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Actors Self Tapes | Show Reels | Private Coaching & Career Consulting by Actor/Filmmaker BoJesse Christopher

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Jul 12, 2018 – 10:00 AM

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6476 Santa Monica Boulevard
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Actors,The 2018 'Pilot Season' is upon us (Jan, Feb, March)...Join us, and be ready!  I believe where preparation meets opportunity...you win jobs! In addition to my weekly acting collective, classes, and work shops: https://truthbetoldpilotseasonbootcamp.eventbrite.com I designed an intense 'private coaching' format to get actors in shape to 'prepare, achieve emotionally connected, grounded, honest work on camera & win jobs!' Self Tapes | Show Reels | Head Shots | Private Coaching | Audition Coaching | Set Coaching | Emotional Instrument Consulting | Career Consultant https://www.eventbrite.com/e/actors-show-reels-head-shots-private-coaching-by-bojesse-christopher-tickets-13585549745'TRUTH BE TOLD'A Meisner/Stanislavski Acting Collective Presents https://vimeo.com/truthbetoldactingclass Coached by Actor/FilmmakerBoJesse ChristopherBoJesseChristopher@gmail.comhttp://www.imdb.me/bojessechristopher           https://vimeo.com/bojessechristopher/5minactingreelnov2015https://vimeo.com/bojessechristopher/actingreeloct2015extended PRIVATE - ONE ON ONE SESSIONS AVAILABLE 7 DAYS A WEEK (By appointment only & subject to scheduling availability) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/actors-show-reels-head-shots-private-coaching-by-bojesse-christopher-tickets-13585549745 @ THE COMPLEX THEATERS (by appointment only)www.complexhollywood.com6476 Santa Monica Blvd. 2nd Floor (MC Studio)HOLLYWOOD,  CA 90038PRIVATE COACHING - FORMAT In short, this format is designed to get you ready for when preparation meets opportunity.  A four part format over the course of four hours each week, using basic components of Stanislavski's preparation method of building a character leading up to the moment, along with Meisner's repetition components in the moment:1)  Scene preparation & analysis.  Interpreting material, imagining the world of the play, making strong emotionally connected choices.2)  Warm up repetition exercises.3)  Scene work with repetition, direction, character exercises and adjustments built-in, to maximize a strong, grounded, honest, emotionally connected result.4)  On camera/Audition Technique.  Strong POV, know how you feel, framing, eye lines, emotional connection to off camera reader.  Leave yourself alone and deal with whats right in front of you.  The word come because you have a feeling and you 'want' the word to come, NOT because they 'have' to. PRIVATES - PRICING:A) PRIVATE COACHING, SELF TAPE, PRE-READ AUDITION COACHING, EMOTIONAL INSTRUMENT CRAFT & CAREER CONSULTING  * 1 PRIVATE | @ $100 EACH | 2 HOUR SESSION = $100 TOTAL * 4 PRIVATES | @ $70 EACH | 2 HOUR SESSIONS = $280 TOTAL * 8 PRIVATES | @ $50 EACH | 2 HOUR SESSIONS = $400 TOTAL B) ON SET COACHING * 1 DAY/NIGHT | @ $150 EACH | 2 HOUR SESSION = $150 * 1 DAY/NIGHT | @ $275 EACH | 4 HOUR SESSION ($25 SAVINGS) = $275 * 1 DAY/NIGHT | @ $400 EACH | 6 HOUR SESSION ($50 SAVINGS) = $400 * 1 DAY/NIGHT | @ $525 EACH | 8 HOUR SESSION ($75 SAVINGS) = $525 C) SHOW REELS - MATERIAL, COACHING, DIRECTING, FILMING, EDITING (2 DAY TURN AROUND ON FINSINED SHOW REEL) * 1 SCENE | @ $150 EACH | 2 HOUR SESSION = $150 * 2 SCENES | @ $275 EACH | 3 HOUR SESSION ($25 SAVINGS) = $275 * 3 SCENES | @ $400 EACH | 4 HOUR SESSION ($50 SAVINGS) = $400 D) HEAD SHOTS - DIRECTION & PHOTOGRAPHY (SAME DAY DELIVERY) * 1 LOOK | @ $50 EACH | 1 HOUR SESSION = $50 * 2 LOOKS | @ $75 EACH | 2 HOUR SESSION ($25 SAVINGS) = $75 * 3 LOOKS | @ $125 EACH | 3 HOUR SESSION ($25 SAVINGS) = $125 Show Reels | Head Shots | Private Coaching | Pre Read & Self Tape Audition Coaching | Set Coaching | Emotional Instrument Consulting | Career ConsultingPLEASE RESERVE YOUR SPOT ONLINE NOW: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/actors-show-reels-head-shots-private-coaching-by-bojesse-christopher-tickets-13585549745 NOTE - THIS IS NOT A GURU CLASS.  IT'S ACTORS FOR ACTORS WITH STRONG FORMAT, COMPONENTS & DISCIPLINES.  