Class Lineup

* All fees should be paid in full 48 hours prior to a class to reserve your seat. If you can't make a class or performance, please let me know ahead of time.

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May

ONLINE - Self Taping and Submissions Workshop

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: May 2, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • What to do and what not to do in a Self Tape

  • What to wear, where to look, why you need to look or finish a certain way…

  • What should you self tape with?

  • The framing of the shot.

  • What is needed to make the taping value the best using what you already own

  • Why you need to master the self-tape

  • Sending the tape

Class notes:

12 - 12:30/1: We will dicuss Selt Taping do's and don'ts.
1 - 2:30: We will review slates and your own self tapes (check requirment), and learn how to improve.
2:30 - 3: Review all we have learned.

Requirments:

Once you commit to the workshop, you will be sent sides to self-tape on your phone or camera, and you will bring the recording to class. If you already have a self-taped audition, please bring it.

It doesn’t matter if you have an android or an I-phone we will play it back on TV for evaluation and adjustments to make it stronger for next time.

If your audition was taped through a Camera, please bring the camera with you with your cords to attach to the television for playback.

RCA cords, (white, yellow and red cords) for camera, will be provided other cords that are not RCA will be your responsibility to bring.

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

May 2, 2020

Cold Reading Workshop

6 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: May 9, 2020 (12:00 - 6:00pm)

  • * 2 - 3pm lunch

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • *How to do a cold read and an ICE cold read.

  • How to rehearse a cold read in 15 minutes or less.

  • How to always be ready to cold read.

  • The framing of the shot.

  • how to overcome the “FEAR” of being asked to cold read.

class notes:

We will be doing cold reads on Camera with playback. All participants will work on camera with playback.

  • price: $100

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

May 9, 2020

ONLINE - Step One - Business End of the Acting/Modeling Business

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: May 16, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Special guest:

  • Sabine Dibbern from TDA Talent Agency

  • learn:

  • How to write a resume with little or no experience

  • Where to go for a headshot / reprints

  • How to find the best Agent for you

  • How to avoid the pitfalls

  • How it all works

  • What to expect at an Audition or Casting

  • The Difference between the two

  • And much more...

  • You leave with a Complete packet to Reference Later!

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

May 16, 2020

Improvisation

6 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Monday Nights
Performance on final day of class

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  • Dates and time:

  • Mondays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • May 18, 2020 (Week 1)

  • May 25, 2020 (Memorial Day)

  • June 1, 2020 (Week 2)

  • June 8, 2020 (Week 3)

  • June 15, 2020 (Week 4)

  • June 22, 2020 (Week 5)

  • June 22, 2020 (Week 6 - Performance)

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Learn:

  • To Collaborate and support each other to build something out of nothing

  • How to work at the top of their intelligence

  • To listen and respond

  • Techniques to support each other’s choices in any given situation

  • To trust their own choices for all acting media and to trust their choices in life

  • Skills and Tools on how to generate authentic performances and to think quickly without reservation

  • The joy of working with other actors in unison and in a supported way

  • By doing improvisation exercises together in a SAFE SECURE learning environment.

Class notes:

Tired of Drop in Improvisation – learning the techniques and no place to perform them?

Then this is the Class for you – Improvisation with last class as Performance.
Invest in your future - INVEST IN YOU!

More and more people are discovering the mental, social and life-changing skills by learning improvisation techniques, more and more people are planning on improving their lives with practicing improvisation techniques this has never been more appropriate than right now.

Performance:

On the last day of class, student's will have an IMPROV-ABLE Performance to showcase what they've learned. There is no pressure here, we learn in a fun, safe environment.
* If you can't make the performance, just let me know ahead of time.

  • price: $225

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

May 18, 2020

Monologue Study

4 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Wednesday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Wednesdays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • May 20, 2020 (Week 1)

  • May 27, 2020 (Week 2)

  • June 3, 2020 (Week 3)

  • June 10, 2020 (Week 4)

  • Location:

  • AmeriLaw Building:
    2514 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33020 - Unit 406

  • Learn:

  • How to break down a monologue.

  • How to memorize the monologue in an hour or less.

  • Tools to make the monologue more interesting.

  • Do’s and Don’ts of choosing a monologue and why.

  • Choosing the right monologue for you.

  • Why you need monologues.

Class notes:

All students will work in each class each week.

requirement:

You must come with an at least half memorized monologue, and bring an extra copy.

  • price: $200

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

May 20, 2020

How to Audition For Camera

6 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Monday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Mondays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • September 14, 2020 (Week 1)

  • September 21, 2020 (Week 2)

  • September 28, 2020 (Week 3)

  • October 5, 2020 (Week 4)

  • October 12, 2020 (Week 5)

  • October 19, 2020 (Week 6)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • How to audition for camera (telivision, film, commercial)

  • Differences between them

  • overcome thoughts like:

  • "Am I overthinking it?"

