When: 1 – 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8

James Cagney Boardroom
5757 Wilshire Blvd. – Lobby Level
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated.

Find yourself sabotaging auditions with nervousness or freezing up when you walk in the casting room? Are you frustrated because you can totally kill it in when you rehearse in the car on the way there, but for some reason choke right after you slate your name? There's nothing wrong with you! It's not a sign "from the universe" that you shouldn't be an actor. It's actually the opposite.

Join Holly Shaw, hypnotherapist, bestselling author of The Creative Formula and former actor, to find out how your audition jitters or nervousness can be transformed into your best friend — helping you create magnetic and powerful energy in auditions and on film so you'll have that magnetic "it" quality that keeps casting directors calling you back!

In this two-hour free workshop, Shaw shares her secrets from over twenty years of studying performance anxiety and from learning to manage it herself while performing in TV, film, and on stages all over the world. You'll learn:

  • The truth about performance anxiety and what is really going on when your nerves and body act up
  • How to channel the "optimum" mindset before stepping into an audition
  • Powerful tools for transforming audition jitters into magnetism
  • The Biggest Mistake you can make with auditions and how to avoid it

This workshop will equip you with tools to manage your nervousness so that when big opportunities arise you'll know you've done everything you can to be your magnetic best.

About Holly Shaw
Holly Shaw is a San Francisco based bestselling author, creativity coach, and hypnotherapist who has worked with hundreds of actors and performers, some of them Emmy-award winning and Grammy nominated. She has helped them to overcome performance anxiety, impostor syndrome, and creative blocks so that they can totally kill it in auditions and performances without feeling like they're selling out or losing their sanity. She is also the host of the Performers & Creators Lab Podcast.

You must RSVP to attend. Spaces are limited.

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Questions? Contact (323) 634-8277.

This workshop is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing. Unfortunately, no guests allowed. Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome. SAG-AFTRA members, PLEASE BRING YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD OR DIGITAL CARD ON YOUR APP (paid through October 31, 2018) FOR ADMITTANCE. This workshop is not intended to imply an endorsement of any individual or company by SAG-AFTRA. The information provided through the workshop is given for informational purposes and may not be a suitable substitute for the advice of other industry professionals. You should always use good judgment in these matters and should not act or refrain from acting based solely on information provided through the workshop.

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