KENDRA CASTLEBERRY is a Head CD at Castleberry/Murphy Casting.Her IMDB LINK
These topics will be discussed during class:
The casting process from script to shooting
How episodic TV auditions vary from auditions for pilots, film or theatre
The basics of script analysis (who, what, where, when, why?)
The importance of watching “TV” as homework and how to gain insight from it for your auditions
Feeling and conveying confidence in the audition room
How to interpret confusing direction
Letting the audition go and moving on to the next
The role of the casting director
A selection of sides will be sent out to actors 48 hours prior to class.
Actors will work on sides 1-on-1 with Kendra but in front of the entire class. Thoughtful and specific feedback will be given to each actor and selected sections run again to incorporate educational notes.
There will also be a time for Q&A, allowing actors to get clarity on anything they saw in class or get specific answers on topics of their choosing.
This workshop is a learning experience. It is not an audition or employment opportunity. As such, when this class is over, I will NOT be taking home, nor be given access to your headshot, resume, or any of your promotional materials.
This two hour intensive class includes:
- Lecture with practical industry knowledge.
- Acting guidance for all participants to improve their future performances.
- Hosted Q and A for attendees at the end of the session.
Some of what you'll practice
- Finding levels in your performance.
- Making strong choices when given new material
- Connecting with the material in an organic manner.
- Enjoying the process.
[*]“This workshop is a learning experience. It is not an audition or employment opportunity. When the workshop is over, the casting director/casting associate/casting director (whichever is applicable) teaching this workshop will not be taking home nor be given access to your headshot, resume or any other of your promotional materials”
THE ACTORSITE SUPPORTS CITY ATTORNEY MIKE FEUER WHO WANTS TO MAKE SURE YOU ATTEND WORKSHOPS WHO ADHERE TO THESE GUIDELINES:
- >Classes taught by Casting Directors and Associates must be for instructional purposes only and not a "paid audition".
- >The workshop must clearly post that taking part is not a guarantee of employment.
- >Sides (scenes) must be from past projects or material that has already been cast but cannot be from projects currently being cast.
- >If you think you've been scammed, call the Consumer Protection Unit of the L. A. City Attorney's office at 213-473-6924 .
Are you new to Actorsite and our Casting Director events?
When you, as a new actor, attend Actorsite Casting Director events, you may have endless questions for the Casting Directors because you may feel out of the loop in
the casting process.
As you attend more and more workshops, you grow comfortable with Casting Directors and a picture emerges of how the industry works.
Actors love Casting Director events because it’s a time for them to practice audition skills without the pressure of having to book the job.
Creative artists develop relationships with creative casting directors that can last a lifetime. It’s important that actors ENJOY the casting process, because the they will spend more time auditioning than they will working in the early stages of a career.
Producers are spending MILLIONS of dollars on their projects. So they want you to be trained and prepared!
If producers are going to risk MILLIONS, and you want them to consider you, YOU, as a PRO-ACTIVE ARTIST, need to make sure sharpen your skills to the highest level.
CASTING DIRECTORS TEACH KILLER CLASSES AT THE ACTORSITE!
They can tweak your skills to push you to a higher level!
It's always a WIN - WIN at the Actorsite! NICE!
All the best,
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Additionally, agents and managers are forbidden BY LAW from charging their clients any fees for any services, including "lessons, coaching, seminars, workshops, or similar training", so if your manager asks for money for services, rather than earned commissions for bookings, say NO and report them to the City Attorney's office at 213-473-6924 .