Assigned Cold Reads with Candido Cornejo

Casting Access

Los Angeles

Assigned Cold Reads with Candido Cornejo

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Begins at 2:00 PM PDT
Check-in begins at: 1:45 PM PDT

3 Hours

Wednesday, April 17, 2024


This in-person class will include a Q&A and a assigned prepared reading session with an experienced casting professional. 

Candido will be assigning sides in the class ala our in-person classes pre-pandemic.


Candido is a proud Latine trans casting professional with over 14 years of experience in the entertainment industry. She has worked with prestigious casting offices including veterans Ronnie Yeskel, Fern Champion, Scott Genkinger, & Pam Dixon. Prominent credits include ‘The Hatfields & McCoys’, the Freeform hit show ‘The Fosters’, and the Artios award winning production of ‘Zoot Suit’ for the Center Theatre Group. Candido is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion, particularly for the Latine and trans/nonbinary communities. As of recent, she has completed casting for “The Answer To My Prayer” executive produced by Eddie James Olmos and Nancy De Los Santos, and two films for the “Launchpad” Season 2 for Disney+ where she did a North American search for a 2 Spirit Teenager for the first ever of its kind shown on a major platform. Candido is currently an appointed Board Member of the Casting Society and has launched the 2023 “Mi Gente!” Global Open Call for Latine Actors Initiative.


You must have completed a Casting Access Application prior to registering for this class.

All members must show a valid SAG-AFTRA card when they check in for the class.  No admittance will be granted without your current card or receipt.

NO LATE ARRIVALS 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.

Cancellations are required by midnight the night before a class. Cancellation can only be made via the website. You cannot cancel your RSVP via email or phone.  Those who have been seated by the start date are expected to comply. You must cancel your reservation before the start date if you cannot comply, or you will face a six month ineligibility period.  DO NOT BE LATE.  Check-in begins 15 minutes to the class start time.  If you arrive after the start time, you will not be admitted and it will be counted as a no-show.

Please note that the 30-day frequency restriction applies to this workshop. Your last frequency-restricted workshop must have taken place no less than 30 (thirty) days prior to this event to be eligible to register

This program is for educational purposes only.