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 Join the Waitlist 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.
September 17th is the day enrollment and cancellation close, your headshots are sent to the Casting Director, and the Live Q&A on Zoom occurs. Participants will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the class.
The live Q&A will begin at 5:00PM PST | 8:00PM EST. After the Q&A scenes and instructions will be sent and actors will prepare their self-tapes. The self-tapes need to be sent in to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9:00am PST, Sept 22nd.
CASTING DIRECTOR BIO
Originally from Michigan, Rachel Rose Oginsky started developing her entertainment skills in high school where she ran her own radio show, cable access show, and performed in a selective theatrical course. Rachel is also a college graduate of the film school at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She moved to LA in the Fall of 2006 and got her first industry job at a boutique talent agency shortly after. After working there for 3 years, she made the transition into casting. Rachel's first pilot was Suits for the USA Network. Her credits now include Fairly Legal (USA), Men at Work (TBS), State of Georgia (ABC Family), Scream Queens (FOX), and Masters of Sex (Showtime). She now works for an Emmy Award winning daytime show.
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 September 22nd. DO NOT BE LATE. Those who have been seated by Sept 17th 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.