Find The Funny: Comedy Intensive

The 6-week series is coming October 2017 in Los Angeles

Nail Your Comedic Auditions Like A Pro

Comedic acting is part art form, and part science. The comedic audition is even more complex. Unlike drama, where you have the freedom fully live out your character’s emotional discoveries and decisions, comedy is built on timing and precision.

One extra uh, or a beat too long, and your comedic audition falls like a souffle.

As an actor, it’s critical to be able deliver any audition material that comes your way.

Comedy is complicated, but the good news is, we can help! Our brand new intensive shows you a step-by-step process to “Find The Funny” in all your comedic auditions.

BE Ready So You Don’t Have To GET Ready

You never know when the next big acting opportunity is going to land in your lap. It’s important to keep your comedic chops sharp. Whether you’re new to comedy, or you’re looking for an intense comedic workout, our 6-week intensive will whip you into shape.

You’ll walk away with a step-by-step approach to comedic auditions that you can use time and time again.

Get Serious About Comedy

Great comedy comes from fear, anger, conflict and pain. Sounds like fun, doesn’t it?!?

Comedy is serious business. You can’t just wing it. Trying to “be funny” isn’t going to fly. Comedic characters are dead serious about their predicaments.

Comedic acting techniques use words like, “Timing,” “High Stakes,” or “The Rule of Three”…but what does that actually mean for your acting? How do you “do” that in your audition scene?

We can help.

Introducing: Find The Funny

What is it?

Our 6-week intensive training will teach you exactly what you need to know to create comedic auditions that book the job. Not only will you learn a step-by-step audition approach to comedy, you will get up on your feet each week to put your skills to the test.

What can I expect from this class?

To master any skill, you can’t just read about it. It’s not enough to understand it. You have to practice it.

Each week you’ll prepare a comedic audition, put yourself on tape, and see the playback. This is the fastest way for you learn what works, and what needs work.

Plus, your audition scenes are chosen to help you rise to the real-world audition challenges you will face, (if you haven’t already), to give you ultimate confidence in your process, in your choices, and most importantly, in the audition room.

You will walk away from this class with a proven approach to comedy that will serve you for the rest of your career.

Class size is limited to 8 so that every actor gets personal attention s/he needs to thrive.

 

Meet Your Instructor

 

About Lilach Mendelovich

Lilach is an actress, audition coach, and award winning screenwriter. She is a graduate of UCLA’s prestigious school of Theater, Film, and Television. While writing feature films she has worked as a reader for several casting offices before coming to Acting Pros, where she teaches audition technique with Wendy Davis. She also coaches actors privately.

Her experience in front of and behind the camera gives her a vast and well rounded base to help actors reach their potential.

Lilach is the primary instructor for Acting Pros’ flagship class series: Audition Game Pro. Through the class series as well as her guidance in private audition coaching, she is instrumental in helping actors land consistent callbacks and bookings.

 


Summer 2017 Class Schedule

Choose Your Payment Option

All classes take place in Glendale, CA.


Tuesday NIGHT Class

Class time: 7pm – 10pm

Next 2017 Class Dates

Coming Soon!

 

Tues Night 1-Pay

Coming Soon!

Payment Plan

Coming Soon!

Then 2 payments of $200 billed every 21 days


Refund Policy: Class size is limited. Once you enroll, your spot is guaranteed. You may cancel enrollment up to 10 business days from your date of purchase.

No refunds are given after 10 business days from purchase with the exception of an illness that lasts throughout at least 50% of the scheduled class dates. A physician’s note will be required. The refund policy only applies under these circumstances and only for the classes missed due to the above reasons. There will be no make-up classes.

This program is FOR you if…

Find The Funny is for you if you’re ready to focus exclusively on comedic auditions and you also want to…

 

  • Learn a proven, repeatable, step-by-step audition technique that gets results
  • Understand the structure of comedic writing, and how that affects your acting choices
  • Master the precision of comedic timing
  • Work in an intimate, hands-on, supportive environment where it’s safe to fall on your face (we’ll help you get back up again)
  • Put your comedic auditions on tape to find out exactly how far you can go (and when to dial it back)
  • Have total confidence in your process, your choices, and in the audition room
  • “Find the Funny” in every comedic audition, and know how to make the strongest choices in every tone, style and genre of comedy.

This program is NOT for you if…

Find The Funny is not for everyone.  You must be willing to put in the work. If you’re looking for a magic pill, this class series is NOT for you.  It’s also not for you if…

 

  • You feel don’t have anything new to learn about comedic auditions
  • You don’t have a sense of humor
  • You hate comedy
  • You are lazy and unmotivated
  • You show up late, unprepared, and like to complain
  • You are not willing to watch playback of your auditions in a small group setting

 

Here’s what you’ll learn in Find The Funny

You will learn our 6-step approach to comedic auditions.  No matter what comedic material comes your way, you will be ready to handle it like a pro. By enrolling in Find The Funny you will receive:

  • 6 in-person classes
  • A complete training in comedy: writing structure, comedic devices, archetypes, and what this means for your acting choices
  • Weekly comedic audition scenes for you to prepare, just like a real audition
  • Customized feedback on your work
  • Real-world audition challenges you will face, and how to deal with them like a pro
  • A community of like-minded actors to test out your new audition skills with (during class and for future auditions)

We’re serious about comedy. But make no mistake, the most important element in this class series is FUN.

Whether you’re just starting to build your comedic chops, or you’re ready to take your comedic skills to the next level,  Find The Funny will challenge you to step up your game.

Plus, because this class focuses exclusively on comedic auditions, that means you are working against your own personal standard.

Still not sure?

