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KATALYST

Hollywood's AAA Farm Team
 Where Hollywood comes to find the best undiscovered child and young adult talent

Upcoming Sessions


Helen Gordon On- Camera Weekend Intensive Class April 22 & 23

Waco, TX

9:30 AM - 3:30PM each day

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Upcoming Sessions


The Savage Agency - Stella Alex Educational Session May 7, 2017

Northern Kentucky 


10:00 AM - 1:00PM 

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Educate Yourself & Your Child about the Film & Television Industry in the Major Markets. All from Your Own Backyard!

Katalyst Educational Sessions​​

Meet Top Agents, Managers,  Casting Directors and Acting Coaches

Upcoming Sessions


Walter Pridgen On- Camera Weekend Intensive Class 

​April 1 & 2

Indianapolis, IN

9:30 AM - 4:30PM each day

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Katalyst brings top agents, managers, and casting directors to see the best your area has to offer.


Please remember these sessions are learning and educational opportunities only, they are not an audition or employment opportunity.


Katalyst has been advising talent since 2006. We have been bringing top industry guests to meet our talent since the beginning with great results: we have placed many our talent with top major market agents and managers throughout the years. 


We placed Adam Gregory with his manager. Adam is now a regular on "Bold and the Beautiful". We placed Galadriel Stineman with her agent. She has appeared in numerous projects, the latest being a recurring role on ABC's "The Middle". We also placed one of our young men with a management team which got him the lead in a pilot for Disney.


For more on what folks are saying about Katalyst and our educational sessions visit our Success Stories page.


Our Industry Leader Guests have included:

Jennifer Millar - Paradigm 

Geralyn Flood - Casting

Dean Fronk - Casting

Bryan Leder - Management

Frederick Levy - Management

Rachel Huffman - Telsey & Co

Beverly Strong - Strong Management

Stella Alex - The Savage Agency

​Kurt Patino - Management, RPA Entertainment

Ted Maier - Maverick Artists


The majority of our Industry Leader Educational Sessions cost $250 to attend. Please note the educational session fees are non-refundable. If you have paid for a session you cannot attend we will credit you for a future session. Please also note that the last minute nature of this industry can cause a schedule to change on the part of our guest. If a date is rescheduled you will be automatically transferred to the new date. If that does not work with your schedule your fee will be applied to a future session of equal value and that does work with your schedule.  Click here to register for an upcoming session.


Each session lasts 3-4 hours. Typically there will be 20-30 attendees. Talent will be assigned sides (A few pages of script from a television show or film) ahead of time to work on. They will perform the sides with a reader. They guest will then give feedback. Guests will also work with talent on various auditioning and/or acting techniques. 


Everyone will get to watch everyone else work. This is one of the biggest benefits of the educational session. The guest will also conduct a Q&A period where you and parents of talent can ask questions about the industry. Guest will fill out an evaluation form for each attendee and that will be sent to you within 2 weeks of attending the session.


To add yourself or your child to one of our upcoming sessions complete the session registration form.


Educational sessions are filled on a first pay, first serve basis. If a session is full you will be put on a waiting list and contacted if a spot opens up.


These sessions are not auditions, we have had some of our talent signed by our agent and manager guests. These sessions, however, should be considered a learning and educational opportunities only, they are not an audition or employment opportunity.




If you have an industry guest you would like to have conduct an educational session in your region email katalyst.talent@gmail.com and let us know. We will do our best to schedule them in your region.