  • "I don't have enough time to show them anything!"

  • "What's the backstory?"

  • "I don't have enough information."

  • "How do I stand out?"

  • "I feel like it's all a big crap shoot."

  • "What does the casting director want to see?"

  • "There's not much to work with in 1 or 2 lines."

  • "Only one word" - What?

Class notes:

Everyone works in each session. You'll work alone, work with other actors, and will all work with playback. All students will work in each class each week. Class closes on Day 1. If you decide to take the class and cannot make the first or any class, just communicate - you'll be allowed to attend.

  • price: $225

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

May 26, 2020

June

Cold Reading & Improv Workshop

6 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: June 6, 2020 (11:00 - 6:00pm)

  • * 11am - 2pm - Cold Reading

  • * 2 - 3pm - lunch

  • * 3 - 6pm - Improvisation

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • cold reading:

  • Learn how to rehearse a cold read in 15 minutes or Less

  • Learn how to always be ready to cold read or the ice cold read

  • You will practice on Camera with Playback

  • why you need improv:

  • Encourages Actors to Trust Their Own Choices

  • Confidence in their Choices and ability to quickly change their Choices

  • Gives Skills and tools to generate AUTHENTIC Performances

  • Assists the ACTOR to Think Quickly and therefore enriching their Skillset

  • Assists the ACTOR to Work at the Top of Their Intelligence

  • Assists the Actor as an individual and in various GROUP/TEAM Situations

  • Builds Confidence on stage and in your life

  • Great for Public Speakers and Actors to get out of Self-Editing

  • price: $100 or $50 for either half

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

June 6, 2020

How to Audition for Camera

6 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Tuesday Nights

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: June 6, 2020 (11:00 - 6:00pm)

  • * 11am - 2pm - Cold Reading

  • * 2 - 3pm - lunch

  • * 3 - 6pm - Improvisation

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • cold reading:

  • Learn how to rehearse a cold read in 15 minutes or Less

  • Learn how to always be ready to cold read or the ice cold read

  • You will practice on Camera with Playback

  • why you need improv:

  • Encourages Actors to Trust Their Own Choices

  • Confidence in their Choices and ability to quickly change their Choices

  • Gives Skills and tools to generate AUTHENTIC Performances

  • Assists the ACTOR to Think Quickly and therefore enriching their Skillset

  • Assists the ACTOR to Work at the Top of Their Intelligence

  • Assists the Actor as an individual and in various GROUP/TEAM Situations

  • Builds Confidence on stage and in your life

  • Great for Public Speakers and Actors to get out of Self-Editing

  • price: $100 or $50 for either half

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

June 9, 2020

Self Taping and Submissions Workshop

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Dates and time:

  • Saturday: June 20, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • What to do and what not to do in a Self Tape

  • What to wear, where to look, why you need to look or finish a certain way…

  • What should you self tape with?

  • The framing of the shot.

  • What is needed to make the taping value the best using what you already own

  • Why you need to master the self-tape

  • Sending the tape

Class notes:

12 - 12:30/1: We will dicuss Selt Taping do's and don'ts.
1 - 2:30: We will review slates and your own self tapes (check requirment), and learn how to improve.
2:30 - 3: Review all we have learned.

Requirments:

Once you commit to the workshop, you will be sent sides to self-tape on your phone or camera, and you will bring the recording to class. If you already have a self-taped audition, please bring it.

It doesn’t matter if you have an android or an I-phone we will play it back on TV for evaluation and adjustments to make it stronger for next time.

If your audition was taped through a Camera, please bring the camera with you with your cords to attach to the television for playback.

RCA cords, (white, yellow and red cords) for camera, will be provided other cords that are not RCA will be your responsibility to bring.

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

June 20, 2020

ONLINE - Step One - Business End of the Acting/Modeling Business

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: May 16, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Special guest:

  • Sabine Dibbern from TDA Talent Agency

  • learn:

  • How to write a resume with little or no experience

  • Where to go for a headshot / reprints

  • How to find the best Agent for you

  • How to avoid the pitfalls

  • How it all works

  • What to expect at an Audition or Casting

  • The Difference between the two

  • And much more...

  • You leave with a Complete packet to Reference Later!

