ONLINE CLASS (11am PT / 2pm ET): ADVANCED CLASS (RETURNING STUDENTS ONLY) with EMMY NOMINATED MAJOR BI-COASTAL CD Matthew Maisto
Dates: Thu 10/22 @ 2pm ET / 11am PT
Meets 3 times: 10/22 10/29 11/5
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.
This class is for RETURNING STUDENTS ONLY (Actors who have previously taken class with Matthew)
EMMY NOMINATED Leading Casting Director Matthew Maisto: BUSY ON BOTH COASTS!
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
ABC's MODERN FAMILY
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
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
WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL with Jim Caviezel
EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE
THE TALE with Laura Dern and Common
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
This class is geared towards further improving your TV/Film audition technique with casting director Matthew Maisto.
WEEK ONE: Bring in your own prepared scene from a recent audition (2-3 pages max). Matthew would like to see what kind of roles you are currently being called in for and what may need to be improved on for you to get those bookings.
WEEK TWO: Callback / Producer Session Class. Matthew will assign the same role to a few actors. In class, he will illustrate the "decision making process" casting directors & producers have when they view multiple actors reading for the same role.
He will touch on how you can stand apart from the crowd so you can increase your chance of booking the role.
WEEK THREE: Matthew will assign you a scene in advance for you to self-tape and send in prior to class. Your self-tape will be played in class for Matthew's feedback & he will provide you with adjustments to perform the scene live.
Matthew's class will include:
Industry Q&A Prepared + 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 - For the first week, you will bring in your own prepared scene (2-3 pages max). For the second and third weeks, scene assignments will be posted 2-3 days 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 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 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).