Many professional actors consider private coaches a resource for a specific audition and someone who can help you specifically on sides or on a monologue. Most of the time it can be very difficult to train for acting by yourself, because filmmaking is not a one-player sport. So, a professional acting coach and fine tune your acting skills in order to make you, specifically a better actor and concentrate you strengths and/or weaknesses. Acting Workshops are typically held by casting directors for popular TV shows and or movies. Typically, casting directors will highlight upon the things they specifically look for in an audition and in an actor. One of the benefits of an acting workshop is the opportunity to actually meet the casting director.