Spring 2019 Advanced Industry Workshop Registration Page (April 10-19)

Dates: Wed 4/10 @ 10am

Meets 6 times: 4/10 4/10 @ 2pm 4/10 @ 6pm 4/12 @ 11am 4/12 @ 3pm 4/12 @ 7:30pm 4/13 4/13 @ 2pm 4/15 @ 2pm 4/15 @ 7pm 4/17 4/17 @ 2pm 4/17 @ 6pm 4/17 @ 8pm 4/19 4/19 @ 2pm 4/19 @ 6:30pm


22 Casting Directors, Agents, & Managers!

Over the course of six days, work with 22 Casting Directors, Agents, and Managers! In addition, you'll get monologue coaching, a headshot and resume consultation, and a marketing seminar that will help you sell yourself to the industry.

This program includes:
12 Three-Hour Intensives with our most Popular Casting Directors
8 Top Industry Agents
3 Top Industry Managers
2 Special Seminars with Industry Guests
1 Legit Agent Showcases
1 Manager Showcase
1 Commercial Showcase




Emily Fleischer - Susan Shopmaker Casting

Alexis Atkinson - Jonathan Strauss Casting

Jeff Dreisbach – McCorkle Casting

Matthew Bonifacio – Award Winning Film Director

Lisa Donadio – Playwrights Horizons

Brette Goldstein – Brette Goldstein Casting

Nick Peciaro – Judy Henderson and Associates

Donna McKenna – Donna McKenna Casting

Stacy Gallo – Stacy Gallo Casting

+ 2 Other Offices TOO Big to Mention

+ 12 Agents and Managers

Confirmed Agencies + Management Companies include:

Abrams Artists
Bloc Agency
Center Stage Management
Gotham Talent
Merging Artists
Stewart Talent
Take 3 Talent
Talent Riot Management
UGA Talent

Your scenes in the TV & Film classes are recorded. After this class, you will receive an email with a link so you can watch your own clip.

Failure to cancel before the cancellation deadline will result in a forfeiture of your payment and you will not receive credit in your One on One Bank. 

Teachers and class structures are subject to change.

This seminar or class is for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent. One on One is bonded in the State of California: #70978001

About Advanced Industry Workshop

Success Stories

After working with Alaine Alldaffer in the Advanced Industry Workshop, Collette was called in to audition for an Off-Broadway play at Playwrights Horizons!

Collette Astle

After attending last November's AIW (first session) I was called in by Katie Murphy to meet Meg Pantera. Meg and Katie signed me! I am now represented by Pantera/Murphy.

Daniel Popowich

I got called in for a commercial audition after meeting Abrams agent Jerry Kallarakkal at the November AIW.

Llewellyn Connolly

Booked a meeting with BLOC NYC to discuss commercial representation after Advanced Industry Workshop! 

John Bernos

About Matthew Bonifacio

LOOKING FOR ONLINE PRIVATE COACHING SESSIONS?  Reach out to Matthew directly at privatecoachmatthewbonifacio@gmail.com for availability and more information!  

Matthew Bonifacio is an award-winning director/writer/producer and Film Independent Spirit Award Nominee (John Cassavetes Award). His work includes numerous short films, commercials, music videos, and the feature films Lbs. (Sundance Film Festival), Amexicano (Tribeca Film Festival), and The Quitter (Gunpowder & Sky). All three feature films were theatrically released and critically acclaimed by The New York Times and many others. Matthew’s most recent short film Oscar-qualified for the 92nd Academy Awards. Matthew is also a Professor in the BFA Acting program at Pace University, has worked as a on-set coach for Paramount Pictures, and is the resident private acting coach at One on One NYC.


  • One on one training with a focusing in On-Camera Technique
  • Self-tape submissions
  • Online Industry classes / private meetings with Casting Directors, Agents, or Managers
  • Auditions / Callbacks for Film and TV
  • Already booked TV / Film roles
  • Reel footage shooting
  • The LA Trip / Atlanta Trip / Bridge Program / Advanced Industry Workshop hosted by One on One



  • Tony Award Winners
  • SAG Award Winners
  • Golden Globe Winners
  • Primetime Emmy Nominees
  • Oscar Nominees



  • ABC
  • CBS
  • Starz!
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Marvel Studios
  • Disney +
  • Paramount Pictures

About Alaina Feehan

Alaina is partnering with Christopher Nathaniel at Inclusive Management to offer bi-coastal support to clients!

