Scenes with Amanda Richards

Casting Access


Scenes with Amanda Richards

Monday, June 24, 2024

Begins at 6:00 PM PDT | 9:00 PM EDT
Check-in begins at: 5:55 PM PDT | 8:55 PM EDT

3 Hours

Sunday, June 23, 2024


This class will include a Q&A with LA based Casting Director Amanda Richards, followed by a prepared work session. 

Participating actors will choose, prepare and perform sides from film or television.  

Additional preparation details will be sent upon RSVP confirmation.


Amanda Richards, VP, Talent & Casting, Sony Pictures Television

As Vice President of Talent & Casting at Sony Pictures Television’s (SPT) U.S. scripted studio, Amanda Richards oversees casting for series in the YA ensembles, fantasy, and comic book genres, including “The Wheel of Time”, “The Boys”, “The Boys” spinoff “Gen V,” and “Goosebumps.” In addition to taking the lead on casting several hit SPT ensemble series, Richards was instrumental in launching the studio’s Diverse Actors Showcase, which is currently in its third year.  In addition to her role at SPT, Richards teaches the first-ever course on “The Fundamentals of Acting” at her alma mater, Emerson College, where she received a BA in Theatre and Marketing, prior to earning her MA in Creative Business and Leadership from the Savannah College of Art and Design. In 2022, Amanda was featured on Business Insider’s inaugural “Rising Stars of the Entertainment Business” list.


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

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 the specified cancellation date for that 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.

Attendance for the entirety of the class is required or it will be counted as a no-show.

The use of any type of gun or weapon props are prohibited in classes.

This program is for educational purposes only.