NUEA Member Discounts and Specials
Invites NUEA West members to enjoy our PREFERRED MEMBERSHIP RATES for UNLIMITED CLASSES at All YogaWorks Studios.
• Over 100 classes a week
• All levels and styles of Yoga and Pilates
• Beginner Programs
• Yoga inspired Cardio-Sculpt Classes
• Private Yoga sessions
• One-on-one Yoga advisor consultations
• Complimentary tea bar, Wi-Fi and lounge area
• Luxurious locker facilities including showers and towel service
(Amenities and classes vary per each studio location.)
Come enjoy a FREE Week of Classes until 12/31/11! Visit www.yogaworks.com http://www.yogaworks.com and find the location nearest you to start your free week!
10% OFF ALL RENTALS OF MONKSPACE L.A.: AN INEXPENSIVE RAW PRODUCTION SPACE USED BY SEVERAL NUEA MEMBERS
Monk Space LA is a raw warehouse and studio for shooting Indie Films, Student Films, Music Videos, Webisodes, and Photography. It is also available for private events and art shows. The complex includes a 1000 square foot raw warehouse space, an adjoining 532 square foot white studio, and 654 square feet of outdoor space. Located in production-friendly Koreatown/Hancock Park, this 80-year-old brick building includes electric, WIFI, track lighting, and two bathrooms on site. Both warehouse and studio have tall ceilings and concrete floors. Warehouse has distressed brick wall, a skylight, and two sliding wooden door entrances that join an edgy, atmospheric outdoor patio and brick alley. There are two entrances to the street, and ample street parking for production trucks, vans and cars. The combined spaces are perfect for shoots that need room for production, craft services, and holding. Monk Space LA is centrally located near the 101 and I-10, ten minutes by car from downtown or Hollywood, and a ten-minute walk from the Wilshire/Western subway stop. The commercial neighborhood has countless markets, restaurants, and supply stores. The warehouse has a gritty urban feel. It is not a sound stage, but a raw space, perfect for a range of looks, from crime, to horror, to edgy drama and more. You may build your own sets or alter the space to fit your needs. Daily and Weekly Rates Available. We accept MasterCard/Visa, AMX, Paypal, Check or Cash.
To see photos of the space, and view a calendar of availability, please visit http://www.monkspace.us/ . To reserve a date or to come scout our location, please contact us at or 213.925.8562.
WRITE TO HEAL
This unique 8-week workshop is devoted to exploring the healing power of writing and is open to anyone seeking greater well-being. Writing is known to be a restorative tool that reduces stress and bolsters the immune system, so come join us for what promises to be a transformative experience.
Two fall sessions are being offered:
9/12 - 10/31 - 8 Sundays, 3-6 p.m. (Malibu)
9/15 - 11/3 - 8 Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. (Woodland Hills)
Ask for the NUEA discount. For full details, visit: http://www.writetoheal.com
CHRYSALIS WOMEN'S RETREAT
Are you a woman in your 20's or 30's dealing with stress, overwhelm, life
transitions, or just in need of some transformation? You are invited to a
special retreat designed exclusively for women created and facilitated by NU
grad, Christine Hassler. As NU alumni, we are all VERY familiar with
achieving and doing that we sometimes forget about just being. We focus so
much our own outer world, the "stuff, that our inner world, the "self,"
often gets neglected. Join Christine and a small group of like-minded
women for an experiential, profound and transformational retreat, Chrysalis.
NU grads get an registration discount of $100.
KICK-START YOUR WRITING
To all you creatives out there looking for a daily, structured practice to support your writing...
The Daily Prompt is a ten-minutewriting exercise that is e-mailed to your inbox each day.
The Daily Prompt
Ask for the free trial for NUEA members. Email:
SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFITS OFFERED TO NUEA MEMBERS AND FAMILIES
You insure your car, you insure your home, you insure your business...
HOW ABOUT INSURING YOURSELF!!!
Tenere Williams (class of 1999) is offering benefits program to NUEA Members designed to protect individuals (and their families) who work in the entertainment industry.
