Enjoy this 3 week audition workshop with actor Geoffrey Blake (111 film credits) , Jennie's boyfriend in Forrest Gump. Learn the business of acting, how to build a sustainable career, how to get ahead in the business, tricks of auditioning, set life, working with the biggest stars and directors in Hollywood, how to keep getting invited back and much more. This jam packed workshop is an incredible opportunity. Join today!
Geoffrey Blake is an EMMY nominated, two-time SAG AWARD winning actor best known for his role as 'Wesley' (the abusive radical boyfriend) opposite Robin Wright's 'Jennie' in the iconic Academy Award Best Picture Forrest Gump (1994). In addition to Forrest Gump (1994), Blake has appeared alongside Academy Award Winner Tom Hanks in multiple films.
Blake has well over 100 credits to his name in both television and film. In the 1980's and early 1990's, he frequently collaborated with friend and colleague, Emilio Estevez. The two met on the generation defining film YOUNG GUNS where Blake portrayed 'McCloskey', the Young Gun snitch, opposite Estevez, Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Dermot Mulroney. Blake would go on to make four more films with Estevez as both an actor and director (MEN AT WORK, RATED X, THE WAR AT HOME, NIGHTBREAKER). He also worked with other luminary filmmakers such as Ridley & Tony Scott (THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, ENEMY OF THE STATE), Jody Foster in (CONTACT), Paul Mazursky (THE PICKLE), Frank Darabont (MOB CITY), Barry Levinson, Dustin Hoffman and Robert Di Niro in (WAG THE DOG), Bill Paxton and Roland Joffe in (TEXAS RISING, 2015), and numerous others.
Not only is Blake an award winning actor, he is also a highly respected screenplay writer alongside his scribe partner and wife, Marcia Blake. Together, they have written projects for A-Level film talent such as Robert Towne (CHINATOWN), Tom Cruise’s production companies, Brad Pitt's Plan B, Robert Deniro's Tribeca, major studios, and HBO.
This is an incredible opportunity to learn and grow with a Hollywood elite actor who works with the world's biggest actors.
Geoff started his career in Peggy Feury's invitation only legendary acting class and worked alongside Sean Penn, Nicholas Cage, Forest Whitaker, Laura Dern, Meg Ryan, Michelle Pfeifer, Angelica Huston, Chris Penn, Eric Stoltz, Lily Tomlin and many others. Geoff works with the biggest A list stars in cinema history and is here at LA Acting Studios to share his knowledge and experience with you! RSVP NOW! Space is limited and this workshop fills up quickly.