- DATE: July 30th-Aug 3rd
- TIME: 10am–5pm
- AGES: 8-17
- INVESTMENT: $695
- INSTRUCTOR: Julia Jones + TBD
WHAT IS CAMP CATAPULT?
Camp Catapult is Catapult Acting’s signature event that combines rigorous intensive scene study instructed by award-winning coaches with first-person industry perspective. This 5 day intensive covers every aspect of the audition process. In addition to being instructed by our wonderful, challenging coaches; actors will receive instruction from a different industry pro each day ranging from Agents to Managers to Casting Directors to Directors and more.
NOTE: This is an audition/referral/approval camp. This camp is not for the hobbyist. Experience is not important, but rather willingness to challenge one’s self.
CAMP DETAILS + GUEST INDUSTRY PROS
DAY 1: LYNDIE GREENWOODPRE-PREPARATION
– Know the genre
– Know the director & their work
– Know the network
about THE WORKING ACTOR
Canadian born Greenwood can be seen in FLINT, opposite Queen Latifah, Betsy Brandt, and Marin Ireland. Lyndie Greenwood is a classically trained actress who started her career as SONYA on Nikita for the CW opposite Maggie Q and Shane West. She then went on to book SLEEPY HOLLOW for FOX in which she played the role of JENNY MILLS. She shot THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU opposite Radha Mitchell, PJ Byrne and Annick Marks and is also recurring on Shawn Ryan’s S.W.A.T for CBS.
DAY 2: ERIK LINGVALLSCENE PREP
– Creating a compelling character
– What is your objective?
– Who are you? What do you want? Why do you want it?
Backstage.com contributor and winner of the 2015 Readers’ Choice for Atlanta’s Favorite Acting Coach, Erik Lingvall brings with him over 15 years of experience guiding and training talent, throughout the country. As the founder of Catapult Acting Studios, Erik has established himself as one of the go-to coaches for tv/film actors in the Southeast. Originally from California, Erik currently resides in Atlanta, with his wife Jennifer and baby girl Venice. He is dedicated to guiding & connecting his clients to the right people & right path, always reminding his them to enjoy the process as much as the product at the end. Erik’s motto: “Professional training, designed to create better people.” Below are a few of the projects Erik’s clients can be seen in projects like: The Walking Dead, Manhunt: Unabomber, Modern Family, Disney’s Bunk’d, Dog with a Blog & Kickin’ It, FOX’s The Gifted, Nashville, The Hate U Give, Maze Runner, Noah, Daddy’s Home, The Big Short, Terminator Genisys, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and many more.
DAY 3: JACOB LAWSONWORKING THE SCRIPT
– Practice, Practice, Practice
– Repetition, Repetition, Repetition
about THE TALENT AGENT
Jacob graduated from the University of Georgia in 2011 and began working for Privilege Talent Agency shortly after it’s inception in 2013. After working under the original owner for two years, Jacob took over ownership of the company in 2015, at which point Corey began working for the agency. Since then, Privilege has focused on maintaining a boutique sized roster focusing on their actors as individuals; encouraging constant training with the goal of pushing local and regional talent to develop into artists that are ready to compete on a national level.
DAY 4: MEGHAN APOSTOLESTHE TAPED AUDITION
– Maximize your tape
– Learn proper eyeline
– Experiment with the 4th wall
about THE CASTING ASSOCIATE
Meghan Apostoles is a casting associate at arvold. In addition to her work casting film, television and commercial projects, she acts as production manager on arvold. productions, assists with education events and helms arvold.’s Atlanta office. She began as an extras casting assistant on Meg Ryan’s Ithaca and has since worked on AMC’s TURN: Washington’s Spies, Jeff Nichols’s Loving, and many other features, commercials and short form multimedia projects. She loves educating young actors and has taught at the Virgina Repertory Theatre’s TRAIN Pre-Professional Actor Training program and DMR Adventures.
DAY 5: DANIEL STINETHE CALLBACK
– Execute your scene in front of director like a real callback
about THE DIRECTOR
Daniel Stine is an Atlanta-based writer, director and actor. A 2008 graduate of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro’s film school, Daniel wrote, directed and appeared in 3 award-winning short films (God and Vodka, Grape, The Championship Rounds) prior to releasing his debut feature, Virginia Minnesota. Collectively, his short films appeared in more than 50 film festivals, garnering 35 awards in multiple categories, including Best Film, Audience Choice Award, Best Director and Best Screenplay among others.
Virginia Minnesota, a 97-minute drama/comedy, was shot along Minnesota’s Lake Superior coastline in the fall of 2016 and completed post-production in late 2017.
Daniel has two other feature projects in development.
DISCLAIMER: DEAR ACTOR, Please note that this class, as with all of our others, is specifically designed to educate and train, NOT to get you representation or guaranteed employment.
NOTE: Guest Industry Pros are subject to change due to nature of the business. If/when industry pros change, each event will be updated as soon as possible.
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS
JULIA JONESLEAD INSTRUCTOR
Julia Jones is a professional actor, coach, and improvisor in Atlanta GA. Her clients at Catapult Acting can be seen on Disney, Nickelodeon, Netflix, HBO, and many more. Her latest projects include a National Cartoon Network Commercial, a parody short for Funny or Die, and a pilot shot in NYC with Tony Award Winning Actor Dan Fogler (Fantastic Beasts). She is a professional improvisor & instructor at The Village Theatre (named Best Comedy Club – Atlanta Magazine & Best Improv Comedy – Creative Loafing).
CARRIE ANNE HUNTCO-INSTRUCTOR
Carrie Anne Hunt is an actress and filmmaker originally from Columbia, SC. In addition to acting, Carrie Anne is also the founder of Faerie Path Productions, where she is currently developing her own content for a fantasy adventure series. She also regularly works as a producer, writer, and director, helping other filmmakers to realize their creative visions. As an acting coach, Carrie Anne is committed to helping each individual performer find their light and shine.