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Upcoming Workshop + Training Schedule

Schedule is always being updated with new speakers. Times and dates subject to change.

On-going training is available multiple times per month for Studio Members.

View the current Studio calendar here.

Workshops are included with both Craft & Studio memberships. Learn more about membership.

Script Analysis w/Kyle Crand on June 24th @ 7 pm EST

CP Casting's Kyle Crand will host a script analysis workshop to discuss tools, tips and techniques to ace auditions. The workshop will cover what to prepare in advance, how to use the audition page successfully and deconstructing the script to help you master the audition.

Partner at CP Casting, Kyle Crand has been the Casting Director at CP since 2006. He has worked on 50+ feature film and television projects in that time.  Recent projects include Greta Gerwig's "Little Women", Max Winkler's "Jungleland", Jake Scott's "American Woman"", "Castle Rock" for Hulu, and "City on a Hill" and "SMILF" for Showtime"  Other highlights include: "November Criminals", "Daddy's Home 2", "Detroit", “Thoroughbreds”, “Manchester-by-the-Sea”, "Spotlight", "Black Mass", "The Heat", and "The Town". 

Workshops are included with both Craft & Studio memberships. Learn more about membership.

Marketing for Actors w/Carla Renata on July 9th @ TBD

Carla Renata is a multi-talented actress, branding expert, film critic and author of The Actor's Guide to Self-Marketing:  How to Brand and Promote Your Unique Image.  

Having recurred as "Janet" on NBC-TV's Superstore for the last five seasons, Carla broke records becoming the first actress to recur on four sitcoms simultaneously in one episodic season TWICE! A graduate of Howard University, she also broke records becoming one of the first post-quarantine actors to book a commercial online via self-tape. Her book can be found online via or and she is a much sought after Adjunct Professor at Universities and Colleges all over the country.

As a practicing Buddhist, her philosophy is that one should embrace what is unique - ultimately becoming what we believe.  It is those core beliefs that has allowed Carla to flourish in multiple lanes of the entertainment industry ranging from voice-over to commercials to episodic televison to online workshops to a Rotten Tomatoes approved film critic with her own show on Black Hollywood and request Guest Film Expert for Fox 11 Los Angeles.

Workshops are included with both Craft & Studio memberships. Learn more about membership.

Improv Training w/Matt Fear on August 19th @ 3 pm

Matt first got bit by the improv bug back in 1994. Now he teaches improv for the ImprovBoston Comedy School and is also an Executive Trainer and Performer for the ImprovBoston National Touring Company. Matt is a huge fan of musical theater and  he performs with The Gold Dust Orphans (a local fringe theater company in Boston). When he is not performing Matt likes to hang out with his wife (Abby) and two pups (Gracie and Annie).

In this 90 minute workshop, you will learn skills to help get you out of your head and remember why you got into acting in the first place (it is fun!).  Using basic games we will explore how we can use the tenants of improv in a scripted piece. 

Workshops are included with both Craft & Studio memberships. Learn more about membership.

Voice Training w/Theresa Layne on September 9th @6 pm EST

Theresa holds a BFA in Musical Theatre and an MFA in Acting. She began training in opera and Linklater for the actor, performed professionally in countless musical theater, theater, and TV/film productions, and currently sings and drums in several bands. Her most notable professional stage credits include performing at the Old Globe Theatre, Moonlight Amphitheater, and The Arizona Repertory Theater. Film and TV production experience include independent feature films, TV movies, commercials, writing, producing, and directing. Her current film, Debunkers, Inc., is available on Amazon Prime and Showtime. Additionally, she teaches college theater and film courses, private voice, acting, and drumming and recently directed the musical “Forever Dusty” at CSUSM. 

Workshops are included with both Craft & Studio memberships. Learn more about membership.

About ​ActorPlaybook Founder,
Jami Tennille

Jami Tennille is an actor, mentor, screenwriter, and filmmaker with award-winning work, including the academy award winner, “Manchester By The Sea.” Jami is also the founder of ActorPlaybook, an online platform providing new and aspiring actors with workshops and resources designed to achieve forward motion in their acting careers. She strives to cultivate a community of actors who feel 110% supported in their craft.

Here’s what people are saying about the course instructor

Destinee Vaughn


"Thank you soooo much Ms. Jami! You inspired me and I’m so proud of the work you’re doing, it’s incredible."

Audrey Noone


"Great info on framing, cold reads and stopping/restarting. I love that Jami has experience both in front of the camera, and in casting."