This class will include a Q&A and a PREPARED READING SESSION with an experienced casting professional.
Actors will choose a COMEDIC monologue in a film, single-cam, or multi-cam tone. Monologues should be no more than 2 minutes.
CASTING DIRECTOR BIO
Howard Meltzer is a veteran Casting Director whose career spans from Broadway to Television to Film.
Howard is probably best known for casting 100 episodes of the hit Disney Channel series "Hannah Montana", which made Miley Cyrus a household name. In addition, Howard discovered a young Demi Lovato in Texas and brought her to the attention of Disney Channel. In addition, Howard cast the pilot "Girl Meets World", the pilot and series"Best Friends Whenever" (Disney Channel),and the pilot and series"Lab Rats" (Disney XD).
Based in Los Angeles, he has worked for Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Warner Brothers Television, 20th Century Fox, Dreamworks, Paramount, Sony, NBC Universal, CBS and FBC. Feature Films include: Lonely Boy, The Impossible (USA Casting).
Originally from NYC, he cast the Broadway productions: The Graduate, Fortune’s Fool, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, Elaine May’s Taller Than A Dwarf, Honour, Epic Proportions, Annie Get Your Gun (Revival), Fosse, Chicago (Revival), Annie (1997 Revival), Grease (1998 Revival) to name a few.
Howard is a Governor for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and, a former Vice President of the Casting Society of America.
Howard has been nominated 21 times for the prestigious Artios Award for casting and has won three times.
You must have completed a Casting Access Application prior to registering for this class.
Only those participants who have received a telephoned or e-mailed confirmation message from staff will receive a link inviting them to the session. Waitlisted individuals who have not received such confirmation will not be sent the link to join the class.