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ScreenPAC is proud to hosting a 2 day intensive weekend workshop for new, emerging, and established actors!  The course is designed to get hands on training, hear from industry professionals, improve audition techniques, and get fundamentals in the acting profession.  You will also get a new headshot and digital slate as a bonus!

This event is hosted by This Is Us actor and industry veteran Wesley Sellick, with Director Gilbert Allan, and experienced actors Michelle Molineux & Darrell Portz.  Special guests include ACTRA representative Tina Alford, talent agent Wendy Lumby, and many more!

By attending this two day course you will:

  • Understand the fundamentals of the acting profession
  • Learn from experienced directors and acting coaches
  • Hear from industry and union leaders, including ACTRA
  • Understand the audition process and how to improve
  • Conduct cold and prepared auditions
  • Learn how to read scripts and call sheets
  • Discuss set etiquette and set expectations
  • BONUS: Receive a new headshot & digital slate


Workshop Program:

Saturday, April 7th

9am to 11am – Actors Panel

  • Hosted by Wesley Sellick with guests Gilbert Allan, Michelle Molineux, & Darrell Portz
  • the acting craft
  • expectations with the acting trade
  • success and struggles – your attitude
  • how to read a script (with workbook)
  • how to read a call sheet (with workbook)
  • how to be professional on set

11am to 12pm – Industry Panel

  • Union and Industry reps
  • Including Tina Alford from ACTRA & Wendy Lumby from Faces of Wendy
  • Q&A

12pm to 1pm – Lunch Break

1pm to 2:30pm – Getting The Role

  • the casting and audition process
  • self tapes vs live auditions
  • what is a casting director looking for?
  • cold reads vs prepared sides
  • dealing with nerves
  • making the role your own

2:30pm to 5:00pm – Cold Reads

  • group practice & participation
  • participants do cold read auditions
  • live feedback from instructor
  • commercial reads and monologues

Sunday, April 8th

9am to 1pm – Group Workshops
Workshops are 2 hours each

Workshop #1:  Getting The Role (pt 2) – Prepared Monologues
Presented by: Wesley Sellick

Workshop #2:  Working With A Director
Presented by: Gilbert Allan & Michelle Molineux

Workshop #3:  Self Tapes & Recording
Presented by: Darrell Portz

Individual Headshots

1pm to 2pm – Lunch

2pm to 4pm – Group Workshops (continued)

4pm to 5pm – Closing with Q&A


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