She is formerly the head Across the Board Talent Agency's New York office. Alaina has almost a decade of experience in talent representation. Clients she has worked with in the past have booked major films, series regular roles on NBC, Netflix, and the WB, guest star,recurring, and co-starring roles for most NYC based shows, Broadway, and regional theatre. 

Success Stories

After meeting Alaina Feehan of Across the Board Talent Agency at One on One, Sara was signed and just BOOKED Law and Order: SVU!

Sara Visser

About Kate Dunn Kennedy

Kate Dunn Kennedy is CEO and principal at Merging Artists, NY/LA a talent management and production company located on both coasts.  Her roster of clients  out of NY, London and LA can be seen on Upcoming Pilots,  BILLIONS, NEW AMSTERDAM, GOTHAM, LAW & ORDER:SVU, THE BLACKLIST, BLUE BLOODS, FEATURE FILMS, BROADWAY STAGE AND NETWORK COMMERCIALS.  Kate began her career in the Industry as a casting director. After 15 years, she then opened Merging Artists Management.

Success Stories

Ashleigh Jessica Taylor signed with Merging Artists Management after meeting with Kate through a private appointment.

Ashleigh Taylor

After meeting Kate Dunn Kennedy from Merging Artists Management, Liz was called in and are now working together!

Liz Leimkuhler

About Christopher Silveri

Christopher D. Silveri takes great pride in his career in the entertainment industry that has spanned the last two decades since his graduation from the New York University Theater program. Christopher is the President and CEO of Center Stage Management, LLC, a talent management company with headquarters in New York City.

After a brief stint in acting, Christopher began his entertainment management career casting commercials with Liz Lewis Casting Partners, moved on to head up the Legit Department (Theater, TV, and Film) at Gilla Roos, Ltd. and most recently was Vice President of Talent Management at Prestige Management Group. Christopher started his own talent management company in 2017, serving clients on both coasts and in all mediums of the entertainment business.

Christopher’s clients have recurring roles on FBIBull, Blue Bloods, God Friended Me (CBS), Gotham (FOX), ManifestNew AmsterdamThe Blacklist, Blindspot, Law and Order SVU (NBC), Orange Is The New Black, Jessica Jones, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, House of Cards (NETFLIX), Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Mozart In the Jungle (AMAZON), Billions, Homeland (SHOWTIME), Power (STARZ)  And those are just the recurrings!

His theatrical clients have been in nearly every Broadway show you can think of: Moulin RougeBandstandEscape to MargaritavilleThe Color Purple, The Lion KingJersey BoysBook of MormonMillion Dollar QuartetBeautifulHamiltonClueless – The Musical, Heathers—The Musical, etc.

And lest we forget the always special film medium: The First Purge, The Post, Ocean’s 8The Only Living Boy in New York, What Happened Last Night, Going in Style, etc.

Many of his clients have national ad campaigns and/or major print advertisements running as well!

Finally, Christopher is an active presenter to those just starting out in the entertainment industry, teaching and participating in workshops in New York (New York University) and Washington D.C..

Success Stories

After taking a session with Chris Silveri of Prestige Management, Darren was called in to discuss representation.

Darren Lipari

About Abby Salzberg

About Ryan Ostendorf

About Alexis Atkinson

Alexis Atkinson from Jonathan Strauss Casting is currently casting for NBC's hit series LAW & ORDER: SVU, CHICAGO FIRE, CHICAGO MED, CHICAGO PD, and CHICAGO JUSTICE. Recent projects include casting with Judy Henderson for The New Group, the Emmy Award-Winning Showtime TV series HOMELAND, and several feature and indie films!

About Blaine Johnston

Blaine's background is in behind the camera & theater casting and he continues to work in large casting offices in New York City. His strengths are helping actors learn what it takes and the skills you need to land a Series Regular and Major Recurring role on TV.

