Two-Day On-Camera comedy Audition Intensive
In this workshop, you’ll learn and practice the different approaches to Multi-Cam comedy and Single-Cam comedy auditions including –
-Understanding when the joke is yours and when it’s not
-The difference between situational and character comedy
-The importance of finding the right pacing for the comedy to work
Jeremy’s teaching is about blending your own experience in life with that of the character’s and unlocking skills that you already possess. “Auditioning, “ Jeremy says, “is much easier than you think.”
You will work with both cold reads & prepared scenes. In addition, you will learn invaluable industry insight from Jeremy’s experiences working in casting and as a filmmaker.
Wednesday, July 25 & Thursday, July 26th, 2016
$175.00 or $90/for one day
Wednesday: Single-Camera Comedy
Thursday: Multi-Cam Comedy
Jeremy O’Keefe is an acting instructor (American Academy of Dramatic Arts), private coach, screenwriter, film maker and producer. In addition he has cast hit shows for NBC, CBS, ABC, Comedy Central, USA, BET and TVLand. He has recently produced films for Rachel Chavkin (Tony Nominee for “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet) and Keith Powell (30 Rock). Additionally, he is partnered with Lionsgate on his TV pilot, BODY OF A GIRL.
“Jeremy takes my acting beyond a level where I thought it could go. Being good isn’t good enough. Jeremy’s technique transforms a good actor into a believable and compelling performer” –Mary K Devault
Glee, Pushing Daisies, Modern Family, Weeds
“Jeremy’s adjustments are spot on! It just amazes me how insightful he is. I only wish I could take him with me on all my auditions to ensure I make the strongest choices! ” – Nikki Tyler Flynn, The King of Queens, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
“Jeremy O’Keefe is one of the brightest, most artistic, and creative people I have ever met in my life. I’ve been lucky enough to be directed by him in films, as well as privately for auditions, and his nurturing yet constructive way of teaching has been so helpful to me. I value his opinion and insight tremendously!” – Melissa Claire Egan, Five-time Daytime Emmy Nominee (Young & the Restless, All My Children)