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VIRTUAL: Animation Throw Down

Monday, July 15, 2024 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Love working on characters?  Join NY Booth Director Lana Migliore for an animation throw down. The first part of this fast-paced class will focus on developing characters/ character voices from visual prompts. In the second half of the class, participants will test drive their new creations with a...

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Virtual - Casting Access

Scenes with Henry Russell Bergstein

Monday, July 15, 2024 3:00 PM PDT | 6:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with bi-coastal Casting Director Henry Russell Bergstein, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform sides from film or television.  

Additional preparation details will be sent upon RSVP confirmation.


ABOUT HENRY RUSSELL

Most recently Vice President, Casting for HBO...

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Virtual - Casting Access

Animation VO Assigned Sides with Christian Kaplan

Monday, July 15, 2024 6:00 PM PDT | 9:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with LA based casting professional, Christian Kaplan, followed by and assigned prepared reading session with.

Christian will be assigning sides based on actor headshots and resumes prior to the class.


ABOUT JOSY

Former Executive in charge of feature casting for Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000...

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Virtual - Agent Access

Agent Access: Scenes with Jim Daly - Group A

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 9:00 AM PDT | 12:00 PM EDT

CLASS FORMAT

This class will include a Q&A with New York based talent agent Jim Daly, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform a scene from film or TV 2 minutes (2 pages) or less.

Additional preparation details will be sent via email with your...

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Virtual - Agent Access

Agent Access: Scenes with Jim Daly - Group B

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 10:15 AM PDT | 1:15 PM EDT

CLASS FORMAT

This class will include a Q&A with New York based talent agent Jim Daly, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform a scene from film or TV 2 minutes (2 pages) or less.

Additional preparation details will be sent via email with your...

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Los Angeles - Casting Access

Scenes with Lesley Wolff

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 10:30 AM PDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with LA based Casting Director Lesley Wolff, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform sides from film, television or theatre.  

Additional preparation details will be sent upon RSVP confirmation.


BIO

Click here for Lesley's IMDb...

Virtual - Small Group Sessions

Demo Reels and Clips

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link the evening before the program

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send us...

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Virtual - Casting Access (Non-Frequency Restricted)

Scenes with Dominikia Posseren

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 2:30 PM PDT | 5:30 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with LA based Casting Director Dominika Posseren, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform sides from film or television.  

Additional preparation details will be sent upon RSVP confirmation.


ABOUT DOMINIKA

Growing up in Stockholm, Sweden, Dominika Posseren started dreaming...

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New York - Casting Access (Non-Frequency Restricted)

Scenes with Avani Parikh Dhar

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 11:00 AM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This in-person class will include a Q&A and a prepared reading session with New York based casting professional, Avani Parikh Dhar.

Participating actors will prepare and perform a scene of their choice from film or tv, two minutes in length or less.


ABOUT AVANI

Avani Parikh Dhar, also known as...

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virtual - Voiceover Lab

VIRTUAL: Copy DeCoding with John McKinney (Advanced Level Class)

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Few things are as confounding to an actor as trying to interpret commercial copy. So often the text can seem unnatural, “selly” or just plain ridiculous. The specs that you get, if you get any at all, tend to add more pressure than clarity. The good news is...

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Los Angeles - Casting Access

Scenes/Monologues with Lisa Zagoria

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 1:00 PM PDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with LA based Casting Director Lisa Zagoria, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform sides from film, television or theatre.  

Additional preparation details will be sent upon RSVP confirmation.


BIO

Lisa Zagoria started her casting career at Aquila Wood...

Virtual - Small Group Sessions

Social Media Basics

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link the evening before the program.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send us...

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virtual - Voiceover Lab

Audacity 102: How to Self-Produce a Voiceover Commercial (Read Synopsis and Requirements)

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 6:00 PM PDT | 9:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This class is the follow up to Audacity 101. Participants will need to be proficient enough with Audacity to self-produce an audio commercial with voiceover, music and sound effects.  The production work will take place in class using materials (script, music and sound effects) provided by the Voiceover...

