CHARLOTTESVILLE –’s Total Prep Workshop – $165

Total Preparation: Art Meets Craft in the Audition Room is a workshop that offers each actor personal, in-depth co-instruction and practical, professional advice from Richard Warner, acting coach, and Erica Arvold, CSA, on the entire audition process. The workshop specifically addresses film auditions and is for adult actors (18 and above).

Features of the workshop include:

  • insight into the casting process
  • script analysis
  • character creation
  • tips on improving each individual’s audition technique
  • on-camera practice with real film sides in a simulated professional audition session
  • coaching to connect each actor to the emotional life of a film character

May 28, 1-5pm

Charlottesville VA


This workshop offers an actor the unique chance to be coached by an experienced casting director and an acting coach at the same time. This seldom, if ever, happens in LA or NYC!  Actors will learn what is needed to get a call back and also how to create exciting, original and personal work.

Richard and Erica will work together and with the actors to create the conditions to achieve a successful reading.  The class will work outside in and inside out simultaneously, with both hands-on work and discussion.  The session will be intensive – please come prepared to work!

***THIS CLASS IS NOT AN AUDITION; it is for instructional/educational purposes only***  

We will not be accepting materials for submission (you may bring them for the purposes of discussion and review, but not for any purpose of employment)