Our Actors
 
Adam Pilver
Booked Heartbeat!
 
Terry Dexter
Completed a guest role on the "Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show" for Dreamworks/Netflix..​ . Fun!!!
 
Tatiana Chipondaminga
Booked a co-star role on Fatal Attraction
 
Jon Jacobs
Scene with Danny Glover in "Scout"
 
Sasha Feiler
Recurring on Alan Tudyk's "Con Man"
Platinum Membership

The Casting Network is excited to announce our new Platinum Membership

 

Platinum Membership is $20 per month (6 month minimum commitment, payable monthly). Platinum Perks include:

  • $5 OFF (or more) all Workshops, One-on-Ones, and Showcases
  • Free Celebrity Circle (inspirational Q&A's with successful working actors)
  • Free One-Look Headshot Days
  • Free Commercial Intensives
  • and much more.

 

Platinum Membership is available to current TCN members.

 

To become a member, email us your photo, resume, phone number, age range and your link to actors access or IMDB (and your demo reel if possible) and who referred you to:

 

info@CastingNetworkLA.com

 

Once accepted, you can come back here to upgrade to Platinum Membership.

Calendar

July
MUSICAL IMPROV BASICS: $250.00 | Platinum: $230.00 
4 Week Intensive - DON'T MISS THIS!
Sun July 3, 11:00 AM
MUSICAL IMPROV BASICS


Being in a musical always looks so fun, but it's so much work! You have to write it and rehearse it and then perform it. With musical improv you get to do all of that at once with the audience watching! Sound scary? It is, but in the very best way possible! In this four week crash course you will learn the basics of musical improv including song structures, opening numbers, duets, trios, basic choreography and stage pictures and going from an improvised scene into a song. You will also have more fun than seems legal and you'll grow as a performer in ways you never imagined! Get on board for an amazingly fun challenge!


Ashley Ward is an improv performer and teacher living in Los Angeles. While living in New York, Ashley was an instructor for 7 years at the People's Improv Theater where she was named Teacher of the year for 2013. Ashley has taught levels one through four at the PIT as well as musical improv. She has also taught workshops for various corporate clients and universities. Ashley has taught improv through the musical improv team Baby Wants Candy, teaching musical improv and improv basics and advanced classes to high school and college students as well as improv students in London and Edinburgh, Scotland. As a performer Ashley was on several teams at The PIT and UCB in New York and in Los Angeles she plays regularly at the Nerdist with the team Big Black Car and at UCB with Magic to Do and Baby Wants Candy.

ONE-ON-ONE|CD Assoc - KRYSTI BAXTER: $50.00 | Platinum: $40.00 
MOST WATCHED SHOW ON TELEVISION!
Tue July 5, 7:00 PM
Krysti Baxter is the associate for Susan Bluestein and Jason Kennedy. They are currently casting THE MOST POPULAR SHOW IN AMERICA, and all of it's spin-off shows, including a brand new one set in New Orleans. These are crime-drama procedurals at their best. Krysti is another big Fan of our actors!


Krysti's other credits include "GET THE GRINGO," "THE RUM DIARY," "RANGO," "LOVE AND OTHER DRUGS" and other huge films. GREAT office to meet.


http://www.castingabout.com/members/default.aspx http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3033803/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1


Format: bring a 2 minute prepared scene, we provide a reader then you will receive educational instruction. If you need a scene you can access our library at http://www.castingnetworkla.com/sides.php Your time will be emailed to you by 5 PM that day.

ON-CAMERA COMEDY INTENSIVE: $280.00 | Platinum: $260.00 
4 Weeks of Superb TV Comedy Training
Wed July 6, 7:30 PM
Jackie Geary breaks down how to be funny almost mathematically. Ninety percent of all funny stems from what we call opposites (or reversals); and while these are discussed in many comedy classes, Jackie's class is the only one that breaks down all the different KINDS of them -- how to spot those given to you by the writer, how to create them on your own, and how to create more of them than ANYONE else will. Cause even if the funniest read doesn't BOOK you the job, it's what will be remembered. And what will get you brought back in. That's the name of the game.


