"To photograph a face is to photograph the soul behind it. Photography is the truth, and cinema is the truth 24 times a second"
~Jean-Luc Godard

Back to listing

ACE auditions for Film, TV, and Theater

Posted: 3/5/2019

Master Teacher Neal Lerner shares his winning techniques

Neal is that rare bird; he is a working actor on film, television, and stage. He is also a master acting instructor. And he’s coming to Charleston.

Neal has appeared in over 100 films and television shows. He is also Head of the Professional Acting Division at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in New York City. Some of his work includes TV: Orange Is The New Black, Guest Star, Blue Bloods, Guest Star, Red Oaks, recurring role. Film: Our Idiot Brother, Landing Up, Five Nights In Maine, Homewrecker, Please Give, and more. Neal also appears regularly in NYC theatre productions.

To learn more about his career and watch a few of his clips and demo reels, visit

Neal is bringing his skills and winning techniques to Charleston to teach local film and television actors as well as theater actors. The class will take place at South of Broadway Theatre Company on March 31st from noon to 6pm. The cost is $99.

Whether your goal is to be a film actor, a stage actor, or both, this workshop will help you move to the next level. Neal will share tips and exercises to prepare you. He will teach you how to do the work you are capable of, starting with the all-important preparation phase. You will learn things you can do at home, at your audition and even on set to be the best actor you can be.

Neal’s process will demystify getting from the audition to the callback. Sign up at Deadline to sign up is March 16.
Photographs and art on this website and any downloadable publications are copyrighted and cannot be reproduced without the written permission
of the photographer and/or the South Carolina Film Commission.

© 2010 by the South Carolina Film Commission, a division of SC Parks, Recreation and Tourism. All rights reserved.