Archive for June, 2010


TV Host Jodi Marks teaches Teleprompter!

TV Host Jodi Marks from “Today’s Homeowner”, Turner Broadcasting and HGTV to teach a one of a kind 3-hour multiple teleprompter class.

TV Host Jodi Marks teaches Teleprompter!

Designed for beginners and intermediate Actors wishing to advance their skills!
Jodi Marks specialized skills offer a unique opportunity to work with Multiple Teleprompters (simultaneously and comfortably), advance or become skilled as a
Host Actor and to develop your “edge” as an Actor in demand.

Learn the following skills:

 Working with 2 Teleprompters at once.
 Walking and talking while addressing both teleprompters, individually, and
 Incorporating body movement and inflections all while reading Teleprompters.
 Techniques of pacing even during non stop action.
 Enhancing abilities to work with a Teleprompter on a more intense level.
 Reading Teleprompters while also ad-libbing and using props.
 Each participant will perform with the Teleprompters while being videotaped.
 Each participant will receive feedback and an evaluation of their skills as well as suggestions for improving their Teleprompting proficiency.

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About this one of a kind workshop!
When: Tuesday, July 20th
Choose from one of 2 course times:
11am-2pm or 3pm-6pm


Investment: $169.00 if registered by July 16th! ($185.00 after July 16th! )

You must be represented by a Talent Agent or have a reference from an established Acting School/Instructor to attend.

To Register:
Email to request a space.
Be sure to put: “Jodi Marks” in the subject line.
We will email your space confirmation with further payment information.
This is a “first/come – first/reserve” course.
Your space will be reserved when your payment is received.
Feel free to email any questions to: with “Jodi Marks” in the subject line.

About Jodi Marks:
Currently, Jodi hosts the “Best New Products” segment on Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford and appears on camera with Danny in other areas of the show.
Jodi began her hosting career in television with HGTV’s well known show Fix It Up! and later branched out to Turner South’s Southern Home by Design and TBS’s The Man Made Movie. Prior to joining her current series, Jodi and co-host, Paul Wilson, collaborated in 2007 to create The Tile Doctor series. She also co-hosted The National Hardware show on HGTV.

About Lauri (Plesco) Ross:
Lauri has owned and operated her own Teleprompter Rental house (Peachtree Prompters) since 1989. She began her television/film career as a teen host on a television show in Detroit, Michigan. Lauri also studied and taught movement therapy, working with mentally and physically challenged children and adults. Her diverse and unique talents in acting, movement therapy and teleprompting, offer the perfect expertise to aid presenters who wish to enhance their proficiency with teleprompters.

To find out more:


Megan Dougherty headshot special 6/15-7/15

Headshot special from June 15 – July 15, 2010. See attached flyer.



Audition Notice – The Second City and Alliance Theatre

The Second City is back at the Alliance!  The Alliance Theatre is again presenting The Second City as part of its 2009-2010 Season – Miracle on 1280 Peachtree Street.  Auditions will be held at the Alliance Theatre at the Woodruff Art Center on July 7, with callbacks July 8.   

Seeking adult men and woman of all ethnicities with at least one year’s training or stage experience in sketch comedy and improvisation.  Acting background also recommended.  This is a completely improvised audition.  Please dress appropriately in comfortable improv  performance type clothes (i.e. no jeans).  NOTE:  Anyone who auditioned in previous years is encouraged to audition again.  

Production Information

Production Venue:  Hertz Stage

*First Rehearsal:  October 19, 2010

Opening:  November 10, 2010

Closing:  December 12, 2010 (with possibility of extension)

*The show will rehearse in Chicago (housing provided). 

Audition Information

When:  Wednesday, July 7

             Callbacks will be Thursday, July 8.

Where:  Rehearsal Hall #1, 3rd floor Woodruff Art Center, 1280 Peachtree Street, 30309

How:  Actors will be seen in groups of six, 20-minute slots.  Call the Alliance

           Theatre audition hotline, 404-733-4622, to sign up.

Actors should bring two headshots and resumes.

If you have any specific questions, please call Jody Feldman at 404-733-4671.


Win a week at Spa Camp in Buckhead!

All you have to do is send us your name and email address and you are automatically entered…

SPA CAMP at Spa on Paces
is Think Atlanta, Inc.’s most recent and exciting program for youth in the Greater Atlanta area. The first of its kind, this camp targets teenage girls ages 14 to 17, and will be held at The Spa On Paces. Girls, in particular, are at a significant disadvantage today with higher risks for smoking, depression, pregnancy, eating disorders, obesity and a lack of exercise.  Programs like SPA CAMP are actively reversing some of these negative trends. This program teaches very specific and well-defined social and personal skills as well as encouraging positive emotional, mental, spiritual and physical wellness. There will be three one-week camps offered in July and August of 2010.  The vision of SPA CAMP is to empower young girls, awakening the heart, mind and body.  This camp will afford teenage girls a unique opportunity to have access to expert advice on nutrition, skin, nails, hair, meditation, health, physical fitness and etiquette.