She'll also break down her 4 essential components for a comedic scene, and the 18 tools she uses to make any read complete. IMDb her -- even when you see a dramatic credit listed, she's been cast as the comedic relief. She knows how to book comedy. Let her show you how :)


Every student is guaranteed to WORK TWICE EVERY CLASS!


Jackie Geary is a familiar face on television, appearing on 'HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER,' 'WEEDS,' 'SUBURGATORY,' 'RIZZOLI & ISLES,' 'BONES,' 'CASTLE,' 'THE UNITED STATES OF TARA,' 'HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER,' and in the memorable "Fanilow" episode of 'WILL & GRACE.' She is also known for her recurring role as quirky agent Susan Grady on 'NCIS.' Recent features include a supporting role in Roland Emmerich's 'WHITE HOUSE DOWN.'


She credits her analytical Ivy League education (Bard), combined with her love of comedy, for the technique she teaches in her On-Camera Comedy intensive.

CD SHOWCASE: $95.00 | Platinum: $85.00 
5 Great Guests in One Evening!
Mon July 11, 7:30 PM
Meet, learn and get feedback from 5 great casting guests!


Check out each of these guests on IMDB and Casting About, they ALL have interesting things going on.


PAUL WEBER, Full CD, Paul Weber Casting. Paul has been a staple in the casting world for years. He's always busy. Right now he's on 4 Feature Films and 2 TV Movies. Great guy!


BRANDON HENRY RODRIGUEZ, Casting Associate for Aufiero/Horn Casting, a great office. 4 films, check it out.


TROY SMITH, the only Casting Associate for the esteemed Howard Meltzer. On 3 1/2 hour comedies. Troy is a sweetheart.


M'SAADA NIA - FIRST TIME GUEST!, Casting Associate for Emily Schweber Casting on 2 Features and is also the Casting Assistant for Aisha Coley on 2 new network dramas, one produced by Oprah Winfrey, and a HUGE feature of a famous children's book adapted for the big screen.


TRAVIS ZAHODNIK - FIRST TIME GUEST! Casting Associate for JC Cantu, 8 FILMS!


Format: Bring a 2 minute prepared scene. We provide the reader. If you need a scene you can access our library at http://www.castingnetworkla.com/sides.php. Your scheduled group time will be emailed to you by 5 PM that day (you will either arrive at 7:00PM, 7:15PM or 7:30PM).



**Unexpected events happen, while all of these agents are booked and confirmed, if any of them do not show up on the day of the showcase, it does not alter the price. We guarantee at least 3, and will replace an guest if they cancel in advance.

STARRING YOU....IN 10 : $250.00 | Platinum: $230.00 
In 4 Weeks You Will Have Something to Shoot or Stage
Tue July 12, 7:30 PM
A 10 minute film, play or new media concept can showcase you and be easily submitted into dozens of festivals. This is about getting from the page to production THIS summer, not next.


In this course, you will embark on a new writing project to showcase your talents. Whether a short film, a short play or a web-series, there are innumerable platforms which are desperate for content. As actors, it is essential to be proactive with your career. Rather than waiting to be in other people's projects, you have the ability to star in your own projects. It simply takes talent, dedication and chutzpah.


Colette Freedman is a writer/actor for over 25 years, who will teach you ways to jump in the front of the line and create projects which can help your career and perhaps even point you in a new direction. She will teach you the process she takes when writing, beginning to end, as well as tips that will assist your success.


Check her out on IMDB, and you'll see Colette's writing and acting credits. Most notably, her play, SISTER CITIES, has been produced all over the world was made into feature film with Alfred Molina, Amy Smart and Tom Everett Scott.

