No other podcast in the world has this much high-level, useful information about auditioning for the top commercial campaigns. You'll hear FOUR top Los Angeles commercial casting session directors walk you through the entire commercial audition process with tips that can only come from pros who do this every day, for a combined 50+ years of experience. Also joining us is Emmy Award-winning supervising sound editor Jack Levy and Ross Davis, who engineered and helped produce the episode.
Panelists: Charles Carpenter - working commercial and theatrical actor, most recently in Birds of Prey, and just booked his second national commercial of the year. Commercial Session Director for almost 20 years for offices all over LA. Also a member of the SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Conservatory Committee. Charles teaches on-camera acting class Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights in the west valley, Lake Balboa.
Ava Himmel - Hailing from Canada, Ava's a working actress and one of the few women session directors in LA. A regular commercial instructor at the SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Conservatory and teaches a 6 week commercial class on Thursday nights up at Southpaw Casting Studios in North Hollywood.
John Ruby - working commercial and theatrical actor, (recently Penny Dreadful), and director (Solver), and commercial session director. John regularly teaches at the SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Conservatory in small classes and with his F.I.R.E. Acting lecture.
Shaan Sharma - working actor (currently on The Chosen), SAG-AFTRA Board Member, Los Angeles Conservatory Committee Co-Chair, published writer/author, Founder of The Storytellers Conservatory, and session director for over 45 top casting directors over 12 years.
The Storytellers Conservatory - develops working actors for TV, film, and commercials. Classes are taught by active working actors and casting professionals. Audit for free and come learn about our Actors' Blueprint for Success: CRAFT | BUSINESS | UNION | SELF-CARE.
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