This in-person class will include a Q&A with New York based Casting Director, John Ort, followed by a prepared reading session
Participating actors will prepare and perform a scene of their choice from film or tv, two minutes in length or less.
John Ort, CSA (he/him) is a two-time Artios Award winner for Outstanding Achievement in Casting - most recently for his work as a Casting Director on the 2nd season of the short form series "State of the Union" for Sundance TV/AMC+, and previously as an Associate Casting Director for the first season of Netflix’s “Ozark.” Credits include Will Gluck's comedy feature Anyone But You, Gareth Edwards’ sci-fi feature The Creator, the Miramax horror film The Home, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3, the international series "The Swarm," the last 5 seasons of CBS's “Bull,” CBS’s “Tommy" starring Edie Falco, several Tom Hooper directed commercial film spots, VO for Gen-Z Media’s scripted podcasts, feature films My Hero, Love Island (Fire Island), Last Ferry and Anya, short films Dérive, The Water Song and Etymology, as well as the music video Evolution featuring SIREN. Previously John was Manager of Casting for ABC Primetime in NY casting series regulars for numerous pilots and currently running series.
You must have completed a Casting Access Application prior to registering for this class.
Please note that the 30-day frequency restriction applies to this class. Your last frequency-restricted class must have taken place no less than 30 (thirty) days prior to this event to be eligible to register.
NO LATE ARRIVALS and NO WALK-INS are admitted. Only those participants who have received a telephoned or e-mailed confirmation message from staff will be admitted to the session. Waitlisted individuals who have not received such confirmation will not be admitted at the door. Please do not show up if you have not been explicitly confirmed as RSVPed.