TERRI J. VAUGHN
Studying Your Craft
Terri has over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry. In 1996 she exploded on the scene with her lovable and memorable character Lovita Alize' Jenkins, on The Steve Harvey Show. In 2005 she added producer to her credits, when she formed her film and television production company, Nina Holiday Entertainment. In 2015 Terri moved into the directing chair and now the triple threat is flexing her talent in all three arenas.
Tasia's love for acting started at age 7 with the Children's Urban-Arts Ensemble community theatre group.
Some of her TV credits includes House of Cards, The Vampire Diaries, TheQuad, Mann & Wife, Finding Carter, and Saints and Sinners, in the recurring role of Samantha Pearson. She stars opposite T.C. Carson in the recently released film “Bricked” and stars as an obsessive mistress in the web series "Shades of Attraction" and in "Thick Skin" as an abusive mother.
How to Work Your Audition
Jasmine Burke is an award winning, American Actor and Filmmaker. After catching the attention of legendary casting director Rueben Cannon who cast her in Tyler Perry's Meet The Browns and Daddy's Little Girls. Since, Jasmine Burke has been full steam ahead making appearances in The Secret Life of Bees, Van Wilder, Vampire Diaries, Army Wives and Ride Along, to name a few. Also she has starred in Vh1's Drumline: A New Beat and Bounce TV's record breaking Saints and Sinners.
Affirming Your Greatness
Brély Evans is a beautiful multi-talented native from Oakland, California.
She is an Actress, Vocalist, Comedienne, and Voice Over Talent. She has graced the screens in such films as Sparkle, Being Mary Jane, Mann and Wife, Ambitions and much more!
Whether Brély is making you
cry in a drama, laugh in a comedy, or challenging you intellectually she is a once in a lifetime talent with much to share.
Becoming a Booking Magnet
Known to many as “The Booking Magnet”, Christine Horn is a Broadway, film and television actress, a career coach for actors and the author of “Playing Small: The Actor’s Guide To Becoming A Booking Magnet.”
Inside her online show, Actors Daily Bread and her podcast The Hollywood Bound Actor, Christine reveals how she cracked the code to become a working actor.
With over 20 years of experience and over 60 Film/TV credits, you’ve seen Christine in Black-ish, Stomp the Yard, Good Girls, S.W.A.T, Terminator: Dark Fate, The Good Doctor, Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots and Boo! A Madea Halloween just to name a few.
Christine believes that most actors play small. Their thoughts sabotage their success. And she's on a mission to help other actors master their mindset, acting, marketing and auditions. That way, they can have the career they desire and deserve.
How and Where to Get Started
Vivacious, warm and compassionate - just a few words to describe Erica Page. With over a decade of credits under her belt, Erica has graced the screen for hit shows including Sleepy Hollow, Saints and Sinners, Ozark, Dynasty, The Resident, Last Call and now, The Oprah Winfrey Network's Ambitions.
Taja V. Simpson
Cracking the Acting Code
A Louisiana native of West African and European decent Taja's colorful background allows her to constantly bring new characters to life.
Her first breakout role for over two years was in The Bold & The Beautiful as Adele
Since then she has appeared in Grey's Anatomy, NCIA, The Thundermans, NCIS:LA, The Soul Man, KC Undercover, and Lethal Weapon.
She was also widely known for her role as the fun and sassy wife opposite Tyler Perry; "Tyler Perry's Boo2! A Madea Halloween," and can be seen as Priscilla Owen in BET's newest drama, "The Oval."
Actors Who Want to Create
Keena Ferguson is known for her bright warm smile, strong presence and agility as an actress. Keena graduated from The Ohio State University with a BA in dance she immediately moved to LaLa land and within months of her move, Keena landed a co-hosting gig for the BET series The Way We Do It opposite comedian Ricky Smiley.
Shortly after that show aired she shot an international Coca-Cola campaign with Grammy winning artists, Common and Mýa.
Ja'el The Great
Owning Your Space in the Industry
The beautiful & talented Ja'el The Great is an award winning actress, writer, singer director & producer.
Ja'el has been blessed to work with as well as star in movies & t.v. shows with some of the greatest talents alive.
Loretta Divine, Tyler Perry, Robert Townsend & Terry J. Vaughn are just a few and she's excited about working with so many more.
Ja'els confidence and unshakeable faith has been key to her success & she's looking forward to sharing tools & strategies that have helped her on her journey.
Building Your Brand As an Actor
One Glimpse at Shaquita Smith and its not hard to tell that this young lady has God given talent in her blood!
Shaquita Smith has appeared on Tyler Perry's "If Loving You is Wrong", All Eyes on Me, Fatal Attraction, Snapped and many other film projects. She has landed lead roles in numerous theatre productions such as Eleemosynary, A Lesson Before Dying, The Insanity of Mary Girard, She Walked Out and God walked In and many others.
She is also a Inspirational speaker who loves to impact and encourage others to live to the best of their ability. When you ask her how she get where she is today.......She simply replies.... "God Did It!"
Crystal Lee Brown
From Self tape to Set
Crystal Lee Brown, is an Emmy® Nominated actress, dialogue/audition coach and self-tape specialist. She has landed roles on Showtime’s The Good Lord Bird, Netflix’s Mindhunter, HBO’s Bessie, The CW’s Black Lightning, and GIANTS, which earned her a Daytime Emmy® Nomination for Best Supporting Actress In A Digital Daytime Drama Series. Her film credits includes The Untitled Fred Hampton Project, Uncle Drew, Nobody’s Fool and Hidden Figures.
Her company, iTape LA, specializes in self-tapes & audition coaching for TV and film and is one of the top self-taping services in Los Angeles. Her clients have an increased callback/booking ratio and she's highly recommended by agents and managers. Her passion is to help actors gain control of their auditions by having fun and releasing fear.
If I Could Start From Scratch
Essence Atkins is a rare talent and a force to be reckoned with.
She recently landed a leading role in drama series Ambitions filmed by Oprah Winfrey Network.
She has dozens of TV and Film credits that span two decades and some of the most well-known are; Are We There Yet?, Dance Flick, A Haunted House, Deliver Us From Eva and many, many more.
She got her first experience as an actress when she was a fourteen-year-old girl. The first role was in NBC sitcom The Cosby Show.