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virtual - Voiceover Lab

Voiceover Audition Practice: Submission, Review and Feedback - Video Game Copy

Thursday, July 18, 2024 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Voiceover auditions can be exciting, inspiring and...stressful.  You record the audition, send it off and then.....? Crickets. That can leave you wondering: Did anyone listen to my audition?  if so, what did they think about my performance?  How does my recording space/studio sound? Was my submission competitive? In...

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Los Angeles - Casting Access

Scenes/Monologues with Danny Gordon

Thursday, July 18, 2024 1:00 PM PDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with LA based Casting Director Danny Gordon, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform sides from film, television or theatre.  

Additional preparation details will be sent upon RSVP confirmation.


BIO

Danny is a television and film casting director, teacher...

Virtual - Small Group Sessions

Actor Career Focus

Thursday, July 18, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

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Virtual - Casting Access

Scenes with Elizabeth Vargas Alvarez

Thursday, July 18, 2024 3:30 PM PDT | 6:30 PM EDT

CLASS FORMAT

This class will include a Q&A with NY based casting professional Elizabeth Vargas Alvarz, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform sides television.  Additional preparation details will be sent via email with your RSVP confirmation.


ABOUT ELIZABETH

Elizabeth Vargas Alvarez (Elizabeth V.A.) is a...

Virtual - Casting Access

Scenes with Cheryl Louden-Kubin - Southeast Local Actors

Friday, July 19, 2024 8:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with Atlanta based Casting Director Cheryl Louden-Kubin, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform sides from film or television.  

Additional preparation details will be sent upon RSVP confirmation.


ABOUT CHERYL

Cheryl Louden-Kubin, CSA: Graduate of Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY...

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virtual - Voiceover Lab

Voiceover Audition Practice: Submission, Review and Feedback - Commercial Copy

Friday, July 19, 2024 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Voiceover auditions can be exciting, inspiring and...stressful.  You record the audition, send it off and then.....? Crickets. That can leave you wondering: Did anyone listen to my audition?  if so, what did they think about my performance?  How does my recording space/studio sound? Was my submission competitive? In...

Los Angeles - Casting Access

Scenes with John Jackson

Friday, July 19, 2024 2:00 PM PDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with LA based Casting Director John Jackson, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform sides from film or television.  

Additional preparation details will be sent upon RSVP confirmation.


BIO

John Jackson began his career in film and television as...

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New York - Casting Access

Comedy Scenes with Julia Catalano

Monday, July 22, 2024 6:30 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This in-person class will include a Q&A with New York based casting professional, Julia Catalano, followed by and assigned prepared reading session with.  Actors will be asked to choose, prepare and perform comedy scenes for class.  Additional preparation details will be sent upon confirmation.


ABOUT JULIA

Julia Catalano is a...

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Virtual - Casting Access

Scenes with Jennifer Brooks

Monday, July 22, 2024 6:00 PM PDT | 9:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This class will include a Q&A with LA based Casting Director Jennifer Brooks, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform sides from film or television.

Additional preparation details will be sent upon RSVP confirmation.


ABOUT JAMI

Jennifer Brooks has been working in casting for over 15...

New York - Casting Access (Non-Frequency Restricted)

Assigned Sides with Stephanie Holbrook

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 10:00 AM EDT

Details This program is FULL

SYNOPSIS

This in-person class will include a Q&A with New York based casting professional, Stephanie Holbrook, followed by and assigned prepared reading session with.

Stephanie will be assigning sides based on actor headshots and resumes prior to the class.


