LIFE IN A MID-SHOT with LES CHANTERY
LIFE IN A MID-SHOT with LES CHANTERY at 16th STREET ACTORS STUDIO
Self-tape & audition 1-day workshop and an exclusive 1-day masterclass.
How do you actually book the role? To celebrate Les Chantery’s 1 year anniversary of his #1 Amazon best-selling acting book, Life In a Mid-Shot, Les will be heading to 16th Street Actors Studio this coming March.
WORKSHOP & SEMINAR – DAY 1 – OPEN TO ALL
In this special one-day workshop & seminar Les will share the latest tools he uses with actors to help them land major roles and stand out from the crowd! Learn to fine tune the skills you need to create powerful and memorable self-tapes and screen auditions.
Les Chantery has proudly launched the careers of some of Hollywood’s biggest stars! There is a high success rate amongst past participants who have gone on to book film and television work on platforms including NETFLIX, HBO MAX, HULU, DISNEY+, MARVEL, PARAMOUNT+ and more!
What you’ll learn:
- How to create a one-of-a-kind self-tape/audition
- A revolutionary new script breakdown technique: a step-by-step approach to work quickly and efficiently
- Take charge of the five technical elements of a self-tape
- Adopt the four requirements to make your tape not watchable but “feel-able”
- Make bold, original, and compelling choices with the script
- What to do in the first 8 seconds to grab their attention
- Screen acting technique and points of focus in the audition room: eye-line, vocal level, line issues, physical movement in auditions
- Brand new tools not covered in the book which are booking actor’s work
This is an information-jam-packed day! Les will use a mix of PowerPoint, video, discussion and live demonstrations! This is a standalone day. However, participants can also apply for the closed masterclass (no auditors) on day 2.
MASTERCLASS DAY 2 – OPEN TO 15 PARTICIPANTS
“An inspired teacher full of ferocity and heart.” – Jacob Elordi (Saltburn, Euphoria, Priscilla)
This powerhouse masterclass is a rare opportunity to work with Les in person and receive personalised feedback and coaching. Masterclass participants are required to attend the workshop/seminar, there is no auditing available for the masterclass.
ABOUT LES CHANTERY
Les first got his start in acting opposite Vin Diesel in the cult classic sci-fi hit Pitch Black (2000). Since then he has worked with Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Nicole Kidman among many others. Les Chantery has helped clients land roles on projects including Euphoria, The Wilds, La Brea, Nine Perfect Strangers, Home and Away, Neighbours, Wentworth, Outlander, Thor 2, Lion, The Kissing Booth, and is the go-to onset coach for Hollywood blockbusters.
Les has been a valued associate of 16th Street for many years. Les leads the Film & TV training at NIDA and runs a Film & TV Masterclass out of his eponymous studio the Les Chantery Studio. His passion is empowering actors to take charge of their process when auditioning and live with dangerous inspiration. His book “Life In a Mid-Shot” continues to occupy its six-month reign in both USA and Australia as Amazon #1 Best Seller.