TV Auditions with Michael D'Amato from BILLY HOPKINS CASTING

Date: Thu 3/5 @ 7pm

Michael D'Amato is the associate casting director for BIlly Hopkins Casting!

Michael is active on over four projects! They are currently working on multiple television series including P-VALLEY for STARZ and are working on multiple independent features, shooting this Summer/Fall!

Credits include The Last Thing He Wanted directed by Mudbound director Dee Rees, You Were Never Really Here starring Joaquin Phoenix, Mudbound, Precious, Alexander, Peter Pan, Kate & Leopold, Lee Daniels' The Butler, Pineapple Express, Serendipity, Fatal Attraction, Roseanne (150+ episodes), and Sex & The City (40+ episodes).


Hone and perfect your audition skills in this on-camera intensive with Michael D'Amato! In class, Michael generously works with you, giving you productive feedback and individualized adjustments for your scenes. 

Michael will assign you a scene 1-3 days in advance.  

Michael's class will include:

Industry Q&A              Assigned Scenes                On-Camera               Videos Sent


  • Account - Please go to My Account to create your webpage. Casting Directors will assign material based on a fully completed webpage. 
  • Sides - Scene assignments will be posted 1-3 days in advance.
  • Reader - Make sure to bring 2 COPIES OF YOUR SIDES (one with the reader's lines highlighted).  WE WILL PROVIDE A READER.
  • Headshot/Resume - ALWAYS BRING A HARD COPY TO CLASS FOR FEEDBACK PURPOSES. When the class is over, the guest teaching this class will not be taking nor given access to your headshot, resume, or any other of your promotional materials per CSA guidelines.

*** Class Structure is subject to change. ***

Please understand that our workshops and classes are not job interviews or auditions. The presence of an industry guest is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment, and such contact as you may have with a guest in a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that person. All workshop companies are prohibited by law from offering or attempting to obtain auditions or employment for you. ** It is the law for all talent training services, of which workshops are a part, to be bonded with the Labor Commissioner of the City of Los Angeles. 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. Next Level Studios/One on One is bonded in the State of California: #70978001

About Michael D'Amato

Michael D'Amato is the Casting Associate at Billy Hopkins Casting. They are currently working on multiple television series including P-VALLEY for STARZ, created by Katori Hall and the New York casting for FOX's EMPIRE. In addition to casting for TV, they are also working on multiple independent features, shooting this Summer/Fall.

Recent projects include: WHEN THEY SEE US - directed by Ava DuVernay, THE LAST THING HE WANTED - directed by Dee Rees and YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE - directed by Lynne Ramsay and starring Joaquin Phoenix.

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