The program addresses the areas of:
1) LIFE INSURANCE
2) INCOME PROTECTION
3) MORTGAGE/RENT PROTECTION
4) OTHER BENEFITS YOU CAN'T GET ANYWHERE ELSE!!
***PLEASE NOTE...THIS IS NOT HEALTH INSURANCE...***
The package is designed for independent contractors (models, actors, etc.) as well as those working in the corporate world of entertainment. For those in the corporate setting who may already have benefits through their company, the program is independent of your employment and one that you have 100% control over....meaning you and your family can never lose these benefits as a result of changing jobs, job loss or retirement!!
For more information or to set up a FREE consultation,
please contact Tenere directly at (626) 786-5700 or [email protected].
PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR LOVED ONES TODAY!!!!
YOU SHOULD DO VOICEOVER: A Tasty Sample Platter Introduction to Voice Over
If you missed the NUEA Peer Group, don't miss your chance to see if Voice Over is for you
People tell you you've got a great voice . You've always been interested.but where to begin? This four class series is a great nitty gritty overview to get a sense of what its all about. A combination of nuts and bolts information, building Voice Over Awareness, beginning to work with copy, exploring where your voice might fit in, and how to approach having a career in Voice Over. LA Voice Over veteran Tish Hicks distills 15 years of experience (including 6 years as the voice of Citibank) into digestible morsels so you can see if you're up for the 130% it takes to order up a full plate of one of the most delicously fun ways to make a living.
$250 Classes forming now. Enrollment limited.
"Tish is a warm, accessible, knowledgeable voiceover professional and teacher. She creates a safe environment in which students can both explore the copy and their own instrument. Her feedback is instructive and supportive, enabling students to take risks they might not have taken otherwise. A good choice for the voiceover professional - no matter where you are in your career!" -Eugenia Care
YOU SHOULD DO VOICEOVER: VO WORKOUT
Once you have the Voice Over taste in your mouth, your work begins. Continue to build on foundation of the introduction while strengthening your VO muscles with the VO Workout. The VO Workout is like making a commitment with a personal trainer. Sure you can do it yourself, but do you? Are you getting feedback on
how to be working smarter? Do you have on-going accountability? Plus in the group setting, you will be quickly building the crucial skills of self direction as you listen to and learn from others in the group.
Prerequisite: You Should Do Voice Over Intro or VO talent with representation.
Meets twice monthly. $25/ session. Minimum 4 session commitment required.
Discounts for 3 and 6 month commitment.
Workout groups forming now. Groups limited to 10 per class.
Tish is also available to work one on one. In person or on the phone. Working more copy privately, helping with demo prep, or even just coaching an audition you might have that day.
CLASSES ENROLLING NOW
Call 323.449.7262 or email
UNLOCKING YOUR STORY - OCTOBER SESSION
UNLOCKING YOUR STORY - FALL SESSION
"Unlocking Your Story" is a popular 8-week workshop for those seeking to uncover, develop, and write their personal stories. The fall session is taking place Oct. 5 - Nov. 23 on Tuesday evenings at the Santa Monica Playhouse. Space is limited, register now! Ask about the NUEA discount.
For full details, visit: http://www.unlockingyourstory.com.
PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR CREATIVE PEOPLE
Low Fee for NUEA Members
Feeling stressed or stuck? Elisabeth Abbott, MA, Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (IMF #62674) offers psychotherapy and counseling for adults, couples, adolescents, and families in a private practice setting in Atwater Village. Elisabeth, an NUEA member, also offers specialized therapeutic services for performers, including a six-week series called "Blocks to Booking" and an actors' support group. Other specialties include depression, anxiety and panic, relationship issues, body image and eating disorders, trauma, and career issues. Low fee for NUEA members. (Supervised by Stacy-Colleen Nameth, LCSW)
Call 323.769.5702 or visit www.fulfillinglifetherapy.com
HOW TO BOOK COMMERCIALS WITH JOHN RUBY
John Ruby (Class of 2000), who has worked in commercial casting for over five years, is offering his workshop on HOW TO BOOK COMMERCIALS. This monthly four-week course will take give you all the necessary skills you need to start booking commercials and start making money. Topics covered include how to approach callbacks, getting an agent (or a better one), when to improvise, and much more. For more information, check out www.rubyscw.com. You can also contact John directly at (310) 383-2141 or . Three people from John's class just booked national commercials! Please contact John if you are interested in private coaching, instead of the workshop.
