Professional training based on starring in over 650 TV episodes, 400 National Commercials, Voice overs, producing two Feature Films with Lionsgate and founding award winning theaters.
Seeing students grow and become more confident and effective in using their talent.
I stumbled upon Paul's class 2 years ago and it has openned up a whole new world to me. Paul and Vaughn have so much experience and are great at distilling the art of acting down to it's core. I still go back and take Paul's classes because he's an expert at spotting where you need improvement and helping you grow as an actor. I can't recommend PASA enough!
Paul Tinder helped bring life and meaning to the characters I took on. Wheather it was a serious piece or something more comedic and cheeky, Paul gave me the tools to succeed. He also helped me gain insight on better techniques in Directing and character study/audition prep. Hands down would recommend.
I liked the individualized attention Paul paid me and all his students. He really goes out of his way to help you, answer all your questions, and make you feel comfortable in class. He is extremely knowledgeable, makes you feel valued as a student, and makes class challenging and fun! Highly, highly recommend!
Paul not only pushes you to become a better performer, but also treats you like family. I grew with each class and performance under Paul’s mentoring.
Identify specifically what the student needs to improve and choose material (if they don't have a script) to teach them how to breakdown the script and identify the specific moments the character needs to experience in the text and how to fulfill those moments. It is the key to becoming competitive with your talent.
Trained in New York and Hollywood with H&B Studios (Herbert Berghof), Neighborhood Playhouse (Bill Esper), Charles Conrad, Warren Robertson, Sal Dano and others. I also worked with Ivan Markota in Hollywood who was an audition guru.
$50 per 1 hour class, $25 per 30 minute class.
We co-founded an award winning theater in Hollywood called the Actors Co-Op and we coached other member of the company with the techniques that brought us a lot of work in the industry.
Children to adult, the oldest student has been 62. Some are just looking to have fun and become more confident speaking in front of an audience and others are looking for professional training to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. We have coached a lot of students auditioning for prestigious colleges and they have received huge scholarships from USC to Boston Conservatory.
I have 4 young students who are in Hollwyood now and have booked their first roles on Amazon, Netflix, Nickelodeon and HULU. Two older students just were in their first Off-Broadway shows in NYC.
Look for someone who has experienced the dream they want to pursue. If you haven't been there you don't know what is actually required to achieve the dream.
Do they want to be a working actor or a star? It takes discipline, determination, commitment and passion to build a career in entertainment and you have to be a working actor to be in the position to have the audience make you a star. Also, they need to commit to having fun in the process because if become critical of themselves they will grow more slowly than if they have fun and explore.