2 Day Sessions:
Session 1 with Geralyn Flood
DATE: Saturday, November 18, 2023
TIME: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (PST)
Session 2 with Mark Teschner, CSA
DATE: Sunday, November 19, 2023
TIME: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (PST)
Please note: Actors must be at least 18 years of age to enroll in this class. Previous acting training is also required. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Session 1 Description:
Geralyn Flood, CSA, partner at Hirschfeld/ Flood Casting
Saturday, 11/18/23 – 9:00am – 1:00pm
Participants will have the exclusive opportunity to engage in a candid Q&A session with Geralyn Flood, providing insights into the inner workings of the Hirschfeld/Flood Casting office.
Actors will explore the unique challenges and nuances in selecting actors who can bring depth, humor, and chemistry to the screen, fostering an engaging and authentic on-screen dynamic essential to the success of multi-camera productions.
In today’s digital age, self-tape auditions have become a fundamental aspect of the casting process. Geralyn will provide valuable insights into crafting effective self-tape auditions, covering essential technical aspects such as lighting, sound, and framing, as well as guidance on delivering captivating performances that resonate with casting directors. Learn how to make your self-tape auditions stand out amidst the competitive landscape of the industry.
Under the expert guidance of Geralyn Flood, participating actors will have the opportunity to perform selected audition scenes, receiving personalized feedback and constructive criticism tailored to their individual performances. Benefit from Ms Flood’s expertise as she provides actionable advice to refine and elevate your audition techniques, empowering you to make impactful and memorable impressions in future casting opportunities.
Session 2 Description:
Mark Teschner, CSA, 10x EMMY® winner for Casting
Head of Casting at Network TV Series
Sunday, November 19th – 9:00am – 1:00pm
This session is not just about Daytime TV. It’s about ANYtime.
The workshop session offers a comprehensive approach to acting that extends beyond the realm of Daytime TV, emphasizing the significance of versatility and adaptability in the competitive landscape of the industry. With a focus on honing your craft, this session is designed to empower actors to excel in various mediums, including daytime television, primetime shows, and films.
Under the guidance of EMMY® winner, Mark Teschner, actors will have the opportunity to perform scenes, transcending the limitations of any specific genre or format. Mark’s role as a reader will not only facilitate the scene work but also encourage actors to delve deeper into their characters, fostering a profound understanding of the material and the emotional nuances embedded within it.
Furthermore, the feedback provided by Mark Teschner will serve as a catalyst for growth, allowing actors to identify areas of improvement and implement necessary adjustments to elevate their performances. This iterative process of scene work, feedback, and refinement aims to cultivate a heightened sense of authenticity, emotional depth, and a profound connection to the characters and narratives at hand.
Throughout the workshop, sides will be thoughtfully provided, ensuring that actors have access to a diverse range of material that challenges them to explore different facets of their acting abilities. By engaging in this holistic approach to scene work, actors will not only enhance their audition techniques but also develop the skills necessary to create compelling and memorable performances across various mediums, transcending the boundaries of time and genre.