ONE-ON-ONE TRIPLE AGENT NIGHT! - THEATRICAL: $65.00 | Platinum: $55.00 
Private Interviews with Each Agent!
Mon July 18, 7:00 PM
What we learned from our last Agent/Manager Showcase Panel is that agencies have just let go of a slew actors off their rosters. They've all cleaned house. What does that mean? There is now OPPORTUNITY.


See THREE agents on the same night but have the luxury of performing your scene privately with our reader, then having your own educational feedback and Q & A. We will schedule you accordingly, so you can see all as quickly as possible.


Individually, seeing both would cost $105. Book all at once, and it's only $75!


1. CRAIG HOLZBERG - OWNER/FOUNDER/AGENT OF AVALON ARTISTS


2. ETHAN SALTER - AGENT AT GREEN & ASSOCIATES


3. TED MAIER - AGENT AT MAVRICK ARTISTS


Format: bring a 2 minute prepared scene, we provide a reader and then you have 3 minutes to chat. If you need a scene you can access our library at http://www.castingnetworkla.com/sides.php. Your times will be emailed to you by 5pm the day of. You may send time requests to TCNTimeRequests@gmail.com

COMMERCIAL SHOWCASE PREP - DAY 1: $0.00 | Platinum: FREE! 
2 Spaces Left!
Mini Commercial Class & Prep for the Agent Showcase on April 4th
Sun July 24, 4:00 PM
WE HAVE MULTIPLE AGENTS ASKING TO ATTEND OUR SHOWCASES BECAUSE IT SHOWS ACTORS AT THEIR BEST AND EACH ACTOR PERFORMS MULTIPLE TIMES. THE ACTORS IN OUR SHOWCASE GET A GREAT RESPONSE FROM THE AGENTS.


YOU MUST BE SIGNED UP FOR THE COMMERCIAL AGENT SHOWCASE ON JULY 25TH IN ORDER TO SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS.


In this Prep Day you will bring commercial copy you feel best showcases you and Rene will pick your top three to perform. She will guide you on specifics to sell your TYPE, through your headshot & resume, your wardrobe and your copy. She will coach you on your performance.


You will receive a complimentary copy of Rene's book LIGHTS, CAMERA...YOU! which has valuable information on commercial auditioning that is intrinsic to success in this agent showcase.


Email Rene@AbundantMedia.net if you have questions.


Rene' Ashton, awarding winning actress/director/writer who has booked over 100 commercials (and 3 dozen theatrical jobs from CD's met at TCN), will coach you using her own techniques. She will help you make strong scene choices and feel calm and confident for your showcase.


** If this is a repeat showcase for you, you only need to come at noon of this prep day to get your order in the showcase**

COMMERCIAL AGENT SHOWCASE! DAY 2 : $150.00 | Platinum: $130.00 
2 Spaces Left!
MAKE 2016 THE YEAR YOU BOOK A BIG COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGN! 5 TOP AGENCIES - LIMITED SPACE FOR THIS SHOWCASE!
Mon July 25, 7:30 AM
DON'T WAIT TO MEET GREAT COMMERCIAL REPS AND MAKE YOUR MARK IN 2016.



5 STELLAR AGENTS for $150, only $30 per agent and INCLUDES THE PREP DAY TRAINING!


LIMITED NUMBER OF ACTORS FOR THIS EVENT.


WANT TO MAKE A LIVING AS AN ACTOR IN LA? BOOK COMMERCIALS.


WANT TO GET NOTICED BY THEATRICAL AGENTS AND MANAGERS? BOOK COMMERCIALS.



THIS IS A 2-DAY EVENT:


DAY 1: THE COMMERCIAL SHOWCASE PREP with RENE ASHTON on Saturday, June 24th at 4Pm, where you will be prepping at least 3 pieces of commercial copy for the agents. Includes coaching on the right copy, the right look, the right headshot and the right performance. RENE HAS BOOKED OVER 100 COMMERCIALS! SHE KNOWS WHAT IT TAKES!


