Got Self-Tape Overwhelm?

No worries! We got you.

Self-tapes are here to stay. So...instead of stressing about the new norm--let us help you. We got Tech and Insider Tips to unlock your creativity and get you having FUN with your self-tape auditions. Plus we will provide you with tools to tackle some of the biggest "Actor Trap" sides. From props to using the frame to tell story and more...get ready to LEVEL UP your self-tape game!

By the end of this course, you will....

  • Get Clarity

    We will cover proper eye lines, framing your scenes, setting up files in an editing software, export settings, and delivery methods to get your tapes looking profresh!

  • Get Challenged

    We got (7) self-tape challenges where you can practice tackling some of the biggest "Actor Trap" sides and show you sample self-tapes with breakdown notes for each.

  • Get Creative

    Learn all the rules--so you can break them. When to use props or not? The difference between network and cable auditions. How to explore ways to craft a strong opening moment and more.

Your Instructors

Anna LaMadrid

Owner & Master Coach

Anna studied with acclaimed Meisner teacher, Maggie Flanigan in NYC. She received her MFA from the University of Washington where she TA'd for undergrad acting students and discovered her love of coaching. TV credits include: Vida - Recurring Guest Star (Starz), Love, Victor (Hulu), Bless This Mess (ABC) and Grey's Anatomy (ABC). She was selected to participate in the 2019 ABC Discovers Showcase. She booked her first lead in an indie feature from a self-tape and believes strongly in the power of putting your best take forward. She founded Put Me On Self-Tape in 2016 and coaches working actors on their self-tape and in-person auditions - including Bridget Regan (Jane The Virgin), Travis Van Winkle (YOU on Netflix), Raul Castillo (ATypical), Meagan Good (Prodigal Son), Dina Shihabi (Altered Carbon) and more.

Alyshia Ochse

Actor, Author & Podcaster

Alyshia Ochse hosts an honest, humorous and inspirational podcast, THAT ONE AUDITION. These days, Alyshia is best known as “Lucy” opposite Academy Award Winner, Matthew McConaughey, from the critically-acclaimed and Golden Globe nominated TRUE DETECTIVE, as well as her previous roles in Satisfaction, How I Met Your Mother, Hart of Dixie, and General Hospital. Alyshia’s other credits include roles in such movies as The Other Woman, Parker, and Marauders. Currently, Alyshia is recurring on the highly anticipated Quibi's must-watch series with a poignant message #FREERAYSHAWN ​with Laurence Fishburne.