Assigned Sides with Stephanie Holbrook

Casting Access (Non-Frequency Restricted)

New York

Assigned Sides with Stephanie Holbrook

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Begins at 10:00 AM EDT
Check-in begins at: 9:45 AM EDT

3 Hours

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

This program is FULL


This in-person class will include a Q&A with New York based casting professional, Stephanie Holbrook, followed by and assigned prepared reading session with.

Stephanie will be assigning sides based on actor headshots and resumes prior to the class.


STEPHANIE HOLBROOK is a Casting Director with extensive credits in both Film and TV. She has numerous film credits that have premiered at the Major Festivals.  

Stephanie cast soon-to-be released Somewhere in Queens, directed by Ray Romano, which premiered at TriBeCa Film Festival last year, as well as Marc Meyers’ Human Capital, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Prior films that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival are The Wolf Hour, Abe, and The Lifeguard. Stephanie also cast The Kindergarten Teacher and Madeline’s Madeline, both at Sundance and for which Stephanie earned Artios Awards for Excellence in Casting. Past film credits include My Friend Dahmer (Tribeca 2017), Equity, Christine, and The Eyes of My Mother (all premiering at Sundance), Life Of Crime, Applesauce, Ghost Team, Ratter, Ava’s Possessions, The Abandoned, Jane Wants a Boyfriend, One Percent More Humid, The Happening for M Night Shyamalan, The Book of Love (TriBeCa 2016), Ordinary World, Three Generations, Catfight (Toronto International Film Festival), Landline and Thoroughbreds (both Sundance films). Stephanie cast the reboot of The Grudge and covered NY casting for John Wick 3.   Stephanie cast Alan Brown’s Private Romeo (Grand Jury Prize for Acting, Outfest 2011). Stephanie also cast Brown’s Superheroes (Maverick Spirit Award, Cinequest 2008) and Five Dances (2013).  

Throughout her career, Stephanie was on the casting team for Glass, Isle of Dogs, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Moonrise Kingdom, We Own The Night, The Squid and The Whale, Margot at the Wedding, Margaret, Failure to Launch, The Village, Lady In the Water, among others. 

Stephanie was the Casting Director for all 4 seasons of The Sinner on USA Network and is co-casting Servant for M. Night Shyamalan, streaming its 4th and final season for Apple TV. Was also a Casting Director for additional Streaming Series, Clickbait for Netflix, Outer Range for Amazon and the pilot of Shyantaram for Apple TV. She cast an additional Apple Series Hello Tomorrow! as well as the first production for the Family Division of HBO Max, B-Loved, to air later this year.

A member of the Casting Society, Stephanie is a multiple-nominee and multiple-winner for Excellence in Casting. She was most recently honored last year with a nomination for her casting of the indie film The Outside Story, starring Brian Tyree Henry. 


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.