DAY 2: THE COMMERCIAL AGENT SHOWCASE!


TOP OFFICES!


KEVIN MOTLEY - TGMD, Partner and Agent of Commercial and Voice Over in one of the most highly respected boutique agencies in town. TCN EXCLUSIVE! You WILL NOT see Kevin anywhere else in town.


GRACE AMETER - BBR, Commercial Powerhouse Agency, also full-service, all ages.


INDRA ARMSTRONG CLARK - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, a full-service agency with clout!


ASHLEY PARTINGTON - ABRAMS ARTISTS, a Top-Shelf agency, Bi-Coastal, full-service, all ages.


LIBBY WARREN - OSBRINK is a highly motivated and successful commercial agency, now repping theatrical as well.



AGENT QUOTES:


"IT WAS PERFECT! From start to finish! Actors were on it with their copy and it was super organized and comfortable. I Look forward to coming back in the near future."


"Professional showcase, good talent and great atmosphere. Very inviting space, for both agents and actors. The range of actors the casting network provides is a testament too their professionalism."


"I had a great experience at the Casting Network and can't wait to go again. The actors were incredibly well prepared and clearly ready to hit the ground running. Exactly what I'm looking for when I go to these showcases."


Format: 2 minutes of prepared commercial copy (See Day 1 descriptions). You will read before the panel of agents.



**Unexpected events happen, while all of these agents are booked and confirmed, if any of them do not show up on the night of the showcase, it does not alter the price. We guarantee at least 3, and will replace an agent if they cancel in advance.

August
ONE ON ONE|CD - LISA BEACH !: $55.00 | Platinum: $50.00 
TOP FEATURE & TV CD! We're lucky to get her in! SHE CASTS BIG BUDGET, NOTABLE FILMS.
Sat August 6, 9:30 AM
"I'm just a Casting Director who loves her job!" - Lisa


Lisa Beach is one of the most cheerful, bubbly CD's you will ever meet. She loves actors, seeing great acting and meeting new actors. She has cast some terrific blockbuster and award winning features and TV shows. She's such a treat, don't miss her.


5 Features on her current slate, just check them out IMDB.


Credits: WEDDING CRASHERS; SCREAM; WE ARE THE MILLERS; WOLVERINE; IDENTITY THIEF; THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE; HORRIBLE BOSSES; HANNAH MONTANA; 3:10 TO YUMA; WALK THE LINE; FRED CLAUSE; ABOUT SCHMIDT; ELECTION; CITIZEN RUTH among many others.


TV: MARRY ME; HUNG; V; FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS; TERMINATOR - THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES; MEN IN TREES among many others.


Format: bring a 2 minute prepared scene, we provide a reader then you receive educational feedback. If you need a scene you can access our library at http://www.castingnetworkla.com/sides.php. Your times will be emailed to you by 5pm the day before. You may send time requests to TCNTimeRequests@gmail.com

ON-CAMERA TV DRAMA INTENSIVE: $280.00 | Platinum: $260.00 
4 Weeks of TV Drama On-Camera Techniques to Make the Industry Notice You
Tue August 9, 7:30 PM
Working in the highly technical medium of film is the most challenging thing an actor can do. Techincal mastery of the medium is what earned Streep, Freeman, Firth, Denzel and more their Academy Awards.


Jamsion Haase will show you, how to create powerful, emotionally driven on-camera performances that cause CDs, Directors, and Producers sit up and take notice and get those A-List actors Academy Awards.


The best thing about this class? Every student is guaranteed to WORK TWICE EVERY CLASS! Turn your theatre training into skills that you can use in the film and television industry!


Jamison Haase has been teaching actors the tips and techniques required for hour-long television and dramatic features, since 2007. His simple practical on-camera and audition techniques build confidence and allow actors to be creative, in control, and powerful in the audition and on set.