10% OFF WEB DESIGN, CONTENT, AND MARKETING FOR NUEA MEMBERS
L.A.-based Monk Media (www.Monk.com), the brainchild of NUEA 's Jim Crotty (School of Speech, 1981) and Michael Lane (School of Hard Knocks, 1972) specializes in custom design, content, and marketing for producers, actors, directors, writers, musicians, and other entertainment professionals. Don't settle for cookie-cutter solutions. Set yourself above the crowd! Contact Monk for a free consultation at . See a full portfolio at www.Monk.com.
RECENT EYE CANDY:
James M. Crotty
4404 Second St., Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90004
25% OFF LEGAL CONSULTATION
Entertainment and general business lawyer Henri Tartt is offering NUEA members a consultation for 25% off of his normal hourly rate. Henri already has several clients that belong to the NUEA. He is also a litigator, so if you need to sue or have been sued, he can help you on that end too! You can reach Henri at:
Henri Tartt, JD, MBA, ARM
Law Offices of Henri Tartt
3325 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel: (213) 480-1511
Fax: (213) 480-1584
10% OFF DEMO REELS AND WEBSITES FOR NUEA MEMBERS
Kate VanDevender (class of '99) is offering NUEA members a 10% discount off demo reels and websites! Her company, Imagine Edit, specializes in reels and websites for actors, directors, theater groups, choreographers, and filmmakers. Contact Kate for a free consultation, or just to chat about your ideas. Please visit www.imagineedit.com for more information.
MAIA ROSENFELD PHOTOGRAPHY
Maia Rosenfeld Photography (New York / Chicago / Los Angeles) is offering a great deal on headshots to NUEA members!
300+ Images (as many looks as you want)
Full Resolution CDs of Your Entire Shoot
This package is normally $450, but NUEA members pay $350! Check out Maia's full online portfolio at www.LetsDoShots.com.
BRIAN PITTS PHOTOGRAPHY
Headshots are now available to NUEA members! Prices start at $200. Contact Brian Pitts (SP 87) at 310-497-0280 or via e-mail at .
10% OFF WRITING COACH / EDITING SERVICES
Published author, produced screenwriter and instructor at UCLA Extension Writers' Program works with writers at all stages of the creative process; specializes in TV/Film scripts, animation, children's, fiction, narrative nonfiction and personal essay/memoir. Contact Karin Gutman for a free 30-minute strategy session: or (323) 363-1600, or visit http://www.spiritofstory.com.
Combining a fresh and youthful approach to dancing with over eight years experience at top studios in California and New York, Eilecia Bovard creates a unique environment of fun and relaxation for couples and singles. Your complimentary first lesson will introduce you to the excitement and inspiration of a lifetime of dancing together.
BECOME A BALLROOM INSTRUCTOR
Begin the journey of a lifetime! Dedicated to ensuring excellence in partner dance instruction, this dance teacher education course is the only one of its kind in the nation. It is ideal for adults who are considering a career as a dance teacher, or who would like to improve their own dancing. Teaching dance is a career option for anyone - no prior dance experience is required!
In this education course you will learn 17 dances and how to teach them. The program can be completed in 4, 8, or 16 months. The course is divided into 4 sections, taking students through the entire DVIDA (Dance Vision International Dance Association) Bronze American Style syllabus for the Smooth, Rhythm, and Nightclub dances. Sessions begin quarterly and may be taken in any order. This course has no prerequisites; it is open to dancers of any level.
Niteclub Dances: Salsa, Argentine Tango, Lindy Hop, Hustle, and Niteclub Two Step (slow dancing).
