Michael Testa (TV Audition) CD Workshop

REGISTER BELOW***The workshop with Michael Testa is still OPEN for………………………… April 23 (Saturday, 2:30-5:30pm)


“On-Camera” Television Audition Technique Casting Director Workshop

1-Day Intensive (3-hour)

  • Michael Testa – Casting Director of Jerry Bruckheimer’s “Chase” on NBC; and ABC’s “Make It Or Break It”. Also, currently working on a NEW pilot!! He was Casting Director of CBS’ mega hit crime drama “Cold Case” (2006-2010; 87 episodes)

      HEAD Casting Director – Shaner/Testa Casting

HERE is your chance to read with him – so that you can do some productive networking, show your talent, and get a worthwhile educational experience.

Learn how to present a strong image during an audition and cold reading. This educational workshop emphasizes character development, believability and overall effectiveness of a scene. Actors will all remain in the room (for the full 3 hours) for a Q&A, individual greeting/headshot & resume review by Michael, and an individual or paired reading (for which you will receive detailed feedback and redirection). Time permitting, there will be a video playback with additional feedback from Michael. Plus, learn about: what casting directors are looking for; how to get work; do’s and dont’s of auditioning; and much more!

Details & Sign-up Information
Saturday, April 23, from 2:30-5:30pm
$79, please register in advance as seats are limited
Register at: 310-717-2181 or below
Workshop location: Castaway Studios, 8899 W. Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048 (Get Directions)

Michael Testa has been voted as being one of the top 3 Favorite TV Casting Directors for the Backstage.com 2010 Reader’s Choice Award (as he is actor-friendly and loves to call in actors that he meets). He is the Casting Director  of  Jerry Bruckheimer’s  “Chase” on NBC  (2011) and ABC’s “Make It Or Break It” (2009-2011). Also, he is currently (2011) working on a NEW pilot. He has hundreds of television and film casting credits (see imdb.com), including Casting Director of CBS’ mega hit crime drama “Cold Case” (2006-2010; 87 episodes), and Jerry Bruckheimer’s ABC law drama “The Whole Truth (2010). Other very notable television series include “Roswell”. As for feature films, some recent 2010 credits include: “The River Why” (2010), “Overnight” (2010) and “Answers to Nothing” (2010).


Cancellation of Casting Director Workshops

There is a 48-hour cancellation policy for Casting Director Workshops. If you cancel prior to 48 hours, you will receive a credit in the amount you paid towards a future workshop. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS. If you cancel within 48 hours of the workshop and we are unable to fill your spot, or if the class is not full or there is no one to take your spot off the waiting list, you will be responsible for full payment. In the event that a instructor or casting director cancels and a comparable replacement cannot be scheduled for that same date, your fee will be applied to a future workshop of your choice.