Join us for our 2-Week Television Acting Intensive with "Chicago P.D." Casting Director - Claire Simon!
This class is for actors 16 years old and up and you will be working on scene study and audition techniques. This will be a live interactive class where you will have a Q&A and you will be able to perform and get feedback from Claire. You will be able to download the recordings of your performances for educational purposes and send us your headshot, resume, acting reel and anything else you want Claire to see.
A Chicago native, Claire has been a Casting Director since
1996, casting TV, Film & Theatre in Chicago and the Midwest.
This past year she finished casting the feature, We Grown,
the eleventh season of Chicago Fire, the tenth season of
Chicago PD as well as the first season of the Apple TV series,
Dark Matter and Disney’s, Saturdays. Previous projects
include casting the pilot, Somebody Somewhere for HBO, the
horror feature, “Candyman”, the series Proven Innocent for
Fox and Easy for Netflix as well as 5 seasons of the hit show
Empire. In addition to casting for television and film, Claire
and her team have also cast for the Lyric Opera of Chicago,
Writer’s Theatre, Indiana Repertory, Madison Rep, Milwaukee
Rep, St. Louis Rep, Kansas City Rep, The Cleveland
Playhouse, Asolo Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Million Dollar
Quartet in Chicago, and the Clarence Brown Theatre amongst
others. She has been nominated four times for Artios
awards, winning in 2016 for Excellence in Casting for her
work on the pilot, “Empire” and in 2006 for “Prison Break”. A
board member of the Illinois Production Alliance, she also
started an annual food drive 14 years ago called Meal for
Monologues, to collect food for the homeless which had
almost 700 actors in attendance this past year and has
become a CSA nationwide event.
|Wednesday, December 13th
||3-5PM EST||12-2PM PST|
|Wednesday, December 20th
||3-5PM EST||12-2PM PST|
Class 1: Please bring a 2-3 page scene from Film/TV.
Class 2: Please bring a contrasting scene to class 1
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PLEASE NOTE: We don't offer refunds under any circumstances but offer full credit that you can apply toward another class if you cancel your class 24 Hours or more prior to the class. We won't provide credit after the class has already begun. Please read our Studio Policy for more information.
*The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Acting seminars or acting classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide an opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.
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