Agent Showcase + Commercial Master Class with David Bellantoni
Dates: Sat 6/8 @ 2pm
Meets 4 times: 6/8 6/15 6/22 6/29
After David's last class, he cast Alexander M. in THREE commercials!
Study with Beth Melsky Casting's David Bellantoni and showcase your hard work to THREE of David's hand-selected Commercial Agents/Managers! You may recognize some of David's commercials such as "Jake from State Farm" and "Stranger Things Verizon Fios" ad. Beth Melsky Casting works with top-tier brands such as HBOGo, Microsoft, Bud Light, Buick, Swiffer, Amazon, Snickers, Foot Locker, Fedex, and AT&T.
THE GOALS OF THIS CLASS
• Book Commercials!
• Improve your Callback Ratio!
• Sign with a Commercial Agent/Manager!
Collective Client Bookings: McDonald's, Bank of America, Pizza Hut, Walmart, Domino's, Footlocker, Visa, Adidas, Gardasil, Pepsi, Target, AT&T, Burger King, Olive Garden, NYC Lottery, Campbell Soup, Johnson & Johnson, DSW, Subway, Fedex, Honda, Volkswagon, Milky Way, Hyundai, Viagra, Miller Beer, Wendy's, Staples, Spirte, Coors, Budweiser, Walmart, Verizon, Coke, Swiffer, PNC Bank, Merryl Lynch, Nike, Lyrica
David will teach this four week class to make you comfortable reading commercial copy, auditioning in front of the camera and acting for commercials. During your fourth class, you will have an audience of THREE COMMERCIAL AGENTS/MANAGERS (who frequently call in and sign One On One actors!) to view your work and consider you for commercial representation.
BRING A HARD COPY OF YOUR HEADSHOT/RESUME TO THE 1ST CLASS!
***Class Structure is subject to change.
About David Bellantoni▼
I started casting in Los Angeles in 1994 and moved back home to New York to continue my work in the business in 2005. I’ve worked on a wide variety of projects such as national network commercials, feature films, industrials, music videos, PSA’s, webisodes and voice-overs for both TV and radio spots.
Some of the directors I’ve worked with include: David Fincher, Tony Scott, Peter Berg, John Singleton, Doug Liman, Phil Morrison, and Errol Morris. I’m currently a Casting Director with one of the busiest companies in New York, Beth Melsky Casting.
I’ve guest lectured at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, The Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, The Maggie Flanigan Studio. I’m also a frequent contributor to Backstage’s “Commercial Break” Advice column.