This class will include a Q&A and a prepared reading session with an experienced casting professional.
Please prepare a monologue two minutes in length or less that reflects the type you would be cast in for a commercial. Must be from TV show or film. Cannot be something you have written.
CASTING DIRECTOR BIO
Her beginnings in real people casting and her background in Avant Garde Theatre have given Francene Selkirk a competitive edge in discovering interesting characters in the extensive talent pool and a keen eye for improv/comedy skills.
Her work with director Tom Kuntz (DGA-Director of the Year) has earned her world-wide recognition, particularly with the OLD SPICE –the man your man could smell like, campaign. The list of memorable commercials cast by Francene Selkirk Casting (FSC) is extensive: DIRECTV campaign…Don’t have a grandson with a dog collar, et al, WHITE GOLD “Got Milk” campaign, the Clio-winning CareerBuilder.com campaign, FreeCreditScore.com NEW BAND SEARCH, etc. In addition, Francene was honored to have been bestowed the Commercial Casting Director of the Year by the Talent Managers Association in 2011 and in 2012.
Francene has diversified her expertise in comedy to casting pilots for Comedy Central (The Nick Kroll Show), ½ hour TV shows for Fox (including The Spike Fereseten show and Free Ride), Bravo (Significant Others), Oxygen, MTV and others.
... And she played the ukulele with Tiny Tim!
You must have completed a Casting Access Application prior to registering for this class.
Please note that the 90-day frequency restriction applies to this class. Your last frequency-restricted class must have taken place no less than 90 (ninety) 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.