Don't miss this 2-Week TV & Film Intensive by Top Casting Director in the industry - Joey Montenarello! This class is for actors 16 years old and up. You will be working on scene study, cold-reading and audition techniques. This will be a live interactive class with a Q&A and the opportunity to perform for and get feedback from Joey. 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 Joey to see. This class will be held online via Zoom.


Joey Montenarello is a Casting Director at Stewart/Whitley, working primarily on Television and Film projects. Prior to joining the team at Stewart/Whitley, Joey spent six years as Associate Casting Director at Barden/Schnee Casting, where he cast numerous projects including: Film: Spotlight, Leave No Trace, Still Alice, Clemency, Timmy Failure, Pitch Perfect 2 & 3, The Girl on the Train, Sisters, Ma, The Upside, Galveston, The Boy Downstairs, Get on Up, Prisoners; Television/New Media: 13 Reasons Why (Pilot - Netflix), Jessica Jones (Season 1 - Netflix), The Last OG (Season 1 - TBS), Girlboss (Netflix), Good Girls Revolt (Amazon), Queen America (Facebook Watch), Bonding (Netflix). Most recently, Joey also freelanced as a Casting Director, casting a few Independent and short films that have yet to be released, including The Hard Night and Soft. Joey is also a five time Artios Award Nominee.

Joey began his career as an intern at Telsey + Co, before becoming a Casting Assistant on the Television shows Smash and A Gifted Man. Joey also freelanced as an Assistant to Jen Rudin on the casting of various TV Pilots, Feature Films and Commercials.



You will need to prepare a 2-minute TV & Film scene for the first class and Joey will assign scenes for the second class. When you register we will send you a link with our scene database with a variety of scenes to choose from. If you'd like to perform your own scene please send it to us first for approval. Scenes can be emailed to:


This online two week intensive will take place via Zoom on Mondays, March 22nd & 29th from 2:00PM-4:00PM EST / 11:00AM-1:00PM PST. 


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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 opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.

2-Week Online TV & Film Intensive with Casting Director - Joey Montenarello!