Primetime TV Intensive with ABC Casting's John Ort!
Date: Saturday, February 13, 2010, Time: 1:00p - 4:00p
Cancel Deadline: 02/02/10
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This one-day Intensive will focus on on-camera audition techniques for TELEVISION. Based on the head shot/resume, John will assign each actor their own sides to prepare prior to class.
The Intensive will begin with a Q&A with John. Each actor will be put ON-CAMERA and perform their sides which will be provided in advance. You will receive intensive feedback and adjustments from John and he will have you perform the scene again. John will also do a review of your headshot and resume.
John Ort is currently working with Finnegan/Jacobs Casting as the associate on the new Darren Star created single camera comedy series, Younger, for TV Land. Previously John was the Manager of Casting at ABC Primetime NY casting series regulars for numerous pilots and currently running series. Last past pilot season he was the NY covering CD on Black-ish, Secrets & Lies, The Pro and Save The Date. In addition he worked on series such as Grey's Anatomy, Modern Family, Nashville, Devious Maids and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. For 7 years he oversaw the casting and production of the annual Disney | ABC Talent Diversity Showcase in NY. Independent projects include Teach Me To Sing (new musical), Luke Nicholas (Fringe '13), Ready For the Change (April '12), Hello, My Name Is Billy (Fringe '11), Over and Over (Fringe '10) and Flight (Fringe '09). He has also worked with Sig De Miguel and Stephen Vincent on feature films Rabbit Hole and Meskada.
After seeing Roger's work in class, John Ort of Finnegan/Jacobs CALLED HIM IN for a recurring role on a critically acclaimed TV series!
After meeting Stuart in class, John Ort of ABC called him in for a role on TNT for ABC Studios's show, PERCEPTION.