For Actors

Welcome!

I offer a variety of programs for actors and other theater professionals. If you’re interested in exploring the possibility of working with me, here are the steps to take:

  1. Please watch my 7 Audition Tips (below). They are each 2 – 3 minutes long and they’ll give you a chance to get to know me and my approach to auditions.

  2. After you’ve seen them, schedule a complimentary 30-minute consultation with me.

  3. Follow the instructions you receive after you book the appointment.

Meryl Shaw


7 Audition Tips


S.T.A.R. Programs

Here are the S.T.A.R. (Start Taking an Active Role in Your Career) Programs available for actors, which can be modified for other theater professionals:

Basic Audition Prep S.T.A.R. Package

“Just help me get ready for upcoming auditions!”

What you will receive as a Basic Audition Prep client:

  • Three one-on-one 75-minute sessions, focused on a specific audition

  • Assessment of your current monologue “bank”

  • Guidance to choose new monologues, if recommended

  • Help editing monologues to fit time limits for specific auditions

  • Direction and feedback in monologue rehearsals

  • Headshot and resume review

S.T.A.R. Intensive Program Agreement

“I want to dig deeper to identify my strengths as a performer, improve my audition techniques and strategies, and receive guidance for my career.”

What you will receive as a S.T.A.R. Intensive Program client:

  • Six one-on-one, in person 60-minute sessions in Pt. Richmond, San Francisco, or by Skype over 4 months

  • Everything included in the Audition Prep Program

  • Strategic planning for the next steps in your artistic growth and goals

  • Email access for questions between sessions

  • Accountability check-ins

  • Individualized program co-designed by you and the coach

Super S.T.A.R. Program

“I want to become the CEO of my career and integrate my work with my well-balanced life.”

What you will receive as a Super S.T.A.R. Premium Program client:

  • Twelve one-on-one, in person 60-minute sessions in Pt. Richmond, San Francisco, or by Skype over 6 months

  • Everything included in the S.T.A.R. Intensive Program

  • Analysis of your Core Strengths and training in how to apply them in your professional and personal life

  • Long term planning to create the life and career you want

  • Skills and confidence to step into the role of CEO of your life and career

  • Email access for questions between sessions

  • Accountability check-ins

  • Individualized program co-designed by you and the coach

Schedule a free 30-minute consultation to discuss which program might be right for you:


If you have questions, contact me!