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.
May 18th 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. You must check-in and attend the Q&A to participate in this class.
The live Q&A will begin at 12:00pm PST | 3:00PM 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 email@example.com by 9:00am PST, May 24th.
CASTING DIRECTOR BIO
ERICA S. BREAM, CSA started working in Casting when she was 18 years old. Since then, she has worked on projects across all mediums, including on titles such as ALTERED CARBON (Netflix), COLONY (USA), CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS), REVOLUTION (NBC), STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS (Paramount), 11:22.63 (Hulu) and many others. Notably, Bream has cast eleven seasons of the prestigious Young Playwrights Festival for The Blank Theatre Company. Over the years, Bream’s work in theatre, short film and television casting has garnered her nine Artios nominations and a win in the Los Angeles Theatre category.
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 May 24th. DO NOT BE LATE. Those who have been seated by December 9th are expected to comply. You must cancel your reservation before December 9th 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.