Episodically he worked on a season of  YOUNGER for TVLand. He was the casting director for the short film Mariachi Madness and was/is a casting director for two NY theater companies, RAL Productions and Goldfish Memory Productions.

About Jack Bowdan

BROADWAY:  Nice Work If You Can Get It,  Born Yesterday, Brighton Beach Memoirs/Broadway Bound, The Miracle Worker, The 39 Steps, Is He Dead?,  Inherit the Wind,  Journey’s End, Butley, The Times They Are-A-Changin’, Well,  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Movin’ Out, Sixteen Wounded, 45 Seconds From Broadway,  Urban Cowboy, A Class Act, The Dinner Party, Wrong Mountain, The Iceman Cometh, …Charlie Brown, High Society, Golden Child, The Sound of Music, Triumph of Love, Proposals, Last Night of Ballyhoo, King David, On the Waterfront, Damn Yankees, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Lost in Yonkers, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Jake’s Women, The Goodbye Girl, Rumors. SPECIAL THEATRICAL EVENTS:  the Encores! Series at City Center OFF-BROADWAY: The Body of An American (Primary Stages),  The 39 Steps (Union Square Theatre and New World Stages), I And You (59E59Theatre), Desperate Writers, The Marvelous Wonderettes , Portraits, Barbara’s Wedding, My Old Lady, Surviving Grace, Time and Again (MTC), A Class Act (MTC),  Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight, London Suite, Hyde in Hollywood, Oil City Symphony LONDON WEST END: The Lady From Dubuque, The Old Vic Theatre ASIA: Sister Act FILM:  Nine, Dreamgirls, Chicago, Everything Relative TELEVISION: Opening Doors/HBO. The television films Once Upon A Mattress, The Music Man, Young at Heart, Chasing the Dragon. The series New York News, Going to Extremes, I’ll Fly Away. East Coast casting for Warner Bros. Television (all pilots and TV films, 5 years), Sony Pictures Television, the pilots Cold Feet and Lateline. REGIONAL THEATRE: includes work at Hartford Stage (2012-2017), Mark Taper Forum (LA, CA), Long Wharf Theatre (New Haven, CT),  A.C.T. (San Francisco, CA), Old Globe Theatre (San Diego, CA), Shakespeare Theatre Company (Washington, D.C.), A Contemporary Theatre (Seattle, WA), Arena Stage (Washington, D.C.), Actors Theatre of Louisville (Louisville, KY), Huntington Theatre (Boston, MA), Alliance Theatre (Atlanta, GA), Williamstown Theatre Festival, Philadelphia Theatre Company, among many others.

About Emily Fleischer

Emily Fleischer (Casting Director, Susan Shopmaker Casting) is passionate about supporting new talent in and out of the studio. She is currently working on Terence Nance' BLACK REST (HBO/A24) and has cast dozens of independent films, TV shows, and commercials. 

About Donna McKenna

Donna McKenna, CSA, is an international award-winning casting director and producer for independent feature film, short films, pilots, and web series. Her ensemble casts consists of critically-acclaimed actors from film, television, Broadway, and upcoming talent. To date, she is responsible for casting over 100 projects and hundreds of upcoming actors becoming SAG-AFTRA eligible. Some of Donna's films have been invited to screen at renowned film festivals, including the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Woodstock Film Festival, Dances with Films, Milan, LA Film Festival, Holly Shorts, and the Berlin Film Festival. In 2014, Donna proudly discovered Marisa Brown and Colin Walker in her One on One workshops and cast them in her film LEAVES OF THE TREE, which stars Eric Roberts and Sean Young and was filmed in Italy and Texas. This film has won numerous awards at film festivals worldwide including best actress nominations for Marissa Brown and the Casting Award of Merit at the IndieFest Film Festival for Donna. In October 2016, LEAVES OF THE TREE was theatrical released in 42 cities. Donna is a proud member of the Casting Society of America, an appointed board member on the Suffolk County Film Commission, and a jury judge at many respectable film festivals.

