Classes

ABEL INTERMEDIA COMMITMENT

Our classes small, hands-on, innovative and effective. As an active Casting Director, Barbara knows and shares what you need to get on television today. Alumni are currently appearing on Aol, CNN, CT Style, Glamour.com, GMA, HLN, HSN, PeopleNow, People StyleTracks, QVC, Today and Travel Channel.

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TV HOSTING LEVEL ONE
– Intro to On-Camera

Date/Time: February 4, 2017 2-4:30pm – SOLD OUT
Price: $150 (Limit 8  students)

*please email abelintermedia@gmail.com to be added to the wait list

This 2.5 hour intensive covers the on-camera basics including trends in the marketplace, what you need to get started, how to market yourself, where the opportunities are, how to practice and how to change your thinking to be competitive and successful.

Each class participant will be videotaped on camera at least twice and receives feedback + a link to their video.

This class if for you if you are trying to get a foot in the door in on-camera hosting, getting media opportunities and don’t know where to start, or feeling rusty and in need of a fresh perspective.

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TV HOSTING LEVEL TWO
– SCRIPTS & TELEPROMPTER

Date/Time: March 5, 2017, 12 – 4pm
Price: $250 (Limit 6 students)

By popular demand, this four-hour workshop focuses specifically on working with scripts, both on and off the teleprompter, including making the copy your own, using bullet points and memorization techniques.

All participants do several on-camera reads and receive feedback/link to their video.

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TV HOSTING LEVEL THREE
– Auditioning & Booking the Job

Date/Time: TBD 2017
Price: $499 (Limit 6 students)

There is no other class like this to take your career to the next level. In this 7-hour intensive we roll up our sleeves and delve deep into best strategies to get an audition and own the room.

This class is built around auditioning for a mock panel show. In the morning we cover the first audition and in the afternoon we cover the callback – how to be a fierce individual who plays well with others – including the mechanics (breaking down a script) and differentiation/point of view (i.e. what actually gets you hired).

All participants do several on-camera reads and receive feedback/link to their video.

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BRANDING YOU!

Date/Time: TBD 2017
Price: $99

Personal Branding is the key to standing out and differentiating yourself from the competition in business, job interviews and auditions. In this hands-on workshop, we will get down, dirty and specific on 3 important topics: How to define your personal brand, how to effectively market your personal brand via social media and how to deliver on your brand in auditions, presentations and meetings. All class participants will receive a Brand Book Starter Kit.

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Hosting for Home Shopping, Infomercials & Branded Content
– ONE DAY INTENSIVE
– WITH SEAN DE SIMONE AND BARBARA BARNA ABEL

Date/Time: TBD 2017

Price: $499

**Location details will be forwarded with your confirmation after signing up

You asked for this class and we heard you. In this intensive we will teach you what we are really looking for and how you can stand out including:

  • What materials you need to get noticed and get the first audition
  • What and how to prepare for the audition
  • How sales have evolved on television and digital platforms
  • What to wear
  • What and how to prepare for a callback
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How to Break Into: Corporate Voiceover and Narration – WITH MARIA PENDOLINO AND BARBARA BARNA ABEL

Date/Time: TBD 2017
Price: $199

A one-day intensive class aimed at helping you book work in the lucrative world of non-commercial and industrial voiceover work. Work for major corporations, small businesses and new startups around the world and voice their internal training videos, online explainer content and narrate videos for their employee conferences and sales presentations. Learn ways to make heavy copy feel upbeat, friendly and approachable. Every student gets to work on mic and will receive audio files of their work in class. No prior voiceover experience is required. The class will also include tips about demos, VO marketing and booking your own work online. This intensive class is great for actors, hosts, comedians and spokespeople who are interested in building up their voiceover skills and adding another income stream to their business!

Class Instructor Maria Pendolino is an actor and voiceover artist who has narrated corporate work for more than 60 companies worldwide. Some of her recent corporate projects include the New York Public Library podcasts, the Red Cross online babysitting course, a training program for caregivers on handling allergic reactions and a series of online videos for a new technology start-up.

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Create a Custom Class

Is there something specific you’d like to work on not offered above? Or on a different date? Abel Intermedia will happily create a custom class for you. Minimum 4 people. Contact Us >

Our classes are small, hands-on, innovative and effective.