Please visit our website for more information: www.bovardballroom.com.
20% DISCOUNT ON CREATIVE/CAREER CONSULTING SERVICES FROM HYPHENATE CREATIVE
NU alum ('91) Eric Siegel offers customized consulting, training and ongoing advisory services in a unique, multi-disciplinary approach to help creative artists and entertainment industry professionals progress to the next level and achieve success. This personalized process has an immediate impact on the way you create and do business, leading to lasting career change. Ask for the 20% discount for NUEA members. Visit www.hyphenatecreative.com for more information.
PSYCHOTHERAPY/LIFE COACHING WITH A SLIDING SCALE DISCOUNT FOR NUEA WEST MEMBERS
I offer psychotherapy and coaching services to individuals, couples and families. I specialize in issues affecting people involved in the entertainment industry (creative blocks, managing rejection, career dissatisfaction, etc.) as well as provide clinical support for managing depression, chronic illness, relational communication and lifestyle adjustment issues. I have a comfortable private office in the WLA area. I am a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (IMF 47610) working under the supervision of Jean V. Bernard Ph.D., MFT 6885. I currently offer a sliding scale discount to NUEA members. Weekend appointments now available. For further information, please contact:
James McLindon, M.A.
Private voicemail: 310-470-6709
JOIN CINEMATEQUE - 2FER DEAL
One year of membership FREE when you join at any level. That means you will receive two years of membership to the American Cinematheque for the price of one when you join by December 31, 2009! We will raise our membership prices for the first time in many years as of January 1, 2010, as well as our ticket prices. MEMBER ticket prices WILL remain the same price however, so now is a GREAT time to join.
The American Cinematheque is a non-profit, viewer-supported, year-round exhibition organization with theatres in Hollywood and Santa Monica. We can only continue to present the best retrospectives of classic films from all over the world, new independent films and short film showcases with your membership support. Whether you are an industry professional or a film fan, we have something to offer you throughout the year - films in all genres, with the filmmakers and actors present whenever possible.
The American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood or the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica can be a respite from the outside world or an extension and interpretation of the complicated society and world we live in. Whether you are passionate about classic Hollywood films, current cinema from around the world or new Independent American features and shorts, seminars on filmmaking, receptions with filmmakers and other guests, live music, book signings, the American Cinematheque is the organization to support and enjoy the privileges of membership.
We offer private member screenings of new films not yet released to the public, often with the filmmakers in person for post-screening Q & A's. In the last year we have screened CHANGELING with CLINT EASTWOOD in person, CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY, EVERY LITTLE STEP, I LOVE YOU MAN, TOKYO, I DO: HOW TO GET MARRIED AND STAY SINGLE.and many others. To check out our eclectic weekly programs at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres, please visit our website at www.americancinematheque.com.
Other member benefits include a "members-only" phone line for advance ticket sales (especially important for programs sure to sell out), "members-only lines" at the Theatres, which allow members to enter first, free tickets with any level of membership, two free admissions the month of your birthday - and all or most of your membership is tax-deductible.
Find the level of membership that works for you!
If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Membership Manager, Andrew P. Crane at 323/461-2020, ext. 112 or by email at .
Here are five easy ways to join:
2. MAIL - Print a membership form and mail with your check, money order or credit card information to:
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
3. FAX - Fax information c/o "Membership" 323/461-9737
4. E-MAIL - E-mail name, address, phone # and level of membership with your VISA/MC or AMEX #, expiration date, and security code in two e-mails for more security to .
5. IN PERSON - Bring or fill out the application form at the box office. The box offices at both The Aero and The Egyptian Theatres open 90 minutes before the first show of the day. Please consult our website and note we are usually open for American Cinematheque public programs Wednesday - Sunday evenings.
Make sure to print out this page and bring it (or bring your 2010 NUEA membership card) to the box office or mention the "2 for 1" membership deal when buying via PayPal, fax or e-mail. We hope to see you very soon!