#THEAGREXPERIENCE
 
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The Who and What of AGR

GET TO KNOW US


 

HERE AT THE ACTOR'S GREEN ROOM, WE OFFER...

 
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AND THAT'S WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT! 


Like most actors, you probably have an idea of the kind of career you want to have. Perhaps you want to be on the silver screen, or in people's homes on television, or on Broadway. Regardless, you want to be living out your passion but you don't know how to do it and furthermore how to do it effectively. You want to WORK. 

That's where we come in. 

So what makes us different than our competition? Well, for one, we provide free purified water at our classes and intensives. :)
 

  • We nurture our students both personally and professionally (with business/casting director workshops/etc AND we offer holistic classes that focus on the inner work) thus providing an optimal full spectrum experience known as #theagrexperience.

  • We believe that there is enough for everyone and in the power of community.

  • We believe in the yin/yang of things - that one cannot play an instrument optimally if there is dust inside of it. We focus on training AND making sure one's instrument is free and clear of anything that could block its success.


Open Door Policy
We welcome both newbies and seasoned actors. Whether you are just getting into the business and want to learn all there is to know or have a heavy resume and are looking to get to that next level, our classes & events offer opportunities for both.   

No membership fees
We don't believe in fees. We just believe in YOU.   

Small Classes
With day and night intensives topping out at 16 students per class, we create a supportive, laidback, professional atmosphere where our students and guests thrive.

Unique class set up/simulate the audition process
Unlike at any other place, we set our classes and intensives up to simulate the audition process.  One student at a time goes into our studio to work on camera with the guest CD and our reader while the rest of the class watches the process on a monitor from the main room. 

No monologues. Not ever 
At every class and/or event, we provide current film & television scenes along with an outstanding working actor to support you in your process. Scenes really allow actors to connect and show their stuff whereas monologues do not.  

The ability to choose your own sides
Sometimes our guest teachers like to assign their own sides but sometimes...you get to come to the table with your own! We provide current film & television scenes (often times along with character breakdowns) for you to choose from. Know thyself as an actor and choose material that suits you and allows you to shine in your most organic light. If you have had a Career Consultation, you will be able to use those sides as well. 

Only top industry
Want to meet the casting directors of top episodics or for major feature films? No problem. We got 'em on our roster. Want to meet the best agents and managers from all over the industry? You shall. Our guests flock to us as they love our vibe, our formats, and the talent that we bring to them. 

HD QuickTime videos
We email every class student their on-camera work (often times before each class is even over) in the form of a High Definition QuickTime movie. Watch it, save it and review it later...our class benefits are timeless.

It's not business, it's personal
Here at The Actor's Green Room, we want to know you. We want to talk to you and make you feel at home. We develop relationships with all of our actors and make everyone feel comfortable and at ease. Why? Because we care. We are not a machine. We are human beings who take pride in what we do and in you.

 
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meet the agr family


Jennifer Rudolph, Founder

Jen has always had a passion for helping actors succeed. She spent the first 10 years of her career as a casting director under the tutelage of Jeff Mitchell and eventually became a partner at Mitchell/Rudolph Casting. Jen has cast over 40 films and television shows and has helped start the careers of such actors as Michelle Monaghan, Kate Bosworth and Ian Somerhalder.  While a casting director, Jennifer began teaching audition technique classes and from there created The Actor's Green Room. She believes that every actor has an organic spark that if nurtured properly can become something amazing. To quote FIELD OF DREAMS, "If you build it, they will come.”

For more information on career consultations with Jen:


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Trish Blair, Operations Manager / Programmer

Trish graduated from Winthrop University in South Carolina with a Bachelors Degree in Vocal Performance in Opera. She has performed as a Mezzo-Sporano with Opera Carolina in Charlotte in their main stage productions as well as their educational outreach programs following her graduation. Recently, she has made the transition to a Full Lyric Soprano and is loving all the new repertoire that comes with it! While music is still a passion and a huge part of her life, she is enjoying learning about other aspects of the industry. Trish has been with AGR for 2 years now has loved watching this amazing community grow. 


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Becca Beberaggi, Operations Administrator 

Becca Beberaggi is a writer, comedian and performer born and raised in New York City. She has been featured in Time Out NY and described as, "A sharp writer, very funny and multi-hyphenated." She has also previously served as the assistant comedy producer and host of "Comedy Night" at Paste Magazine and is currently the editor of a humor blog called, "Lady-Saurus Comedy". You might see her performing in sketchy bars and not so sketchy bars from time to time but above all she's very excited to be a part of the AGR family! You can learn more about Becca on her Website: https://www.beccathetinyhuman.com/

 
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agr work/study program

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A PART OF THE ACTOR'S GREEN ROOM?

Check out our Work/Study Program!


