Don't miss this 2-Week On-Camera Sitcom Intensive for actors 8 - 30 years old with Robin Nassif of Media Artists Group! Robin represents actor 8 - 30 years old that are appearing on major TV shows and films on ABC, Nickelodeon, Disney and much more. This class will be held online via Zoom. This will be a live interractive class with a Q&A and the opportunity to perform for and get feedback from Robin. You will be able to download the recordings of your performances for educational purposes only.
Los Angeles Youth Talent Agent Robin Nassif began her career in Television Casting at Norman Lear's Tandem Productions. Along with partner Marc Hirschfeld, she cast the series Facts of Life, One Day at a Time, Silver Spoons, and Square Pegs. In 1984 she was hired in an executive capacity as Manager of Casting at ABC. A few of the hit shows she supervised and helped cast in that position were Moonlighting, The Wonder Years, Twin Peaks, Growing Pains and Full House.
In 1988 Robin was promoted to Director of Casting for ABC. Over the next eight years, she supervised over 150 pilots including Roseanne, Home Improvement, and Boy Meets World. She set up many showcases for ABC executives to introduce them to the talent of: Kevin James, Tim Allen, Craig Ferguson, Ellen De Generes, Jon Stewart, Will Ferrell, Rosie O' Donnell and Adam Sandler.
In 1997 Robin formed her own independent casting company, Nassif & Baca Casting. Over the next 12 years, she and partner Patrick Baca cast feature films and television including Halloween 8, L.A. Law: The Movie, Strip Mall pilot and series for Comedy Central, Gentle Ben, The Christmas Secret, Stargate: Atlantis, and Kelsey Grammer's Alligator Point pilot for NBC. She headed up reality casting for Columbia Pictures TV placing the leads on many reality shows including Million $ Pyramid and Ripley's Believe It or Not.
Together, Robin and Patrick developed an eye for young, up-and-coming talent and launched the careers of stars Taylor Kinney, Jennifer Coolidge, Natalie Martinez, Ashley Greene, Jamie Alexander, and many others by casting them in their first acting roles.
In 2009 she took a position heading up the Youth Division at Diverse Talent Group. She had 7 test option deals in her first pilot season. She was named Head of the Youth Theatrical department at Media Artists Group in 2011. Robin has placed series regulars on Liv & Maddie, Knight Squad, AP Bio, American Soul, and Ghost Writer as well as many feature films including Long Shot, Always Be My Maybe, La La Land, Spiderman and The Fast & Furious. Her clients are or have recurred on Euphoria, This Is Us, Modern Family, Ray Donovan, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
*If you'd like to get your footage from this class please bring a flash drive and ask the front desk to transfer the footage to you right after the class. Please note that the footage will be deleted right after the class. This footage is for educational purposes only and should not be used on your demo reel.
This intensive will meet via Zoom on Wednesdays, December 2nd & 9th from 7:00PM-9:00PM EST / 4:00PM-6:00PM PST.
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. The agent or casting director will NOT be taking nor given access to your headshot, resume, or any other of your promotional materials. Your headshot/resume and any other promotional materials will be returned to you."