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

June 27, 2020

July

Monologue and Scene Study

8 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Monday Nights
Performance on final day of class

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  • Dates and time:

  • Mondays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • July 13, 2020  (Week 1)

  • July 20, 2020 (Week 2)

  • July 27, 2020 (Week 3)

  • August 3, 2020 (Week 4)

  • August 3, 2020 (Week 5)

  • August 3, 2020 (Week 6)

  • August 3, 2020 (Week 7)

  • August 3, 2020 (Week 8 - Performance)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • Auditioning Tips

  • How to figure out your character

  • Basic improvisation Skills

  • Stage Directions

  • Memorization Techniques

  • the differences, in the technique, from stage to screen

  • what an actor goes through all in a safe secure environment...

Class notes:

SEASONED Actors: this is where you come to hone your skills.
BEGINNER Actors: this is a great place to start.

Leave the class with a finished Monologue ready for auditions!

  • price: $225

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

July 6, 2020

Storytelling (Learn how to tell a story)

3 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Wednesday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Wednesdays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • July 8, 2020 (Week 1)

  • July 15, 2020 (Week 2)

  • July 22, 2020 (Week 3)

  • July 29, 2020 (Week 4)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • Techniques actors use to assist their performance; and use it in your Story

  • Overcoming tension, fears and inhibitions getting up in front of folks to tell the Story

  • The powerful use of gesture & language what words and sounds to use and what words or sounds to stay away from

  • How to prepare your written Story and keep it interesting

  • Best way to rehearse and remember your Story, by using memorization Techniques that work for 98% of the population

Class notes:

This class encourages storytellers to focus on the craft of publicly performing. Whether we are telling a story to a friend, a group of strangers or joining a Story Slam competition, Story Telling is an art.

In this class you will learn how to tell your stories in an interesting and entertaining way which is truly your own. It is your story and we want you to be able to share it with the world with total confidence.

In the narrative of your story you will learn how to organize, excite and create a unique speaker who is always a joy to watch.

Requirments:

You will be responsible for writing and performing a 5 minute Story: A slice of your life, a personal story that you are willing to share with your community. You will be put on camera with playback and a critique on how to make it better. I am not reinventing the wheel here; I am giving you theatre and film techniques to make your story come alive.

  • price: $225

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

July 9, 2020

Cold Reading Workshop

6 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • date and time:

  • Saturday: July 18, 2020 (12:00 - 6:00pm)

  • * 2 - 3pm lunch

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Learn:

  • *How to do a cold read and an ICE cold read.

  • How to rehearse a cold read in 15 minutes or less.

  • How to always be ready to cold read.

  • The framing of the shot.

  • how to overcome the “FEAR” of being asked to cold read.

class notes:

We will be doing cold reads on Camera with playback. All participants will work on camera with playback.

  • price: $100

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

July 18, 2020

Self Taping and Submissions Workshop

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Dates and time:

  • Saturday: August 22, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • What to do and what not to do in a Self Tape

  • What to wear, where to look, why you need to look or finish a certain way…

  • What should you self tape with?

  • The framing of the shot.

  • What is needed to make the taping value the best using what you already own

  • Why you need to master the self-tape

  • Sending the tape

Class notes:

12 - 12:30/1: We will dicuss Selt Taping do's and don'ts.
1 - 2:30: We will review slates and your own self tapes (check requirment), and learn how to improve.
2:30 - 3: Review all we have learned.

Requirments:

Once you commit to the workshop, you will be sent sides to self-tape on your phone or camera, and you will bring the recording to class. If you already have a self-taped audition, please bring it.

It doesn’t matter if you have an android or an I-phone we will play it back on TV for evaluation and adjustments to make it stronger for next time.

If your audition was taped through a Camera, please bring the camera with you with your cords to attach to the television for playback.

RCA cords, (white, yellow and red cords) for camera, will be provided other cords that are not RCA will be your responsibility to bring.

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

July 25, 2020

august

Step One - Business End of the Acting/Modeling Business

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: August 1, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Special guest:

  • Sabine Dibbern from TDA Talent Agency

  • learn:

  • How to write a resume with little or no experience

  • Where to go for a headshot / reprints

  • How to find the best Agent for you

  • How to avoid the pitfalls

  • How it all works

  • What to expect at an Audition or Casting

  • The Difference between the two

  • And much more...

  • You leave with a Complete packet to Reference Later!

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

August 1, 2020

Public Speaking

4 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Wednesday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Wednesdays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • August 5, 2020 (Week 1)

  • August 12, 2020 (Week 2)

  • August 19, 2020 (Week 3)

  • August 26 , 2020 (Week 4)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

Class notes:

Public speaking and/or giving presentations or sales pitches is a part of many jobs in today’s world, yet many people feel fear, stress or panic at the thought of getting in front of any audience; or doing training to co-workers or just speaking to any group.

