Dedicated to enhancing the skills and careers of black filmmakers

Lauren E. Banks will discuss how actors can position themselves to get work in television. We will discuss auditioning, acting classes, and landing an agent. 

The discussion will be followed by a Q & A.

This event is free, suggested donation is $10.

Questions? E-mail us


Lauren E. Banks is from Durham, North Carolina. She is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and Howard University, from which she received  

her MFA and BFA in acting respectively.

 In 2017, Lauren was awarded Yale's Carol Finch Dye Award, whose previous recipients include Frances McDormand and Meryl Streep. 

Banks is most known for her work as Siobhan Quays in Showtime's drama series City On A Hill. 

Follow Lauren on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook.


Join us every Thursday from 7 to 8:30pm and Sunday 3 to 4:30pm EASTERN TIME for our Virtual Screenwriting Workshops. We workshop one script, 15 pages or less and offer constructive feedback in an open forum setting.  In order to have your script read, please RSVP first before submitting your script.  Scripts are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. If you do decide to attend, we request that join via video.

You will receive the Zoom link via e-mail within a day of RSVPing as well as 35 minutes before the workshop.

E-mail to have your script read.

This event is free, suggested donation is $5.


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