LAURA CAYOUETTE
LAURA CAYOUETTE

PRIVATE COACHING, GUEST TEACHING, PANELS, Q&A'S, SEMINARS and speaki

Actors

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Audition Preparation

Work together to find interesting choices, Raise the stakes without getting "dramatic" and make it real for yourself.

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Cold Reading Technique

Learn to make bold choices quickly and connect with the auditioner, even when you don't know the lines.

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Career Counseling

Inside information and wisdom drawn  from over 25 years in the industry. 

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FREe acting tips w/ oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss

- starting out

- auditioning

- networking

- working on set

- acting "in the zone"

and much more!

Directors

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I specialize in teaching directors to work with actors

As an adjunct professor at the University of New Orleans, I designed a course for directors in the master's program.

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Learn to get the most from your cast

Collaborating , being clear, bringing your vision to life

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Learn to choose the best actors for your cast

Audition techniques, what to pay attention to, common mistakes and misconceptions

authors

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ORGANIZE YOUR WAY PAST WRITER'S OBSTACLES

Having written a 5-book series in 4 years, I've honed a techniques for efficiently going from idea to finished book. 

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Learn to generate ideas

Applying my formal degrees in writing and my experience as an actor and award-winning filmmaker, I use techniques from both worlds to create, organize and self-motivate.

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Create interesting characters and dialogue.

An actor with degrees in writing,  my scripts have been called "genius" by Quentin Tarantino and Ivan Reitman in large part because of the characters and dialogue. I bring this skill to my novels as well.

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Seminar/class/panel and Q&A topics include:

  • Organizing past writer's obstacles
  • Creating a series
  • Mystery novels
  • New Orleans as a character/backdrop
  • Self-Publishing
  • Social media for authors