I've coached many aspiring public speakers one-on-one to success in their presentations. I've even come into companies to deliver training to group. Whether you need just a little confidence boost or are white-knuckled with fear, I can assist you reach your goals.

If you are fearful at the thought of getting in front of any audience and having to speak this is the class for you. Please don't let fear hold you back come build your confidence with my coaching methods together we can change your fearful expectation into self-assurance.

requirement:

You will be responsible for writing a 5 min speech and you will be put on camera with a playback critique on how to make it better.

  • price: $200

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

August 5, 2020

Improv & Cold Reading Workshop

6 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Dates and time:

  • Saturday: August 8, 2020  (11:00 - 6:00pm)

    * 11am - 2pm - Cold Reading

    * 2 - 3pm - lunch

    * 3 - 6pm - Improvisation

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Cold reading:

  • Learn how to rehearse a cold read in 15 minutes or Less

  • Learn how to always be ready to cold read or the ice cold read

  • You will practice on Camera with Playback

  • why you need Improv:

  • Encourages Actors to Trust Their Own Choices

  • Confidence in their Choices and ability to quickly change their Choices

  • Gives Skills and tools to generate AUTHENTIC Performances

  • Assists the Actor to Think Quickly and therefore enriching their Skillset

  • Assists the Actor to Work at the Top of Their Intelligence

  • Assists the Actor as an individual and in various GROUP/TEAM Situations

  • Builds Confidence on stage and in your life

  • Great for Public Speakers and Actors to get out of Self-Editing

  • price: $100 or $50 for either half

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

August 8, 2020

Self Taping and Submissions Workshop

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Dates and time:

  • Saturday: August 22, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • What to do and what not to do in a Self Tape

  • What to wear, where to look, why you need to look or finish a certain way…

  • What should you self tape with?

  • The framing of the shot.

  • What is needed to make the taping value the best using what you already own

  • Why you need to master the self-tape

  • Sending the tape

Class notes:

12 - 12:30/1: We will dicuss Selt Taping do's and don'ts.
1 - 2:30: We will review slates and your own self tapes (check requirment), and learn how to improve.
2:30 - 3: Review all we have learned.

Requirments:

Once you commit to the workshop, you will be sent sides to self-tape on your phone or camera, and you will bring the recording to class. If you already have a self-taped audition, please bring it.

It doesn’t matter if you have an android or an I-phone we will play it back on TV for evaluation and adjustments to make it stronger for next time.

If your audition was taped through a Camera, please bring the camera with you with your cords to attach to the television for playback.

RCA cords, (white, yellow and red cords) for camera, will be provided other cords that are not RCA will be your responsibility to bring.

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

August 22, 2020

september

Step One - Business End of the Acting/Modeling Business

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: September 12, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Special guest:

  • Sabine Dibbern from TDA Talent Agency

  • learn:

  • How to write a resume with little or no experience

  • Where to go for a headshot / reprints

  • How to find the best Agent for you

  • How to avoid the pitfalls

  • How it all works

  • What to expect at an Audition or Casting

  • The Difference between the two

  • And much more...

  • You leave with a Complete packet to Reference Later!

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

September 12, 2020

How to Audition For Camera

6 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Monday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Mondays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • September 14, 2020 (Week 1)

  • September 21, 2020 (Week 2)

  • September 28, 2020 (Week 3)

  • October 5, 2020 (Week 4)

  • October 12, 2020 (Week 5)

  • October 19, 2020 (Week 6)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • How to audition for camera (telivision, film, commercial)

  • Differences between them

  • overcome thoughts like:

  • "Am I overthinking it?"

  • "I don't have enough time to show them anything!"

  • "What's the backstory?"

  • "I don't have enough information."

  • "How do I stand out?"

  • "I feel like it's all a big crap shoot."

  • "What does the casting director want to see?"

  • "There's not much to work with in 1 or 2 lines."

  • "Only one word" - What?

Class notes:

Everyone works in each session. You'll work alone, work with other actors, and will all work with playback. All students will work in each class each week. Class closes on Day 1. If you decide to take the class and cannot make the first or any class, just communicate - you'll be allowed to attend.

  • price: $225

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

September 14, 2020

Monologue Study

4 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Wednesday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Wednesdays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • September 16, 2020 (Week 1)

  • September 23, 2020 (Week 2)

  • September 30, 2020 (Week 3)

  • October 7, 2020 (Week 4)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Learn:

  • How to break down a monologue.

  • How to memorize the monologue in an hour or less.

  • Tools to make the monologue more interesting.

  • Do’s and Don’ts of choosing a monologue and why.

  • Choosing the right monologue for you.

  • Why you need monologues.

Class notes:

All students will work in each class each week.

Requirments:

You must come with an at least half memorized monologue, and bring an extra copy.

