This workshop will include a Q&A and a prepared reading session with an experienced casting professional. Lauren will be assigning scenes ahead of time based on your headshots, so please be sure to have your Casting Access profiles up to date. You will receive your scene 1-2 days before class.
CASTING DIRECTOR BIO
Lauren Bass began her casting career working for one of LA's top TV casting offices, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer, where she worked on such hit shows as CSI, Jack & Bobby and Everwood. From UDK, she worked for one of the most respected feature film casting directors in the business, Mali Finn, and cast such notable films as The Assassination of Jesse James, Shooter, and Avatar.
Following Mali's retirement, Lauren teamed up with her brother, Jordan, to open bass/casting - a bicoastal casting & production company - that specializes in ensemble casting across film, TV and new media.
Recent films include: Taylor Sheridan's Wind River starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen, Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town starring Mackenzie Davis, Carrie Coon, LaKeith Stanfield and Alia Shawkat, Brampton's Own starring Alex Russell, Jean Smart & Rose McIver, A Violent Separation starring Brenton Thwaites, Gerald McRainey, Ted Levine and Claire Holt and the Armie Hammer thriller Mine (US Casting).
Other film credits include: New Line's Annabelle, Blumhouse's Martyrs directed by the Goetz Bros, HBO/Project Greenlight's The Leisure Class directed by Jason Mann, and Louder Than Bombs directed by Joachim Trier (LA casting).
TV credits include: CW Seed's Beerfest, YouTube/Disney's Hyperlinked, Go90's The 5th Quarter, Ed Burns' TNT series Public Morals (LA casting/pilot), the Starz drama Spartacus: Blood & Sand, Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush, and Vin Diesel's The Ropes.
You must have completed a Casting Access Application prior to registering for this workshop.
Please note that the 90-day frequency restriction applies to this workshop. Your last frequency-restricted workshop must have taken place no less than 90 (ninety) days prior to this event to be eligible to register. Also, should you register for more than one (1) frequency-restricted workshop at a time, the higher-placing workshop registration will be retained and all others will be deleted.
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.