Commercial Improv New Student Class with UCB's Stacy Gallo + AGENT SHOWCASE

Dates: Wed 3/11 @ 11am

Meets 3 times: 3/11 3/18 3/25

Learn tricks for booking commercials from UCB teacher and Commercial Casting Director Stacy Gallo - one of our most popular teachers!

Fine tune your on-camera commercial audition skills in this fun and relaxed class. Many of Stacy's students have been called in and BOOKED NATIONAL network spots as well as being connected and signed with top NY Agencies!

This class will conclude with a showcase with leading commercial agents from top tier agencies. 



This is your chance to learn from an experienced casting director about the world of commercial auditions and the importance of improvisation. This three-week class is perfect for actors brand new to commercials as well as established commercial actors. 

WEEK ONE: You will learn how to quickly interpret commercial scripts and bring out the best delivery you can. You will also be taught skills on how to feel and look comfortable in front of the camera and how to use improvisation to help enhance your performance. Cold commercial copy will be provided in first class. 

WEEK TWO: You will have a script from the previous class to prepare for the following week's Showcase. 

WEEK THREE: Present your work, with Stacy in the room, to two popular Commercial Agents who regularly call in One on One actors.

   **Your scene work is video taped & made into a movie clip!
      After each 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. Be sure to upload your headshot and enter in your credits. It's especially important so that Stacy can view your online resume ahead of time.

***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 Stacy Gallo

Stacy has been a casting director in New York for the past 15 years. She started at MTV as a casting assistant and quickly went on to become head of casting on a live show. In 2001, she was tapped to create an in-house casting company for Hungry Man, called Downstairs Casting, and ran that department for seven years. Since going out on her own in 2008, she continues casting a variety of projects, including many national network commercials for notable directors and clients. Many of her students have gone on to sign with top commercial agents and have booked many national commercials as well as signed with some of the top commercial agents, including Maura Maloney at CESD, Phil Cassese at TalentWorks, Amy Mazur at Abrams Artists, Katherine Ryan at Don Buchwald and Associates, and Stacye Mayer at Paradigm. Visit for more informaiton about Stacy and what she is working on! 

Success Stories

After taking Stacy Gallo's Advanced Industry Workshop Commercial Class and Showcase, Luis was called in for a meeting with Jerry Kallarakkal of DDO!

Luis Carlos de La Lombana

After completing the commercial class with Stacy Gallo, Lucinda was called in by Jerry Kallarakkal of DDO and is now freelancing with Jerry!

Lucinda Carr

After taking Stacy Gallo's two week class, Andrew was called in for a meeting with CESD!

Andrew Yurman-Glaser

After taking Stacy Gallo's Commercial Improv Class, Lucinda was called in for a meeting with Jerry Kallarakkal.

Lucinda Carr

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

Michael Satow

Join the Club

Applicants must be 18 years or older.