THERE'S NO JUDGEMENT.  ACTORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO MAKE STRONG CHOICES, KEEP IT GROUNDED, IN YOUR OWN VOICE, BE OPEN, AWARE OF BEHAVIOR, KNOW HOW THEY FEEL, AND SURRENDER TO MOMENT TO MOMENT TRUTH, BOTH IN & NOT IN, THE WORLD OF THE PLAY.INFO & RSVP LINES:310.985.0465 | bojessechristopher@gmail.comhttp://www.imdb.me/bojessechristopher http://truthbetoldactingcollectivepersonalinvite.eventbrite.com https://truthbetoldpilotseasonbootcamp.eventbrite.comwww.tbtactingclass.yelp.comwww.vimeo.com/truthbetoldactingclasswww.youtube.com/truthbetoldactingclasswww.instagram.com/truthbetoldactingclass "The more an actor can take in about the partner and the surroundings while performing in character, the more they can 'leave themselves alone' and 'live truthfully'."- Sanford Meisner -"The actor should not imitate or impersonate, but become the part by working on the link between the role and the reality of your own life and emotions. In short, free your imagination and develop complete self awareness both physically and mentally."- Konstantine Stanislavski -'TRUTH BE TOLD' - OVERVIEWA Meisner/Stanislavski Acting Collectivehttp://www.imdb.me/bojessechristopherTECHNIQUEEmphasis on the following combination of techniques:* Making strong smart choices in the world of the play in your scene work preparation leading up to the moment.* Getting familiar with, understanding, emotionally connecting to, and memorization of the material.* Identifying who your are, what you want, how you feel about the other person, visualization of any third party characters, and strong point of view.* Observation of other persons behavior and feelings, being aware of how it effects the impulse of your feelings, adjusts your point of view, and achieving moment to moment truth, both in and out of the world of the play.PARTICIPATE, WORKSHOP, OBSERVE, SUPPORT* Emerging & notable actors welcome.* Special guests actors, casting directors, writers, directors, producers, agents, managers, etc.PRIVATES, PRE-TAPES, SET COACHING, ETC* Privates are available upon request and availability.* Privates include one on one, for one hour; repetition exercise, scene work with repetition exercises to maximize the most emotionally connected and truthful result.* Pre-tape coaching.* Dialect coaching.* Camera technique & philosophy.* Set coaching.* Emotional consulting.  Getting to know your emotional self, so you can bring forward organic feelings into the work of your creative outlet.* Q & A.  Open format. Info Lines:310.985.0465 | bojessechristopher@gmail.comhttp://www.imdb.me/bojessechristopher Questions? Let us know what's on your mind. BoJesse Christopher | Biography   American actor BoJesse Christopher was born and raised in San Francisco, Ca, and is best known for his portrayal of Grommet/LBJ, the reckless younger brother of Patrick Swayze in the 20th Century Fox classic original feature film ‘Point Break’, directed by academy award winner Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty), released in 1991. BoJesse has starred, co-starred, reoccurred, guest starred, appeared in a wide variety of notable film and television projects over the years, earning BoJesse praise early on as a young mysterious edgy likeable mischievous up and comer. Some of BoJesse’s memorable television roles include; Billy O’Connell in David E. Kelly’s Emmy award winning and critically acclaimed ‘Picket Fences’ for CBS, as well as Mr. Andy in Aaron Spelling’s smash hit ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ for FOX. In the first decade of his acting career, BoJesse worked on over 29 combined feature film and television projects, acting opposite an assortment of Hollywood’s elite actors such as; Mickey Rourke, Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty, John C. McGinley, John C. Riley, Jennifer Aniston, Norman Reedus, John Diehl, Hilary Swank, Christina Applegate, Tobey Maguire, Stella Adler, Shelly Winters, Brian Austin Green, Jason Priestly, Christopher Walken, Ed O’Neil, Katey Sagal, David Faustino, Tom Skerritt, Kathy Baker, Scott Bakula, Neil Patrick Harris, Mark Ruffalo, Corey Feldman, Christian Slater, Ed Begley Jr., Kevin Connolly, Jeremy Sisto, Cole Hauser, Alanna Ubach, David Hemmings, Mimi