Friday, July 06, 2007


I just received this press release:


For more information, contact:
Lance Tilford
Limelight Media, LLC
501 N. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301


St. Charles, MO—The St. Louis area’s go-to photography studio for professional talent, actors and models has announced its workshop schedule for July and August. On the schedule are a commercial acting workshop from one of the St. Louis area’s top acting coaches, Kate Frisina; ACTING UP, a creative approach to acting for kids ages 8-13; MODEL GIRLZ, for preteen girls who want to have a fun modeling experience that emphasizes self-esteem and confidence-building, given by former America’s Next Top Model contestant Kristi Grommet; and ON CUE, a primer for anyone who wants to be an on-camera talent.

All workshops are open to the general public and are held at Limelight Studio in St. Charles.

Workshop details below are also available online at

How to Land the Roles You Want!
Thursdays August 16th – September 6th

Kate Frisina’s workshops have helped scores of talent land roles in film, television and commercials by learning how to project the right energy for the medium, read scripts correctly, be prepared, and be professional. With over 20 years’ experience in the Los Angeles commercial and voiceover market, Kate shares her experience in mastering on-camera acting and auditioning skills. In this very interactive and hands-on course, students are given actual commercial scripts to read and are videotaped and critiqued.

Instructor: Kate Frisina
4-week course of 2-hour Sessions every Thursday night, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Fee $150
For: Ages 8+ who audition for roles as on-camera talent

Know Your CQ (camera quotient)!
Wednesday August 8th 7:00 – 8:30pm

How much do you know about what goes on in front of and behind the camera? On Cue is a must primer for anyone pursuing professional on-camera work: you’ll learn how to prepare for a shoot, the mechanics of the shoot itself, what your rights are concerning your image usage and protection, and how you can make the best possible impression to ensure you gain a solid reputation as a true professional. This is must-have knowledge for actors, models and spokespersons who work on camera.

Sessions open to all ages, but persons under 16 should be accompanied by 1 parent (no extra charge for parent).

Instructors: Lance Tilford and Tamara Tungate
2-hour Sessions, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Fee $50
For: All Ages (under 16 should be accompanied by 1 parent, no additional charge) who want to pursue on-camera work of any variety

Creative Approaches for Young Actors
Thursday July 26th & Friday July 27th 9:30 – 12:30

All great acting--whether stage, film, television or video--starts with building character. In Acting Up, actress/model Kristi Grommet will help kids channel their imagination to create believable characters and develop dynamic acting skills for any medium. Using improvisation, communication games, scene study and teamwork, she'll help both novice and experienced young actors find the best ways to spark their natural acting talents.

Instructor: Kristi Grommet

2 Day Minicamp, 9:30 - 12:30
Fee $150
For: Kids ages 8 – 13 who want to explore acting for fun or professionally

Exploring the Model Experience
Saturday July 28th 10:00 – 3:00

At younger and younger ages, girls idolize "America's Next Top Model," supermodels, popular actresses and beauty queens. But what is it really like to model? Why do we idolize models? What types of modeling are there? What’s real and what’s hype and how can girls at this impressionable age navigate the quest for true beauty? America’s Next Top Model former contestant Kristi Grommet and former Miss Missouri and professional model/actress Tamara Tungate offer this fun crash course in developing healthy image and self-esteem for the camera. This one-day workshop will explore these questions and let girls develop natural skills for on-camera modeling in fashion, lifestyle, runway and more. The workshop ends with fun makeovers and photo sessions with professional makeup artists and photographers.

Instructors: Kristi Grommet & Tamara Tungate
1 Day Workshop, 10:00 - 3:00
Fee $100

For: Girls ages 8-13 who want to learn about modeling

Limelight Studio is located at 501 N. Kingshighway in St. Charles, 3 blocks north of Lindenwood University. The studio is open by appointment only. To book a photo session or makeup consultation, or to inquire about Limelight Sessions workshops, call Limelight at 636-925-1662 or go online to

Promotional images and additional quote sources available upon request.

Lance Tilford
Limelight Studio
636 925 1662

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