production
Marketing Response Group (2)

D’Arcy MacManus & Masius (3)
BBD&O (2)
Chiat-Day (2)
McCann Erickson
Leo Burnett
Scali McCabe & Sloves
Needham Harper
Tempo Advertising
Conahay & Lyon
Spectrum Assoc.
Holderby & Assoc.
Kitchen Sync
Abert Newhoff & Burr

What you will experience:
A six hour intensive Workshop on Saturdays from 11am to 5pm

  • Nancy’s List of Do’s and Don’ts and Audition Tips.
  • Wardrobe, make up, hair, and showing up on time.
  • Filling out forms and taking an effective digital snapshot.
  • The Waiting Room. How to relax and focus.
  • How to quickly breakdown commercial copy.
  • How to work off of cue cards.
  • How to give commercial level energy.
  • How to do an improvisation audition.
  • How to read the storyboard.
  • How enter the camera studio and best use your slate in the audition.
  • How to listen to and take direction.
  • How to do a tag line so you are noticed.
  • How to handle your callback.
  • Your beginning. The critical first 5 seconds.

Workshops are held on selected Saturdays from 11am to 5pm.

The Cost:
$175 with a $25 Discount if represented by a Talent Agent.

For Further Information and Registration Contact the Instructor:
Dennis Sakamoto
(408) 293-6362          

For workshop information in your area please email us at dennis@takeaftertake.com.
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