If you’re still wondering if this is the right class for you, ask yourself this:

When a comedic auditions comes your way, is your first thought, “I got this! No problem!”?

If it is, then you probably don’t need this class.

On the other hand, if you go out for comedy all the time, but you’re not booking as often as you’d like, we can help you whip those comedy muscles into shape.

Would it be worth it to you to walk away with a proven approach to comedic auditions that helps you book the job? Using this technique to book just one job, would pay back your investment and then some. Imagine two, three, or ten jobs!

But don’t just take our word for it. Check out our success stories below from actors just like you.

The audition room is a high pressure situation. And comedic auditions are even harder to pull off. Most actors play it safe, they fear doing “too much” and instead end up doing a whole lot of nothing.

In drama (not to say that it’s easy), but if you can stay connected and authentic in the moment, you just might be able to pull off a great dramatic audition.

Comedy doesn’t work like that. You can’t wing it. You can’t let yourself get rusty.

You never know when that big break is coming. Don’t blow it because you’re not ready. That wouldn’t be very funny.

 

 

What Others Say About Working With Us

Don’t just take our word for it…hear what our clients have to say!

 

“I enjoyed Find The Funny class for many reasons…I learned a lot about comedic acting and sitcom’s, for one.  But the best part was getting to practice what we were learning on camera with good comedy scenes!  All of the practice and the insightful coaching which she gives really works…I just booked a two day costar roll on The Odd Couple!!! I felt so confident walking into the Casting room, it was a wonderful feeling 🙂  I definitely had applied a lot of what we learned in class to my preparation and presentation!”

Carol Mack

“Lilach is absolutely amazing to work with! Not only does she help you think outside the box and bring something to casting directors that they have not seen but she makes you confident and believe in yourself without a doubt. She adjusts her coaching per person so she gets the best out of you. Everyone works differently and she sees that. She wants you to succeed! She encourages you, helps you find your own answers thus helping your over all acting. I would recommend her a 1000X over.”

Aerial Cox

“Thank you so much! Your class has REALLY helped me! I got a theatrical agent with a scene from class AND I was put on avail for a tv movie in Atlanta.  Thanks again and hope to see you soon!”

Leslie Miller

Lilach is sincere, passionate and generous with her knowledge. She speaks the language that’s easy to understand and provides a safe environment where I don’t feel judged.  Now I am more calm and present at auditions because she has given me a way of doing things – especially how to begin and end each audition.”

Peggy Lu

“This class is so important for anyone wanting to work in comedy. Lilach breaks down the different comedy styles and gives examples of what to look for in your comedy sides. She gave us personal one on one advice on how we could improve our audition game. I can’t wait to take this class again with her!”

Joey Rich

“Lilach is an excellent audition coach.  She took her time with me and helped me break my scenes down in detail.  She was fully invested in wanting me to succeed and helped me to deliver a top notch audition that I felt good about.  I highly recommend Lilach for your audition coaching needs.”

Becki Dennis

“Loved working with Lilach. I felt so confident walking into my audition I wasn’t even nervous. Thank you for helping me breakdown the scene and bring it to life. You’re an amazing coach!”

Makena Taylor

“This was an exceptional class; it was a game-changer for me.  The confidence that this class has given me is extraordinary.  When I was considering taking the class, my reaction was – I can’t afford this.  That change to – I can’t afford not to!  I was right.  If you are serious, you should take this class.”

Alan Ramos

“Comedy is it’s own beast & Find The Funny really helped me tackle that beast!  I wasn’t sure where to even start with comedy, but by the end of the class I was ready to take on comedy scripts- head on!  I can’t recommend this class enough!”

Cara Jade Myers

“I think you know how I’ve been raving about your Acting Pros class and sharing it with everyone I think could benefit from it. Just wanted to add….you were right…I booked something.  My first series regular role!!!! I’m beyond excited about this new chapter in my life and I am grateful for the role you have played in my story.” Carlease Burke

Series Regluar on NBC'S Crowded

“So grateful for this class!! Seriously has given me incredibly practical tools to make sure I feel confident in every audition. My bookings have increased and I know it’s directly attributed to what I’ve learned in class. Lilach is VERY good at analyzing the text. She sees things that I completely overlook. Highly suggest this class if you’re feeling nervous in the audition room or simply want to exercise that audition muscle more.”

Yvonne Senate

 

“Dying Is Easy, Comedy Is Hard”

Most actors underestimate just how much energy it takes to craft an effective comedic audition.

Comedic acting is a highly specialized skill. Comedic auditioning requires even more ability. Without the benefit of a set, props, wardrobe, other actors, a director, and the rehearsal process, it’s up to you to figure out how to generate this on your own.

You have to drive the scene forward, set the pace (no matter who your reader is), nail the timing, land the jokes, and make it all seem natural, authentic and spontaneous. How do you keep all these plates spinning?

Comedy is hard.

But it’s worth the effort.

Imagine how many more opportunities open up to you with a proven approach to comedic auditions?

Yes, it takes hard work, and no, we can’t do the work for you. But we can teach you our step-by-step approach to powerful, effective, comedic auditions that book jobs.

After 6 weeks with us, you will know exactly what to do for every comedic audition.

No guess-work. No blindly pulling choices out of thin air. No winging it.

Just follow steps. They really work.

Are you ready for 100% confidence in your comedic auditions?

Spots are limited, and once they’re gone, they’re gone. Grab yours today.


Tuesday NIGHT Class

Class time: 7pm – 10pm

Next 2017 Class Dates

Coming Soon!

Tues Night 1-Pay

Coming Soon!

Payment Plan

Coming Soon!

Then 2 payments of $200 billed every 21 days