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AUDITION COACHING
& SELF-TAPES

Your Best Foot Forward.

with our partner

GET A LEG UP ON YOUR NEXT AUDITION

with a professional outside eye

Need help preparing for an audition or performance?

 

Sometimes having that outside eye is the missing link in getting a callback or booking a role! Our studio offers tailored one-on-one sessions built around improv fundamentals  with our professional coaches .  

WITH DYNAMIC 1:1 AUDITION COACHING

you will ...

USE IMPROV TO FOCUS OUT

BREAK OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE

Do you overthink everything? Do you find auditions and self-tapes difficult because you are 'watching yourself'? All of our coaches are improv-based and will help you

focus out! 

Are you playing your auditions safe? Do you know that there are more layers to your character? We will help you mine your text to create bulletproof story-driven choices that will help you stand out! 

LEARN TO SURRENDER

Do you get caught up in the logistics of self-taping and auditions? Let us take care of all the technical elements so you can focus on the reader! 

ABOUT THE COACHES

TONY BABCOCK

Improv & Acting Coach

Tony Babcock is a certified life coach, acting coach, and NLP practitioner who has spent his career in the worlds of entertainment, mental wellness, and education. 

He has helped thousands of actors to be more successful in their careers through life coaching, career counselling and improv/acting training. He has been a guest speaker for some of the world's largest companies and has a passion for empowering every individual he encounters. 

Tony is also an award-winning, unionized actor, director and author.  He will help you realize your true potential, step into it and achieve greatness as an actor!

.More on Tony's entertainment career can be viewed on IMDb

"Tony, you are the best teacher I have ever had. Thank you for creating such a warm and SAFE environment in class as I continue to pursue my passion and dream!" 

Maxine Campitelli, Actor

Victoria Kucher is a Toronto based Actor, Writer, Comedian, and Coach.

 

She trained at York University, The Lee Strasberg Institute of Theatre & Film, and Second City Toronto. 

She also directs comedic sketch on and off camera; collaborating with Toronto comedy troupes and coaching individual comics. She is a comedic writer for stage and screen, and an Improviser, regularly performing around the city. She has coached for The Second City and for RAW (Rooney Actors' Workshop). 

 

You can see her performing comedy weekly around Toronto's comedy stages and her comedy web series "Brennan & Victoria Make Rent" is set to be released later this year. 

Victoria was also seen in the feature films Space & Time,  Destiny, and in episodes of Mary Kills People, and Schitt's Creek

VICTORIA KUCHER

Improv & Acting Coach

"Victoria really challenged me to step outside of my comfort zone, I can't wait to work with her again! " 

Nicole Smith, Actor

BOOK A 1:1 SESSION

Online or In Studio

1 HR

COACHING

Bring your audition scene to life with the help of a professional improv & acting coach. Dive deeper into your character and make strong story-driven choices to stand out! 

This session includes:  

  • vocal, physical & improv warmup

  • improv and script-based character exploration exercises

  • work 1:1 with our professional coaches to get tailored feedback and guidance on your scene

  • practice your scene in a multitude of ways as if it's the real audition

PLUS:

  • get a recorded copy of your work for later review. 

$100 +HST

1 HR 

SELF-TAPE COACHING

Self-tape request?

Bring your audition scene to life with the help of a professional improv & acting coach. Dive deeper into your character and make strong story-driven choices to stand out! Then, record your self tape with industry standard camera, lighting and sound and let us do all the work so you can just act! 

This session includes:  

  • vocal, physical & improv warmup

  • improv and script-based character exploration exercises

  • work 1:1 with our professional coaches to get tailored feedback and guidance on your scene

  • Read with a strong reader to bring out your best work (or bring your own) 

  • lay down multiple takes of your scene and choose your favourites

  • we send a fully edited version of the scene exactly how you need it, immediately after the session. Just forward it to agent or casting! 

$130+HST 

SELF TAPE

(NO COACHING)

Looking to just do a self tape? 

Our studio partner, Milestone Casting Studios Inc. offers affordable options for Self-Taping and Eco-Cast!

 

They provide friendly helpful camera operators who can also read with actors at no extra charge if needed. Emphasis is always on getting the perfect take to give the actor the best chance of getting that all-important callback. 

 

$85 / hr

 

LOOKING FOR CAREER COUNSELLING, or

ON-SET COACHING?

Get in Touch

IYA STUDIO FOR ACTORS
Toronto, ON

Head Coach: Tony Babcock
647.348.4922