Actors Artistry Casting Director Workshops, FULL, Email for Wait List!
Prepared Scenes SIDES GUIDELINES
Do not ask to sign up if you are not going to make yourself completely free and available.
Very Small Class Size, sign up early or you won’t get in. This will start in a group with Risa introducing herself and a Group Q and A, and then will be One on One. ONLY for EXPERIENCED ACTORS and bring in a 2 Minute SCENE THAT HAS DEPTH!
Risa is a HEAD CASTING DIRECTOR who has cast some of the most renowned television series and films of all time. You can see her previous experience here:
Risa has cast over 65 feature films including Desperately Seeking Susan, Wall Street, Something Wild, Angel Heart, Fatal Attraction, Born on the Fourth of July, Talk Radio, JFK, Sneakers, The Joy Luck Club, True Romance, Speed, How To Make An American Quilt, Dead Presidents, Twister, Benny and Joon, and Flirting With Disaster.
She has cast numerous television shows and pilots, including Roseanne, CSI:NY, The Cape, A Gifted Man , Rewind for Syfy…..
In her long and successful collaboration with Oliver Stone, Risa served as a Producer on Heaven and Earth and Natural Born Killers, movies she also cast.
Risa started casting in the NY Theatre, working for over 10 years at the Ensemble Studio Theatre as a casting director, producer and director. From her expertise in this arena she and her partner, Billy Hopkins, took their first step into feature film casting with Desperately Seeking Susan. They made an instant name for themselves as the team who tapped the hottest up and coming talent. They worked together for several years casting such classics as Something Wild, Angel Heart, Fatal Attraction, At Close Range and True Romance. They worked closely with Oliver Stone on numerous films, including Wall Street, Born on the Fourth of July, Talk Radio, JFK, The Doors, Heaven and Earth, and Natural Born Killers.
One on One Teaching
( You must sign the Membership Contract if you haven’t this year)
This workshop is a learning experience. It is not an audition or an employment opportunity. When the workshop is over, the casting director/casting associate/casting assistant (whichever is applicable) teaching this workshop will not be taking home nor be given access to your headshot, resume, or any other of your promotional materials. AGAIN: Workshops/classes/events are NOT job interviews. The presence of an industry professional is in no way a promise of employment. Actor’s Artistry does NOT attempt to procure employments for actors/artists – our events/classes/seminars are strictly for educational purposes. Please visit www.castingsociety.com to view the CSA’s guidelines for their members for educational workshops.