Summer Discovery @ PACE Performing Arts, NYC

CTCA is partnering with Summer Discovery @ PACE Performing Arts, NYC to offer a 2 or 3 week course on Acting and Auditioning for Film, TV, & Stage!

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This full-day intensive acting institute has it all, delivering what feels like years of acting and industry experience in a 3 week course. Geared towards high school students who are serious about acting, the course develops the skills necessary to make it as a professional in the entertainment business. Each session will include lecture, performance time, and workshop experience with entertainment professionals. Continue reading

The “Au-Dish” College Admissions Podcast Series

College to Career Acting is proud to bring you The “Au-Dish”, an insider’s look into the college admissions process. Listen to candid conversation with faculty from the following prestigious college theatre programs!

  • Elon University
  • Depaul
  • Point Park
  • University of North Carolina School of The Arts
  • Guthrie BFA Program
  • Muhlenberg College
  • Pace University
  • Juilliard
  • NYU Tisch
  • Syracuse

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FRED RUBECK
Chair of the Performing Arts Department at Elon University

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JASON BECK
Assistant Dean of The Theatre School at Depaul University

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ZEVA BARZELL
Head of Musical Theatre at Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts

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QUIN GORDON 
Head of Recruitment for The University of North Carolina School of The Arts

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MARCELA LORCA
Director of Company Development Director of Company Development The Guthrie Theater

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CHARLES RICHTER
Chair of the Department of Performing Arts Muhlenberg College

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WAYNE PETRO
Pace University Enrollment Manager

In addition to his 6 years at Pace, Wayne has also worked at Marymount Manhattan College and has worked with many Off and Off-Off Broadway companies. He holds a BFA in Theater-Acting from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA, and an MS in  Arts Administration from Drexel University in Philadelphia.

“It is really important to be able to create life-long artists and that’s ultimately what we’re doing…”

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KATHY HOOD
Juilliard Drama Division  Administrative Director

Katherine oversees every aspect of the Drama Division’s activities, serves as the producer for over ten fully produced productions each year and is actively involved in the Drama Division’s annual admission and selection process. She has produced two off-off Broadway productions and worked in production for the Grammy and MTV Video Awards. Katherine graduated magna cum laude and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Directing and Stage Management from Wright State University.

“Our hope is that people have a positive experience regardless of the ultimate outcome, and there are many people who audition for us more than once before they get into the program.”

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CHRIS ANDERSSON
NYU Tisch Director of Admissions

Chris came to NYU directly from working as Director of Recruitment for the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT. He has a long history as a well-received performer of both theater and cabaret and has recently become an independent theatrical producer.  He holds a B.A. in Theater and Dance from Trinity College, where he received the George E. Nicholls III Prize in Theater.

“It’s a vulnerable thing for people because not everyone is sure about their own talent… we wanna hear about you and who you are… being yourself is the best advice I can give.”

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TIMOTHY DAVIS-REED
Syracuse Professor of Practice, On-Camera Acting

Timothy is a veteran of more than 150 episodes of series television and has appeared in more than 25 productions of Shakespeare. He is a 25-year member of Actors’ Equity, SAG, and AFTRA. He teaches Scene Study, Audition Technique, and On-Camera Acting.

“If you can find a monologue that you like and you are comfortable with and feel shows yourself, that’s what we’re looking for and I think that’s true of all auditions.”