"Jen Rudolph continues to find joy in helping people make it into doors which are otherwise closed. 'It's so hard to break into a very saturated market. And much like in any business, you have a product,' she says. 'You need to come up with an innovative and a smart angle. I teach people how to go into that shark tank and slay it.'"
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"Rudolph continues to find joy in helping people make into doors which are otherwise closed. 'It's so hard to break into a very saturated market. And much like in any business, you have a product,' she says. 'You need to come up with an innovative and a smart angle. I teach people how to go into that shark tank and slay it.'"
-Jeryl Brunner, Forbes Magazine
Natalie Roy is an Actress, Author, creator of the Activated Actor technique, and C.R.E.A.T.E Co-Founder She has performed across North America on stage and screen and has appeared in such projects as: The Affair, Law and Order: SVU, The Detour, Power, The Following, Being Erica, Murdoch Mysteries and in two films directed by award winning director Sidney Furie. Natalie authored her first book: 30 Years, 30 Lessons several years ago and has since collaborated on The I’mPossible Project and the upcoming CREATE Book: Let’s Play! Natalie is a 500 hour certified Yoga Teacher and a meditation teacher specializing in Visualization technique, positive psychology for actors, the Yoga Sutras and taking ancient Eastern philosophy and practices and bringing them into the audition room and onto set. Natalie is passionate about bringing together the practices and techniques of meditation, mindfulness and “learned optimism” with the artistic process. Natalie Co-Founded C.R.E.A.T.E to do just that. “Nothing makes me happier than creating and seeing others live a life they love, doing the same. My career and life transformed when I began using holistic tools in my creative projects and process. It is my deepest passion to empower other artists to learn how to do the same. These tools are a game changer. They are the foundation for a career of longevity, success and joy.” Natalie Roy.WWW.NATALIEROY.COM
Jordan Ancel is an award-winning filmmaker, author, and photographer. His latest film, an anti-gun short, Good Guys With Guns, garnered much buzz on the festival circuit and went viral online. He has won awards for his two other short films, 875 and Bob White Monday, and his book, Behind the Lines: What it Really Takes to Make it as an Actor, featuring interviews with some of Hollywood’s top professionals, has been helping actors navigate the complex and delicate balance between art and business for several years, and the second edition is due out in 2018.
For the last few years, Jordan has been an independent business consultant and career coach for entertainment professionals. He recently gave a talk on Social Media Marketing at the Directors Guild of America for Emmy-nominated directors. He also inspired Adam Leipzig’s first book, Inside Track for Independent Filmmakers.
In the early ’90s, Jordan was a co-founder of the award-winning Off-Broadway theater company, The Greenwich House Theater Company in The West Village of NYC, whose members included (the late) Academy Award-Winning Kim Hunter and Ellen Barkin. He also achieved great success in commercials, having done major campaigns for GNC, American Express, Budget, and Chrysler, to name only a few.
Having had success as an actor and as theater producer/director, and personally mentored by (the late) Mike Nichols for many years, Jordan has a profound understanding of both the art and business of the entertainment industry.