AVERAGE MONTHLY RENT IN LOS ANGELES = $1440

At that rate, you can't afford to waste a single day!

We’ve taken everything we’ve learned in our collective 29 years in Hollywood, from booking blockbuster studio films, television guest stars, numerous national commercial campaigns & spokesperson gigs, and put it into this comprehensive, step-by-step program to help you create an action plan to launch your career.  

Using our 20/20 hindsight as a guide, you’ll learn how to hit the ground running in Los Angeles and create a career you’ll love, instead of waiting around to be discovered.  

End result: a wealth of knowledge & plan of action so you don’t waste a single high-rent day in LA!  

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU IF YOU:

Are a big fish in a small pond and ready to dive into Hollywood.

Often find yourself watching TV, Films, & Commercials thinking "Hey! I could do that!"

Are ready to launch your career in a major market & don't want to waste time flailing in a strange city.

Are not ready to make the move quite yet, but want to know what you can be doing NOW to set yourself up for success.

Are already in L.A., and feel overwhelmed or stuck, unsure of what to do next. You're tired of money flying out the door and wondering if it's adding up to anything.

Are an artist who can admit to needing a lil' hand-holding with the business stuff.

Want to avoid scams and wasted money.

Like the cold hard truth, served up with lots of encouragement and a little sass!

Need to show your parents & friends you've thought this "acting thing" through!

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU IF YOU:

  • Are a big fish in a small pond and ready to dive into Hollywood.
  • Often find yourself watching TV, Films, & Commercials thinking "Hey! I could do that!"
  • Are ready to launch your career in a major market & don't want to waste time flailing in a strange city.
  • Are not ready to make the move quite yet, but want to know what you can be doing NOW to set yourself up for success.
  • Are already in L.A., and feel overwhelmed or stuck, unsure of what to do next. You're tired of money flying out the door and wondering if it's adding up to anything.
  • Are an artist who can admit to needing a lil' hand-holding with the business stuff.
  • Want to avoid scams and wasted money.
  • Like the cold hard truth, served up with lots of encouragement and a little sass!
  • Need to show your parents & friends you've thought this "acting thing" through!

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Tristen MacDonad

GREY'S ANATOMY, NCIS: LA, HENRY DANGER, TACO BELL, GOLD BOND, SUNDAY DINNERS WITH..., current spokesperson for AMICA & SMILEACTIVES.

Catherine Kresge

HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS, A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD, DEVIL’S DUE, LUCIFER, PONDS, XEROX, FRONTLINE, current spokesperson for ROOMS TO GO.

WHAT YOU'LL GET

A step-by-step guide with all the tools you'll need to kick off a successful career, taught by current working professionals. 

A clear grasp of your "brand" & where you fit into the current market.

On-camera auditioning tips & direct feedback from industry experts.

An inside look at the industry from the perspective of casting directors, writers, & directors.

Easy-to-use templates, organizational systems, & tutorials to keep your business running smoothly. 

How to create your own work - even if you've never done it before! Don't be scared, we'll walk you through it.

How to read contracts & sniff out a scam.

A full "spending guide" to confidently map out your marketing game-plan.

Updated info about current industry trends.

How to "Network" without feeling awkward & needy.

Unlimited ongoing access to course materials and all future updates.

And too much more to list!

WHAT YOU'LL GET

  • A step-by-step guide with all the tools you'll need to kick off a successful career, taught by current working professionals. 
  • A clear grasp of your "brand" & where you fit into the current market.
  • On-camera auditioning tips & direct feedback from industry experts.
  • An inside look at the industry from the perspective of casting directors, writers, & directors.
  • Easy-to-use templates, organizational systems, & tutorials to keep your business running smoothly. 
  • How to create your own work - even if you've never done it before! Don't be scared, we'll walk you through it.
  • How to read contracts & sniff out a scam.
  • A full "spending guide" to confidently map out your marketing game-plan.
  • Updated info about current industry trends.
  • How to "Network" without feeling awkward & needy.
  • Unlimited ongoing access to course materials and all future updates.

And too much more to list!

WHAT'S THE COST OF NOT HAVING A PLAN?

  • $1000's in wasted rent as you twiddle your thumbs waiting for the phone to ring.
  • $100's from shooting generic & ineffective headshots that don't stand out.
  • $100's - $1000's wasted on classes & consultants who make promises they can't deliver.
  • MONTHS or even YEARS of feeling lost and overwhelmed, with no direction.


As we continue to build this course, check back for updates about what to expect. And if you have suggestions about what you’d like to see covered, we’re all ears. Shoot us a message at info@tristenmacdonald.com!  

Until then, hop on the waitlist and we’ll notify you when enrollment opens.