Thursday, October 22, 2020, 7pm ET / 4pm PT

This event is in the past.

This online Film/TV intensive will start off with an informative Q&A, followed by your presentation of the scene with a reader on-camera in a group. Be prepared to take feedback and adjustments.

What to Prepare:

For this intensive, please prepare a scene of choice that you feel best showcases your strengths as an actor. You can select a scene from the General Sides database (link located in your Actors Connection account upon registration), OR bring in your own 2-3 page scene. 

Please email your scene choice AS AN ATTACHMENT (file should be labeled YourName_CHARACTER) by 5pm (EST) the DAY BEFORE the event.


Please follow the procedures listed below:

  • Please update your headshot and fill out the MY INFO section of your AC account upon registration.

  • Arrive at least 10 MINUTES before your event is slated to start. Your host will give important information about the event at this time.

  • 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.

**Actors Connection classes and programming are for ADULTS (18+). With permission, some teens (14+) are allowed to take adult programming. To inquire about getting permission, please send an email to:**

**No recording of any kind is permitted by participants during 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.**



Marin Hope

Marin Hope is a Los Angeles native and LA-based Casting Director. In 2006, she moved to New York City to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Upon graduating, she landed a position at ABC Primetime Casting under casting executive, Marci Philips. She would go on to work with casting directors, Judy Henderson, Suzanne Smith-Crowley, Jessica Kelly, Billy Hopkins and Ann Goulder on projects such as Showtime's Homeland, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, ABC’S Pan Am, The Wolverine, Labor Day, ABC's Zero Hour, Noah, The Maze Runner, NBC'S The Blacklist, and HBO's Bessie before returning to Los Angeles in 2014. 

In 2015, Marin joined Define American as their Entertainment Media Director. Define American is a nonprofit media and culture organization founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, who’s mission is to use the power of storytelling to transcend politics and shift the conversation around immigrants, identity, and citizenship in a changing America. In addition to expanding Define American’s impact in television, film, and entertainment, Marin produced the first annual Define American Film Festival in Des Moines preceding Iowa’s 2016 Presidential Caucuses.

Marin now works alongside Heidi Levitt, casting film, television, commercial, theatre and New Media projects. Some casting credits include American Made, starring Tom Cruise and Domhnall Gleeson, Complete Unknown, starring Michael Shannon and Rachel Weisz, The Last Word, starring Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried, Kings, starring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig, Bad Samaritan starring David Tennant and Robert Sheehan, Who Will Write Our History, starring Joan Allen and Adrien Brody, and most recently The Roads Not Taken, starring Javier Bardem, Elle Fanning, Chris Rock, Laura Linney and Salma Hayek which premiered in competition at the 2020 Berlin International Film Festival!

Marin is a member of the Casting Society of America (CSA). She was nominated for an Artios Award for casting in 2018 and was the recipient of an Artios Award for casting in 2020. 


Thursday, October 22, 20207:00 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.