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Feel spontaneous, grounded, & confident at
rehearsals, auditions, & performances.
Work with Your SitCom Coach - Maggie Reed to
create compelling characters, crush your acting choices, & cash in on more film, TV, & theatre gigs! Comedy & Drama Coaching.

Book Appointments Below

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PRIVATE COMEDY & DRAMA COACHING

Audition Technique, Basic/Advanced Acting Skills, On-Camera Training, Business Tasks, etc.

In NYC, NJ, or Online (Facetime, Skype, Zoom)

AWKWARDLY+Directors

Check out the purposefully female-directed #AwkwardlySeries by #NikkiCoble.

Your SitCom Coach directed episodes

#TheElephant & #ÜberAwkward

Vimeo.com/Channels/Awkwardly

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CRUSH YOUR AUDITION STRATEGY SESSION

Get empowered with energizing audition tips & script analysis goodies to propel your scenes forward from the get-go, during
a free 45-minute, online session!

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AUDITION TAPING

Adult & Child Actors
Northern New Jersey, Near Montclair

Your SitCom Coach - Maggie Reed’s Comedy Reel 2019

(order of scenes) BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT - Keith Chandler, WHITE PRIVILEGE FRANKENSTEIN, SEINFELD, HIDDEN AMERICA WITH JONAH RAY, EMPTY NEST - David Leisure, SPIN CITY - Barry Bostwick, THE AMAZING RAY - Josh Mostel, THE GOLDEN GIRLS - Betty White, Pat Harrington, UNDOCUMENTED - Hannah Marshall, EVERYTHING'S RELATIVE - Jason Alexander, SAME SAME series - Lauren Augarten, Josh Lewis, SEINFELD scene - Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Jason Alexander, BABES - Wendi Jo Sperber, DIAGNOSIS MURDER - Dick van Dyke, BLOSSOM - Ted Wass, Barnard Hughes, Mayim Bialik, EMPTY NEST - David Leisure, Richard Mulligan, THE AMAZING RAY - Josh Mostel

One-Day Comedy Intensive at Ripley-Grier Studios. Frank Schiavone, Pooya Mohseni, and Joanna Fanizza on-camera, with teacher, Maggie Reed.

One-Day Comedy Intensive at Ripley-Grier Studios. Frank Schiavone, Pooya Mohseni, and Joanna Fanizza on-camera, with teacher, Maggie Reed.

The TV/Film Comedy
Audition Intensive

oNE-DAY - Saturday - February 23, 2019

11:30am - 4:30pm

RIPLEY-GRIER STUDIOS
520 8th Avenue
(between 36th and 37th Sts.)
NYC, NY 10018

Limited to 12 students

BOOK MORE COMEDY ROLES!

The On-Camera Comedy
Scene Work Workshop
March-April 2019

On-Camera Comedy Workshop taught by Your SitCom Coach - Maggie Reed at Envision Studios, NYC

On-Camera Comedy Workshop taught by Your SitCom Coach - Maggie Reed at Envision Studios, NYC

Master Your On-Camera Comedy Confidence
in SitComs, TV Comedies, & Comedy Films! 

In this unique-to-NYC, 4-week On-Camera Comedy Scene Work Workshop you'll work on mastering

The Comedy Components

Multi-Camera & Single Camera Blocking

Detailed Comedy Script Analysis
&
Physical Comedy

For actors who’ve taken the 4-Week On-Camera Comedy Workshop.
Other experienced actors admitted after an interview with Maggie Reed. Email Info@YourSitComCoach.com to schedule your interview.
Every session will include memorized scene work with single-camera comedies &/or multi-camera SitComs.
The Acting & Script Analysis Techniques learned in this course are applicable to
single-camera TV shows, films, multi-camera SitComs, theatre, & other media platforms.

Wednesdays
March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 2019
7pm - 10pm

ENVISION STUDIOS
60 Madison Ave.  Suite 601
NYC, NY 10010

$450
$395 for Maggie's clients/students & Union members
Limited to 10 Students


Maggie Reed

Have questions or comments?  Use the form below &
a prompt reply will be on its way to you soon.
Text or call  929-224-4514

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Your SitCom Coach - Maggie Reed

Empowering actors with creative acting techniques
so their auditions & bookings stand out from the crowd,
without fear, frustration, or flailing about.

Maggie's clients have booked major TV and films gigs such as the upcoming 2019 TV series Miracle Workers, Manifest, SMILF, Too Old To Die Young, The Good Cop, plus, Homeland, Louie, The Blacklist, Elementary, Madame Secretary, Girls, Blue Bloods, Orange is the New Black, Quantico, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Taken, Bull, Mildred Pierce, Law & Order: SVU, Younger, Fantastic Four, Divergent, The Wolf of Wall Street, Blue Jasmine, Patriots Day, Whiplash, and many more.

Watch this video for the rave reviews of The 4-Week On-Camera Comedy Workshop.

Master Your On-Camera Comedy Confidence in SitComs, Dramedies, & TV/Film Comedies! In this unique-to-NY, multi-camera workshop you'll work on mastering your scripted comedy scenes by exploring The Comedic Components, Multi-Camera Blocking, the difference between Single-Cam and Multi-Cam, On-Camera Auditioning Technique, Detailed Comedy Script Analysis, & Physical Comedy.

glowing reviews For
YOUR SITCOM COACH - MAGGIE REED

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Fiona Choi, The Family Law

We're now shooting Season 2 of The Family Law. Inspired by your teachings, I've been employing your SitCom techniques like Patterns of 3, Plosive Sounds, Moment Before, & Operative Words. Thank you so much for your fun class and encouragement.

