CASTING DIRECTOR PRO MASTERCLASS -Class #2 on Oct 18

  • October 18, 2023 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Open Jar Studios

    1601 Broadway
    New York, New York 10010
Ticket Price $125.00 This event is now over
Description

Elevate your career by working directly with the people behind the table to sharpen your audition and performance skills and gain a better insight on what seek in the audition room.

 

Sharpen your audition and performance skills by working directly with the people behind the table in this three-class series. Workshop your audition, the acting of the song, and gain insight on what they are looking for in each audition. 

 

Learn from some of the best casting directors from Broadway, Off Broadway, National Tours and Regional Theaters and Cruise Lines:

  • Alison Franck, Casting Director for Broadway, Off Broadway, Regional, Film, TV, Reality Shows and Voice Overs (Papermill Playhouse, Goodspeed, North Shore, TUTS, Asolo, National Tours: Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas, A Christmas Story, Ain't Mishehaving, Hello Dolly, Hair, My Fair Lady)
  • Stephanie Klapper, Casting Director for Broadway, Off Broadway, National Tours, Regional, Film, TV, etc (A Christmas Story (Broadway), Night of the Iguana, The Islander, The Gospel According to Heather, Cincinatti Playhouse, Capital Rep, Mint Theatre Company, Atlantic Theatre, Primary Stages, The Directors Company, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Co)
  • Michael Cassara, Casting Director for Pre-Broadway, Off Broadway, National/International Tours, Regional, Film and Festivals (An American in Paris, Spamilton, Forbidden Broadway, York Theatre, Vinyard, Prospect Theatre Co, Asolo, Argyle Theater, Actors Theater of Louisville, Denver Center, NAMT, Hangar Theater, Ogunquit Playhouse) 

 

DATES:

  • Wednesday October 11th, 7pm
  • Wednesday October 18th, 7pm
  • Wednesday October 25th, 7pm

 

SCHEDULE:

  • Week One:  You will perform your audition cuts for, and be coached by Casting Director Alison Franck 
  • Week Two:  You will perform your audition cuts for, and be coached by Casting Director Stephanie Klapper 
  • Week Three: You will perform your audition cuts for, and be coached by Casting Director Michael Cassara 

Class will begin each week at 7pm and each student will work one-on-one with the instructor on cuts of audition songs or monologues in a classroom setting. Each class will also include a short Q&A, information on the intricacies of the casting process and insight on what the auditioner can do to stand out.  

 

All classes will be held at Open Jar Studios, 1601 Broadway, 11th Floor

 

Under the direction of Artistic Director, Jeff Whiting, Open Jar’s Professional Class Series provides unique opportunities for performers to continue to hone their skills and work one-on-one with Broadway’s best stars, directors, composers,  agents, and casting directors.

 

BIOS: 

STEPHANIE KLAPPER is a New York based, award-winning casting director and the founder of Stephanie Klapper Casting, and independent casting group. Her work with SKC is frequently seen on Broadway, Off-Broadway, regionally, internationally, on television, film, and on many streaming platforms. She is a graduate of New York’s Music and Art High School (now known as LaGuardia HS) and SUNY College at Purchase. She is a frequent guest teacher and lecturer at many colleges and universities around the country, including New York University’s New Studio on Broadway, USC, and the Tepper Semester through Syracuse University, where she is a mentor to students interested in pursuing the casting profession. She is a mentor with NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Women’s Mentorship Program, and Fordham High School for the Arts. Ms. Klapper is passionate about arts education and working with creative teams to develop new work and expand the scope of established work. In addition to casting and teaching, Ms. Klapper is a member of the Board of Casting Society Cares. She is dedicated to continuing to expand and champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in the business. Connecting creative, caring people to each other to make extraordinary things happen is amongst Stephanie’s greatest joys. She loves working with emerging artists to help them develop their careers.

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Date & Time

Wed, Oct 18, 2023 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Venue Details

Open Jar Studios

1601 Broadway
New York, New York 10010 Open Jar Studios