DON'T JUST STAND THERE - FILM IT ! : $250.00 | Platinum: $230.00 
Don't Wait, Make This the Summer You Produce Your Own Content
Thu August 11, 7:30 PM
Whether you have five dollars or fifty thousand dollars, you can make a low budget project. Learn the ins and outs to independent filmmaking. Learn how to put together a project with little to no money. This workshop will teach you how to make a SAG New Media project to help get you and your friends taft hartlied into the union.


Ben Solenberger has his 4th low budget feature coming out next month On Demand, "Guys and Girls Can't be friends." Ben also produced a comedy series, "You'll Be Fine", featuring notable actors like, Robert Forster, Fred Willard, Clint Howard and was picked up by FUNNY OR DIE.


Come and ask questions you always wanted to know. Learn why it's important to just keep making stuff! Don't let this industry control you, work towards controlling it!


This class is a great follow-up to "Starring You...in 10" where Colette Freedman takes you through the steps to have a project ready to shoot in 4 weeks.

2 WEEK SOAP OPERA INTENSIVE | CD CHRISTY DOOLEY: $130.00 | Platinum: $120.00 
THIS IS THE ONLY FORMAT SHE DOES! See her here for less $ than anywhere else. Presale price $120 for first 10 sign-ups, then $130
Thu August 18, 7:30 PM
Christy Dooley is the Head of Casting for the number one most watched show in the world, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL. She earned her BFA from San Diego State University. After graduation she started working professionally in Northern California as an actor and director for a theater company that eventually became San Jose Reperatory.


In 1984 she moved to Los Angeles and began working in the industry in development for an independent producer and as a talent coordinator.


In 1987, she started working on a brand new daytime show, The Bold and the Beautiful, and has been there ever since. She was nominated for Daytime Emmys in 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2015. She was voted best daytime Casting Director by Canadian TV guide in 2008.


Christy has also stepped outside her daytime world and through her production company, 2North Entertainment, produced her first feature film, Maybe Someday, which was nominated for best Feature Film at the Carmel International Film Festival.


CLASS SYLABUS:


NO COLD READS - SIDES ARE EMAILED TO ACTORS 48 HOURS PRIOR.


This is a classroom setting. Christy supplies the sides and reads with each actor.


Week 1: Actors perform co-star (U/5) sides. They are split into groups, each group having the same set of sides. It give the students the opportunity to see how a group of actors can handle the same sides differently. She involves actors in the critiquing process. Then they get notes.


Week 2: Actors redo the U/5 sides. For the second exercise they perform day player role sides. Again they would be split into groups, each group having the same set of sides.


LIMITED CLASS SIZE

One of LA's Most Exclusive Commercial Casting Offices
Sat August 20, 7:30 PM
Cori is the only Casting Associate at Shane Casting and she is hands on for ALL casting through the office. Shane Casting is a high profile commercial casting office who remembers the actors they've met and trust.


In this 2 Day intensive, on-camera workshop, Cori will go over all your commercial marketing materials so you know what will make you stand out to Commercial CD's. She will hand out copy and go over making the best choices for the material and for making you memorable. In short, she will teach you how to book the room. She will also go over how to handle the callback, and more. All work on-camera, you will work multiple times.


September
HOW TO BOOK CO-STARS: 4 WEEK INTENSIVE: $280.00 | Platinum: $260.00 
MAKE EVERY CO STAR AUDITION COUNT
Thu September 8, 7:30 PM
How to Book Co-Stars: 4-WEEK Intensive (skipping Memorial Day)


LIMITED TO 8 ACTORS!


Ask any casting director and they will say that Co-Star roles are the hardest to book. The role could be just about anyone, so who are they looking for? And because it's only a line or two, what can you do with it? There are so many choices you could make, often many actors make no choice at all.


Co-Stars require opinion and characterization, but they also require an understanding of your role within the story. How do you make strong choices, blend in, make them notice you, move the story along, and not make the scene about you, all simultaneously?


In other words, HOW DO YOU BOOK THE STUPID THINGS?!?!?


