On-Camera Intensive with John Ort - Leading Casting Associate

Date: Thu 3/23 @ 7pm


We are thrilled to welcome back leading casting associate John Ort of Alexa Fogel Casting, who recently worked with bi-coastal casting office Finnegan/Jacobs, Kathleen Chopin Casting and ABC Primetime and is always busy working on exciting projects!

John has worked with a variety of high-profile casting offices on major projects such as YOUNGER, starring Hilary Duff and Sutton Foster on TVLand, the hit USA series ROYAL PAINS, both of which were cast by Finnegan/Jacobs, as well as the pilot for BLINDSPOT on NBC on which he worked with Rosalie Joseph. Previously, John Ort was the Manager of ABC Primetime NY casting series regulars for series pilots and currently running series.


This class will focus on on-camera audition techniques for TELEVISION.  Based on the head shot/resume, John will assign each actor their own sides to prepare prior to class.

The class will begin with a Q&A with John. Each actor will be put ON-CAMERA and perform their sides which will be provided in advance. You will receive intensive feedback and adjustments from John and he will have you perform the scene again.

   **Your scene is video taped & made into a movie clip!
      After this class, you will receive an email with a link so
      you can watch your own video clip from this class.

Please go to MY ACCOUNT to create your One on One Webpage. It's especially important so that the casting director for this workshop can view your webpage! The area to build your webpage is located under "My Account."  Please look for your sides to be posted approximately 1-3 days in advance.

***Class Structure is 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 John Ort

John Ort is a member of CSA.  Recent credits include 2 seasons of the series Younger (TV Land) and the last 2 seasons of Royal Pains (USA) as well as the Unt. Sarah Silverman Pilot (HBO).  He also worked with CD Rosalie Joseph on NY casting for the pilot Blindspot (NBC).  Previously John was Manager of Casting at ABC Primetime NY casting series regulars for numerous pilots and currently running series.  He was the NY covering CD on the pilots for Black-ish and Secrets & Lies.  In addition he worked on series such as Grey's Anatomy, Modern Family, Nashville, Devious Maids and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. For 7 years he oversaw the casting and production of the annual Disney | ABC Talent Diversity Showcase in NY.  Independent projects include Teach Me To Sing (ongoing development), Etymology (Short Film ’16) Luke Nicholas (Fringe '13), Ready For the Change (April '12), Hello, My Name Is Billy (Fringe '11), Over and Over (Fringe '10) and Flight (Fringe '09).  He has also worked with Sig De Miguel and Stephen Vincent on feature films Rabbit Hole and Meskada.

Success Stories

After seeing Roger's work in class, John Ort of Finnegan/Jacobs CALLED HIM IN for a recurring role on a critically acclaimed TV series!

Roger Wayne

After meeting Stuart in class, John Ort of ABC called him in for a role on TNT for ABC Studios's show, PERCEPTION.

Stuart Lopoten

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