  • price: $200

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

September 16, 2020

Figuring Out Your Character

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: September 19, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • how to break down a monologue, film script or audition piece

  • questions to ask yourself

  • where to look for your character

  • how to feel comfortable with your choices

Class notes:

“How do I figure out my character?” Is this a question you have asked yourself?
If so this is the class for YOU!!! While it may all sound a bit complicated we will work together in this 3-hour to go over all the do’s and don’ts of how to go about this process and make it EASY for you to figure out.

Together we will explore scripts, break them down and read them aloud – not yet at performance level, just read them. Feel free to bring one of your own scripts or use the one provided.

Each one of you will get a chance to read the script, (or a script), out loud and in doing so we learn from each other of how we determine how our “character” evolves.

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

September 19, 2020

Self Taping and Submissions Workshop

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: September 26, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • What to do and what not to do in a Self Tape

  • What to wear, where to look, why you need to look or finish a certain way…

  • What should you self tape with?

  • The framing of the shot.

  • What is needed to make the taping value the best using what you already own

  • Why you need to master the self-tape

  • Sending the tape

Class notes:

12 - 12:30/1: We will dicuss Selt Taping do's and don'ts.
1 - 2:30: We will review slates and your own self tapes (check requirment), and learn how to improve.
2:30 - 3: Review all we have learned.

Requirments:

Once you commit to the workshop, you will be sent sides to self-tape on your phone or camera, and you will bring the recording to class. If you already have a self-taped audition, please bring it.

It doesn’t matter if you have an android or an I-phone we will play it back on TV for evaluation and adjustments to make it stronger for next time.

If your audition was taped through a Camera, please bring the camera with you with your cords to attach to the television for playback.

RCA cords, (white, yellow and red cords) for camera, will be provided other cords that are not RCA will be your responsibility to bring.

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

September 26, 2020

october

Improvisation & Monologue Workshop

6 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: October 17, 2020 (11:00 - 6:00pm)

    * 11am - 2pm - Improv

    * 2 - 3pm - lunch

    * 3 - 6pm - Monologues

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • why you need Improv:

  • Encourages Actors to Trust Their Own Choices

  • Confidence in their Choices and ability to quickly change their Choices

  • Gives Skills and tools to generate AUTHENTIC Performances

  • Assists the Actor to Think Quickly and therefore enriching their Skillset

  • Assists the Actor to Work at the Top of Their Intelligence

  • Assists the Actor as an individual and in various GROUP/TEAM Situations

  • Builds Confidence on stage and in your life

  • Great for Public Speakers and Actors to get out of Self-Editing

  • monologue

  • We'll improve you're already memorized monologue

  • Use the improv you learned and apply it.

Requirments:

Bring a memorized monologue to participate in the monologue half of the workshop.

  • price: $100 or $50 for either half

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

October 17, 2020

Improvisation

6 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Monday Nights
Performance on final day of class

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  • Dates and time:

  • Mondays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • October 26, 2020  (Week 1)

  • November 2, 2020 (Week 2)

  • November 9, 2020 (Week 3)

  • November 16, 2020 (Week 4)

  • November 23, 2020 (Thanksgiving Week)

  • November 30, 2020 (Week 5)

  • December 7, 2020 (Week 6 - Performance)

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Learn:

  • To Collaborate and support each other to build something out of nothing

  • How to work at the top of their intelligence

  • To listen and respond

  • Techniques to support each other’s choices in any given situation

  • To trust their own choices for all acting media and to trust their choices in life

  • Skills and Tools on how to generate authentic performances and to think quickly without reservation

  • The joy of working with other actors in unison and in a supported way

  • By doing improvisation exercises together in a SAFE SECURE learning environment.

Class notes:

Tired of Drop in Improvisation – learning the techniques and no place to perform them?

Then this is the Class for you – Improvisation with last class as Performance.
Invest in your future - INVEST IN YOU!

More and more people are discovering the mental, social and life-changing skills by learning improvisation techniques, more and more people are planning on improving their lives with practicing improvisation techniques this has never been more appropriate than right now.

Performance:

On the last day of class, student's will have an IMPROV-ABLE Performance to showcase what they've learned. There is no pressure here, we learn in a fun, safe environment.
* If you can't make the performance, just let me know ahead of time.

  • price: $225

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

October 26, 2020

Public Speaking

4 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Wednesday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Wednesdays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • October 28, 2020 (Week 1)

  • November 4, 2020 (Week 2)

  • November 11, 2020 (Week 3)

  • November 18 , 2020 (Week 4)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

Class notes:

Public speaking and/or giving presentations or sales pitches is a part of many jobs in today’s world, yet many people feel fear, stress or panic at the thought of getting in front of any audience; or doing training to co-workers or just speaking to any group.

