ONLINE COMMERCIAL CLASS (8am PT / 11am ET) with UCB's Stacy Gallo + AGENT SHOWCASE
Dates: Wed 4/15 @ 11am ET / 8am PT
Meets 3 times: 4/15 4/22 4/29
Adaptability is one of the key traits of success.
Success in this industry is built on relationships.
Adapt to how you build those relationships, and success is inevitable.
Join us LIVE online!
You will receive a Zoom link and instructions at least 6 hours before the beginning of class. Please check your spam and promotions folder. If you still do not see the email, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org! If you sign up for the class the day before or the day of, please also email us so we can provide you with your Zoom link.
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.
The only things you need are :
- Reliable Internet (Ethernet or Fast WiFI)
- A Laptop/Desktop computer is recommended (Phones/Tablets are doable)
- Quiet Room/Space
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. Commercial copy will be assigned the day before class via the One on One website.
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.
You MUST have a reliable internet connection in order to have the optimal experience. One on One will NOT credit you if your class experience is affected by internet or technical issues on your end.
The Zoom link for each class is sent out approximately 6 hours beforehand. It is your responsibility to make sure you have the link and to reach out to One on One PRIOR to the start of class if you have not received it. Please be sure to check your Inbox, Promotions, and Spam folders.
If you sign up for an Online Class the day of, you must email email@example.com so you can be sent the Zoom link for the class.
One on One is proud to offer our online classes with casting directors in both NYC & Los Angeles. The start time of the class along with the respective time zone is listed clearly on the class page. It is your responsibility to mark your calendars accordingly. One on One will NOT credit you if you did not take the time zone of the class into account.
***Class Structure is subject to change.
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 www.stacygallocasting.com for more informaiton about Stacy and what she is working on!
Luis Carlos de La Lombana
About Phil Cassese▼
Phil Cassese is the senior on-camera commercial agent at Stewart Talent. Phil previously held the same position at TalentWorks, where he spent the last six years developing a highly competitive roster of talent. After spending several years in the music industry and personal management, Phil was recruited to helm the commercial division of TalentWorks. Prior to working for TalentWorks, Phil successfully created a commercial division at a small theatrical agency. Phil's interest in comedy led him to develop a strong roster of improvisers and comedic actors. He works on and has booked a wide array of commercial projects from multi-faceted campaigns to smaller niche projects.
About Gina Manfredi▼
Gina Manfredi has been part of the on-camera division at DDO Artists Agency in NYC for almost four years. She represents actors for Film, TV, and Commercials. Gina has booked actors on commercials, print, and industrials including VERIZON, PAPA JOHN'S, KODAK, and OPTIMUM, and television shows including GOTHAM, THE BREAKS, THE DEUCE, and SHADES OF BLUE. She is looking for eager and reliable actors. DDO Artists Agency is bicoastal and works with both signed clients as well as freelancing actors.
Josh Rhett Noble