Young Performers Commercial Workshop with Rachel Reiss

Casting Access (Non-Frequency Restricted)

New York

Young Performers Commercial Workshop with Rachel Reiss

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Begins at 4:30 PM EDT
Check-in begins at: 3:15 PM EDT

3 Hours

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This in-person class will include a Q&A for actors and their parents/guardians, followed by a prepared work session with the actors.

Participating actors will prepare and perform commercial copy of their choice.  Copy can be sourced from anywhere, including from a previous audition or an upcoming audition.  Additional details will be sent upon confirmation.


Rachel Reiss, CSA is a senior casting director at Liz Lewis Casting Partners where she casts Film, TV, Commercials, Podcasts, Animation and VO nationwide. Her recent credits include Get Rolling with Otis on Apple TV, SuperKitties on Disney Jr. and films A Year and Change, All Wifed Out, Lady-Like, The Painter, and Queen of Knives. She has cast hundreds of commercials and voice-overs, including many that have been recognized with Clio Awards and Cannes Lion Awards. Recent podcasts include This Job is History and I Hear Fear with Wondery and Killer Questions with Investigation Discovery.

Rachel was honored as the 2019 and 2022 Heller Awards Recipient for Best Northeast Commercial and VO Casting. And she was recently awarded the 2023 Artios Award for Best Casting of a Short Film for The F Word starring Chris Gethard. Rachel sits on the Board of Directors for the Casting Society of America as the VP of Technology.


You must have completed a Casting Access Application prior to registering for this class.

Please note that the 30-day frequency restriction applies to this class. Your last frequency-restricted class must have taken place no less than 30 (thirty) days prior to this event to be eligible to register. 

NO LATE ARRIVALS and NO WALK-INS are admitted. Only those participants who have received a telephoned or e-mailed confirmation message from staff will be admitted to the session. Waitlisted individuals who have not received such confirmation will not be admitted at the door. Please do not show up if you have not been explicitly confirmed as RSVPed.