New York TV PILOT SEASON Weekend with 5 Casting Directors & Talent Agents (Feb. 15-16, 2020 for Kids & Teens)

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 10:30am

Pay the $399.00 class fee in full.
Pay a deposit of $250.00 to secure a spot in this class.
The remaining balance is due two weeks before the first day of class.

Make the most of 2020 Pilot Season in NEW YORK CITY!!  It's the BEST time to meet 5 VIP's and make leaps forward in your career!

Open to actors of all levels, ages 7-16. Showcase on-camera to 5 incredible pro's Saturday & Sunday, February 15 and 16, 2020 and receive feedback plus videos from your on-camera events.

Each year, the major American broadcast television networks – including ABC, CBS, The CW, FOX, NBC, Disney – cast for their new TV shows, also known as pilots. Meet and perform for 2 Casting Directors working for some of these networks, and 3 Talent Agents/Managers that can get you in the door to audition.





★ Barry Shapiro, Herman and Lipson Casting 

Eve Battaglia, Eve Battaglia Casting 



★Christine Tyson, Plaza 7 Talent Agency

★ Ann Wright, Ann Wright Representatives



Tentative Schedule:


Saturday, Feb. 15, 2019
10:30am - Coaching & Prep
12:30pm - Pizza Party (included)
1:30pm - On-Camera Event with Casting Director #1
3:30pm - Super Cinema Saturday - Acting Class
5:00pm - Dismissal

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2019
10:30am - On-Camera Event with Casting Director #2
12:30pm - Pizza Party (included)
2:00pm - Pre-Pilot Season Showcase with 3 Agents/Managers
3:30pm - Dismissal


What To Prepare & Expect:

  • Please bring 5 copies of your headshot/resume.
  • Prepare one scene for the weekend which we will provide and email you 2-3 days before the event.
  • Complimentary coaching on your scene included before you showcase. Pizza party lunch is also included both days.

Family/friends are invited to the Showcase on Sunday at 2:00pm, including a Q&A session with the VIPs in attendance. You'll also leave with select written feedback on your performance.


 Lesson Plan:

Students will learn from industry professionals about the following topics at this weekend event:

  • Getting Involved in Pilot Season
  • Scene work with a partner/reader
  • Making bold and informed character choices
  • How to prepare for and what to expect at auditions
  • What makes a strong headshot & demo reel
  • Connecting with casting for auditions / self-taping
  • How to find a talent agent



Success Stories:

Click here to see what our past participants have been up to after acting in our programs!



*Scenes will be recorded on-camera and will be made available to you within a week via your profile in the "My Videos" tab. Please note: from time to time technical issues do occur. As a result video clips from class are a courtesy, not a guarantee.*


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made with 4 weeks advance notice before the program start date for a full Actors Connection credit to be issued. Cancellations made 2-4 weeks before the program start date will be partially credited after incurring a $150 cancellation fee. Cancellations made less than 2 weeks before the start date will not be credited and may still incur a $150 cancellation fee. There are no refunds.

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Don't get stuck on the wait-list, this program has SOLD OUT in previous years as there are LIMITED SPOTS!!


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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.