Don't miss our 2-Week Online Live-Action On-Camera Comedy Intensive with Top Casting Director Howard Meltzer! This class is for actors of all ages and will be held online via Zoom. This will be a live interactive class with a Q&A and the opportunity to perform for and get feedback from Howard. You will be able to download the recordings of your performances for educational purposes only. You will also be able to upload your headshot, resume, reel and anything else you'd like Howard to see.
First Time Ever at AVS! We can’t be more excited to work with Emmy Nominated and Artios Award Nominated Casting Director - Howard Meltzer! This class is for actors who can portray ages 18+.
Howard Meltzer has been casting in Los Angeles since 2003. Originally from New York City, he was a staff Casting Director at Stuart Howard Associates casting for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theater.Whether it’s casting for renowned playwrights like Gore Vidal and Elaine May, or casting for a network television series, Howard’s directive is to find the talent that brings the writers’ vision to life with authenticity, honesty, and humor.
He has cast for CBS, Disney Channel, Fox, HBO Max, NBC, Netflix, Nickelodeon, Peacock, Sony Pictures Television Studios, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Brothers Television.
Howard’s passion is in identifying new undiscovered talent, and he has become the go-to casting director for projects for kids and young adults.He has been nominated for 2 Emmys for Outstanding Casting and has also been nominated for 25 Artios Awards for excellence in casting, winning the honor three times. He has served as the Vice President of the Casting Society of America and as a Governor for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Howard mainly casts multi-camera and single-camera TV comedy so this class will be mainly focused on Live-Action On-Camera TV Comedy.
|Saturday, December 2nd
||2:00-4:00pm ET||11am-1pm PT|
|Saturday, December 9th||
Class 1: Please bring TV comedy scenes
Class 2: Howard will pair students up and assign comedy scenes
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*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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