Lisa Maile

In a previous post regarding acting for beginners in Central Florida; I wrote about one of my mentors, and friend Lisa Maile.  This is a follow-up to last post,  because there is so much more to share!  Lisa owned the Lisa Maile Studio for Acting and Modeling until 2004.  She sold the school in 2004 and now works as a success coach & trainer through Lisa Maile Seminars & Coaching.  You can find more info at  

Lisa will be presenting a free Interview workshop at the upcoming Career Expo & Job Fair at the Arena this Fri, Nov 16, at 11:25. So for anyone seeking employment, this is the lecture to attend, plus almost 4,000 jobs will be available!!

The website for info on this free workshop is:

If you’re interested in sharpening your personal marketing skills, Lisa is also hosting an all-day Power Interviewing Boot Camp Saturday, Jan 26 at Mall at Millenia; this is a fundraiser for the non-profit Dress for Success– tickets are $50 til Dec. 31, $75 in Jan, with entire ticket price to DFS.  For more info, contact

Lisa was very kind to provide me with information in regards to her business.  I also asked Lisa a question to support actors who are just beginning the audition process.  I asked Lisa “If you could say one thing to actors, just starting out in the piece of advice..what would it be?”  Lisa’s response is below.

“For actors starting out, it’s critical to be professional & be prepared at auditions!  Arrive early, know your lines & character, dress appropriately, be positive & upbeat, and present yourself like a veteran.  Time is money in any business… & particularly in “the industry”; you show respect for clients, agents & casting directors (and also illustrate you’re strong talent) if you’re consistently early, prepared, positive & deliver an impressive performance… because of your preparation beforehand.  PREPARATION POWERS PERFORMANCE!”

Interested in free interview assistance?  Visit Lisa’s site to view 5 Power Interview videos created with The Orlando Sentinel as a community service:


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