I've coached many aspiring public speakers one-on-one to success in their presentations. I've even come into companies to deliver training to group. Whether you need just a little confidence boost or are white-knuckled with fear, I can assist you reach your goals.

If you are fearful at the thought of getting in front of any audience and having to speak this is the class for you. Please don't let fear hold you back come build your confidence with my coaching methods together we can change your fearful expectation into self-assurance.

requirement:

You will be responsible for writing a 5 min speech and you will be put on camera with a playback critique on how to make it better.

  • price: $200

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

October 28, 2020

november

Self Taping and Submissions Workshop

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: November 7, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • What to do and what not to do in a Self Tape

  • What to wear, where to look, why you need to look or finish a certain way…

  • What should you self tape with?

  • The framing of the shot.

  • What is needed to make the taping value the best using what you already own

  • Why you need to master the self-tape

  • Sending the tape

Class notes:

12 - 12:30/1: We will dicuss Selt Taping do's and don'ts.
1 - 2:30: We will review slates and your own self tapes (check requirment), and learn how to improve.
2:30 - 3: Review all we have learned.

Requirments:

Once you commit to the workshop, you will be sent sides to self-tape on your phone or camera, and you will bring the recording to class. If you already have a self-taped audition, please bring it.

It doesn’t matter if you have an android or an I-phone we will play it back on TV for evaluation and adjustments to make it stronger for next time.

If your audition was taped through a Camera, please bring the camera with you with your cords to attach to the television for playback.

RCA cords, (white, yellow and red cords) for camera, will be provided other cords that are not RCA will be your responsibility to bring.

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

November 7, 2020

december

Step One - Business End of the Acting/Modeling Business

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: December 5, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Special guest:

  • Sabine Dibbern from TDA Talent Agency

  • learn:

  • How to write a resume with little or no experience

  • Where to go for a headshot / reprints

  • How to find the best Agent for you

  • How to avoid the pitfalls

  • How it all works

  • What to expect at an Audition or Casting

  • The Difference between the two

  • And much more...

  • You leave with a Complete packet to Reference Later!

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

December 5, 2020

Self Taping Workshop

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Dates and time:

  • Saturday: May 2, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • What to do and what not to do in a Self Tape

  • What to wear, where to look, why you need to look or finish a certain way…

  • What should you self tape with?

  • The framing of the shot.

  • What is needed to make the taping value the best using what you already own

  • Why you need to master the self-tape

  • Sending the tape

Class notes:

12 - 12:30/1: We will dicuss Selt Taping do's and don'ts.
1 - 2:30: We will review slates and your own self tapes (check requirment), and learn how to improve.
2:30 - 3: Review all we have learned.

Requirments:

Once you commit to the workshop, you will be sent sides to self-tape on your phone or camera, and you will bring the recording to class. If you already have a self-taped audition, please bring it.

It doesn’t matter if you have an android or an I-phone we will play it back on TV for evaluation and adjustments to make it stronger for next time.

If your audition was taped through a Camera, please bring the camera with you with your cords to attach to the television for playback.

RCA cords, (white, yellow and red cords) for camera, will be provided other cords that are not RCA will be your responsibility to bring.

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

May 2, 2020

Cold Reading Workshop

6 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Dates and time:

  • Saturday: May 9, 2020 (12:00 - 6:00pm)

  • * 2 - 3pm lunch

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Learn:

  • *How to do a cold read and an ICE cold read.

  • How to rehearse a cold read in 15 minutes or less.

  • How to always be ready to cold read.

  • The framing of the shot.

  • how to overcome the “FEAR” of being asked to cold read.

Class notes:

We will be doing cold reads on Camera with playback. All participants will work on camera with playback.

  • price: $100

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

May 9, 2020

Step One - Business End of the Acting/Modeling Business

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Date and time:

  • Saturday: May 16, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Special guest:

  • Sabine Dibbern from TDA Talent Agency

  • learn:

  • How to write a resume with little or no experience

  • Where to go for a headshot / reprints

  • How to find the best Agent for you

  • How to avoid the pitfalls

  • How it all works

  • What to expect at an Audition or Casting

  • The Difference between the two

  • And much more...

  • You leave with a Complete packet to Reference Later!

