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Start: 08/27/2016 - 8:00pm
End: 08/27/2016 - 11:00pm

Performer, coach and communications expert Eleese Lester is offering a workshop on audio prompter techniques for those looking to enhance their skills in corporate/educational communications. Eleese has spent more than 35 years providing corporate and private training to performers, business leaders, news anchors, and sports figures. Join her for this special workshop on raising your profile and enhancing your skills.

When: 1 - 4 p.m., Saturday, August 27

Start: 06/25/2016 - 8:00pm
End: 06/25/2016 - 10:00pm

Workout with those who can hire you! Based in Austin, Kim and Brad Burton are seasoned casting directors who have cast everything from Super Bowl commercials to independent films, television and print campaigns. Besides their tireless work ethic, Burton Casting is known for having an exceptional eye for talent, staying current with the latest casting technology and working throughout the United States.  For more information, visit: http://burtoncasting.com/our-work/

When: 1 - 3 p.m., Saturday, June 25

Start: 06/14/2016 - 7:30pm
End: 06/14/2016 - 8:30pm

Whether you’re a new SAG-AFTRA member or new to Dallas-Fort Worth, the SAG-AFTRA new member orientation is right for you. Cynthia Williams, SAG-AFTRA Regional Education & Outreach Liaison will be on hand to present a membership overview with valuable information for new and veteran members alike.  This is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more about your union.

When: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 14 (check in begins at noon) 

Start: 06/14/2016 - 2:00am
End: 06/14/2016 - 4:00am

Filmmakers and members are invited to attend a presentation on SAG-AFTRA’s low budget film agreements. Come and gain important insight on the business side of producing and acting. We will provide an overview of the Short, Ultra, Modified, Low Budget and New Media Agreements and demystify the process of working with SAG-AFTRA. 

When: 7 – 9 p.m., Monday, June 13 (check in begins at 6:30 p.m.)

Start: 04/24/2016 - 8:00pm
End: 04/24/2016 - 10:00pm

The Houston-Austin Local presents its first panel dedicated to young performers: Career Basics for the Young Performer. This panel will cover what to look for in acting classes, commercial work, contracts, getting started, networking and promotional materials. Learn the basics and ask the professionals. Discover strategies to protect young actors and plan for the future.

Panelists include: