LA Biz Discounts

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!

Actor-Webs.com – Web Design for Actors
Amy Russ, fellow actor and founder of Actor-Webs, has been bringing actor websites to life for over a decade. Do you want a simple, affordable, effective website or are you craving a custom website and a collaborative experience? Either way, Amy and Actor-Webs can help you achieve your website dreams! $50 off your one-time website design fee, when you mention you’re one of Caryn’s studentshttp://actor-webs.com
Also, she actually created a video training series specifically designed to help actors get prepared for a kick ass website! :
Are you ready to create your actor website, but don’t know how or where to start? Don’t be overwhelmed! Amy founder of Actor-Webs, has created this exclusive video training – 5 First Steps Before You Create a Website. You’ll build a roadmap that will help guide you to create a site that captures your cast-ablility, personality, and professionalism. This video training is jam-packed with information and Amy is offering this training to Caryn West students for free! Just click this link to get started right away. http://bit.ly/aw-videoseries

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/

VIRAL VIDEO  (now offering 20% discount to CSFA students)  CSFA  5*****
THE BEST DEMO EDITOR I HAVE EVER USED! Owner Michael Chanslor just did a very fast , clean lovely edit of my 2013 work. Naturally, I want you to know about him!: 
Viral Video is an ATAS recommended EMMY FYC vendor. We provide professional video and audio services for the industry. Over 1000 clients served since 2005. Viral Video’s services include: Video Editing  , Demo Reel Creation , Online Emmy FYC Submissions, Event Production, Live Audio Reinforcement, Online Publishing, DVD Authoring, DVD Duplication, Broadcast Air Checks, Graphic Design, Theme Music Creation, Audio Post Production office 818.366.7335  cell 818.400.8887  website:  http://viralvid.us    e:  viralvid.us@gmail.com
 CONSTANT CONTACT  mailing and social media services: alot of you like these nifty Constant Contact newsletters for my industry news. If  join yourself and start using them yourself through this link, you save $30 on their services! Can’t say enough about how great they are, how easy it is to set up and who many free yet truly informative, social media seminars of theirs I have attended. And Email Reminders of your activities are the way to go.

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

REGIONAL & OFF-BROADWAY THEATRE GUIDE $17/issue & $49.50/subscripHon 716 Newman Springs Road, #245, Lincroe, NJ 07738 info@aclbooks.net Alison Lenox . 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.

DIALECTS site: http://www.dialectsarchive.com/dialects-accents

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 Malikwww.Balancedds.com 7080 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 808, Los Angeles, California 90028.

GOLDSTAR 50% off plays and music events in LA
http://www.goldstar.com/los-angeles

SAG MEMBER DISCOUNTS LA  
http://www.sagaftra.org/multi-benefit-programs

AT&T Wireless Discounts 15% off all mobile plans for SAG, AEA or AFTRA union Members
http://www.unionplus.org/cell-phone-wireless/att-wireless

SPRINT Discounts 10-15% off all mobile plans for SAG, AEA or AFTRA union Members
http://cumembers.sprintsave4cu.com/

YMCA in Hollywood
is giving free one week passes right now: http:// www.ymcala.org/hollywood/

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

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