Private Coaching / Workshops / Classes
Kaye Tuckerman is an international theater artist with wide-ranging experience as an actor, singer, director and teacher. Having worked with high profile companies from around the world including; Nina Lannan & Associates, Bespoke Theatricals, The Really Useful Group, Cameron Mackintosh Limited, Disney Theatrical Productions, Gordon/Frost, and Duet Productions, Kaye has extensive knowledge of the audition process from the perspective of both the actor and director. She has coached actors for many years, in the art of audition preparation with consistently successful results. Past students have successfully auditioned for some of the world’s best acting conservatories including WAAPA (training ground for Hugh Jackman) and NIDA, (training ground of Cate Blanchett), and have gained contracts on Londons prestigious West End, the Australian Opera Company, International Tours of high profile musicals, as well as film and television placements. . Specializing in monologue, scene coaching and song interpretation for theater, musical theater, film & television, Kaye works to get the best out of every student, Kaye has been the Associate Casting Director and Casting Director for musicals such as The Lion King (Australia), Tivoli (Sydney Dance Company) respectively, and has been on selection panels for drama institutions in Australia and Asia. and film & televsion castings in New York and Kenya. Kaye’s vast knowledge of acting technique comes from her tertiary education at Australia's most prestigious Arts Education Institutions: WAAPA and NIDA, as well as 25 years of professional experience as an actor, and director. Kaye's sessions are structured to showcase each actor’s individual strengths and encourage bold unique choices to make each audition stand out from the crowd. Offering one on one coaching as well as small group sessions, Kaye conducts coaching in person in New York City and internationally via Skype.
For more information including rates and locations please email email@example.com
Some techniques we will work on together incude:
Discover character objectives, obstacles, and tactics.
Map thought progression and changes in dynamics.
Work on physical and vocal character embodiment.
Develop a strong and grounded physical and vocal presence.
Create a dynamic performance full of color and variation that will take the audience on a journey.
Practice taking unexpected directions that may be asked of you in the audition room.
Work on how to present yourself to the audition panel with confidence from the minute you walk in the room.
Ensure you are confident with the material and prepared to work the monologue/scene/song in different ways if asked.
Mark the beats of the scene.
Map the thought progression through the scene.
Work on being present, listening to your scene partner and responding to what you are receiving from your reader.
Breathing and Relaxtion Skills
Please contact me for rates.
Cancellations require 24 hours notice.
"Over many years I have sent numerous students to Kaye Tuckerman for coaching in acting and in musical theatre when they have been in NYC. I have found her work to be outstanding in helping these young people along their journey. I highly recommend Kaye for any young aspiring performers to help them achieve their goals."
Director & Founder: Theatrica Performing Arts Tours
"Kaye Tuckerman has a completely unique take on performance and brings a trunk load of fresh ideas to the table as a coach. Under her direction I found myself driven to take more risks, be fearless, and bring my performance to the edge. Kaye’s incredible breadth of experience across TV, film, theatre, music and cabaret makes her a fountain of insight and inspiration, she’s absolutely worth her weight in gold. Go to this warm, wonderful, infinitely cool woman and let her show you how to up you game! "
Actress: West End- Urinetown, Shock Treatment, Carousel, Shrek
"Kaye provides a safe, nurturing space in her rehearsal rooms, allowing actors to take risks and face challenges head on. She brings so much energy to each rehearsal and a wealth of knowledge. Kaye's guidance pushes actors to places they have never been, allowing them to discover their full potential. I loved every moment learning from Kaye and could not recommend her more highly”.
Australian Actress: South Pacific (Opera Australia)
"Kaye Tuckerman is the best tutor/director I have ever had. She is warm, compassionate, patient, hilarious and ambitious. She has a way of making people comfortable to try out new things without fear of judgement. I would strongly recommend Kaye to anyone who wants to work on their craft/skills."
Hilde M. Holme
Professional Freelance Singer
"Kaye Tuckerman inspires the stage artist to search for truth, artistic inspiration and exploration. She is also a powerhouse of knowledge for the film and commercial artist who is looking for a creative edge in auditions and recalls"
Director, Performer and Educator