PILOT SEASON PREP - 2-Week Online PRIMETIME TV COMEDY and EPISODIC Class with Blaine Johnston, Network TV Casting & On-Camera Teacher

Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 6pm ET / 3pm PT

This event is in the past.

Here's your chance to work with someone who casts for network TV pilots and knows what creatives are looking for from talent.

This online 2 week on-camera class is not to be missed if you are looking to book SERIES REGULAR & MAJOR RECURRING roles!

Blaine's background is in behind the camera & theater casting and he continues to work in various casting offices in New York City. He most recently worked on the 4th Season of YOUNGER on TVLand. He was the casting director for the short film Mariachi Madness and was/is a casting director for two NY theater companies, RAL Productions and Goldfish Memory Productions.

His strengths are helping actors learn what it takes and the skills you need to land a Series Regular and Major Recurring role on TV.

Currently, he's interested in meeting talent of all types and ethnicities 18+.

In 2 weeks, you'll enhance your on-camera audition technique specific to television as well as delving into the business side of what TRULY goes on before, during and after a casting session. Whether you're auditioning for a 1/2 hour comedy or a 1 hour drama, this class will teach you the things you need to know that can help you get the call-back and then book the job.

Having received your headshots and resumes in advance, Blaine will cast you in a scene which will be emailed to you 24-48 hours in advance. The first week you will be working on 1/2 hour comedic material and week #2, 1 hour episodic. You'll start off the night with a Q&A, and then Blaine will begin working with you as the reader ON CAMERA in a group format.

What to Prepare:

For this online class, Blaine will select sides for you to prepare based on your headshot and fully completed MY INFO section in your AC account

Assignments will be emailed 1-2 days in advance. 


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 registration@actorsconnection.com at least one hour PRIOR to the start of class.

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

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Blaine Johnston

Blaine's (he/him) background is in behind the camera & theater casting and he continues to work in various casting offices in New York City. His main focus is Series Regular and Major Recurring roles for television. His independent tv/film credits include YOUNGER on TVLand and a short film Mariachi Madness. He was a casting director for two NY theater companies, RAL Productions and Goldfish Memory Productions. He recently worked on a project for the Penumbra Theatre Company in St. Paul, MN. 

Visit Blaine's LinkedIn and IMDB page for more info.

 

Meets

Wednesday, February 24, 20216:00 pm
Wednesday, March 3, 20216:00 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.