Actors: How to Master Your Zoom Audition and Win the Role

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Founder and Acting Coach at Catapult Acting Studios

As the founder of Catapult Acting Studios, Erik Lingvall has established himself as one of the go-to coaches for TV and film actors throughout the country. He dedicates himself to guiding and connecting his clients to the right people path, constantly reminding them to enjoy the process as much as the product at the end. You can see Erik's clients in projects like STRANGER THINGS, SAMARITAN, THE BABYSITTER'S CLUB, OZARK, THE WALKING DEAD, Disney's BUNK'D, RAVEN'S HOME, CSI, THE HATE U GIVE, MAZE RUNNER, NOAH, Nick's ALL THAT, SHORT TERM 12, TERMINATOR GENISYS, BATMAN V. SUPERMAN, and many more. Full Bio »

Webinar Summary

The game has changed in TV and film auditions, and it has become the industry norm for agents, casting, and production to meet with talent over Zoom or other virtual conferencing platforms. One of the biggest challenges you'll face as an actor in today's market is how to conquer auditions over Zoom, and, if you want to nab a role, you'll need the skills to sell yourself in this new virtual environment.

Virtual auditions are here to stay, yet it presents a unique challenge for you as an actor to give your performance in 2D. How do you get across your passion for the role when you're used to commanding the attention of a room for an audition? How do you know if your personality comes across well? How do you handle the awkward Zoom hiccups? What about your lighting and audio? And your eyelines - where do you even look on your computer? If you can adapt to these unique changes, then you'll be sure to master your meeting and win the role. With help from one of the top acting coaches in the US exclusively through Stage 32, you'll walk away knowing the techniques for dynamic and clean Zoom auditions, as well as the confidence to knock them dead.

Guiding you is Erik Lingvall of Catapult Acting Studios who is one of the go-to coaches for TV and film actors throughout the country. You've seen Erik's clients in projects like STRANGER THINGS, OZARK, THE WALKING DEAD, Disney's RAVEN'S HOME, CSI, THE HATE U GIVE, Nick's ALL THAT, SHORT TERM 12, TERMINATOR GENISYS, BATMAN V. SUPERMAN, and many more. Now, he's bringing his methods to the Stage 32 community.

In this jam-packed webinar Erik will help you master your mindset preparing for your Zoom audition, help you get your environment set up the best way possible and he'll walk you thorough all the potential pitfalls you should be prepared for and how to handle them. These are all crucial to ensuring you nail your Zoom audition.

Don't miss all this knowledge from one of the best acting coaches in the US!

What You'll Learn

  • Mastering the Mindset
    • How can you keep your energy high working virtually?
    • How do you stay authentically connected?
    • What should you expect?
    • What thoughts should you avoid?
  • Setting Yourself Up for Success: The Environment
    • How is your lighting/sound?
    • What’s your background like?
    • What camera are you using?
    • Where are your eyelines?
    • How’s your internet connection?
    • Does sitting or standing affect your audition?
  • Potential Pitfalls and How to Handle Them
    • What if your Internet goes out?
    • What to do in the waiting room?
    • Who should you look at if multiple people are there?
    • Should you have a reader?
    • ...and more!

About Your Instructor

As the founder of Catapult Acting Studios, Erik Lingvall has established himself as one of the go-to coaches for TV and film actors throughout the country. He dedicates himself to guiding and connecting his clients to the right people path, constantly reminding them to enjoy the process as much as the product at the end. You can see Erik's clients in projects like STRANGER THINGS, SAMARITAN, THE BABYSITTER'S CLUB, OZARK, THE WALKING DEAD, Disney's BUNK'D, RAVEN'S HOME, CSI, THE HATE U GIVE, MAZE RUNNER, NOAH, Nick's ALL THAT, SHORT TERM 12, TERMINATOR GENISYS, BATMAN V. SUPERMAN, and many more.

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