2016 Twin Cities Actor Expo

presented by Twin Cities Film Fest

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Moving Talent Forward



Starting at 8:30am


Hopkins, MN

Hopkins Center for the Arts

2016 Twin Cities Actor Expo & Battle of the Improv All-Stars


Twin Cities Actor Expo 8:30am-5:45pm

To provide a quality educational event in a creative and open atmosphere, where novice and experienced actors can network and learn from leaders in the Twin Cities' commercial film and stage industries.The Twin Cities Actor Expo is an exciting educational and networking opportunity for local actors. The Expo offers a great variety of seminars with local agents, directors, casting directors and other industry professionals -- with topics for novice actors and experienced professionals alike. On the Expo floor, you can visit with many vendors for information on every aspect of the business. Please email info@twincitiesfilmfest.org if you have any questions.
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Battle of the Twin Cities Improv All-Stars 7:30pm-9pm

Battle of the Twin Cities Improv All-Stars is an evening show that will bring guaranteed laughs generated by some of the finest and most creative improvisers in the Twin Cities! The Battle of the Twin Cities Improv All-Stars" is part Survivor, part American Idol, part Whose line is it anyway?  Mix it all together with the best improvisers in the Twin Cities and you get an evening of guaranteed laughs!  Join stellar improv artists for an improvised show where we take your suggestions and create instant comedy! Learn More Now

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2016 Twin Cities Actor Expo Agenda

The following sessions are planned for the 2016 Twin Cities Actor Expo. These offerings may change subject to the availability of our presenters. Professional track vs. Novice track seminars: How do you decide which is best for you?
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2016 Presenters and Panelists

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Bab's Casting Mock Audition:

"How to Audition for Commercials" - Mock Audition with Barbara "Babs" Shelton. These are 20 minute group hands-on, practical educational sessions that include a mock audition.

PLEASE NOTE: these auditions are not for any project "Babs" may be working on. Each 20 minute sessions will include up to 12 people.
Filmmaker Auditions:

Here’s your chance to show your stuff in front of a selection of local film directors! Actors will perform short scenes/monologues for the group. Actors will be scheduled in 5 minute slots throughout the day in the CLASSROOM. There will be a check-in table just outside the door.

Each audition includes a 1-2 minute comedic, or dramatic monologue or two person scene. There will be no cold reads. If you can’t find a scene partner to work with please bring two copies of your script and we’ll have an actor on hand to read with you. Actors may be asked questions during their audition.

Meet & Greet w/ Agents:

These brief “meet and greet” sessions are not designed to be interviews for representation. This is your opportunity to meet representatives from the agencies submit your headshot / resume. Please bring enough headshots and resumes to share with each agency.  The agents will review your materials and will contact you if they’d like to schedule an interview for representation.

9:00am – 10:00am Caryn Model and Talent Agency

10:15-11:00am Privileged Model Management

11:15am – 12:15pm  Agency Models & Talent

12:45pm – 1:45pm  Wehmann Models & Talent, Inc.

2:00pm – 3:00pm  Meredith Model & Talent Agency

3:30pm – 4:30pm  Ruggiero Models & Talent

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