10 episodes

Interviews with commercial industry professionals to talk about how they got their start, and how they keep the faith.

Scrappy Genius Stacy Gallo, Casting Director

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Interviews with commercial industry professionals to talk about how they got their start, and how they keep the faith.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires macOS 11.4 or higher

    The Belly Guts Guy

    The Belly Guts Guy

    Stacy and Phil sit down with George Basil, actor, father, and renaissance man. Audiences may recognize George from HBO's Crashing, Werewolves Within, and numerous commercial campaigns. Perhaps even more prestigious, Phil and Stacy's students will recognize George and the genius behind the infamous Belly Guts story - a tale that has reached far beyond any of their wildest imaginations.

    Let's All Go Outside and Stretch and Cry

    Let's All Go Outside and Stretch and Cry

    Stacy interviews Greek-God-Made-Man for our delight, Alex Malaos. Tune in to hear them talk about getting a visa as a young artist from out of the country, getting by on Greek theater in Astoria, and how walking into the room with the right energy makes all the difference.

    We Did This Already

    We Did This Already

    Stacy recaps the last decade with Nef Jones, prolific real-people Casting Director with a heart of gold and a wisdom for the ages. This one is one of our absolute favorites.

    Casting Directors Are People, Too

    Casting Directors Are People, Too

    The conversation that inspired it all. On one rainy October afternoon, Stacy sat down with friend and favorite castable talent Ronnetta Renay to film some "advice for actors" social media content. But once they hit "record," there was no saying "cut." The following episode is the first 40 minutes of an organic conversation between a casting director and an actor - and also, one of the most inspiring things we've ever heard at SGC. Seriously Ronnetta, do you do inspirational speaking??

    You Were My First

    You Were My First

    Stacy sits down with legendary commercial actor/producer/director/writer/professional multi-hyphenate David Ebert to talk about how someone gets from a horse farm to a national network spot. Spoilers: getting cast by Stacy Gallo Casting plays a key part. Sit back, relax, and reflect on what growing up in an interesting way can do for you in the long run.

    I'm Sorry for Being a Psycho

    I'm Sorry for Being a Psycho

    Stacy interviews her favorite neighbors/friends/commercial powerhouse couple, Julia Kelly and Al Merry to talk about the highs and lows of the industry, of crossing the pond, the joys of being married to someone in your field, and what exactly it takes to make a great apology.

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Emmawr ,

There’s a reason that these two veterans are veterans…

Great words of advice that continue to stand the test of time in an ever-changing business. Thanks for sharing them together!

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