Scenes with Stacey Pianko

Casting Access

Los Angeles

Scenes with Stacey Pianko

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Begins at 1:00 PM PDT
Check-in begins at: 12:45 PM PDT

3 Hours

Tuesday, May 28, 2024


This class will include a Q&A with LA based casting professional, Stacey Pianko, 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 RSVP confirmation.


Stacey Pianko is an Artios Award nominated Casting Director who began her career as the casting assistant on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”. Then, in the Feature Film department at Disney/Touchstone Pictures, she worked on such films as Cool Runnings, Significant Other, The Three Musketeers, A Far-Off Place and The Mighty Ducks.

Subsequently as a Talent Executive at Disney Channel stars such as Shia LaBeouf, Hilary Duff, Kat Dennings, Lindsay Lohan, Kat Graham, and Kaley Cuoco found their launching pad early in their careers.

After that stint, Stacey entered the independent casting world with her partner Orly Sitowitz, CSA and have cast many Independent Feature Films, pilots and series for major television/streaming platforms.

Some recent credits include:

AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER, (Worldwide kid search) Feature film, 2Oth Century Fox, directed by James Cameron, Producers, James Cameron, and Jon Landau

COMPUTER SCHOOL (2022), Pilot/ HBO Max, Executive producers: Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin.

VIOLET (2021 TIFF Premiere, Artios award nominated), Feature film, directed, written, and produced by Justine Bateman, produced by Loose Cannon Pictures

BREAKWATER, Feature film, directed by James Rowe, produced by Loose Cannon pictures. Starring: Dermot Mulroney and Darren Mann (in post-production)

F*CKING JANE AUSTEN, Feature film, directed by Anna Mastro, produced by Barry Films, Fortitude International, co-produced by Stacey Pianko (in pre-production)

A WRINKLE IN TIME (with Aisha Coley as CD) Feature film, directed by Ana DuVernay, produced by Legend3D, Catherine Hand, Jim Whitaker

ROCK YARD, Feature film, Directed and Written by Howard Reichman and Turhan Caylak, co-produced by Stacey Pianko (pre-production)


In addition to casting, Stacey also coaches actors for auditions under her Casting Fairy banner.


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

All members must show a valid SAG-AFTRA card when they check in for the class.  No admittance will be granted without your current card or receipt.

NO LATE ARRIVALS 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.

Cancellations are required by midnight the night before a class. Cancellation can only be made via the website. You cannot cancel your RSVP via email or phone.  Those who have been seated by the start date are expected to comply. You must cancel your reservation before the start date if you cannot comply, or you will face a six month ineligibility period.  DO NOT BE LATE.  Check-in begins 15 minutes to the class start time.  If you arrive after the start time, you will not be admitted and it will be counted as a no-show.

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

This program is for educational purposes only.