VOICEOVER Master Class + Two Agents with GREY GROUP'S Nina Pratt, VP of Casting
Dates: Wed 5/29 @ 6:30pm
Meets 3 times: 5/29 6/5 6/12
*Two Actors were SIGNED BY AGENTS following Nina's last class, and many were called in to auditions.*
IN THIS CLASS: Learn the best techniques to audition for voice over commercials and the essential ingredients to get the voice-over gig. After each class you will receive a raw demo reel of your class work.
*FYI: Nina will be selecting TWO top-tier agents in the business to attend class!
After spending a decade as the Head of Casting at GREY GROUP, Nina became the VP of Casting at Townhouse, GREY's in-house production company. She casts all the voice-over projects for Grey & Townhouse's clients, including E*Trade, Febreeze, NFL, Pringles, Gillette, Canon, & Pantene.
Nina is always seeking amazing new talent, especially for voice-overs. Nina has cast every type of actor from exquisitely trained NY Theatre performers to rising young comedians and celebs.
She was the Casting Director for six seasons at the inimitable Ensemble Studio Theatre where she is still a member. She also did the casting for the award-winning Off-Broadway play and feature film, THE EXONERATED directed by Bob Balaban. Nina received the Casting Society's prestigious Artios Award for her work on the play.
WEEK ONE: Industry Q&A with CD. Participants will receive two voice-over scripts (with cold reading and notes for the following 2 classes. Mock audition with a 3rd script will be performed.
WEEK TWO: Actors will read one of the scripts received in the first class as a Showcase (with critique) from One VO Agent this week! Industry Q&A with agent.
WEEK THREE: Actors will choose their favorite script to showcase for 2nd Agent this week! Industry Q&A with agent.
**Your work is recorded and will be sent to after class via email link!**
Please go to MY ACCOUNT to create your One on One Webpage. Be sure to upload your headshot and enter in your credits.
**ALWAYS BRING A HARD COPY OF YOUR HEADSHOT/RESUME TO CLASS**
About Nina Pratt▼
Nina Pratt has been part of the Casting Department at Grey for more than a decade. In that time, she has cast hundreds of actors in thousands of commercials, including SMUCKER'S, PANTENE, COVER GIRL, DIRECTV, and the famous ETRADE Baby. In addition, she donates her services to worthy charities like Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Broadway Cares, and New Alternatives for Children. Nina was the Casting Director for many seasons at the inimitable Ensemble Studio Theatre, where she is still a member. She also did the casting, along with colleague Kim Moarefi, for the award-winning Off-Broadway play THE EXONERATED, directed by Bob Balaban. Nina and Kim received the Casting Society's prestigious Artios Award for their work on the play. Her film credits include: THE EXONERATED, BERNARD & DORIS, and NICKY DEUCE. She is currently producing a film and web series under her Black Irish Productions banner and is always seeking new talent.
After meeting Linda Weaver in Nina Pratt's class, Ben was called in for a meeting with Next Generation VO - a subdivision of Access Talent and they started working with him and he subsequently booked a VO commercial.