Taking Control of Your Career: The Business of Acting

Taking Control of Your Career: The Business of Acting class empowers actors with tools and strategies necessary for a successful acting career. Students should come away from the class with an innate understanding of the business, their specific access point into the industry, a strong sense of brand identity, how to comfortably connect with industry professionals, a fully functional actor website and on-brand social media platforms, next steps and resources to implement structure and dive into the industry with confidence and self-awareness.

By the end of this class, you will have the foundations and materials to market your business, make introductions, and produce your own work.


Topics to be discussed include:


-Branding 101

-Embracing Social Media

-Network & Streaming Platform Branding

-Personal Branding

-Branded Content Website Mock-Up and Resume Review


-Casting Directors, Advocates for Actors

-Representation and Building Your Team

-Creating Your Own Content and Demystifying Networking

-Implementing Structure, Self-Care and Getting In the Room


Allison Brzezinski


Two Year Professional Acting Conservatory training, or an equivalent Conservatory, Undergrad or MFA program. Special consideration may be given to students who have not completed any of the above. Please contact the Administration for more information.


Class with Allison will return in Fall 2o2o. Katie Flahive will be teaching a version of this class for Summer 2020. Please contact Administration for more info on Katie’s version of the class.




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