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

May 16, 2020

Improvisation

6 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Monday Nights
Performance on final day of class

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  • Dates and time:

  • Mondays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • May 18, 2020 (Week 1)

  • May 25, 2020 (Memorial Day)

  • June 1, 2020 (Week 2)

  • June 8, 2020 (Week 3)

  • June 15, 2020 (Week 4)

  • June 22, 2020 (Week 5)

  • June 22, 2020 (Week 6 - Performance)

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Learn:

  • To Collaborate and support each other to build something out of nothing

  • How to work at the top of their intelligence

  • To listen and respond

  • Techniques to support each other’s choices in any given situation

  • To trust their own choices for all acting media and to trust their choices in life

  • Skills and Tools on how to generate authentic performances and to think quickly without reservation

  • The joy of working with other actors in unison and in a supported way

  • By doing improvisation exercises together in a SAFE SECURE learning environment.

Class notes:

Tired of Drop in Improvisation – learning the techniques and no place to perform them?

Then this is the Class for you – Improvisation with last class as Performance.
Invest in your future - INVEST IN YOU!

More and more people are discovering the mental, social and life-changing skills by learning improvisation techniques, more and more people are planning on improving their lives with practicing improvisation techniques this has never been more appropriate than right now.

Performance:

On the last day of class, student's will have an IMPROV-ABLE Performance to showcase what they've learned. There is no pressure here, we learn in a fun, safe environment.
* If you can't make the performance, just let me know ahead of time.

  • price: $225

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

May 18, 2020

Cold Reading & Improv Workshop

6 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Dates and time:

  • Saturday: June 6, 2020 (11:00 - 6:00pm)

  • * 11am - 2pm - Cold Reading

  • * 2 - 3pm - lunch

  • * 3 - 6pm - Improvisation

  • Location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • cold reading:

  • Learn how to rehearse a cold read in 15 minutes or Less

  • Learn how to always be ready to cold read or the ice cold read

  • You will practice on Camera with Playback

  • why you need improv:

  • Encourages Actors to Trust Their Own Choices

  • Confidence in their Choices and ability to quickly change their Choices

  • Gives Skills and tools to generate AUTHENTIC Performances

  • Assists the ACTOR to Think Quickly and therefore enriching their Skillset

  • Assists the ACTOR to Work at the Top of Their Intelligence

  • Assists the Actor as an individual and in various GROUP/TEAM Situations

  • Builds Confidence on stage and in your life

  • Great for Public Speakers and Actors to get out of Self-Editing

  • price: $100 or $50 for either half

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

June 6, 2020

Storytelling (Learn how to tell a story)

3 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Wednesday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Wednesdays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • July 8, 2020 (Week 1)

  • July 15, 2020 (Week 2)

  • July 22, 2020 (Week 3)

  • July 29, 2020 (Week 4)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • Techniques actors use to assist their performance; and use it in your Story

  • Overcoming tension, fears and inhibitions getting up in front of folks to tell the Story

  • The powerful use of gesture & language what words and sounds to use and what words or sounds to stay away from

  • How to prepare your written Story and keep it interesting

  • Best way to rehearse and remember your Story, by using memorization Techniques that work for 98% of the population

Class notes:

This class encourages storytellers to focus on the craft of publicly performing. Whether we are telling a story to a friend, a group of strangers or joining a Story Slam competition, Story Telling is an art.

In this class you will learn how to tell your stories in an interesting and entertaining way which is truly your own. It is your story and we want you to be able to share it with the world with total confidence.

In the narrative of your story you will learn how to organize, excite and create a unique speaker who is always a joy to watch.

Requirments:

You will be responsible for writing and performing a 5 minute Story: A slice of your life, a personal story that you are willing to share with your community. You will be put on camera with playback and a critique on how to make it better. I am not reinventing the wheel here; I am giving you theatre and film techniques to make your story come alive.

  • price: $225

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

July 8, 2020

Monologue and Scene Study

8 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Monday Nights
Performance on final day of class

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  • Dates and time:

  • Mondays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • July 13, 2020  (Week 1)

  • July 20, 2020 (Week 2)

  • July 27, 2020 (Week 3)

  • August 3, 2020 (Week 4)

  • August 3, 2020 (Week 5)

  • August 3, 2020 (Week 6)

  • August 3, 2020 (Week 7)

  • August 3, 2020 (Week 8 - Performance)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • Auditioning Tips

  • How to figure out your character

  • Basic improvisation Skills

  • Stage Directions

  • Memorization Techniques

  • the differences, in the technique, from stage to screen

  • what an actor goes through all in a safe secure environment...

Class notes:

SEASONED Actors: this is where you come to hone your skills.
BEGINNER Actors: this is a great place to start.

Leave the class with a finished Monologue ready for auditions!

  • price: $225

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

July 13, 2020

Public Speaking

4 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Wednesday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Wednesdays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • August 5, 2020 (Week 1)

  • August 12, 2020 (Week 2)

  • August 19, 2020 (Week 3)

  • August 26 , 2020 (Week 4)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

Class notes:

Public speaking and/or giving presentations or sales pitches is a part of many jobs in today’s world, yet many people feel fear, stress or panic at the thought of getting in front of any audience; or doing training to co-workers or just speaking to any group.

