ONLINE CLASS (11:30am PT / 2:30pm ET) with SONY Director of Talent & Casting Amanda Richards
Dates: Wed 9/16 @ 2:30pm ET / 11:30am PT
Meets 2 times: 9/16 9/23
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.
Director of Talent & Casting at SONY PICTURES TELEVISION STUDIOS!
Amanda Richards’ is the director of Talent & Casting at Sony Pictures Television Studios. For 5 and half years she has grown at the company, working on shows such as “Wheel of Time”, “Party of Five”, “The Boys”, “Deadly Class” and “Electric Dreams”.
**Amanda would like to only meet those who have not yet taken her class in the last 6 months**
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 class is designed to work specifically on TV audition material with Amanda Richards. In class, Amanda generously works with you, giving you feedback to your scene.
Week 1: Bring in your own scene that you have chosen & prepared. Please bring in something that showcases you (2-3 pages max).
Week 2: Amanda assigns you a scene 2-3 days in advance based on your headshot/Next Level webpage.
Amanda's class will include:
Industry Q&A Videos Sent Prepared + Assigned Sides On-Camera
- 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 2 days in advance, as Amanda likes to replicate being given material in a professional situation.
- 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.
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. ***
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 Amanda Richards▼
Amanda Richards’ is the director of Talent & Casting at Sony Pictures Television Studios. For 5 and half years she has grown at the company, working on shows such as “Wheel of Time”, “Party of Five”, “The Boys”, “Deadly Class” and “Electric Dreams”. Amanda speaks on panels and teaches all of the country including a master class at Elon University. She is also the president of the “Emerging Professionals” on the Sony lot. Amanda has a BA in Theatre and Marketing from Emerson College and is currently pursuing her M.A. in Leadership for Creative Fields at the Savannah College of Art and Design.