Audition Technique

Audition Technique Level I with Howard Fine. This online class is great for students looking to learn the following:

  • How to apply Howard’s approach quickly to Film & Television sides.
  • How to interpret notes casting directors may give in the audition room and immediately translate it into applicable “actor” language.
  • How to handle auditions for different types of genres including dramas, sitcoms, fantasy, sci-fi, action and period pieces (The genres covered in each class vary between each Level).
  • How to ground yourself without props and a set
  • What to do when scenes call for physicality and action
  • How to use yourself fully and ace the audition regardless of being “right” for the role.

Dates:  Tuesdays & Fridays -October 6, 9, 13, 16 @2pm PDT

Cost for Performing Participants: $225/4 sessions

Cost for Observing Participants:: $100/4 classes

Cost for Observing Participants:: $25/class

Requirements: The use of a phone, Ipad, tablet or computer to join online class via ZOOM.

Space for both performers and observers is limited. Register now to reserve your spot.

How It Works

Class will be held via ZOOM. As most auditions are moving toward self-taping, actors will primarily be submitting their work as self tapes to offer the authentic audition experience. Actors will receive lecture and critiques during the live class with live reworks as necessary.

*Please do not be discouraged from taking this course if you live alone and are unable read with someone in person when self-taping. Given the social- distancing requirements, Howard will provide students in these circumstances with alternative options.

Observing participants will be allowed to watch the entirety of the class pertaining to the date they pay for.  . Observing participants will not receive class materials (scripts), but are encouraged to take notes and learn from watching other actors work.

Ongoing students previously enrolled through March with class credit may apply this credit towards tuition for this class.

Upon receipt of payment, participants will receive a confirmation with the information and instructions for joining the online lecture. Joining a Zoom meeting is super easy and requires the use of one of the following: computer, tablet, phone or Ipad.

Payment must be received before the class start time to be permitted entry into the lecture.

In order to ensure proper enrollment, please leave a first and last name and use this same name to log into Zoom on the day of the meeting. Your name will be seen by other participants. Participants who try to join the Zoom meeting under a name other than used to enroll here will not be granted access in to the meeting.

Terms and Conditions

All sales are final. If a student is enrolled but unable to attend the class/program and notifies the studio before 1-week of the start date, tuition may roll over/transfer one time as a credit to a similar class at the studio’s discretion. Unless otherwise arranged & approved in writing by the studio admin, all other tuition/fees are non-refundable & non-transferable. If a studio program does not run, and a similar alternative or other reasonable options are not offered, student may be entitled to a refund or partial refund.

Due to high demand & waitlists, the studio cannot guarantee any refund or transfer for last-minute drops or no shows.

Students experiencing hardship due to Covid-19 may seek a payment plan for some studio classes, and must obtain approval from studio admin in advance.

Students are responsible for knowing dates, times, content, & expectations of all programs prior to enrollment, and for making any necessary arrangements/accounting for time differences. All classes begin on-time. The studio is not responsible for a student’s failure to check start times or read class details, and cannot guarantee any refunds for classes or partial classes missed. Participants receive their class welcome email approximately one-week prior to class. Auditors & lecture attendees may not receive their link until day-of. If class time is approaching, and you have not received your link, please e-mail

Other terms & conditions may apply. A full list of studio policies is available upon request.


Oct 06 2020


2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Oct 06 2020
  • Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


$225 | $25


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