New! 2-Week Online FEATURE FILM/TV Class with Meghan Rafferty, Casting Director, M&M Casting
Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT
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Here's your opportunity to work with this TOP NY CD who is one of the most actor friendly CD's in the biz!
Meghan has been casting films and television and teaching on-camera classes in New York City for 15 years. Her casting credits include HBO's THE LEFTOVERS, USA's FALLING WATER, HBO's BOARDWALK EMPIRE and the features THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, HUGO and SHUTTER ISLAND.
She's working on THREE FILMS with casting partner Mia Cusumano.
Each week, you'll work with Meghan ONLINE in a group as she coaches you through your scene in a format that replicates her casting process. She'll provide you with constructive feedback along with on-camera audition must knows' that she feels are imperative to book roles on a professional level.
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**No recording of any kind is permitted by participants during class.**
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Meghan is a casting director and actor who, over the past 17 years has worked with some of the most respected directors, writers and producers in the television and film industry.
Meghan is currently producing & casting with her business partner Mia Cusumano. Together they formed M&M Casting. Current film projects in the works: I Don’t Live Today, Grad Night and Make A Marriage Great Again.
Some past projects include: I Feel Pretty, The Scrapper, Paint, Antarctica, Team
Marco, Centigrade, Lez Bomb (winner of the Bentonville Film Festival), American..ish, season 1 of Falling Water for NBC/Universal, the Cannes Film Festival GoldenLion award winner for web-series Lily -vs- Margo and Saving Grace starring Ann Dowd.
Past casting director projects include: Paterson directed by Jim Jarmusch, and the
pilot episode and season 1 of the HBO series The Leftovers. Some associate
casting director credits include: Woody Allen’s Café Society, The Wolf of Wall
Street, Hugo, Shutter Island, the pilot episode of Boardwalk Empire and Extremely
Loud & Incredibly Close. Meghan also has a passion for teaching, and has taught
hundreds of on-camera classes in and around New York City and at numerous
universities and colleges across the county. Meghan received her BFA in acting
from Adelphi University and an MFA degree from the FSU/Asolo Theatre
When she is not casting or teaching, Meghan continues to pursue her first love,
acting. Being an actor has enriched her career as a casting director and visa
versa. She knows first hand the challenges and frustrations that come with
pursuing a career in this very competitive business. This career combination
allows her to share personal experiences with her students from both
perspectives. Meghan’s combination of assertiveness, warmth and humor enables
her to get the best out of actors. When an actor is relaxed, comfortable and having
fun, the audition results are inevitably more positive.
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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.