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"Mary brings a rare combination of imagination, strength, empathy and ability to listen deeply to every student she encounters. You will be hard pressed to find someone who is more dedicated to helping actors find their individual voices and feeling confident in what they do, than Mary Mackey." Danielle P.

Acting for Models Workshop: Building the bridge from modeling to acting!
Acting for Models is an on-camera commercial acting workshop designed for models. Expand your work and increase your bookings by learning how to be confident and successful in your auditions and on set. This 3 hour class will cover: Interview question technique, on camera confidence, commercial improv scenes and scenarios, Co-star auditions/5 and unders.
"She has a simple, fun, straight-forward teaching style that is easy to understand...I would highly recommend her." S. Ellam
Course of 1 class. Saturday April 13th, 12-3pm. $100.00
Please read cancellation policy under FAQ's on main page.

Date & Time : 13/04/2019 12:00:00 PM
Class Duration: Date display reads day/month/year. 3 hours, Saturday April 13th. Noon-3pm.
Instructor: Mary Mackey
Background: Mary has been acting in Commercials, Television, Film and Stage for over 25 years and it all began in 1984 when she was crowned Miss Northern California. From there she began a successful career as a high fashion runway model, working for top designers in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, including Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren, Carolina Herrera, Bob Mackie, Galanos, Adolfo, Karl Lagerfeld, Oscar de la Renta, and many others. Mary was also selected to model for Christian Lacroix’s debut launch in the United States, at the runway show in 20th Century Fox Studios. Soon after she transitioned into acting, co-starring opposite Don Johnson in Nash Bridges. She studied improvisation with Academy Award Winner Alan Arkin and Commedia Del'art at Tim Robbins theatre company, The Actors' Gang in Culver City; there she played Katherine Driscoll in Bury The Dead which won an LA Critics award. Mary’s credits include Criminal Minds, House, Nip-Tuck, The Hard Times of RJ Berger along with dozens of commercials and film. Mary continues acting and modeling in S.F. and L.A
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About San Francisco Acting Academy

The SF Acting Academy is a professional On Camera workshop school. Our mission: prepare actors to audition and work in the Bay Area acting market and connect those actors to the industry. Our comprehensive on-camera program includes Commercial – Voice Over- Acting Fundamentals – Audition Techniques and offers classes for actors of all ages and all experience levels. The San Francisco Acting Academy was founded in 2001 in collaboration with top casting professionals, actors and teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is our goal to provide the space for both new and experienced actors to hone their on camera skills and to make them more competitive in the SFBA market by connecting our school to the industry. Over the years we have accomplished this in several ways: We offer a variety of classes geared to prepare actors for the demands of auditioning and working in the challenging Bay Area Market. Our instructors are the best in the business; not only accomplished working actors and teachers, but casting session directors, television and radio producers and theater directors. They bring a unique perspective from both sides of the performance and the casting process. Our class sizes are kept to a minimum, giving each student ample time in front of the camera and mic. All of our classes are held at Das Studio, home to Greg Cohen, Kristen Beck and Beau Bonneau Casting. Classes are taught using state of the art camera equipment and casting software, giving each actor a taste of the real world auditioning environment. And each student will have the opportunity to watch their progress on tape.

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