New! COMMERCIAL MASTERCLASS - 4 Week On-Camera Class with Rebecca Yarsin, Casting Director, House Casting and Steve Stancato, Casting Director

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7:00pm

Price: $249.00

Our new Commercial Masterclass will give you all the tools you need to connect and make firm committed choices to BOOK more on-camera commercial jobs! You'll work on a variety of commercial copy that both guests will be bringing in as well as some specific areas that each will tailor for their classes.

They'll also cover the business of commercials, on-camera technique, improv, breaking down commercial copy, working with cue cards and more!

Our scheduled guests for the 4 weeks include:

Rebecca Yarsin, Casting Director, House Casting - Week 1 & 2

Steve Stancato, Casting Director - Week 3 & 4

Not for the beginner, this class is for the experienced commercial actor who is auditioning but not booking, or even successful actors who simply want to improve their booking rate.

Limited to 14 Experienced Commercial Actors

Rebecca casts national and regional commercials (both on-camera and V/O) and industrials as well as hosts for TV entertainment programs. Formerly a theatrical CD and stage manager for Broadway and Off Broadway, she really has an eye for talent and loves trained actors! Some favorite credits include: Bart (Short Film; Sundance), The Collective (Web Series), #thatsharassment (David Schwimmer), National and Regional Commercials and Voice Overs include: Apple, Time Warner, At&t, T-Mobile, Bank of America, TD Bank, Chase, Verizon, Lay's, Old Navy, Gillette, Macy's, Ketel One, Bacardi, McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Nike, Dr Scholls, Kit Kat, Reese's, Accuvue, Dos Equis, PS3, Call Of Duty, Grand Theft Auto, Coke, Beats by Dre, Heineken, Hilton, NY Lottery, Planters, Bridgestone, Gap, Subway, Dr Pepper, Breyers, Lowe's, Lincoln, Samsung, Humira, Crestor, etc. Music Videos: Danny Brown's "Grown Up", Lorde, Florence and the Machine, Madonna's Bitch I'm Madonna, Taylor Swift's "Blank Space". Rebecca has also worked with directors Derek Cianfrance, David Gordon Green, Matt Aselton, James Mangold, Mike Maguire, Neal Brennan, Ken Kwapis. She has directed multiple shorts, a web series, as well as numerous plays in and around NYC. She has Stage Managed even more, ranging from Festivals to Broadway.

With over 1,000 casting projects under his belt since 2004, Industry Expert, Talent Consultant & Casting Director Steve Stancato believes mastering both a creative and business mindset is what makes actors successful.  

For over a decade, he has been involved with finding and booking diverse union and non-union talent for Commercials, Web, Branded Content, AR, VR, Print, Voice Over, Film, TV Music Videos, Industrials and New Media Platforms in NYC and LA.  

As a former Vice President of a major casting office, Steve has 15 years of industry experience and a unique insider perspective on what can help actors in their career (and it is not just about talent, drive or passion.)

Steve loves actors, performers and artists and enjoys helping them develop professionally through education and consulting. 

Please upload your headshot and create a resume in your online account upon registration.


Thursday, April 18, 20197:00 pm
Thursday, April 25, 20197:00 pm
Thursday, May 2, 20197:00 pm
Thursday, May 9, 20197:00 pm

The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or 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.