NEW! Online COMMERCIAL INTENSIVE with Erica Palgon, Casting Director, Erica Palgon Casting - 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT

Monday, August 3, 2020, 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT

This event is in the past.

Raise your commercial auditions to a competitive, more confident level with this special online intensive for commercials.

Having trouble deciphering material? Do you find yourself second guessing your acting choices? Are you asking yourself ‘How do I make this funny?’

Learn specific tools and skills in this intensive, that will focus on accentuating and tailoring your personality to your acting as well as building your confidence:

● A focus on honing in on and trusting YOUR creative ideas and details.

● Owning, facing and using your fears and nerves in a smart, clever and effective way.

● Making the best use of nonverbal improv.

● Get a comprehensive understanding and clarification of expectations of directors and producers, as well as overall professionalism.


The class will be given commercial copy to perform in a group setting to display the learned skills and receive constructive feedback. Copy will be emailed 1-2 days prior to the event and will be assigned by Erica based upon your headshot and fully completed MY INFO section in your AC account. 

**Instructions and the ZOOM link for access to this online event will be emailed to you in advance. If you have not received the link by 12pm (EST) the day-of the event, please reach out to at least one hour PRIOR to the start of class.**

Please keep in mind that all programs at Actors Connection are for educational and professional development purposes. Participating in any class or event is not a promise of employment.

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Erica Palgon

Erica Palgon of Erica Palgon Casting & Beyond is a Casting Director for all types of films, commercials, voice-over, TV, webseries, and theater casting. She has been casting for 25 years and loves the opportunity to collaborate with so many diverse creative people. Erica’s commercial credits include: Comedy Central many promos including: Amy Schumer show, Broad City, Tosh.0, South Park, Secret Lives of Pets 2, Burger King, Twix, McDonalds, Subway, Twizzlers, Geico, Uber, Dave & Busters.. She has cast for countless top brands in her 25 years in the business. Recent commercials: Intel, Milkbone, Nature Made, T-Mobile, Google, Disney, Boars, Head, Target.. Erica expanded her love of collaborating, working freelance for several NYC casting companies. Grey Advertising casting for their top clients: Longhorn, Pantene, Gillette, Pringles, Febreze, Olive Garden, Trulicity, Invesco, Hasbro. She also freelances for Telsey & Co commercial department: cast for Discover, Dollar Shave Club, Uber GE…) and Kipperman Casting - commercials: Dunkin’, Macy’s, Applebees, Hyundai, Revlon, Fanduel, Firehouse Subs)


Monday, August 3, 20206:30 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.