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Monday, December 11, 2017

INTRO to COMMERCIALS - ALL DAY Intensive with Barry Shapiro, Casting Director, Herman & Lipson Casting

Price: $129.00

11:00 am - 5pm. If you've always wanted to check out the world of on-camera commercials, this is the event for you!

As you know, commercials can be one of the most lucrative jobs in the business. Many of our actors have asked "where do I begin?", so Barry is here to help get you started!

This intensive is designed for the actor looking to expand their arsenal of talent, develop a new skill set and provide a solid beginning in a new medium.

This ALL DAY intensive will cover:
-the business of commercials,
-getting comfortable on-camera,
-basic camera technique,
-breaking down commercial copy,
-working with cue cards,
-testimonial vs more character driven auditions
-multi-person scenes
-eating on camera and more!

A commercial CD for over 30 years, Barry's casting experience translates to you feeling comfortable in these kinds of auditions so that you BOOK them! He's recently cast commercials for GOOGLE, TACO BELL, McDONALDS, NFL, REVLON, MILLER BEER, DICK'S SPORTING GOODS, VOLKSWAGEN, BAYER ASPIRIN and MACARONI GRILL to name a few.

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


"He's the best! We love him!"
-Gursen Peno & Shan Budak

"I loved the course and it was a great way to learn and build confidence."
-Anais Martinez

"I'm so excited to show off what I've learned. Barry was highly recommended and he totally delivered the learning experience I was expecting. I'm sure I'll be booking more work in no time."
-Monique Pridgeon

"I never knew how much there was to learn about analyzing copy. I learned so many different things about facial expressions and reactions and I felt I got MORE than what I paid for! This is a great class! I'm glad I took it and I've already recommended it to many of my friends, some who are actors and some who are looking to learn more about commercials!"
-Kim Conlon

"I really appreciate Barry's candidness! It's really hard to find such honesty and I learned so much about how to audition for commercials!"
-Mia Caress

"I loved every minute of this class. Barry is completely honest with you, where you learn but are laughing the whole way through. I'm much more comfortable in front of the camera now. It's a fabulous class! One of the best classes I've ever taken."
-Jean Ann Garrish

"This class was entertaining, super informative, and smart. I've gained specific knowledge and technique that I can apply to my work"
D. Mendez

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

***Voted Favorite Commercial Class - By BackStage Readers***


Monday, December 11, 2017 11:00 am

Price: $129.00

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.