Audition Buddies with U-Shin Kim, UGA Talent
Date: Sat 2/23 @ 11am
Study with the head legit agent and founder of UGA Talent, U-Shin Kim. In this exclusive format, you explore perspective from behind and in front of the casting table. Plus, find out what agents like U-Shin are looking for in their rosters.
Since founding UGA two years ago, U-Shin's clients have been constantly booking Series Regulars, Guest-Stars and Co-Star roles.
UGA clients can be seen in recurring roles on Fox's GOTHAM, NBC's THE BLACKLIST, CHICAGO MED, Netflix's UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT, Amazon's THE TICK, and Showtime's BILLIONS.
In this one day class, U-Shin will work on material with each actor as well as give an in depth study into how to approach agent meetings.
U-Shin will assign material 1-3 days ahead of time.
About U-Shin Kim▼
U-Shin Kim, head agent & founder, grew up on the West Coast (Portland, Oregon) and graduated from Oregon State University with a duo degree in Marketing and Theater Arts (Go Beavers!).
Upon arriving in New York, U-Shin studied acting under the tutelage of Suzanne Esper at The Esper Studio and worked as an actor, eventually moving into production and development for TV, film and new media and ended up being an award winning producer who created and sold his own TV show, Hooking Up, to former Vice President Al Gore’s television network Current TV for two seasons.
U-Shin’s enthusiasm for actors and passion for the shepherding of the creative process led him to the talent representation side of the business. He opened up his SAG AFTRA franchised agency, UGA Talent, in 2015, currently representing 100 highly selected clients. UGA has a unique approach to client development that includes a sense of community and transparency. UGA provides all signed client at no cost necessary marketing tools including headshots, 7 second slates, and skill building workshops lead by a team of UGA clients at the office. UGA’s main area of focus and expertise is NYC based network TV.
UGA clients have recently been placed on Gypsy, The Blacklist, Master of None, Blue Bloods, Power, The Affair, Limitless, Law and Order SVU, The Path, The Deuce, Bull, Gotham, Sex&Drug&Rock&Roll, Elementary, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Ballers, and many more.
A lifelong TV buff, U-Shin is also a big fan of his amazing Wife, 7 month old son Jax, Pomeranian Phoebe Buffay and BBQ Kimchi tacos.