Actor’s Advocate

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4-Week Intensive

Reserve your seat today for Actor’s Advocate’s “HOW TO BOOK THE JOB” 4-week intensive.

This class meets twice a week on a Tuesday / Thursday schedule from 7-10pm, on the City College campus right in the heart of Harlem.

Participants are guided by some of CTH’s leading actors and directors through each step of the audition process, including monologue work, scene study, cold readings, interview and more. Enrollment in this course also permits free admission to master classes and industry meet & greets hosted by CTH during the fall 2017 or spring 2018.


$500 if you pay your deposit before October 14th.
($600 after October 14th)

To reserve your seat today:

  1. Please confirm your interest via email and make a $100 deposit.
  2. Include your name and the words Actor’s Advocate in the payment notes section.

Please email us with any questions. We can’t wait to work with you!

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Meet the Instructors

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Sheria Irving is an actress and educator hailing from Miami, Florida. She has an immense passion for telling the stories of the human condition and is propelled by her desire to explore and reflect humanity. Also a determined educator, she is committed to inspiring, elevating and empowering todays youth.

A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, she has worked on both Broadway and Off-Broadway stages. Whether it be collaborating on new plays or working in Television and Film, she has undertaken roles ranging from the classical canon of Shakespeare and Euripides to the brazen and ingenious works of numerous up and coming playwrights and writers.

Additionally she holds a Master’s in Education from Pace University and has been a special education teacher in the South Bronx. As both Actor and Educator, she has always been fascinated by the human ability to transform, adapt, evolve; first through the mentoring of youth and now working onstage and on set with her fellow actors.

Eric Lockley – a Baltimore native and graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Eric has always been passionate about storytelling and celebrating under-represented communities. Lockley works as an actor in theater, film & television, he writes and produces for stage and screen and is the founder of Harlem-based organizations The Movement Theatre Company and Harlem9. For his work in theater Lockley is an OBIE-winner and he has had the privilege of being featured in plays by Tarrell Alvin McCraney, Marcus Gardley and Idris Goodwin. With a passion for comedy, Lockley performs improv and sketch comedy at The PIT and UCB, and had the honor of working with writer Rich Talarico (MADtv, Key & Peele) on developing a new live musical comedy show. The Jump, Lockley’s inspirational short film, won numerous awards including Best Narrative Short in the festival circuit (Urbanworld, Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Fest) and is now available on Upcoming projects are featured roles in a Marvel series and in “First Reformed” written and directed by Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull), as well as continuing to develop his own content for stage and screen. For, @iamericlockley


Actor’s Advocate will use master teachers and industry professionals to sharpen your skills, help you to create an individualized acting business plan and make your work dynamic, unique, and memorable.

In our month long intensives, classes meet twice a week for four weeks and are taught by industry professionals who help you to master your craft, finesse your business sense, and maximize your impact.

We also offer a series of one-night workshops that bring in agents, casting directors, and working actors to discuss the industry and help you.