MORE THAN HEADSHOTS
The Michael Hull Photo team has helped hundreds of actors get the tools in place to book work that they love. Over the past 10 years, one question has come up a lot- "How can I book you for career help!?"
By popular demand, we are thrilled to offer a set of career services to help you feel confident and excited about branding, auditioning, and working as an actor!
As always, we are committed to providing professional, high-quality services at an accessible price-point for all artists. CONTACT US today to chat about how we can best help you!
MICHAEL HULL has been seen on stages across the country in shows like Avenue Q, RENT, Forever Plaid, Little Shop of Horrors, and Spring Awakening. He also co-stars in the feature film After, now available on Netflix. As a cabaret artist, he has presented sold-out shows at Feinstein's/54 Below, The Laurie Beechman Theater, The Metropolitan Room, and beyond. He is the co-writer of his original one-man show, Sorry, Not Sorry, the world premiere of which was presented Off-Broadway by Peter Schneider Productions. Michael's work as a puppeteer has been seen Off-Broadway, on Television, and in countless corners of the internet.
Michael is the Executive Producer of Broadway-Talk LIVE Network on YouTube, and the host of "The 5:30 Quarantini," and "Good Morning, Tonight!" Michael has also served as Associate Producer for Red Shoe Productions, Executive Producer of Friends In Theater Company, and Producing Artistic Director of RAL Productions. His work as a director can currently been seen across the country in the First National Tour of That Golden Girls Show, A Puppet Parody!
MEGAN KANE is a busy Musical Theatre, TV, and Film Actress who has also been Michael Hull Photo’s resident Hair and Make Up artist for 6 years. Her Off-Broadway credits include: Emojiland. NYMF: Play Like A Winner, God’s Country. Regional credits include: Grease (Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival), Hairspray (Arvada Center), A Christmas Carol (Alley Theatre), A Little Night Music (Houston Grand Opera), Gay Bride Of Frankenstein (Seacoast Repertory Theatre), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Brickhouse Theatre), A Walk On The Moon (Upcoming at George Street Playhouse). TV: “For The People” (ABC), “Monsterland” (HULU), “Community Service” (Upcoming on HBO Max). Film: Triple Threat (upcoming), Welcome To New York. Megan sold out Feinstein’s/54 Below with her solo cabaret debut Megan Kane: It’s About Time. She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Webster Conservatory.
Megan has spent her lifetime in show business, starting out in the second grade as a working child actor in Hollywood, and has a unique understanding of the ever-changing trends and demands of the industry. She has a keen eye for all things fashion and beauty and will help you zero in on expressing your authentic self through your wardrobe, hair, and make up choices so you are teed up for success!
BEN RAPPAPORT is an accomplished Actor and Audition Coach who has starred on several network television series, films, and in Broadway shows. On TV, Ben began his career starring as the well intentioned American manager of a call center in India, Todd Dempsy, on NBC’s “Outsourced”. Most recently, he starred as Seth Oliver for two seasons on the critically acclaimed Shondaland series “For The People” on ABC. Other TV credits include recurring roles on “Ozark”, “Mr. Robot”, “The Good Wife”, “Younger”, and guest starring roles on “Blindspot”, “Monsterland”, “Elementary” and many more. Ben made his studio film debut playing opposite Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, and Steve Carell in Hope Springs. Other film credits include: Ask For Jane, Landing Up (on which he also served as Executive Producer), Better Off Single, and The Brass Teapot. On Broadway, Ben originated the role of Perchik in Bartlett Sher’s Tony Nominated revival of Fiddler On The Roof opposite Danny Burstein and Jessica Hecht. He made his Broadway debut in the Sam Gold directed revival of Picnic opposite Ellen Burstyn, Sebastian Stan, Mare Winningham, and Reed Birney. Off-Broadway: Actually, We’re F**ked (Cherry Lane Theatre), Sex Lives Of Our Parents (Second Stage), The Gingerbread House opposite Sarah Paulson and Bobby Cannavale (StageFARM/Rattlestick Theatre). Regional: Alex Timbers’ original production of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Williamstown Theatre Festival). Ben trained at The Juilliard School and is the recipient of the Drama Division’s highest honor, the Michel and Suria Saint-Denis Prize for outstanding achievement and leadership in drama.
On the teaching side, Ben has lectured at the Texas Educational Theatre Association, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, and privately coaches professional actors of varying degrees of experience for on-camera auditions. Ben’s constant movement between the worlds of theatre and on-camera work has given him a singular perspective on the inner workings of show business as a whole, technique, and seamlessly bridging the gap between two vastly different worlds. Ben’s offers an accutely trained eye and ear which supports the notion that you can indeed do it all!
HOW WE CAN HELP!
AUDITION COACHING (Meet with Michael, Megan, and Ben)
Let us prepare you for your next audition! With a breadth of experience both in-front-of and behind "The Table," plus tons of coaching experience with actors of all ages and skill-levels, we'll help you feel confident and ready to tackle your material.
BRANDING & CAREER COACHING (Meet with Michael & Megan)
The dreaded "B Word' can make any actor's head spin, but Branding yourself as an artist doesn't have to be scary or difficult. No matter where you're starting, we'll make sure you have a website that you love, a social media strategy that shows the world who you are, and plenty of photo and video of content to highlight you.
TAKE THE 'SELF' OUT OF SELF-TAPE (Meet with Michael, Megan, and Ben)
Every actor knows the struggle of the self-tape. Where should I film? Do I have enough light? What should I balance my camera on? Let us handle the production of your tape so you can focus on performing! We'll capture you in HD with professional sound and lighting, and package your tape so that it's ready for you to submit. We'll also read for any other characters in your material.
WELCOME TO SET! A 101 GUIDE TO YOUR FIRST DAY ON A FILM SET (Meet with Ben)
How to read your call sheet, what to expect in the process, and why is everyone talking about 'martinis!?' A film set can be overwhelming even for a seasoned actor. Let someone with years of experience in film and television show you the ropes. In this session, Ben will go through your call sheet with you and make sure that you're comfortable and ready to arrive on set like a pro!
DRESS THE PART TO LAND THE PART (Meet with Megan)
Jewel-toned dresses and character heels are no longer the law of the land. So what do you wear to your audition that will help you stand out from the crowd and show off your strengths? Megan will help you build an audition wardrobe that you feel confident in.