Rogers, Kurt Russell, Kirstie Alley, Mila Jovovich, Peter Fonda, just to name a few. In 1999 BoJesse transitioned to filmmaker, writing, producing, directing and co-starring in the Lions Gate feature film ‘Out In Fifty’ starring the legendary Mickey Rourke. Thereafter, BoJesse enjoyed a two year overhead producer arrangement, developing and packaging film content for veteran producers Alan Riche & Tony Ludwig at Eagle Cove Entertainment who’s first look deal was at Warner Bros. After 911, BoJesse put his filmmaking career on hold, shifted his focus in 2001, and launched his nightlife entertainment marketing company BJC Events, Inc. Since 1988, BoJesse has been a staple of Hollywood nightlife, forging his path as an industry leader, cultivating relationships, building his BJC Events, Inc. brand, and growing his business well into 2015. BJC Events, Inc. is a full service event marketing company that produces unforgettable experiences for clientele through lifestyle, special events and nightlife programs.   Leveraging unparalleled entertainment industry relationships and access to the most exclusive venues, BJC has created events that are the pinnacle of where to “see and be seen”. BoJesse Christopher is a film and television veteran who has become a true innovator in the nightlife and promotions industry. His weekly nightclub promotions are the premiere nightlife events in Hollywood. BJC special events and concert promotions and after parties regularly attract A-List celebrities from the worlds of music, fashion, action sports and entertainment. Moreover, BoJesse has cultivated a loving family during this time. He is blessed with a beautiful and talented wife and three children. BoJesse lives in southern California by the ocean and is a dedicated husband, father and surfer. Although BoJesse has enjoyed the success of BJC Events, Inc. he has always desired to return to his acting roots when the timing was right. In 2012, BoJesse committed, got organized, and threw himself into Sandy Marshall’s renowned advanced Meisner acting class to re-connect with himself, as well as refine his craftsmanship as a truthful actor. Soon after, BoJesse was inspired to share this technique, and created a weekly acting collective where he currently directs weekly workshops at The Zephyr, The Complex, Theatre Asylum, and Elephant Theatre, entitled ‘Truth Be Told’, as well as private coaching on set and in studio.   BoJesse coaches with an emphasis on moment to moment truth, utilizing Stanislavski's ‘building a character’ components in the preparation leading up to the moment, along with Meisner’s ‘repetition exercises’ in the moment. Previously, BoJesse personally trained with legendary acting coach Stella Adler at prestigious The Stella Adler Conservatory Theatre, while being mentored and privately coached by two time academy award winner, actress Shelley Winters at The Actors Studio West from 1988-1990, studying various method techniques. After years of being away from the film and television industry, BoJesse was finally ready to return to his original passion of acting/filmmaking in 2013, realigning himself with former talent manager David Fleming at Mosaic, and is excited to work with like-minded creative forces.   Over the course of 2014, BoJesse forged an impressive and proactive return to acting. He co-starred in the independent films, as a corrupt LA cop in ‘The Human’ directed by Jesse Gordon, a compassionate NY cop in ‘Endless’ directed by Scott Beardslee, a deranged serial killer in ‘No Escape’ directed by Todd Jeffrey, as well as the Director of the FBI in the re creation of ‘Point Break directed by Ericson Core, distributed by Warner Bros. All referenced films to be released in 2015. As a filmmaker, BoJesse is also attached to direct the psychological thriller 'Method To Madness', and the emotional feel good drama 'Good-time Charlie'. BoJesse is always seeking out inspiring new material to develop as an actor/producer/director. The name BoJesse is his Fathers creation: ‘Bo’ after the legendary blues guitarist Bo Diddley and ‘Jesse’ after the infamous cowboy outlaw Jesse James (all one word and capitol J. BoJesse - An outlaw with rhythm). Stay tuned...

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