Booking Network TV & Lead Film Roles w/ CSA Casting Directors Mark Teschner & Dean Fronk

Booking Network TV & Lead Film Roles w/ CSA Casting Directors Mark Teschner & Dean Fronk


Mark Teschner, CSA & Dean Fronk, CSA are teaming up to teach this weekend audition technique intensive.

Learn how to dominate the TV & Film audition process with 10X Emmy-winning Network TV Casting Director, Mark Teschner, CSA, and Los Angeles Feature Film Casting Director Dean Fronk, CSA, on one incredible weekend.

You’ll immerse yourself into 8 intense hours of learning top techniques for film and television auditions from Casting Directors Mark Teschner & Dean Fronk, who will teach you how to ace your self-tapes, make lasting impressions with auditions that truly stand out, and confidently make strong choices in your craft!

See the course descriptions below for a detailed look at what this course covers.

*Please note: All TVI Actors Studio classes are currently only offered via Zoom. Attending a workshop with a casting director is neither a guarantee nor promise of future employment and should be treated as an educational opportunity. 

Tuition: $395

Saturday, October 8th, 2022

  • 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (PDT) – Session 1 with Mark Teschner, CSA

Sunday, October 9th, 2022:

  • 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (PDT) – Session 2 with Dean Fronk, CSA

Availability: Available on backorder

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Session Description for Mark Teschner, CSA:

This session is not just about Daytime TV. It’s about ANYtime. The work you do in class is about challenging you as an actor and creating compelling, memorable auditions for daytime, primetime, and films.

Actors will perform scenes with Mark as their reader, receive valuable feedback and perform the scene again implementing any adjustments to enhance the scene & deepen their connection to the material.

(Sides will be provided.)

Session Description for Dean Fronk, CSA:

The class will include a brief introduction and industry Q&A and will cover the following topics:

1) Self-tapes and virtual auditions:

  • The do’s and don’ts of self-tape auditions in this new and constantly changing environment
  • How to maximize your audition when you are not physically in the room with the CD
  • The changing landscape of the industry since the pandemic

2) How to best prepare for auditions by researching the CDs, producers, and directors so you can tailor your audition more effectively

3) Class will include a simulated virtual audition. Actors will receive sides for 2 separate scenes to perform during class. Adjustments or redirects will be given, as needed, and actors will receive brief individual critiques on their performances as well as their headshot and resumes (as needed).

(Sides will be provided.)


Weekend Intensive Dates & Times:
Saturday, October 8th, 2022
  • 2pm – 6pm (PDT): Session 1 with Mark Teschner
Sunday, October 9th, 2022
  • 2pm – 6pm (PDT): Session 2 with Dean Fronk
Cost: $395
*Payment plan options are available on the final checkout page.
**Please email us with any questions.


Mark Teschner, csa

Casting Director, Teacher

Mark has been the Head of Casting for a major Network TV Series for over 32 years, during which time he has also taught at TVI Actors Studio. He is the recipient of 10x EMMY® Awards for Casting. Mark has a unique ability to communicate with actors which encourages them to deliver their best performance.


Dean Fronk

Casting Director

In 1996, Dean Fronk joined Donald Pemrick to form Pemrick/Fronk Casting (PFC). Pemrick/Fronk Casting has been in business for twenty-five years and has completed over 500 projects ranging from feature films, MOWs, television series, and motion capture video games.

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