My classes are small, hands-on, innovative, effective and fun – and now online too! As an active Casting Director, Talent Executive and Media Coach, I know and share the techniques and insider information you need to stand out from the competition, communicate your message and succeed on-camera and off. Can’t make it to a class? Read my book, How To Get Your Foot In The Door: Television Hosting & Presenting.

If there is something specific you’d like to work on not offered below, I will happily create a custom class for you. Minimum 4 people.

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Dates: June 12-13, 2021 

Time: 1-5p ET / 10-2p PT (both sessions)

Price: $499 

This is the class for you if you…

  • Believe that the right BB cream or dusting kit makes life better.
  • Love recommending products to friends and family.
  • Can talk about those products all day.
  • Know that sales is simply enthusiasm transferred.
  • Are an experienced host, expert, influencer, chef, fitness trainer, designer, stylist or gadget guru.
  • Have hosting for a home shopping platform or working with brands on your vision board and are ready to make it a reality.

In this 2-session class we teach you how to really succeed in this competitive space and how to prepare for the real-life audition process – casting submission, self-tape and Skype audition – by doing it and receiving real-time feedback.

You will gain skills, confidence, insider knowledge and a competitive edge + connect with a fun, positive community of like-minded people.

There is no other class like it!

Day One Overview

  • Industry updates
  • Where the opportunities are
  • What “they” are really looking for
  • How to identify and define your unique assets
  • How and what to submit to get an audition – including how to write a submission email that gets read
  • Best self-tape strategies – what to wear, where to shoot, which products to choose + how to talk about yourself to get to the next round

Day Two Overview

  • Self-tape feedback
  • Skype auditions with real time notes and direction
  • How to prepare for final in-person auditions and meetings with execs
  • How to manage nerves and turn nervous energy into positive energy
  • How getting the job and doing the job are two different things

About Us

Sean has cast all the hosts and many of the brand ambassadors on QVC for the past 11 years and recently added HSN to his portfolio.

Barbara has cast for HSN and media coached talent and vendors for all the platforms from audition to callbacks to hired.

Dream -> Action -> Result

Suggested reading: How To Get Your Foot In the Door: Television Hosting & Presenting.


ONLINE AUDITION BOOTCAMP for TV HOSTS, MEDIA PERSONALITIES & SUBJECT EXPERTS: How to Submit, Slay your Skype Audition and Own the Chemistry Test

Date/Time: Sunday, May 16, 2021 1-5pm ET/10a-2p PT via Zoom
Price: $250

There’s never been a better time for an Online Audition Bootcamp because most of the audition process is already online!

You will learn:

  • How to write a submission email that will get you noticed – even if you don’t have a reel. FYI – experienced hosts, if you are not getting invited to self-tape, Skype or audition this maybe where you are stuck without realizing it. You need to know this part of the process even if you have an agent.
  • How to create a successful Self Tape without expensive equipment or advanced skills.
  • How to master the Skype Audition – current industry standard.
  • How prepare to slay your Callback or Chemistry Test.

This class is for experienced hosts and subject experts who are new to the audition process, want to sharpen their skills, getting auditions but not getting callbacks or getting callbacks but not booking the job.

The cost of this training as a private coaching package is $2500. Take advantage of this one-of-a-kind small group class now!

**This class will be held via Zoom. Once you sign up you will receive a confirmation email with the exclusive class link.**


CAMERA READY ONLINE BOOTCAMP: Present like a pro on-camera and off – NEW!

Date/Time: TBD Autumn 2021 via Zoom. 

Price: $199 

Everyone needs to be camera ready! Learn how to master the medium with my simple Camera-Ready Checklist + Executive Presence On-Camera.

In this guided workshop you will learn:

  • My success formula: Mindset + Technique + Practice
  • How to play to your strengths and stand out
  • Boost confidence, charisma and control nerves
  • Use positive body language
  • Speak for the ear – not the page
  • Vocal exercises
  • Practice tips
  • Best lighting and equipment
  • Engage and enjoy!

**This class will be held via Zoom. Once you sign up you will receive a confirmation email with the exclusive class link.**

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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 >

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