New! 2-Week Online FILM/TV Class with Mia Cusumano CSA, Casting Director, M&M Casting

Thursday, May 6, 2021, 2pm ET / 11am PT

This event is in the past.

Always busy, Mia continues to bring in numerous actors met here at Actors Connection for her various projects.

Recent projects include Hulu's NEW series RAMY, NY casting for Netflix's Oscar nominated THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 and the hit TNT series SNOWPIERCER. 

Upcoming projects include THREE FILMS with casting partner Meghan Rafferty.

This 2-week class will focus on auditioning for Film and TV and bringing your best work into your auditions and on-set.

Mia will cover:

1st week - Co-Star/Dayplayers Roles

2nd week - Guest Star/Series Regular roles

The class will start off with a virtual Q&A, followed by your presentation of the scene opposite a reader in a group format. Be prepared to take feedback and adjustments.

What to Prepare:

For this virtual intensive, Mia 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 1-3 day 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 at least one hour PRIOR to the start of class.

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Mia Cusumano

Mia began her career as the Casting Coordinator for ABC's Primetime Casting Office, where she worked alongside Rosalie Joseph, Marci Phillips, Janet Murphy and Geoff Soffer. Her credits range from primetime television pilots and series to studio feature films.

Mia is currently casting TWO feature films. Her most recent project includes the HULU series RAMY. Recent feature films include: LEZ BOMB, AMERICAN.ISH, ANTARCTICA (for which she also served as a producer), BANG BANG, I DON'T LIVE FOR TODAY, BOHEMIANS, LOST GIRLS: ANGIE'S STORY, CENTIGRADE, TEAM MARCO, and I FEEL PRETTY starring Amy Schumer. Other recent TV credits include work on a new TNT series entitled SNOWPIERCER.  She also cast season one of the USA TV series FALLING WATER (produced by The Walking Dead's producer Gale Anne Hurd), along with films like PATERSON, directed by Jim Jarmusch. Mia has worked on huge sports campaigns such as MARGOT vs LILY for NIKE (featuring 8 episodes). She's worked on several pilots including Mamma Dallas for HBO, FOR JUSTICE for CBS and the pilot SOUTH OF HELL for WE. She also cast alongside Meghan Rafferty for the first season of the hit HBO series THE LEFTOVERS. Past projects include the feature film RUN ALL NIGHT starring Liam Neeson, the pilot THE TOMORROW PEOPLE for the CW as well as casting for the CBS TV series GOLDEN BOY.

Other projects include Woody Harrelson's Off-Broadway play BULLETS FOR ADOLF. She was the associate casting director on pilots: FOX's GUILTY and CBS's GOLDEN BOY with Rosalie Joseph Casting. She was the associate casting director on HBO's Untitled Phil Spector movie with casting director Sharon Bialy, the associate casting director on the first season of ABC's hit series "BODY OF PROOF" with casting director Rosalie Joseph. Mia worked with Julie Tucker and Ross Meyerson on season 3 of "IN TREATMENT" and on "SHERRI" with Rosalie Joseph. Other features she has worked on include "THE SMURFS" with Richard Hicks and David Rudin and ANNIE with Kathleen Chopin.


Thursday, May 6, 20212:00 pm
Thursday, May 13, 20212:00 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.