Two-Week Class with New York Theatre Workshop's HEAD CD, Taylor Williams
Dates: Wed 11/28 @ 7pm
Meets 2 times: 11/28 12/5
Taylor was just promoted to LEAD CASTING DIRECTOR at NYTW!
Work with Taylor Sharky Williams of New York Theatre Workshop! Taylor's current projects include: NYTW's upcoming plays AN ORDINARY MUSLIM and LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, Soho Rep's IS GOD IS, Shakespeare Theatre Company's HAMLET, Two River Theater in NJ's DANCING AT LUGHNASA, plus FIVE additional regional plays!
Some of Taylor's popular casting highlights at NTYW include:
HADESTOWN, directed by Tony-nominated Rachel Chavkin
RED SPEEDO, written by Lucas Hnath
SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, directed by Tony-nominated Ivo van Hove
LOVE AND INFORMATION, starring Noah Galvin (THE REAL O'NEALS)
With Jack Doulin Casting, Taylor has also worked on: Daniel Fish’s OKLAHOMA! (Bard SummerScape), AN OCTOROON (Soho Rep and TFANA), GENERATIONS (Soho Rep), YOU GOT OLDER with Tony Award winner Reed Birney (THE HUMANS and 1984).
You will work with Taylor over the course of two weeks to improve and enhance your audition technique for theater.
Week One: General sides will be posted and actors are asked to select and prepare one to perform in class.
Week Two: Taylor will assign you sides ahead of time and this class will be treated as a callback week.
This class is not on-camera.
***Class Structure is subject to change.
About Taylor Williams▼
Taylor “Sharky” Williams works as the Casting Director at New York Theatre Workshop. Some casting highlights at NTYW include: OTHELLO with Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo, HADESTOWN, RED SPEEDO, SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, and LOVE AND INFORMATION. With Jack Doulin, Taylor has also worked on Daniel Fish’s OKLAHOMA! (Bard SummerScape), AN OCTOROON (Soho Rep and TFANA), YOU GOT OLDER (Page 73) and the upcoming ORANGE JULIUS (Page 73/ Rattlestick).