INSTRUCTORS

 

ANGELA MICKEY - Workshop February 28, 2016  

 

Angela Mickey is the most long-term member of the LLCP family. As Managing Director of Casting, Angela works across the board on commercial, voice over, film, TV and theater projects, supporting and guiding our staff to dig deeper and find fresh talent. She enjoys working with veteran and up-and-coming creatives, helping to provide an individual plan to each casting process, as well as assistance with union regulations and talent payment guidelines. Recent commercial projects include Capital One, Publix, Cialis, Time Warner Cable, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Samsung, Captain Morgan, Coke, Winners, and Acuvue, as well as Spanish language commercials for Publix, Marshalls, Conair, Garanimals, Volkswagen and Time Warner Cable. Her recent film projects include A Year and Change, 23 Blast, and Wifed Out. Always looking for the new, undiscovered talent, Angela can be found conducting workshops with actors nationwide.  We look forward to learning more about her when she comes to DC to work with Scene-1. 

 

Susanne Scheel - Monologue Workshop on November 14, 2015

 

Susanne has cast roles for projects by the Coen Brothers, Barry Levinson, The Sundance Channel, and HBO. She has worked on Academy Award-winning films such as The Decendants, Argo, and The Blind Side, Emmy-winning TV movies, and independent films and shorts. Her recent work includes Rock the Kasbah, which opens this week and stars Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Zooey Deschanel, and Kate Hudson, and  Hail, Caesar!, starring George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, and Josh Brolin.  Susanne is currently casting a number of other projects.   

 

Rachel Reiss - Workshops on March 29, 2015

 

Rachel Reiss is a Senior Casting Director at Liz Lewis Casting Partners, where she casts film, TV, voiceovers, and commercials nationwide.  LLCP is a bicoastal office that has been a front-runner in the industry for over 20 years.  

 

While obtaining her bachelor's degree in Communications at Boston University, Rachel worked at Telsey + Co., working on projects such as Orphans, Then She Found Me, and Rent the Movie. Upon graduation, she began her career casting shows for numerous networks including the Bravo, Lifetime, Oxygen, A&E, Spike, HGTV, and Discovery. Most notably, she cast 11 seasons of Chopped on the Food Network. 

 

At Liz Lewis, Rachel has moved more heavily into scripted projects, while still employing the think-out-of-the-box formula that she honed in the unscripted world.  She has worked on voiceovers for clients such as Exxon, AT&T, Phillips Grooming, Zicam, and Bacardi, and over 100 commercials including Publix, Time Warner Cable, Coke, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Samsung, and Kindle.  She is still heavily involved in the TV world, casting the children voices for Emmy-nominated Peter Rabbit on Nickelodeon as well as homeowner and hosts for Beat The House on HGTV, Junk Food Flip on the Cooking Channel, and an upcoming Travel Channel show. Most recently, she cast the feature films All Wifed Out starring Eve and Marc Maron and A Year and Change starring Bryan Greenberg and TR Knight. Rachel is currently working on more films and numerous commercials.

 

Rachel has been a panelist for Casting Commercials for the New York Women in Film and TV and Creating Commercials for the SAG Foundation. She can also be found teaching actors around the city. She has been a member of the Casting Society of America since 2013.

 

Rachel is currently casting a number of projects and is always on the lookout for amazing talent.   

 

During her March 29 workshop Ms. Reiss will work with you on audition techniques (from a casting director perspective), provide one-on-one feedback on your mock audition,and help you be ready for your next big audition.  This class is perfect for the beginner as well as the seasoned professional.  Please bring a headshot and resume if you have one.  

 

Kimberly Graham - Workshops on April 25, 2015

 

Kimberly Graham has been the Associate Casting Director for Judy Henderson Casting since 2003. She casts for film, television, commercials and theater. Her office was the pioneers for voice over casting for video games, primarily the Grand Theft Auto series. Her office casts for off broadway theaters such as The New Group,The Play Company, The Director’s Company and Pig Iron Theater Company in Philadelphia. Kimberly has help cast such films as AVATAR, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2, and Rick Linklater’s BEFORE MIDNIGHT among others. Her work on the first three seasons of HOMELAND for SHOWTIME garnered numerous awards, including ARTIOS and EMMY AWARDS for outstanding casting in a drama. Kimberly frequently teaches workshops in NYC and London.

 

John Shea - Class on May 30, 2015

 

John Shea, director of the New York office of Frontier Booking International (FBI), has helped maintain and strengthen FBI's reputation as a top agency for young performers.  FBI is known for establishing the careers of some of today's top stars, beginning with its first client, Courtney Cox.

 

The ever-growing talent division of FBI specializes in performers of all ethnicities, ranging from children to teens to adults.  Their clients have been recognized in various mediums of entertainment (especially film, television, and theatre). 

 

 

Matthew Maisto  - Classes on June 20, 2015

Want to learn what it takes to be in the movies? Looking to hone your audition skills for your next big acting opportunity? Join Scene 1 on June 20 as two-time Associate Artios Award nominee Matthew Maisto hosts a workshop designed to help you nail your next audition. Matthew will also share on-set tips,etiquette, and advice for when you book your next job. Register for  the children's and adults' classes!

 

MORE INSTRUCTORS TO COME:  We are pleased to be in talks with a number of very talented instructors in theater, television, movies, Broadway, dance, and acting skills such as historical stage combat and fencing, parkour, police training and martial arts.  Check back for details on more upcoming classes.  

 
 
 
 

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