This online class will provide feedback from an experienced casting professional. No more than 20 performers will be participating.
When a new Casting Access Online class is announced, eligible performers RSVP to request a space in the class and are added to the class on a first-come/first-served basis. Confirmed participants will be notified by e-mail.
The date listed for the class is the day enrollment and cancellation close, and your headshots are sent to the casting director. Later that week, participants will receive sides specially selected for them by the participating casting director.
Once you have received your sides, you will have until the deadline to rehearse, record, and upload a video containing your performance of the sides. You will upload the video using your YouTube account and email the video link. Finally, the casting director will review your workshop video and provide notes.
CASTING DIRECTOR BIO
Chadwick Struck is a Producer and Casting Director based out of Los Angeles, who works on projects internationally. With 20 years of experience, Chad has experience in casting feature films, episodic television, movies made for television, theatre, short films, commercials, & voice-overs.He got his start working for Star Trek’s Casting Director working on projects such as Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Enterprise (Pilot), and Star Trek video games. Chad also cast for the Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles.
Transitioning into feature films, Chadwick has helped cast Herbie: Fully Loaded, Just Friends, Chaos Theory, Walkout, The Heartbreak Kid, and Smother, with another well-known Casting Director. Chad received his 1st feature film Casting Director credit on Mini’s First Time.
In 2007 Chadwick opened his own casting office and cast seven feature films in the first year alone. At start of 2010, he started producing films as well.
You must have completed a Casting Access Online application prior to registering for this class.
If you RSVP for this class you must be able to upload your video by 9:00am PST on July 22nd. DO NOT BE LATE. Those who have been seated by July 15th are expected to comply. You must cancel your reservation before July 15th if you cannot comply.
This class is only open to actors who reside OUTSIDE of LA or NY.
Your video will not be accepted IF:
-Your video is shot vertically instead of horizontally. If you need to shoot on an iPhone or tablet, turn it sideways.
-It is not appropriately framed. Standard framing is top of the head to mid chest.
-The video has poor sound, clarity, or lighting. It doesn’t have to be perfect, but it cannot take away from your performance.
-You have a distracting background. If you cannot provide a solid background, a minimal background is best.
-Your video has title cards or subtitles. They are unnecessary.
-Your video settings are not Unlisted. Videos that are Private or Public will not be accepted.
-You “share” the video through YouTube. You must email the video URL to the specified email address.