Commercial Intensive with Casting Director, Barry Shapiro, of Herman & Lipson Casting. This will be a live, interactive class where you will have a Q&A and be able to perform and get feedback from Barry. You will be able to download the recordings of your performances for educational purposes only. You will also be able to send us your headshot, resume, acting reel and anything else you would want Barry to see.
Barry is Owner of Herman & Lipson Casting. He has been with Herman & Lipson for over 37 years, casting over 8000 commercials- both voiceover and on camera- for products such as Loreal, ESPN, Advil, Verizon, Toy R Us, and many more. He casts commercials all around the world, as well as film, television, and theatre.
Prior to being a casting director, Barry managed a rehearsal studio for Broadway shows and produced for a top fashion commercial director working with every top model in the industry. Barry keeps busy on the weekends, traveling around the country conducting acting workshops at several universities.
Each actor will work on-camera while being taught and coached by Barry on a variety of commercial scripts. This class is a ton of fun and you will receive great feedback and pointers from a Casting Professional who has seen it all. You'll also have the opportunity to ask Barry all of your questions about pursuing a commercial career, getting auditions, and finding work.
This intensive will meet online via Zoom on Thursdays, November 12th & 19th from 6:30PM-8:30PM EST / 3:30PM-5:30PM PST.
**The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.