Fiona Choi, nominated for Australia's Emmy's - the 2016 AACTA Award - for Best Performance in a TV Comedy!

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Claire Warden, Quantico

Well I went in there and I rocked it! I feel really good about the audition. It felt great and for the first time I realized 'that's how you do it!' Thank you so much for your help. It's made me realize that in the past I've not really been sure what work I should do for an audition so just faffed around learning the lines without getting really detailed. Now I know the specifics of the work I can do and it makes me feel so much more in control. Even if I'm not right for this part for whatever reason I'm satisfied that I did a good audition for and made a good impression on them.

So once again you rock! Thanks

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Shantala Surya, Sherry's Kitchen

Brilliant coach who cracks your underbelly and gets your best performance... Rocked the comedy and multi cam... Also amazing for the drama stuff... Must book for network audition prep.

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Liz Samuel, MOMtress

Thank you soooo much, Maggie! You give brilliant notes and really know how to get the most out of the comedy in the scene! Had so much fun! My manager also sent back the note ‘Really great work!’ So fingers and toes crossed...

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Sheilah Smiley, Comedy Central

To any actor, dramatic or comedic and to comedians if you wanna be more truthful, authentic, funny and technically on target on a real film or television set than do yourself a favor and study with the phenomenal Maggie Reed, the onset coach with the best approach. Don’t believe me? Well, when you see me in my own sitcom, you will. But, you don’t have to wait for that!

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Sarah Nedwek, The P.I.T.

I cannot say enough great things about Maggie and her sitcom class. First, she is an expert in this field. She's worked for years on a variety of shows and knows the biz inside and out. Second, she not only gives you tools for script prep but also a vocabulary to work on set once you land the job. She's so fun and passionate about her work. Halfway through the class, I booked a comedy and applied so many of her lessons to my role.

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Nigel Barber, Mission Impossible: RN

Our industry is all about people. Maggie Reed is, without question, all about supporting our industry and the people in it. I highly recommend 'Coach Maggie'. Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Spectre, Capsule, Mad to Be Normal.

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Trey Gerrald, Orange is The New Black

I wanted to say thank you for your class. It was your “at least 1 audition a week” assignment that pushed me to audition for Steven Tylor O’Connor, which led me to the NBC pilot, which got me a manager and now this role on OITNB. I’m very thankful for your class and guidance. Here is a very deep, heartfelt, Thank You, Maggie. You mean the world to me. None of this was a possibility when I first walked in your class. Thank you.

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Kristin Cantwell, The Path

I'd been wanting to take Maggie's class for a couple years and finally made it happen. I have a pretty strong comedy background but had never worked with multiple cameras/blocking for multiple cameras. Maggie knows everything about playing for the camera and I feel I left class with a lot of great information to work better on camera and especially on-camera comedy. It was great to learn from a working actor who has been on sitcoms and knows her stuff.

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Casey J. Smith, The Onion News

One of the top three coaches I refer NYC actors/actresses. Learn comic cues, marks, and much more from a working actress (which is CURRENT tense, not past tense...very rare in this field of work.) Lean how to work and keep working as I owe a few credits from her coaching myself (she's that good!)

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Shawlini Manjunath-Holbrook, Louie

I just coached with Maggie for a pilot audition and totally killed it largely due to her guidance! Maggie can break down a script and scene like no other and coaching with her is fast and effective. I felt like she helped me make choices and come up with ideas that really worked for the scene, but more importantly for me personally as an actor. Next time you have an audition, definitely make sure to coach with Maggie!

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Jay Santiago, New Amsterdam

Thank you a Million no, a Billion!!! It’s all just sinking in… all the Zip-Zap emotions of Nick … I was having fun reviewing and saying my lines on the subway. The passengers were looking at me trying to figure out what I was saying…lol. I will have fun with this tomorrow at my audition for The Jim Gaffigan Show.

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Christine Verleny, Downward Dog

-- Maggie Reed's Sitcom class is a master class in comedy, but it is just the tip of the iceberg. Maggie breaks everything down and makes it learn-able and FUN! She is passionate about sharing all the knowledge she has acquired from being a BOOKING actor. Most importantly for me, she is a working actor, like her students. She is a partner in learning. The best kind of teacher there is. I cannot recommend her more highly. 5 stars (out of 5). Christine Verleny

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Intro to SitComs

Understanding The Rules of Comedy

A One-Day Intensive

Date: TBA

Intro to Sitcoms

Instructor: Maggie Reed - Your SitCom Coach

Location: Kathy Wickline Casting in Philadelphia, PA
Date:  TBA
Time: 12pm- approx. 4pm
Fee: $109 (+$20 admin fee)
Enrollment Cap: 12 students
Age: 18+
Register Here

This exclusive one-day workshop will teach you how to nail the punchline every time! Students will improve their comedic performing skills and learn how to properly deliver SitCom material. This course is the perfect place for beginners to start and it will definitely challenge experienced performers as well.

Master your On-Camera Comedy Confidence in:

  • Auditions

  • SitComs

  • TV/New Media Comedies

  • Comedic Films

You’ll come away having acquired:

  • A solid technique for breaking down Comedy Scripts

  • Cold Reading Skills

  • Audition Techniques applicable to any genre

  • How to create exciting characters

  • An understanding of what the material asks of you as a performer