Kat Hoyos How To Prepare For The U.S

 Learn how to transition your career into America, in particular Los Angeles. 

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Course Overview

This course is aimed at actors who are looking into transitioning into the US market, in particular LA. If you are unsure on where to start with the US, and how to do it, this day will cover it! Rather than trying to find things online and wondering if you’re on the right path, Kat is a living and breathing example of someone who is doing it and ready to share her journey on how she’s doing it.

Course Outline

This course is broken down into these areas of focus:

  • VISA – 01 Focus/ESTA/Green card/J Visa/E3
  • Marketing Tools – Headshots, CV, Reel, Casting sites – the difference between here and the US.
  • What classes to do
  • Representation – Agents, Managers, what your team could look like!
  • Audition Etiquette – Being in the room in LA, self tapes, types of shows.
  • Pilot Season – What is it? What else is there?
  • Surviving LA – Breakdown of city, areas to be familiar with, what you need to organise yourself in a new city – banking, phone… and much more!

This day is going to be filled with lots of information and will give you a better scope of what to expect, and also what steps you need to put in place, here in Australia to make it happen!

Course Outcomes

This series will give you the tools to create active thinking and planning, raising awareness of blocks, opportunities and systems for attainment of goals. 

    • A clear career / project plan with KPI objectives. 
    • Understand the 30 keys to failure (and thereby success)
    • A mentoring partner for future accountability and information.
    • Greater awareness and understanding of the business side of acting
    • Inspired view point on career and life goals. 

Session Details

When: 1 x Monday Nights

Dates: 27th May 2019

Time: 6pm – 10pm

Venue: 18 City Rd, Chippendale, NSW 2008

Participants: 20 max

Price: $65.00 incl GST. 

Session Details

Payment Information

How To Pay & Instalment Option: The easiest way to pay is by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) using the bank details on the invoice (please quote the invoice number in the transfer information), or by simply clicking the ‘pay online’ link also on the invoice (bank fees apply). You will be email an invoice upon acceptance into the program. Payment is due no later than the due date stated on the invoice, however if you would like to pay in instalments please call or email the office to arrange the dates and amounts you will pay. Please note full payment of the course is due by the time the course finishes. You can start payment instalments at anytime upon receipt of the invoice.

About Kat Hoyos

Kat is most known for her hilarious work on Channel 9’s Here Come The Habibs as Layla Habib. The show was nominated for “Best International Comedy” at the Golden Nymph and the Berlin Rose D’OR Awards. It was also nominated for “Most Popular Comedy” in the 2018 TVWeek Logie awards. Kat was also nominated in 2017 for “Best New Talent”.

Kat recently filmed “Chasing Comets” this year with Isabel Lucas, Dan Ewing, Stan walker amongst many others, released in August 2018 and screened on Channel 10 in 2019. In addition to Kat’s TV work she appeared in the feature film A Suburban Love Story, co-starring Luke Ford. Kat was in The Road Home, winning awards at The St Kilda Festival, The Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sarasota Festival, WOW Film Festival, and, also received an academy accredited Flickerfest nomination.

Kat has made TV appearances as a dancer in the MTV and Aria Awards, Mornings, The Australian Open Tennis final, The Helpmann Awards, Sunrise, Hey Hey its Saturday, Dancing with The Stars and sung on the nationally televised Carols by Candlelight in 2016. Her stage credits include Jersey Boys the Musical – Australian and NZ tour, Hairspray the Musical – Australian Tour, Bring it On, Fame, and Xanadu at Sydney’s acclaimed Hayes Theatre.

Having just returned from doing pilot season in LA, she has studied at the infamous The Groundlings Improv School (with graduates such as Will Ferrell, Maya Rudolph, Kirsten Wiig), Ivana Chubbuck and Scott Sedita studios. Wiith an 01 Visa, Kat also has experience living in the USA, bringing fresh insight into the process of transitioning.

Apply For The Course

Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. to courses@thehubstudio.com.au or use the below form. Please note the course is by invitation only. If accepted we shall send out an application form with all the course information. Notification for acceptance will be made no later than one week before course commencement.

If offered your place will only be held once payment is received in full. Failure to do so will forfeit your place on the course. For more information or queries please don’t hesitate to call on (02) 9212 0522 or alternatively email us on the above address.

Course Application Form

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Further Questions

The HubStudio prides itself on helping professional actors to facilitate their training journey. If you would like more information about this course, or more importantly which courses would suit you best, then please email or call us to discuss your training goals.