• INSTRUCTORS: Dexter Masland + Jared Wofford
  • LA MANAGER: Shepard Smith
  • ATL Agent: People Store
  • Location: Virtual Via Zoom
  • DATES: Jan 9 + 10
  • Times: JAN 9: 4-7pm | JAN 10: 3-5:30pm
  • AGES: 17+
  • INVESTMENT: $249

virtual Pilot Prep | adults

Pilot Season is the time during which the majority of Network Pilots are cast in the beginning few months of each year. This workshop was designed to help actors maximize their potential with regards to training, marketing materials, educating themselves with the upcoming pilot season, and how to succeed during arguably the busiest time of the year.

Catapult Acting Studios is excited to welcome two industry professionals from Los Angeles and Atlanta. Two Industry Pros will be part of a two-day VIRTUAL workshop, which will include scene preparation and on-camera work with two of Atlanta’s most sought-after coaches, Dexter Masland and Jared Wofford. Participants will execute scenes with feedback and participate in a discussion with these top industry pros. 

 

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THE BREAKDOWN

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DAY 1

THE PREPARATION

– Fine-tune audition techniques
– Create a dynamic yet authentic character
– How to make distinct yet authentic choices
– Polish your marketing materials (I.e. headshot, resume, reel)
— How to “book the room”

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DAY 2

THE EXECUTION

– Execute your scene in front of hand-selected, top industry professionals
– Receive direction & feedback
– Learn the keys to have a successful upcoming pilot season
— Q + A with ATL Agent and ATL CD

YOUR INDUSTRY PROS

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Shepard Smith

Top LA Manger

Shepard started his career in the mailroom of ICM before segueing into talent management. With over fifteen years of experience, Shepard has placed numerous clients onto major television and film projects including Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Walking Dead.

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People Store

ATL Agent

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

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DEXTER MASLAND

INSTRUCTOR

A California native, Dexter received a BA in Dramatic Arts from the University of Southern California. He furthered his training at the renowned acting conservatory BADA in London, as well as studied under Hollywood’s top acting coaches. His credits include the hit Disney Channel show Dog With A Blog and the CW’s Jane the Virgin. Most importantly, his love of acting is contagious, and he is committed to helping others reach their greatest potential. 

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JARED WOFFORD

INSTRUCTOR

Jared is from Naperville, IL, since 2013 he continues to work professionally in the Caribbean, Southeast and Midwest markets in commercial, film, print, and TV. He has studied British acting techniques at the British American Drama Academy (BADA), a program designed for serious actors with an emphasis on Shakespeare, modern text, auditioning, voice and physicality in performance. Jared’s on-camera work includes a guest star recurring role in the Apple TV series Swagger, a three-season guest star recurring role in the Crackle drama series StartUp, American Soul, Queen America, The Quad and supporting roles in Alieu The Dreamer and Open. Jared is passionate about helping actors confidently make smart business and creative decisions while growing their personal brands and thriving. His motto is “We Rise By Lifting Others”. 

Register below!

Register below to guarantee your spot!

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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.

CANCELLATION POLICY: 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.