Got an audition? Too last-minute to book a coach? Can’t afford a coach? Are you an improviser who’s new to auditioning? Want to learn how to coach yourself? Get confident with your audition prep in this one-day workshop!
Tess Paras has coached actors to book co-stars, guest-stars, and recurring roles on network t.v. Her class will introduce you to tools & techniques you can implement during your audition prep and even some tricks to keep you in the zone while in the waiting room! We’ll also spend time going over self-tapes and address your burning questions about specific audition scenarios.
Tess Paras assistant directed the 2019 CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase. As an actress, Tess recurs as “Erin” on the current season of the Amazon Studios’ series, Just Add Magic and as “Jayma Chan” on the CW’s Crazy-Ex Girlfriend. She is most recognized for her role as “Dana Tomas” on NBC’s hit drama, Grimm. Other notable TV credits include: Girl Meets World, White Collar, Mulaney, Wilfred, Weeds, and The Good Wife.
Behind the camera, Tess just completed production on a short film she wrote and directed, entitled “The Patients.” As a writer & producer, Tess has created digital political comedy content for Fusion, including the viral sketch “Trumping Makeup Tutorial” with over 6 million views. Additionally, Tess’ satirical videos on her YouTube Channel — “Typecast” and “What If Catcalls Were Cheeseburgers” — have also gone viral and were featured on: Glamour, BuzzFeed, Perez Hilton, Refinery29, NBC Asian America, MTV News, Jezebel, Slate, The Wrap, Angry Asian Man, and The A.V. Club. She is represented by Gersh (Talent & Literary) and Haven Entertainment.
This is a one-day workshop.