ABOUT STEPHANIE

STEPHANIE HOLBROOK is a Casting Director with extensive credits in...

virtual - Voiceover Orientation

VIRTUAL - Voiceover Lab Orientation

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS 

Voiceover (VO) Lab programs and recording booth sessions are open to all VO Lab eligible SAG-AFTRA members, regardless of your location. Once you have completed the required Voiceover Programs Profile (online) and the Voiceover Lab Orientation (VOLO), you will have Voiceover Lab eligibility. This 2-hour orientation details what...

Virtual - The Business

Representation

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link the evening before the program.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send us...

Virtual - Small Group Sessions

THE AUDITION

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

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Virtual - Casting Access

Scenes with Serafina Tiranno-Cimisi

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 3:30 PM PDT | 6:30 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This virtual class will include a Q&A and a prepared reading session with NY based casting professional, Serafina Tiranno-Cimisi.

Participating actors will prepare and perform a scene from film or tv, two minutes in length or less.  More information will be provided upon registration.


ABOUT SERAFINA

Serafina Tiranno-Cimisi is an Associate...

Virtual - Small Group Sessions

Headshots

Thursday, July 25, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link the evening before the program

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or Promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send us...

Virtual - Casting Access

Self Tapes with Missy Finnell - Pittsburgh Local Actors

Thursday, July 25, 2024 3:30 PM PDT | 6:30 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This online class will provide feedback from an experienced casting professional.

Participating actors will prepare and self-tape a scene or monologue of their choice from film or tv.  Actors should be prepared to receive a re-direct and perform live in class after viewing their tape.


CASTING DIRECTOR BIO

Missy Finnell earned...

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New York - Casting Access

Scenes for Young Adults with Mark Saks

Saturday, July 27, 2024 1:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This in-person class will include a Q&A and prepared reading session with New York based Casting Director, Mark Saks.

Participating actors should be able to play 30 or younger.   

Actors will be asked to prepare scenes with assigned scene partners ahead of class. Scenes should focus on characters...

virtual - Voiceover Lab

VIRTUAL: Home Studio Basics

Monday, July 29, 2024 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

Synopsis

Ready to build a home studio but don't know where to start? Then this virtual class is for you!  Join NY staff member Lana Migliore for ideas on how to create a budget friendly professional home set-up. Lana will discuss basic principals of sound, the types of audio...

Virtual - Small Group Sessions

SELF TAPES AND REMOTE AUDITIONS

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link the evening before the program

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send us...

virtual - Voiceover Lab

VIIRTUAL: Cómo ser un buen narrador de audiolibros, y no morir en el intento

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 3:30 PM PDT | 6:30 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

¡Prepárate para ser un buen narrador en tiempos de crisis!

Es tan importante tu preparación en la lectura, que de ella dependerá tu éxito en estos tiempos de crisis. 

Esta clase consiste en 4 áreas esenciales de la narración de Audiolibros:

1. Habilidades y perspectivas que debe tener un narrador

2. Voz...

Virtual - Small Group Sessions

Money Management

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link the evening before the program

This class begins at 1pm PST/4pm EST.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot...

Los Angeles - Conversations

Volunteer Orientation

Thursday, August 1, 2024 6:30 PM PDT

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation relies on the generous support of volunteers like you. Would you like to help with our programs? Attend the orientation and learn more about the volunteer program in the new stunning Meryl Streep Center for Performing Artists!

Los Angeles - Conversations

Volunteer Orientation

Friday, August 2, 2024 12:00 PM PDT

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation relies on the generous support of volunteers like you. Would you like to help with our programs? Attend the orientation and learn more about the volunteer program in the new stunning Meryl Streep Center for Performing Artists!

virtual - Voiceover Orientation

VIRTUAL - Voiceover Lab Orientation

Thursday, August 8, 2024 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS 

Voiceover (VO) Lab programs and recording booth sessions are open to all VO Lab eligible SAG-AFTRA members, regardless of your location. Once you have completed the required Voiceover Programs Profile (online) and the Voiceover Lab Orientation (VOLO), you will have Voiceover Lab eligibility. This 2-hour orientation details what...