This online class will provide feedback from an experienced casting professional. No more than 20 performers will be participating.
We will be holding a Q&A with Lisa online Friday July 30 at 3:00PM EASTERN. (12:00PM PACIFIC)
The Q&A will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a Link inviting them to join the class at the time of Check-in.
Once you have received your sides, you will have until the deadline to rehearse, record, and upload a video containing your performance. You will upload the video using your YouTube account and email the video link. Finally, the casting director will review your workshop video and provided notes.
This class will focus on self-tapes for theatre.
CASTING DIRECTOR BIO
Lisa Donadio is an Associate Casting Director for Playwrights Horizons. Credits include: The Flick (PH and Barrow Street), Clybourne Park (B'way and PH), Familiar, Hir, The Christians, Detroit, Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play and Circle.
TV credits include: Knights of Prosperity aka Let's Rob Mick Jagger (ABC). Other theaters include: Huntington Theatre, Seattle Rep, ACT in San Francisco, Berkeley Rep, Alley Theatre, Arena in DC, Women's Project. Festivals include: Williamstown and Humana.
You must have completed a Casting Access application prior to registering for this class.
If you RSVP for this class you must be able to upload your self-tape video by 9:00am PST on August 9th. DO NOT BE LATE. Those who have been seated by July 30th are expected to comply..
This class is open to all actors with an approved Casting Access Profile regardless of location.
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.