About Rachel Goldman

While at Barden/Schnee, Rachel has collaborated on a variety of works including Clemency (Sundance 2019 Grand Jury Prize WINNER), Inside Game, The Birch (Facebook Watch series), Ma (Blumhouse), Bonding (Netflix), The Upside (STX), Queen America (Facebook Watch series), Berlin Station (Epix series), Leave No Trace (Directed by Debra Granik of Winter's Bone), The Last O.G. (TBS), Book Club (Paramount), Charlie Says (Directed by Mary Harron), Good Girls Revolt (Amazon), Girlboss (Netflix), Pitch Perfect 3 (Universal), and many independent films. As an office, Barden/Schnee has cast noted features like The Girl on the Train, Spotlight, August: Osage County, Pitch Perfect franchise, Dallas Buyers Club, The Help, Winter's Bone, Still Alice, among many others.

Upcoming credits include: Timmy Failure (Disney+ and Premiering at Sundance), Worth (Premiering at Sundance), Sylvies Love (Competing at Sundance), Shirley (Competing at Sundance), Breaking News In Yuba County (Directed by Tate Taylor), Palmer (starring Justin Timberlake), Emma (Quibi series), Stillwater (Directed by Tom McCarthy), Eve (Directed by Tate Taylor), Virgin River (Netflix series), Shirley (Directed by Josephine Decker), Buffaloed (Directed by Tanya Wexler), among other independent films.  

Current credits include: Panic (Amazon series), Filthy Rich (FOX series), Bonding (Netflix season 2), Push (Independent film), All About Elaine (Independent film), We Interrupt This Program (Starring Martin Freeman), Out of My Mind (Big Beach), Tiger Rising (Based on bestselling book), Resurrected (from the SEARCHING team), The Shaggs (Directed by Ken Kwapis), Gonzo Girl (Directed by Rebecca Thomas).

About Lisa Donadio

Lisa Donadio— Lisa is one of the two heads of Casting at Playwrights Horizons. Credits include: Clybourne Park (B’way and PH), The Flick (Barrow Street and PH), HirBootycandyThe QualmsDetroitCircleMirrorTransformationStage KissMr. Burns: A Post-Electric PlayRapture Blister BurnPresent Laughter with Victor Garber for The Huntington Theatre and Roundabout.  TV credits include: Knights of Prosperity aka Let’s Rob Mick Jagger (ABC). Other theaters include: Huntington Theatre, Seattle Rep, ACT in San Francisco, Berkeley Rep, Alley Theatre, Arena in DC. Festivals: Humana and Williamstown. Casting Director for Villa at The Play Company.


About Abby Salzberg

About Phil Cassese

Phil Cassese is the senior on-camera commercial agent at Stewart Talent. Phil previously held the same position at TalentWorks, where he spent the last six years developing a highly competitive roster of talent. After spending several years in the music industry and personal management, Phil was recruited to helm the commercial division of TalentWorks. Prior to working for TalentWorks, Phil successfully created a commercial division at a small theatrical agency. Phil's interest in comedy led him to develop a strong roster of improvisers and comedic actors. He works on and has booked a wide array of commercial projects from multi-faceted campaigns to smaller niche projects.

Success Stories

I took Stacy's commercial improv class and afterwards had meeting with Take 3 talent and Stewart Talent. I signed with Stewart Talent commercially.

Alexis Cash

After taking Casting Director Stacy Gallo's commercial class Rita was called in to discuss commercial representation with Phil Cassese!

Rita Thompson

About Chase Theibault

About Tracey-Lynn Goldblum


Success Stories

After attending a session with Tracey-Lynn Goldblum of Abrams Artists, Sharlee booked a major commercial!

Sharlee Taylor

After a commercial class, Deborah recently signed with Tracey Goldblum at Abrams as a result!

