Career Counseling

Erica Teaching a SeminarAre you stuck in your acting career, not sure what direction to go in next? Are you getting advice from many sources, trying to make sense of it all? Are you struggling to figure out the best way to market yourself? Not sure what classes to take, what photos to use, agents to go to? Are you sick of your monologues? Do you need help preparing for auditions and some honest feedback on your acting?

Well… I hear ya! I’ve heard these questions and many others over and over. Throughout my career, many actors who are dealing with all types of career roadblocks have approached me.

Whether you are just starting out or you have been in the business for many years, I am here to be your guide. I have been casting and working as an acting teacher for 18 years. Over that period I have gained a lot of information that is useful to actors of all levels, allowing them to think creatively and outside the box when it comes to making decisions about their career.

I truly enjoy using what I have learned to help actors succeed. This business changes everyday and the more inside scoop you gain on how to maneuver through it, the better results you will receive. I am here to reveal what’s behind that curtain, while encouraging and inspiring you every step of the way.

Erica in ActionIn-Person/Phone Consultations and On-Camera Work:


Options offered for consultations are either in-person or over the phone via Skype, both at an hourly rate (see rates below).

On-Camera Work
On-Camera Work covers work in the studio. This could be from working on monologues, to scene work, preparing for an audition, to work with commercial copy.

Can’t make it out to LA for an audition? Need to go on tape for a project casting outside of New York?

Erica is available to put you on tape and edit the best takes together for film or TV auditions casting outside of New York. If you are interested in booking time for On-Camera Work please  for more information.

In Person/Phone Consultations and On-Camera Work appointments are subject to availability. Weekend hours are possible upon request. Please have access to a computer during your consultation or have a notepad and pen/pencil with you to take notes. Please bring a dv tape for On-Camera Prep Work sessions.


Career Counseling: $ 125 / hour

On Camera Work: $ 150 / hour (+ $ 30 / hour studio rental fee)

Please Note:Cancellations for In-Person/Phone Consultations, and On-Camera Work already confirmed must be made 24 hours in advance, otherwise, you are responsible for the payment of your session.

To make an appointment or to learn more, please contact Erica Palgon via .

Any questions about rates or any of the above, please do not hesitate to ask. I’m looking forward to working with you!


Pay by cash or check, no credit cards. Payment must be made IN ADVANCE to reserve the time. Cancellations at least 24 hours in advance or NO REFUNDS. Ҭ


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