From 7pm-9pm on Tuesdays 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8 and Agent Showcase night 4/15.
An action-packed 4 session class with a 5th week audition for 2 top commercial agents. This class is taught by Angela Mickey, head casting Director at Liz Lewis Casting. This class is an On-Camera boot camp for the actor interested in working in commercials. Every aspect of the commercial business is discussed and every actor is working in front of a camera in a real casting studio to perfect their commercial audition technique!
Within the four classes you will cover:
- Introduction to Commercial Acting/Business.
- How the process works, the players involved in the decision making.
- Understanding your type and how to capitalize it.
- Bringing yourself to the character.
Lecture: Introduction to Commercial Acting/Business. How the process works, the players involved in the decision making. Understanding your type and how to capitalize it. Bringing yourself to the character.
– Interview type auditions
– Exploring the commercial “space”
Lecture: Breaking down a commercial. Script analysis for standard, to-camera copy. Knowing
who you are, who you are talking to, and where you are in the commercial. Working with Cue Cards. Networking…Agents, Managers, Casting Directors.
– Commercial copy
– Spokesperson vs. Testimonial copy
Lecture: The Audition Process to the Booking.
– Commercial copy
– One liners
Lecture: Continuing the Audition Process to the Booking. Wrap up.
– Scripted 2 person scenes
On the 5th Week students will audition for 2 commercial agents:
Bernadette McBrinn – Avalon Artists Group
Bernadette has been working with Avalon Artists Group for going on 4 years! Though Avalon is bi-costal, Bernadette works on legit (film,TV and theater) for the New York office working with both Union and Non Union actors of all ages and types. Recent Avalon TV credits include: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, THE FOLLOWING, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, THE CARRIE DIARIES & GIRLS. Avalon also has many clients on the Broadway Stage in MOTOWN, BOOK OF MORMON & CINDERELLA, as well as many other performers across the country in National Tours and Regional Theater!
HEATHER FINN – Frontier Booking International, Inc. (FBI)
Heather Finn handles on-camera commercials, voice-overs (she does in-house casting as well) and print. Heather’s clients have booked commercials and voiceovers for Chemistry.com, Dominos, Las Vegas Tourism, Discovery Health, Norelco, Olive Garden, Verizon Wireless and many more.
243W 30th St., 3rd floor
Class Cost: $250
To Reserve your seat
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or Call Program Director, Angelita Ali at: 646.371.9296
* The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent.