- INSTRUCTOR: Paul Weber
- AGES: 13-17
- DATE: MARCH 19
- TIME: 10-5pm (with 1 hour lunch)
- INVESTMENT: $299
- CAPACITY: 14
Art of The Audition Masterclass | TEEN
Paul Weber, one of Hollywood’s most respected casting directors, is back for another masterclass! Over the course of his career, Paul has developed a dynamic, practical and highly effective intensive program that demystifies the audition process and gives the actor the skill and confidence needed to create a memorable audition experience. THE ART OF THE AUDITION MASTERCLASS offers actors of every level the winning tools that will help you achieve success in the audition room.
- The Casting Perspective – What Casting professionals expect from Actors.
- What key elements are they looking for?
- Why Certain Actors Succeed – Mr. Weber talks about the actors he’s worked
with and reveals what makes them successful, including Johnny Depp, Ryan Reynolds,
Dakota Fanning, Reese Witherspoon, Bella Thorne and Jason Momoa.
- What You MUST Do Right Now – Jumpstart your career with these valuable
tips for self-branding and marketing.
- Don’t psych yourself out before you even get in the room!
- Essential techniques that will empower you to stop thinking of yourself as “the victim”
in the Audition Room and let the “winning performer” take the stage!
- Indispensable advise on how to handle Rejection, and how to embrace
Nervousness and Anxiety and make it work to your advantage.
- The Laws of Attraction: What you can do now to make your talent more
desirable and marketable to an agent, manager or casting director and why.
- The Headshots & Resumes that get noticed today – The very latest on these crucial tools –
and how the Zoom/Virtual Auditioning digital revolution is permanently transforming the way
actors will be seen, and how to Virtually create the most powerful audition experience possible!
- The Anatomy of the Audition – What actually happens?
- How to make the Boldest, most Effective Choices in The Room.
- The Importance of Listening, Cold Reading Technique, and Script Analysis.
- How to Deliver Your Best Read The First Time.
- Why Actors Fail – Common and avoidable mistakes that take Actors out
of the picture immediately.
Catapult Acting, LLC has a 24 hour grace period in which clients can cancel their registration and receive a full refund. After 24 hours, a 10% cancellation fee will apply to all registrations. If the client chooses to cancel 15-21 days before the event (classes, workshops & camps), a 50% refund will be issued. If the registration is cancelled within 14 days of the event, 100% of the payment will be forfeited. PLEASE NOTE: There are no refunds for missed, dropped or cancelled classes; should your schedule change once registered and within the cancellation policy.
meet your Instructor:
Paul WeberCasting Director
As Former Executive In House Head of Television Casting and Feature Film Consultant for MGM Studios for 16 years, Paul Weber notably cast the wildly popular STARGATE franchise. Other TV credits include SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA, OUTLANDER, DEAD LIKE ME, SHE SPIES, POLTERGEIST, and THE OUTER LIMITS. These series and others have garnered numerous honors including 21 Primetime
Emmy Award nominations.
For the big screen, Weber has advised on numerous MGM features including the blockbuster JAMES BOND franchise, FAME, ZOOKEEPER with Kevin James, HOT TUB TIME MACHINE, RED DAWN with Chris Hemsworth, Joss Whedon’s CABIN IN THE WOODS, and ROBOCOP. Weber is now a fully independent casting director and producer. He is casting and producing ZOMBIE TOWN starring Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase for HULU as well as CRY FROM THE SEA, now prepping in Ireland. He is also the Casting Executive for the Immersive National Stage Tour of THE QUEEN’S BALL: A BRIDGERTON EXPERIENCE. Weber is a member of the Casting Society of America, the Writers Guild of America, has served on the Host Committee for the Annual Academy Awards and is a regular judge for the Emmy Awards. He is also a respected audition coach and teaches his Art of the Audition, Business of the Art Audition technique class worldwide, including a number of Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities. He was the first American Casting Director ever to be invited to teach an Audition Master Class in South Africa and Cyprus. He is also a regular teaching guest at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. Paul has been a guest speaker for the Rising Stars Program at the Toronto International Film Festival and also appeared on the prestigious SXSW Film Festival panel representing Film Casting Directors. Originally from Connecticut, Paul makes Los Angeles his home.
Catapult Acting, LLC has a 24 hour grace period in which clients can cancel their registration and receive a full refund. After 24 hours, a 10% cancellation fee will apply to all registrations. If the client chooses to cancel 15-21 days before the event, a 50% refund will be issued. If the registration is cancelled within 14 days of the event, 100% of the payment will be forfeited. PLEASE NOTE: There are no refunds for missed, dropped or cancelled classes; should your schedule change once registered and within the cancellation policy.
In the event that “Shelter in Place” or another quarantine situation should take place, workshops + classes will continue virtually via Zoom. The cancellation policy above will still apply.