Dates: Mon 10/19 @ 2pm ET / 11am PT

Meets 3 times: 10/19 10/26 11/2

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! 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.

EMMY NOMINATED Leading Casting Director Matthew Maisto: BUSY ON BOTH COASTS!

Congratulations to Matthew for his EMMY NOMINATION FOR CASTING on HBO's INSECURE. He is currently active on this very popular HBO series starring Issa Rae and is starting up it's FIFTH SEASON.
He has called in over 65+ One on One / Next Level actors and has cast 5 in 2019 alone!
Matthew also frequently works on independent
and blockbuster films with major celebrities.


ON THE BASIS OF SEX with Felicity Jones & Justin Theroux
TRIAL BY FIRE with Laura Dern
BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 with Vince Vaughn
THE HOBBIT film franchise
BLOOD SURF with James Franco
BONE TOMAHAWK with Kurt Russell
FOXCATCHER with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum
THE WALK with Joseph Gordon-Levitt
ST. VINCENT with Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy
THE TALE with Laura Dern and Common

Matthew's class hits multiple areas of the business with 3 weeks to work on 3 different sides of your abilities (Drama, Comedy, & Cold Reading Co-Stars)! 

  Matthew will pick out sides for you each week: Drama Sides (Week 1), Comedic Sides (Week 2), and Industy Discussion + Co-Star sides cold reading (Week 3). Once performed, he will give you specific feedback and adjustments for your scenes. 

Watch a video from Matthew on what to expect from his class:


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

You will work with Matthew using specific sides he has chosen and assigns to you the evening before class based upon viewing your One on One / Next Level webpage.

In class, Matthew generously works with you, giving you feedback and adjustments to your scene.

WEEK ONE: Drama Sides Assigned 1 Day in Advance.

WEEK TWO: Comedy Sides Assigned 1 Day in Advance.

WEEK THREE: Industry Discussion + Cold Reading Co-Star Sides 

Matthew'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 day in advance.


  • 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 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 Matthew Maisto

Matthew Maisto, CSA is an independent casting director in New York and Los Angeles. Most recently Matthew’s work is represented on the groundbreaking HBO series INSECURE (pilot, seasons 1 & 2). Devoted to modern and provocative independent film Matthew has assembled casts for recent films: Nina Letji & James Franco’s BLOOD SURF; S. Craig Zahler’s BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 starring Vince Vaughn and BONE TOMAHAWK (Spirit Awards nominee); Jennifer Fox’s THE TALE starring Laura Dern; Camille Thoman’s NEVER HERE with Mireille Enos and Sam Shepard; Theresa Bennett’s F*CKING PEOPLE with Noel Wells and Josh Radnor; Jason Lester’s TAIPEI starring Justin Chon and Ellie Bamber; Michael Doneger’s THE ESCORT; Jon Abraham’s TWO FOR ONE; Eli Morgan Gesner’s CONDEMNED; Eduardo Rodriguez’s UNWANTED; Michael Preysler’s DIAMOND SOLES  and LILY & KAT. Theatre: off–Broadway original playSTRAIGHT ( NY Times Critic’s Pick). Televsion:  Nicki Minaj’s NICKI (ABC Freeform); FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE (TruTV). Regional casting includes films: TRIAL BY FIRE (Ed Zwick, dir.); THE WALK (Robert Zemekis, dir.) and ST. VINCENT (Theodore Melfi, dir.)  Additional credit includes award winning short films: THE FIRST MEN (SxSW ’16); A MIGHTY NICE MAN (TriBeCa ’15) and Tarik Karam’s ZZZZZZZ (TriBeCa ’13). Casting Associate credits: POWER (season 1; STARZ);TOP FIVE; FOXCATCHER; THE WOLF OF WALL STREET; THE HOBBIT; HYDE PARK ON HUDSON; EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE and numerous TV pilots. Two time associate Artios Award nominee. Member: Teamsters (local 817) and Casting Society of America (CSA).

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