Barbara Stordahl

Casting Access Online


Barbara Stordahl

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Pacific Time - 1:00 PM PDT
Eastern Time - 4:00 PM EST


This online class will provide feedback from an experienced casting professional. No more than 20 performers will be participating.

The date listed for the class is the day enrollment and cancellation close, and your headshots are sent from Casting Access to the Casting Director.  There will be a Q&A with the Casting Director hosted on ZOOM on July 8th.

After the Q&A, the class will be assigned scenes by the casting director. Scenes will be submitted in the form of a self-tape.

You will have until July 13th 9:00am PDT | 12:00pm EST to rehearse, record, and upload a video containing your performance of the material you were assigned.You will upload the video using your YouTube account and email the unlisted video link. The casting director will review your workshop video and provide notes. 


Barbara Stordahl has been a casting director for over 15 years and has worked on "Bella and the Bulldogs", "See Dad Run", "The O.C.", "Angel", and many more.


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 PDT on July 13th. DO NOT BE LATE. Those who have been seated by July 2nd are expected to comply. You must cancel your reservation if you cannot comply. 

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.