Procedurals 101

with Guest Teacher Kim Ramirez

Date: Tuesdays, March 26th, April 2nd and 9th, 2019
Time: 11AM - 2PM


Location: AGR, 15 West 28th Street, 9th Floor, NYC 10001

$299 (Non-Memeber)
$255 (ELEVATE Member OR SALE)

*limited to 12 students per class

Week One: Where you Act?

This session will be dedicated to breaking down a TV procedural script. Learn the formula for an hour long procedural and how to identify where your character belongs in the script and what purpose, big or small, they are serving. Gain inside knowledge on how to utilize the breakdown and find the inside scoop on disclosed projects or never before aired TV shows. Then we’ll work in front of a camera on pre-assigned co-star sides.

Week Two: Legal Jargon, Stat!
Use the knowledge gained from week one on pre-assigned guest star sides and work them in front of the camera. Learn to navigate medical and legal language while making it appear natural and smooth. Incorporate technique and your own personal touch to make a dynamic and memorable audition. We’ll end the class by putting your new tools to the test with “last minute” co-star sides assigned in the class.

Week Three: Blowing it Up!
The last week will be split into two parts. The first part will be dedicated to high action scenes, i.e., gun shots, slaps, fights. Find out how to use the space to make your audition authentic and believable without being distracting. The second part of class will be solidifying work on a previously selected scene or polishing up a new one to put on tape for personal showcasing use on your website or other actor profile sites.

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.

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. 

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.


About Kim:
Kim Ramirez is an actress, writer, director, and acting coach. She has been in working in the industry for over a decade. Her TV credits include: Orange Is The New Black, House of Cards, Person Of Interest, Blindspot, and The Blacklist. She has taught actors of all ages in Texas, North Carolina and New York.

Kim earned a B.F.A. from the North Carolina School of the Arts where she studied with Gerald Freedman as well as some of the country's most prestigious acting, voice and movement teachers. Kim also studied at Primary Stages and completed the improvisational program at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Kim’s knowledge into on camera technique was strengthened by working with some of New York City's top casting directors at The Actor's Green Room. All of this has cultivated in a wealth of knowledge and insight that has helped her and many other actors in the audition room. 

Kim is able to guide an actor into achieving their best on camera performance. The actors leave with a deeper ability to deliver their best performance, remaining flexible and in the moment when auditioning.  She is passionate about the craft and loves helping young actors discover their real potential. Whether you're a newbie or a veteran, Kim can help you find clarity and depth to your scene and provide the tools you need to master an audition, on and off the camera. 


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