Here's how it works:

To be considered for our Work/Study Program (which requires either a 3 or 6 month commitment) at The Actor's Green Room, you must be a familiar face aka a regular. Even our interns are well-screened. This means that we know you and that you and I have met. I usually just end up asking some of our regulars to join our Work/Study Program but if the above criteria applies to you and you are interested in joining, please fill out the form below. If you are a newbie, I encourage you to become a regular at The Actor's Green Room and immerse yourself in our classes and intensives so that we get to know you. :)


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*Please do not submit if you are not a regular attendee at The Actor's Green Room. 


our nyc space


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15 West 28th Street (between 5th Avenue and Broadway), on the 9th Floor.

Email: agrny@theactorsgreenroom.com
Phone: 646.308.1229 ext. 1

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When designing our New York space, we kept the ideas of Zen and relaxation in the forefront of our mind. Using our color scheme, we wanted to create an oasis where actors could feel comfortable and at peace in order to do their best work.

We created - Swank City.

 

agr POLICIES


Sides Policy

  • Casting directors will either assign specific sides or we will provide a link to our general database.
  • A link to sides for classes/events/intensives will be included in your booking confirmation email. 
  • Sides must be from Film or Television and cannot be a monologue.
  • Sides may not exceed two minutes in length.  

Payments

  • In order to guarantee a spot in a desired class, intensive or event, payments must be processed through either our online booking system or over the phone.

Cancellation Policy

  • We do not offer refunds, but we do offer credit. Cancellations must be made 7 days or more in advance of a class, event, or intensive in order to receive a credit.  You can cancel the class online in our booking system or via email.
  • Unless otherwise noted, if you cancel within 7 days of the class, event, or intensive due to sickness or industry related work, we require a doctor's note or proof of work in order to issue a credit. 
  • Credits are issued during business hours only.
  • If you are enrolled in a multi-week class, partial credit cannot be issued for a missed class. For credit, the entire class must be cancelled within 7 or more days in advance, or with the proper documentation up to 24 hours before the class. 
  • Cancellations within 24 business hours of the class, event, or intensive and/or no-shows will NOT be credited under any circumstance.  For example, if your class is on Sunday, you must cancel before the end of business on Friday.
  • If you are enrolled in our Monday Night Class, please review our "missed class" policy on the Monday Night Class.

Sales/Discounts 

  • If you booked one of the eligible events or intensives up to 3 days prior to the sale/discount announcement, please email us immediately. We will issue your AGR account a credit in the amount that you would have saved with the discount. 
  • Bookings made more than 3 days before a sale/discount was announced do NOT qualify for a credit. 
  • Retroactive discount credits will NOT be offered for SOLD OUT classes/intensives/events.
  • Discount codes and promos are only valid before they expire.  If you book a class with a discount code, have to cancel it, or it is cancelled, you will be credited equal to the amount you paid.  If the class is rescheduled, or you make a different purchase after the discount code expires, you will have to pay the difference.
  • Sales and other discounts cannot be combined. If there is a holiday sale and you have purchased the 6 for 5 package deal, you will not be able to combine both. 

Industry Substitutions

  • All of the Industry that we invite to our classes and events are very busy professionals as well as human beings with life circumstances that may arise. In the event that an industry guest is unable to attend an event, another guest from the same office or a comparable industry member will attend in his/her place. 
  • On occasion, our classes may need to begin a little later or earlier than anticipated due to a casting director's life/professional circumstances. You will be notified of this via email.
  • If an Industry Guest has to cancel or reschedule their event entirely, you will be notified via email and your account will be issued a credit that you can use towards another class/event.

Wait List Policy

  • If a class is sold out, you can sign up for a spot on the wait list.
  • If a spot opens, the wait list is notified via email and the spot is sold on a first come, first served basis.
  • If you do not get the spot, you do not need to rejoin the wait list.

Age Requirements

  • Our classes, events and intensives (unless otherwise noted) are for ages 13 and up. 

For the Parents

  • If you are accompanying your teenager to an event at either AGR NY or LA, you are welcome to wait in the holding room with your teenager, but cannot go into the audition room.  Under no circumstances will a parent be allowed in the audition room with their child.

Technical Glitches

  • We do our very best to ensure that our video recording system runs smoothly and that your on-camera work is recorded without any issues. It works 99% of the time. In the 1% chance that there is a technical glitch and we are somehow not able to email you your on-camera work, we cannot be held responsible or liable.  

Class/Intensive Videos

  • At AGR, we record your on-camera work with the designated casting director and email it to you. These videos are for education purposes only and are NOT to be posted on YouTube, Facebook, or any other public viewing site. Any actor who violates this policy will be banned from attending future classes, events or intensives.

Disclaimer

  • Our Classes/Events are NOT job interviews, auditions or employment opportunities.  The presence of an industry professional is in no way a promise of employment. The Actor's Green Room does not attempt to procure or promise employment, we are strictly an educational experience.