S J M Productions will be holding auditions and interviews for young men and women ages 12-18 on Saturday, November 23rd and again on Saturday, December 7th from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM for enrollment in professional workshops and classes in acting, voice and movement. These auditions and interviews will be conducted in 20 minute slots by appointment only.
All individuals will be given a short excerpt of a script to read from a Broadway show as well as a 20 second radio or television commercial spot. Those Individualswho are also singers must prepare 16 bars of a contemporary song which is UPTEMPO and 16 bars of a song which is a BALLAD. (One of these may certainly be a Broadway show tune if you wish. You may bring recorded music (no vocals on the track) or sing acapella. A CD player and lap top will be provided. You will also be taught a short movement routine.
All potential students will then participate in a brief interview along with their parent or guardian.
These workshops and classes will be conducted by Steven J. Mokofsky. Mr. Mokofsky is a professional actor, director, choreographer and musician and former executive artistic director for the Flint Community Players and Greg Thompson Productions. Mr. Mokofsky has performed, directed, choreographed and taught on all levels and in all styles of performance. He has credentials on the Broadway stage, national tours, on board the world’s most luxurious cruise ships and in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Reno and Lake Tahoe as well as many islands throughout the Caribbean. He is a member of Actors Equity, The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, The American Federation of Radio and Television Artists, The American Guild of Variety Artists and the Screen Actors Guild.
Class sizes are limited and will begin in mid January for session 1. Classes are typically held on Saturdays so as not to conflict with academics or extracurricular activities at school. The culmination of classes and workshops will be a performance showcase in June for professionals in the recording industry, talent agents, directors and producers.
The curriculum breakdown and class fee will be presented at the time of the auditions and interviews.
To schedule a time slot please email (with full name, email and all contact telephone numbers) to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be contacted by phone by our Administrative Director to schedule to a time slot and to answer any questions. You may also request a full Bio and resume for Mr. Mokofsky.