Mon, Jul 26 | Zoom

Get Cast Summer Intensive - Virtual

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Get Cast Summer Intensive - Virtual

Time & Location

Jul 26, 10:00 AM – Jul 30, 1:00 PM

About the Event

Get Cast Virtual Summer Intensive 

Focusing on Musical Theatre, Acting for the Camera, and virtual auditioning for both

Lead by:  Katy Jacoby and Kelley Dorney

Casting Director Masterclasses by:  Rick Messina and Julia Flores

*Ages 8 - 17


Acting for the Camera

  • Work on material thats currently casting, fit to your age and type
  • Learn how to break down sides
  • Learn how to connect with the camera and the reader
  • Audition technique
  • Make bold specific choices
  • How to bring yourself to each character
  • Have human experiences and life in the scene
  • Headshot and resume coaching
  • Masterclass and one on one coaching with casting director, Rick Messina

Musical Theatre

  • 32 bar cut of a song worked vocally & emotionally
  • Your song will be audition ready and added to your audition "book" by day 5
  • Vocal technique
  • Audition technique
  • Headshot and resume coaching
  • Step by step process of a professional dance audition with Broadway & Industry professional 
  • Work dance combo and learn how to pick it up quickly
  • Masterclass and one on one coaching with casting director, Julia Flores 

Masterclass Instructors:

Rick Messina, CSA - (TV/Film)

Rick Messina currently works at Rachel Tenner Casting.  Casting Director Credits include: VUDU / MGM series Mr. Mom, the Audience Network series Hit the Road starring Jason Alexander and the Viceland series What Would Diplo Do?, starring James Van Der Beek.  Prior he worked with McCarty/Abellera Casting as a Casting Director on the STARZ series Blunt Talk starring Patrick Stewart and as an Associate Casting Director on the Netflix Series Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later and the Sony feature Jumanji staring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart & Jack Black. Past projects include: The TBS pilot World's End written by Jonathan Ames, the FOX Series The Grinder starring Rob Lowe and Fred Savage, The New Line Cinema feature Keanu and CBS films' Middle School, The Worst Years Of My Life.  He recently served as casting director on the independent movie After The Reality starring Matthew Morrison & Sarah Chalke. He also worked on 3 seasons of the hit Comedy Central series, Workaholics starring Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Blake Anderson.   Rick has also helped to cast the Disney feature Tomorrowland starring George Clooney, and two pilots for ABC, The Pro starring Rob Lowe and An American Education starring Jack Whitehall and Rosie Perez.  Rick has worked on two Amazon pilots, Betas and Bowsers and the WB/CW pilot The Carrie Diaries produced by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (The OC, Gossip Girl).  Prior to that, Rick served as a casting associate for the number one rated soap, The Young and the Restless.  Rick has worked on such projects as Parenthood, United States of Tara, Enlightened, Terra Nova, Temple Grandin starring Claire Danes, and Yes Man with Jim Carrey. While working in New York, Rick helped to cast several Broadway shows, including Nine to Five, Wicked, Cry Baby, and Legally Blonde with the renowned casting director, Bernie Telsey. Rick graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a bachelor of arts in theatre arts/film with a minor in business.  Rick is also an alumnus from the Orange County School of the Arts.

Julia Flores, CSA - (Musical Theatre)

Flores Casting is an independent and minority owned boutique casting company based in Los Angeles. Our productions have garnered Academy Award, Emmy, Tony, Los Angeles Drama Critics and Ovation awards and nominations.   Ms. Flores has proudly served as the Casting Director for award winning  McCoy Rigby Entertainment since 1994. Twenty-Six seasons at La Mirada Theatre,  “Peter Pan” starring Cathy Rigby (two National Tours and the Broadway Revival), “Camelot” starring Lou Diamond Phillips, “Jesus Christ Superstar” starring Carl Anderson and “Happy Days, the Musical”.   The prestigious and ground breaking Boston Court Theatre has been a valued and revered client since their inaugural production "Cold/Tender"  in 2003.  Additional touring productions  include: the international production of Jimmy Buffet’s musical “Don’t Stop the Carnival” and the West Coast Tour of “Dreamgirls” starring Frenchie Davis.   Regional and local theatre clients include:  The Rev Theatre Co., Ensemble Theatre Company, Syracuse Stage, TheatreWorks, Denver Center Theatre, A Noise Within, The Pasadena Playhouse, Portland Center Stage, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, Reprise!, Universal Studios, and B Street Theatre.

*Masterclass instructers subject to change due to industry bookings


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