Upcoming Casting Director Workshops in Los Angeles

Date Time Guest Office - Credits
May 10, 2014 9:30am Mark Teschner Head of Casting at GENERAL HOSPITAL. Also casts feature films and MOW's. STUDENT TESTIMONIALS: "I booked a contract role on GH from meeting Mark at TVI" AMANDA BAKER. "Just FYI, don't know if I ever shared my testimonial with y'all. But, I took an intensive with Mark Teschner, he ended up Booking me on General Hospital for a 3 year run" ADRIAN ALVARADO. "Mark was the best teacher I ever had (and I went to UCLA w/ a BA in Theater). I took the 1 day intensive then the 5 week class. Best thing I ever did. Then Mark booked me to play the role of "Tommy" on General Hospital, Mark Rocks!! MICHAEL ATLAS LANE. "I love you guys!! Mark cast me in GH back in March of 08. I totally endorse this man!!  Cannot wait to return to LA!!" JERRY LYNCH. "The workshop w/ Mark Teschner was terrific. Knowing that he has worked with a great many professional actors, it was really a joy to be given very personal coaching. He focused on every individual in the class, giving us his valued knowledge of auditioning with sides. As you well know, Mark's sense of humor creates a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere in a setting that comes w/ the typical actor stress & angst." RICHARD REEDER. "After taking Marks class he put me on GH several times. He's a great casting director, with a solid background in acting technique. Mark is one of the nicest people in this industry!" LOIS ZIMMERMAN. "I was so fortunate to take Mark's class. He was the best teacher, ever. What a super guy and yes, the nicest guy too. I loved getting working on GH......a real thrill and a major boost of confidence" JOHN PATRICK WALSH. "What a great teacher and great guy...He booked me on GH after taking his class. I would have still liked him even if he didn't book me" J WALTER-HOLLAND. "Mark just booked me on a recurring on GH, right after taking his class!!" LEO GEORGALLIS. "Thanks TVI. I just booked a recurring role on General Hospital through Mark's class" MAURICE WHITFIELD. "I took the 1 day intensive with Mark and then the 5 week intensive right after. I learned a lot. Mark is really great and it was nice to take his class" RHONDA JACKSON. "Just wanted to say first off how much I LOVED Mark's workshop. It really was wonderful and he was so nice and helpful. Thanks again for recommending it." BRIDGET BOWES. "Mark's 5 week master class is truly amazing!" CATHERINE BREWTON.
May 12, 2014 7:30pm Mark Teschner & Christy Dooley Head of Casting at GENERAL HOSPITAL and THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL 4-week Soap Class "Thanks to taking Christy's class I booked a 3 year contract on The Bold and The Beautiful" MAITLAND WARD. "Also wanted to tell you, Christy's office called me today to come in and read tomorrow! I'm really excited! Thank you for recommending her class, I'm so thankful just to go in and read for her for the experience regardless of the outcome. I don't even have an agent" ELISA FURIE. "I booked a 2 year recurring on The Bold & The Beautiful after taking the class with Christy, how amazing" MONIKA JOLLY. "I have great news. 2 days after taking her class, she called me for an audition" ALVARO JOHNSON. "Christy's class was extremely informative. She gave excellent feedback and I feel I can audition better now. The highlight of the class was getting a call by Christy to read for a recurring role" PAUL CROWN. "I have taken Christy Dooley's class and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I learned alot. I hope to take it again soon" BONNIE ROPKA.
June 2, 2014 7:30pm Mark Teschner & Bob Lambert GENERAL HOSPITAL Head of Casting & DAYS OF OUR LIVES Associate Casting Director. 5 week class I do a lot of workshops and Bob is ABSOLUTELY one of my favorites EVER! Super nice, actor friendly. Gives great feedback and re-direction. Very informative class with detailed info about working on soaps and blocking. Loved the one-on-one he has with each actor at the end of the workshop. Talks about your headshot and what he would call you in for, etc. I can really go on and on about Bob... he's AMAZING!! I would highly recommend any of my actor friends to take his class. Great learning experience and great person to know. JACQUI PHUNG Bob is the best.  Super specific, insightful, supportive, positive and thorough.  And he calls people in!!! SCOTT MILLER He's a lovely guy and truly honest casting director.. MICHELLE HARTLEY Bob was fantastic!  He is super nice and had a lot of helpful information and how soap operas operate differently from other shows.   KATELYN CAUSEY Bob: Gave great feedback. Amazing information and breakdown on what goes on in the set. Loved the scenes that were given to us. Loved that we were on camera and were able to see the playback. Very Personable. Very clear on his direction Very blunt about his feedback but in a helpful and encouraging way. Gave individual feedback in a one-on-one session to talk about our headshots and our performance at the end of the third class. Showed us some does and don't when it comes to sending mailers. Very informative class for beginning actors and season ones who have never been on a soap. DORIS MORGADO
June 4, 2014 8:00pm Ty Harman SUZANNE GODDARD SMYTHE CASTING - One of LA's busiest TV offices: Casting THE EXES for TVLAND, THE GAME for BET, LIV & MADDIE, SUPER AWESOME KATY and CRASH & BERNSTEIN for DISNEY CHANNEL, GO VIRAL for NICKELODEON, NICKELODEON CREATIVE LAB. They also cast for pilots, features and video games. 2 Week Auditioning for Sitcoms Class 6/4-6/11 at 8pm Class #2 one-on-one interviews with Ty