Actors: How to Get Noticed By A Casting Director

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Stephen Vincent

Webinar hosted by: Stephen Vincent

Casting Director - ABOUT MY FATHER (Robert De Niro, Leslie Bibb, Kim Cattrall, and Anders Holm), GLITTER & DOOM (starring Alex Diaz, Ming-Na Wen, Tig Notaro), CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG (John Cleese), A MOUTHFUL OF AIR (Amanda Seyfried), NOVITIATE at S2 Casting

Stephen Vincent is a partner at S2 Casting with Sig De Miguel since January 2006. S2 Casting has served as casting director on over 150 feature films. Completed Projects include: ABOUT MY FATHER & GLITTER & DOOM Some of their Releases include: CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG, A MOUTHFUL OF AIR, THE AMERICAN GUEST, I CARRY YOU WITH ME (Winner NEXT Innovator and NEXT Audience Award at Sundance 2020. Indie Spirit Award Nominee 2020), SON (Winner Best Film - Dublin International Film Festival 2021), TU ME MANQUES starring Oscar Martinez (Venice Film Festival Best Actor for THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN) Full Bio »

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An Exclusive On-Demand Webinar From A Casting Director On Over 150 Feature Films

Learn everything you need to know to win over casting directors and launch your acting career!

It can be hard as an actor to put yourself up again and again for auditions, only to be rejected for unexplained reasons as strangers determine your future. It’s time to stop struggling and discover how you can break through.

If you want to know how to be cast in your breakout role, you have to go to the source. That’s why we’re bringing you prolific casting director Stephen Vincent of S2 Casting, who has cast over 150 films.

In this exclusive Stage 32 webinar, we’re pulling back the curtain on the casting process as Stephen shows you how to find the right roles for you, prepare for the roles, give an impressive performance, and win over casting directors. These tips work whether you’re in the audition room, making a self-tape, or building your online brand.

Stephen’s credits include ABOUT MY FATHER (starring Robert De Niro, Leslie Bibb, Kim Cattrall, and Anders Holm), GLITTER & DOOM (starring Alex Diaz, Ming-Na Wen, Tig Notaro), CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG (John Cleese), A MOUTHFUL OF AIR (Amanda Seyfried), NOVITIATE (Melissa Leo, Margaret Qualley), and so many more.

Stephen is excited to show you these essential tips and tricks unknown actors use every day to get “discovered” so that you can take your acting career to the next level.

By the end of this webinar, you’ll be empowered with information from an inside perspective of the casting process so that you can take control of your acting career.

What You'll Learn

Outside the room

  • Your Key Marketing Materials: - pictures, resume, reel
  • What is the invitation based on?
  • You’re an actor - of course you can play every part - not true

Into the Office

  • Control what you can- Ways to set yourself up for success in the room
  • The Keys to preparation - Treat it like a job
  • Being on time and materials in hand
  • Off book or using Sides?
  • The importance of knowing who will be in the room
  • The most Common mistakes actors make

Behind the Mindset

  • Let’s talk about Nerves
  • You’re not there to get a job, you’re there to DO a job.
  • What are casting director's really thinking? Don’t assume you know what they want to see
  • You are there to offer your gift
  • Making Bold choices
  • Why the Director/Producer/Casting director really called you in
  • You can be the solution to the problem

On to the Spotlight

  • Giving the performance - Just feel
  • Focusing on character
  • Being in Service of the text
  • Being interesting and compelling
  • Taking chances

Out of the Woods

  • Understanding The process behind the scenes
  • The 1000 things casting directors are considering when selecting an actor for the role
  • It not just about your acting
  • The art of Letting go….on to the next

Q&A with Stephen

About Your Instructor

Stephen Vincent is a partner at S2 Casting with Sig De Miguel since January 2006. S2 Casting has served as casting director on over 150 feature films.

Completed Projects include: ABOUT MY FATHER & GLITTER & DOOM

Some of their Releases include: CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG, A MOUTHFUL OF AIR, THE AMERICAN GUEST, I CARRY YOU WITH ME (Winner NEXT Innovator and NEXT Audience Award at Sundance 2020. Indie Spirit Award Nominee 2020), SON (Winner Best Film - Dublin International Film Festival 2021), TU ME MANQUES starring Oscar Martinez (Venice Film Festival Best Actor for THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN)


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