Jamison Haase and Jackie Geary have shot more than 25 co-stars between them and want to show you how to book these elusive yet crucial roles. Two weeks will be spent with Jamison, where he will open your eyes to the THREE DIFFERENT TYPES OF DRAMATIC CO-STAR, while working on several different sides. Learn how to make interesting and bold choices that serve the story, but stay out of the way of the story.


The other two weeks will be spent with Jackie, who will work with you on the THREE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COMEDY CO-STAR, helping you to determine just how funny the writers need and want you to be in a given role. OF COURSE, EVERYTHING IS ON-CAMERA, AND YOU ARE GUARANTEED TO WILL WORK MULTIPLE TIMES EACH CLASS!


Jamison Haase has been teaching actors the tips and techniques required for hour-long television and dramatic features, since 2007. His simple practical on-camera and audition techniques build confidence and allow actors to be creative, in control, and powerful in the audition and on set.


Jamison has worked opposite Robert Duvall, Robert Downey Jr., Billy Bob Thornton, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Cliff Curtis. He's been seen in many films and television shows, notably AMERICAN CRIME STORY, NCISLA, CASTLE, BONES, 24, MAD MEN, the feature films THE JUDGE, and the fourth installment of the TRANSFORMERS.


Jackie Geary is a familiar face on television, seen recently on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, as well as WEEDS, SUBURGATORY, RIZZOLI & ISLES, BONES, CASTLE, THE UNITED STATES OF TARA, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, and in the memorable "Fanilow" episode of WILL & GRACE. She is also known for her recurring role as quirky agent Susan Grady on NCIS. Recent features include a supporting role in Roland Emmerich's, WHITE HOUSE DOWN.

KILLIANS COMMERCIAL WORKSHOP- for KIDS!: $250.00 | Platinum: $230.00 
Agents Refer Their Youth Actors to this Great Class!
Sat September 10, 10:00 AM
Everyone knows Killian's Commercial Workshop is the hottest training for booking commercials in LA.


Our own Jaret Sacrey is a highly requested Foundations Teacher at Killians CW. He is also an award winning director of commercials starring kids, has booked over 50 national commercials himself and works in commercial casting for the best casting houses in LA.


Now he's teaching Killian's Commercial Kids Class, exclusively at The Casting Network!


When: 4 Week program, Saturdays, September 10 - October 1st, 10am-11:30am


Who: Young actors ages 8-12yo


Price: $250 for 4 weeks, and the last class we do an audition for the kids to be viewed by AHC Inc. Casting office. So it's more than a class, it's also a showcase !


Philosophy: Kids should be kids!! :)


Killian: "The class is structured and created based on our day to day castings for kids; giving them the tools to cope with the audition environment, i.e. slating, different types of copy, improv situations etc. However, MOST importantly, is that the kids have fun and develop a love for the audition process. When kids understand the process and LOVE the process, they automatically develop a confidence that shines through in their audition.


When the audition as seen as the win, bookings will follow naturally! As a Casting Director at one of the busiest offices in this city, I can tell you that when we are casting kids the majority of our time is spent undoing the damage done by the workshops who are trying to turn kids into 'polished professionals'. Again, KIDS SHOULD BE KIDS !!"


WE ALSO INVITE THE KIDS TAKING THIS COURSE INTO OUR COMMERCIAL AGENT SHOWCASE, WHEN THEY ARE READY.

2 HUGE Comedies with Multi-Award Winning Actors! Quite a Bang!
Sun September 18, 12:00 PM
Tara Treacy, Valko/ Miller Casting, Associate Casting Director, has been in casting for 11 1/2 years. Casting 2 HUGE comedies, one of them a Multi-Award winner, the biggest comedy on TV.


Format: bring a 2 minute prepared scene, we provide a reader and then you have 3 minutes to chat. If you need a scene you can access our library at http://www.castingnetworkla.com/sides.php. Your time will be emailed to you by 5pm that day.