Coco Kleppinger is BACK at AVS teaching an Online 2-Week YOUTH TV/Film Intensive! This class is for actors 8-16 years old and you will be working on on-camera audition and acting techniques. This will be a live interactive class where you will have a Q&A and you will be able to perform and get feedback from Coco. You will be able to download the recordings of your performances for educational purposes only. You will also be able to send us your headshot, resume, acting reel and anything else you would want Coco to see.
Coco Kleppinger is an associate casting director and professor at UCLA's school of Theater, Film and Television. Before that she was an actress for 17 years and has been a dialect coach for nearly 15 years. In casting she has worked on films such as IT and IT Chapter 2, The Disaster Artist, Shazam!, Annabelle Comes Home, and the newly released MGM musical Valley Girl. In her teaching career she has taught both at UCLA and various institutions around Los Angeles in subjects including: acting for the camera, auditioning technique, actor self care, voice and speech, vocal extremes and dialects. She comes from Wyoming and currently lives in LA.
Preparation:WEEK 1 - Students will need to prepare a 2-Min TV/Film Scene; You will be discussing with Coco how you see your type & what stories you are passionate about telling.If you need our class facilitator to read with you, please send your scene as a PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the class.WEEK 2 - Coco will assign scenes a week out for you to prep and you will be working on these scenes in class.Please send your headshot and resume as soon as possible so Coco can assign you a scene for Week 2.
This online two-week intensive will take place via Zoom on Sundays, June 6th & 13th from 2:00PM-4:00PM EST / 11:00AM-1:00PM PST.
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*The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Acting seminars or acting classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.