Resources for Professional Development
The Actor's Studio of Orange County wants to give you the tools to jump start you career in film and television, commercials and the web.
This site is a resource for recommended tools and sites to help you with your career.
Headshot Photographers (we recommend)
#1 photographer on Backstage multiple years in a row! Did Sonya's most recent shots.
Great photographer, excellent for making specific choices for looks, very interactive photographer. The price is right!
Did Sonya Cooke's Headshots and consistently does beautiful photos
Incredible photos. Particularly good for a male, strong and edgy look. Very generous and sensitive photographer. Always an assured home run for shots!
THE HEADSHOT TRUCK
You may have seen their big pink truck around town or recently
the New York Times, on CBS, and ABC. They come highly
recommended by the industry. Be sure to look out for them at the Studio!
We rent our facilities out to groups inside and outside of the ASoOC Community. Our facilities are professional, open, welcoming, and private. So whether it's a rehearsal, audition, meeting, or shoot, our rooms can be a good fit for your needs. Here are our rates for each room:
Large Room - $30/hour
2nd Room - $20/hour
Office with curtain partition - $10/hour (During rental, the curtain is drawn so that our administrative team can still access our scene library and equipment locker.)
Full Space: $50/hr
To get the ball rolling, e-mail Kristen Daniels at firstname.lastname@example.org to book a room!
Space Rental is currently unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Below are some recommended sites for getting started!
We have in-house editors who can turn your DVD or VHS into a youtube link! They can do anything under the sun regarding editing. Plus, their rate is about $20-25 per hour!
Contact ASOOC to be connected with our editors.
Every ASOOC student enrolled inclass is eligible for FREE Career Coaching. Sonya Cooke makes herself available to all students and answers their questions on a daily basis. Through phone chats, emails, texts and meetings, Sonya works with every ambitious student to help them make informed career choices and motivates them to take action!
When a student desires more than short meetings and emails, we schedule hour long private coaching. Either Sonya herself or one of our experienced career coaches will sit down with you (in person or on Skype) and map out a plan for your success. Together we will set your goals and design the step by step actions you can take to achieve them. We teach you how to connect the right people to move your career forward. Our coaches can start to help you overcome the mental blocks that maybe keeping your from your true path. The business of acting is part is an art and a craft in and of it self.