I've coached many aspiring public speakers one-on-one to success in their presentations. I've even come into companies to deliver training to group. Whether you need just a little confidence boost or are white-knuckled with fear, I can assist you reach your goals.

If you are fearful at the thought of getting in front of any audience and having to speak this is the class for you. Please don't let fear hold you back come build your confidence with my coaching methods together we can change your fearful expectation into self-assurance.

requirement:

You will be responsible for writing a 5 min speech and you will be put on camera with a playback critique on how to make it better.

  • price: $200

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

August 5, 2020

How to Audition For Camera

6 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Monday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Mondays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • September 14, 2020 (Week 1)

  • September 21, 2020 (Week 2)

  • September 28, 2020 (Week 3)

  • October 5, 2020 (Week 4)

  • October 12, 2020 (Week 5)

  • October 19, 2020 (Week 6)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • How to audition for camera (telivision, film, commercial)

  • Differences between them

  • overcome thoughts like:

  • "Am I overthinking it?"

  • "I don't have enough time to show them anything!"

  • "What's the backstory?"

  • "I don't have enough information."

  • "How do I stand out?"

  • "I feel like it's all a big crap shoot."

  • "What does the casting director want to see?"

  • "There's not much to work with in 1 or 2 lines."

  • "Only one word" - What?

Class notes:

Everyone works in each session. You'll work alone, work with other actors, and will all work with playback. All students will work in each class each week. Class closes on Day 1. If you decide to take the class and cannot make the first or any class, just communicate - you'll be allowed to attend.

  • price: $225

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

September 14, 2020

Monologue Study

4 weeks - 3 hour sessions - Wednesday Nights

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  • Dates and time:

  • Wednesdays: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm

  • September 16, 2020 (Week 1)

  • September 23, 2020 (Week 2)

  • September 30, 2020 (Week 3)

  • October 7, 2020 (Week 4)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • Learn:

  • How to break down a monologue.

  • How to memorize the monologue in an hour or less.

  • Tools to make the monologue more interesting.

  • Do’s and Don’ts of choosing a monologue and why.

  • Choosing the right monologue for you.

  • Why you need monologues.

Class notes:

All students will work in each class each week.

Requirments:

You must come with an at least half memorized monologue, and bring an extra copy.

  • price: $200

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

September 16, 2020

Figuring Out Your Character

3 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Dates and time:

  • Saturday: September 19, 2020 (12:00 - 3:00pm)

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • learn:

  • how to break down a monologue, film script or audition piece

  • questions to ask yourself

  • where to look for your character

  • how to feel comfortable with your choices

Class notes:

“How do I figure out my character?” Is this a question you have asked yourself?
If so this is the class for YOU!!! While it may all sound a bit complicated we will work together in this 3-hour to go over all the do’s and don’ts of how to go about this process and make it EASY for you to figure out.

Together we will explore scripts, break them down and read them aloud – not yet at performance level, just read them. Feel free to bring one of your own scripts or use the one provided.

Each one of you will get a chance to read the script, (or a script), out loud and in doing so we learn from each other of how we determine how our “character” evolves.

  • price: $50

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

September 19, 2020

Improvisation & Monologue Workshop

6 hour workshop - Saturday

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  • Dates and time:

  • Saturday: October 17, 2020 (11:00 - 6:00pm)

    * 11am - 2pm - Improv

    * 2 - 3pm - lunch

    * 3 - 6pm - Monologues

  • location:

  • Artserve:
    1350 East Sunrise Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

  • why you need Improv:

  • Encourages Actors to Trust Their Own Choices

  • Confidence in their Choices and ability to quickly change their Choices

  • Gives Skills and tools to generate AUTHENTIC Performances

  • Assists the Actor to Think Quickly and therefore enriching their Skillset

  • Assists the Actor to Work at the Top of Their Intelligence

  • Assists the Actor as an individual and in various GROUP/TEAM Situations

  • Builds Confidence on stage and in your life

  • Great for Public Speakers and Actors to get out of Self-Editing

  • monologue

  • We'll improve you're already memorized monologue

  • Use the improv you learned and apply it.

Requirments:

Bring a memorized monologue to participate in the monologue half of the workshop.

  • price: $100 or $50 for either half

  • * Accepted through: Cash/Check/Credit/Paypal

October 17, 2020

In Person

Self Taping

Skype / Zoom

Contact Me

email: sararogers@bellsouth.net
phone: (786) 247-7761

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