Deborah Twiss

About Ryan Ostendorf

About Brette Goldstein

Brette Goldstein is an independent Casting Director who is always casting multiple projects for Film and Stage. Brette was formerly a Casting Associate at Elissa Myers Casting. Credits include: QUEEN CITY with Vivica A. Fox, HELLO LONESOME, MIRIAMS SONG, THE DAVID DANCE, IN SEARCH OF AZTEC GOLD, BUFFALO BUSHIDO, THE BELL with Martin Sheen, EL CAMINO, ABLE DANGER, MAIN STORY, LIVE AT FIVE with Katie Finneran, HOMECOMING with Josh Hamilton, THE EGOIST, BOMB, AWOL, FIVE LINES, NOON BLUE APPLES, and many more.

About Cassandra Tay

Cassandra Tay is a legit agent in the New York office at Buchwald. She formerly worked at KMR, a bi-coastal talent agency that represents some of the finest working actors in Television, Film, and Theater. Recent client bookings include: CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, THE GOOD FIGHT, THE NIGHT OF, THE FLASH, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, THE DEUCE, FALLING WATER, HOMELAND, and Broadway's HAMILTON, WAITRESS, CATS, FALSETTOS, THE HUMANS, MATILDA, WICKED, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more. 


About Nicole Wichinsky

New to Stewart Talent, Nicole joins the team after 15 years with DGRW. Nicole has Bachelor’s degrees in Communications/Film and Theatre from the University of Miami, and a Master’s degree in Educational Theatre from New York University. Her background in acting, directing, and casting gives her solid knowledge to handle clients in theatre, film, and television. Nicole has placed clients on Broadway (Mean Girls, Hadestown, The Cher Show, Frozen) on tour (Wicked, Anastasia, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Hello Dolly), TV and Film (The Blacklist, SVU, Orange is the New Black, See, Instinct, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Post, Like Father). Nicole has taught classes in improvisation, acting, and audition technique, and is passionate about finding and developing exciting, new talent. 

About Eddie Rabon

Eddie Rabon has clients on Broadway and in the national tours of MATILDA, THE GREAT COMET, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, FINDING NEVERLAND, KINKY BOOTS, A GENTLEMEN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE KING AND I, and DIRTY DANCING, and Off-Broadway and regionally in such theaters as Classic Stage Company, Paper Mill Playhouse, Rep. Theater of St. Louis, Alabama Shakespeare, Stages St. Louis, Denver Center, North Shore, and many others. Recent client TV/Film credits include: QUANTICO, THE BLACKLIST, THE BREAKS, TIME AFTER TIME, HOUSE OF CARDS, MR. ROBOT, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, BLUE BLOODS, and Z.

About Lauren Sytsma

Lauren Sytsma is a proud graduate of Boston College. Lauren began her career in casting working with Jay Binder and Judy Henderson. She made the decision to focus on representing artists once she realized the best way to advocate for performers is to be on their team. Before coming to Bloc, she was at Professional Artists and most recently at Nicolosi & Co. During this time she represented Tony nominees, series regulars, and actors in feature films. Most recently her clients can be seen starring in Kinky Boots, the Hamilton national tour, Chicago PD, Elementary, and The Deuce. While Lauren’s heart will always be in musical theatre, her primary focus has been expanding her clients’ television and film experience to help them build a more well-rounded career.

About Cynthia Katz

Established by industry veterans with over 25 years experience, Gotham Talent Agency represents actors for Theater, Film, Television, and Commercials. We have an uncommon depth of talent that includes Tony Award-nominees and television's most recognized characters. A boutique New York talent agency with a big reputation, Gotham Talent represents clients on HELL ON WHEELS, UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT, MADAM SECRETARY, BLUE BLOODS, THE PATH, BLACKLIST, HOUSE OF CARDS, UNTITLED LMN PROJECT, BRAINDEAD, THE DETOUR, THE AMERICANS, SHADES OF BLUE, QUANTICO, BULL, LAW AND ORDER: SVU, ELEMENTARY, PERSON OF INTEREST, and more. Gotham Talent Agency has represented clients in numerous Theater projects both on Broadway and on tour, including: FINDING NEVERLAND, HAMILTON, PARAMOUR, BAZ, MATILDA, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, BARE, EVITA, IN THE HEIGHTS, ANYTHING GOES, JERSEY BOYS, and WICKED, just to name a few.

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