Current discount offerings: (Any other show biz vendor who wants to help actors out in the challenging pursuit of their careers with expert and quality services at a reasonable price, contact Caryn)
DISCOUNT COACHING CARD with Caryn West
( 3, 5 or 10 hour packages SAVE $150-700 ) In the studio when in LA or Caryn’s NYC apt, camera taping or via Skype / FaceTime. What she does best for you: Help you stay powerful and grounded in your storytelling, make very specific text and subtextual listening choices and a great track record of clients booking the jobs!
Wendy Braun’s ActorInspiration.com (CSFA Students receive 15% off any album or audio- Enter coupon code: caryn15 at checkout) Guided Meditation + Visualizations for Actors Actors who use Wendy’s audios to align their mind (at auditions, on the job + all the days in between) have been winning awards (Go Caryn!), performing on Broadway, booking more jobs + getting more offers. Wendy Braun is an accomplished actress, CSFA Alumni + founder of ActorInspiration.com, and her easy to use audios will help you turn self-doubt + anxiety into confidence + ease. Create an on-the-go-library of “positive audio food for the actor’s soul.” Shop here: http://actorinspiration.com/shop/
MARC BENNINGTON photographer: http://www.benningtonheadshots.com/ 818.635.5840 $50 off at any time, if you mention you are one of Caryn West’s students. Caryn adores his work, as he shoots and he gets great lively expression and a joy to work with!! West Hollywood AND NYC!! CESD practically used him as there one and only photog of choice as he gets so up beat yet authentic shoots. I love his colors and focus on expression and eyes. He is fun and relaxing to be around too.
GENESIS PRINTING for Caryn’s actors: 50 head shots $60.00 minus 15 percent off, 100 head shots $93.00 minus 15%. Zed cards 50 $65.00 minus 15 %. 100 zeds $105.00 minus 15 %. Business cards 500 $40.00 set price 15 % included. 1,000 b-cards $50.00 15 % included More to offer, go to www.genesis-printing.com . Carlos Marrodan 323-965-7935. 5872 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019
WEBDESIGN, BRANDING, AND MARKETING MATERIALS You can have your website created by Kyle Walters who created my fabulous website here www.theAuditionCoach.com. It was a huge undertaking and he was very patient with me. Check out www.kyleart.com/actor. Tell him I sent you and he will give you a discount. He’s a Los Angeles local, and a pleasure to work with.
www.CastingAbout.com The most complete and up to date list of all CDs , their associates AND asst.s so you hit the whole office with a postcard mailing. JUST OFFERED ONE WEEK FREE to my list! Do that mailing now! Here’s the link: www.CastingAbout.com/CarynSFA17 CastingAbout is THE online guide for who’s casting what in Los Angeles and New York. AFTER THE FREE WEEK: usually 9.95/mo. 39.99 /yr at Actors access now
JOHANNA SIEGMANN, photographer, www.johannasiegmann.com, 323-906-0991 Had a glorious shoot with her and want to support her and the price is very reasonable here’s the poop on her shoots: standard rate is $250 for a 1-1.5 hour shoot. • Clients can choose as many “looks” as they want, as long as it’s within the 1.5 hour maximum • They can view the entire shoot (to choose) in a private, password- protected gallery • They get 2 edited images, plus a CD of their entire shoot. Additional editing is $20/image • No hair or make-up but can arrange for a MUA for a separate charge. • Will shoot studio and/or natural light . I require a $50 deposit to hold their session time, and will grant a $50 refund for any referral that books a session. Cash or PayPal only.
JOEL GOLDES, dialect coach www.thedialectcoach.com $10 off / hour to Caryn’s students Joel has gotten extraordinary results for myself and and others in a short amount of time and much better investment than the dialect tapes and CDS out there IMHO. Phone: 818-879-1896 Email: joel at thedialectcoach.com
Books – career essentials:
Acting Is Everything: An Actor’s Guidebook for a Successful Career in Los Angeles ( 11th edition) by Judy Kerr ©2009 Hers is the best, most up to date and with dependable referrals. A must if you come to LA . When I don’t have an answer, I go here! and she includes online updates at her site www.actingiseverything.com
Subscription – 2 issues @ $17.50/ea. $35.00 New year-round seasons & updates to Summer seasons(ships in mid-May) Treading the Boards – Summer & updates to previous announced seasons(ships in mid-November) Single issues Treading the Boards – mid-May Treading the Boards – mid-Nov $20.00 Make check or money order payable to: Alison Normand P.O. Box 7252, Freehold, NJ 07728. firstname.lastname@example.org
AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE to tracking roles in theater and doing mailings. http://www.aclbooks.net/orderform.html
ACTING ( very incomplete list, but ones that are essential for me):
ACTIONS: The Actors’ Thesaurus (Paperback) by Marina Caldarone , Maggie Lloyd-Williams
ACTING: The First Six Lessons by Richard Boleslavsky
A CHALLENGE FOR THE ACTOR, by Uta Hagen
THE INTENT TO LIVE: Achieving Your True PotenHal as an Actor by Larry Moss
OTHER SERVICES AND LINKS:
SUCCESS LIFE COACHING WENDY HAINES actress I have taken her one day course and 6 week Master Class and have great results thereaeer. Really inspiring and great tools! http://www.wendyhaines.com/workshop.html 310.395.3246
OPTOMETRIST: FAIRFAX OPTICAL LAB 453 N Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, CA 90036 Phone number (323) 651-5976
Great frames, and the cheapest prices I have ever found anywhere! Does exams too. See Gary and his Mom. fantastic personal service.
Real People Dialects listed by geography all over the world wow . BRILLIANT FREE SOURCE!
DENTIST RECOMMENDATION I have had good and bad dentists. This office is scrupulously honest and has great services . Formerly the wonderful, late Hanna Hoesli’s practice . Dr Nicola Malik : www.Balancedds.com 7080 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 808, Los Angeles, California 90028.
AT&T Wireless Discounts 15% off all mobile plans for SAG, AEA or AFTRA union Members
Free pizza at Melgard Public House Every single day from 3-7 (even weekends). on Melrose (when you buy a beer) in West Hollywood. http://www.yelp.com/biz/melgard-public-house-los-angeles