How do you enter to win?

Just email us your name and email and you are automatically put into our drawing.  Send your submissions to

There will be 1 winner chosen and 1 runner up.  The winner receives a whole week at Spa on Paces July 5th through July 9th
(a value of $599).  

The runner up receives a gift certificate from Spa on Paces for a teen facial.
You must be 14-17 to attend the camp.
Visit Spa on Paces online or you may call

Spa on Paces is in partnership with Atlanta Girl Magazine

Deadline is 5pm, June 24, 2010
Winners will be announced
June 25, 2010

So enter today- who wouldn’t want a week of pampering and learning about Your Body!


Ant Hill holding auditions

Ant Hill Inc. is having auditions for our upcoming schedule of events. We are a MULTICULTURAL company, so all cultures are encouraged to audition. Listed below are the audition dates and talent that we’re seeking. We’ve spoken to many of you a while ago about our previous performance, and most of you gifted us with your wonderful talent. We look forward to once again working with you and your excellence people. For all auditions, please bring a recent headshot and resume, as well as your own music to showcase your style of dance (may or may not be used).

June 25, 2010 at 12p: Costume Character Actors
Event: Wind-Down Wednesday; July 14, 2010, 5:30p-6:30p at Sheltering Arms Childcare Center, Chamblee, GA

Seeking One Male Lead and Two Character Understudies (both male and female)

Must be between 5’4 and 5’8, and no more than 150 lbs. to meet the costume requirements. Be prepared to learn choreography as well as do a cold read. Open availability up until the event is a requirement. Dance experience in hip hop and jazz, as well as costume experience is a plus!

July 9, 2010 and July 16, 2010 at 12p: Costume Characters and Child and Adult Actors

Event: Ant Hill Live! For Haiti!; November 6, 2010, 1pm-3:30pm 


-One Male Lead and Three Character understudies (both male and female)

-Five Child Actors between the ages of 8 and 15 (both male and female)

-Adult Actors (21 and up; to fill parent roles)

-Principal Dancers, ages 10 to 21

Talent is only required to come to one audition or the other, not both. Costume Character requirements are the same as listed for the June 25th audition. All talent must be prepared to learn choreography with the exception of the Adult Actors auditioning for the parent roles. All actors will be required to do a cold read. Dance experience in hip hop and jazz a plus!

All auditions are held at

AIM Studios

383 Marietta St., Ste. B

Atlanta, GA 30314

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at the information listed below. Thank you for your time and consideration, and we look forward to working with you!

Dominique Olagbegi

Ant Hill Live! Production Coordinator

(404) 437-0699


Young Performers Summer “Acting” Camp

Young Performers Summer “Acting” Camp
Developed For The Serious Actor in Nashville, TN.


JULY: 5th – 9th, 2010
rd – 6th, 2010
Monday thru Friday 9AM to 5PM
PRICE: 1 Week Session: $395.00

Discount for siblings Please inquire if interested.

4 to 6 year old Camp – 1/2 Day

Held -Monday thru Friday, 9AM to 12 Noon
JULY: 5th – 9th, 2010
rd – 6th, 2010
PRICE: $325.00

This fun, but intense, acting camp will be conducted 1 week out of each month (June, July, & August). This is the same curriculum, but offered each month for your convenience. Each 1-week session is $395.00.

At the request of Talent Agencies, Casting Director, Regina Moore has developed a remarkable week of training in the areas children will be asked to perform as a professional Actor.

“I decided to focus on what work is available to children in this market. I then put together a week dedicated to training the children in commercials, monologues / theater, film / television, script-critique, auditioning, improvisational acting, voice-over technique, and more… ” Young Performers Summer “Acting” Camps was developed for the serious actor between 7 to 17 years of age. “As a Casting Director, I see children with enormous amounts of potential, yet there’s little training available that’s focused enough to discover and develop it”.


Send check to: 
Moore Casting
417 Welshwood Drive, Suite 109
Nashville Tennessee 37211


WANTED! Gail Houghton!


Caution: Heavily armed with kindness … Highly contagious.

I’m going behind bars for good!

A warrant has been issued for my arrest!

I’m one of Midtown’s “Most Wanted”

Please help me reach my bail of $2400 which will allow MDA to continue providing clinic visits, summer camp trips, research money and more to those in our community that are living with a neuromuscular disease.


You can contribute to my bail via cash, check or credit card. Visit my website to contribute at:

Please Help Bail Me Out!

Thank you for helping me make a difference for Jerry’s Kids!