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3 DAY CLASS IN ROME, 28-30 October


Nancy Bishop, CSA* Emmy- Award Nominated Casting Director and author of Auditioning for Film and TV offers a special three day MASTER CLASS for actors who wish to position themselves for international work. Stay on top of your audition technique with this two-pronged class. Learn valuable skills for self-taping your own auditions, as well as improving your studio on-camera training. All participants will have an opportunity to buy “Auditioning for Film and TV for a special discount price.

Friday 28th October: 10:00 – 16:00:
Actors are increasingly asked to tape their own auditions and send them digitally to casting directors.
Actors who master the skills of self-audition have a crucial advantage in booking the role. Participants will be assigned material in advance, prepare a self-taped audition and post it to a drop box. On the day, Nancy will give a critique of the material. Students must also bring printed head shots for an archetype workshop in the afternoon. (Actors who do not bring a headshot cannot participate.)

Saturday 29th October: 10:00 – 16:00

Targeted exercises will hone cold-reading skills. Actors will worked with basic assigned texts to practice identifying and playing strong objectives. Nancy will also teach cold-reading technique with assigned material. At the end of the day, scenes will be assigned for mock auditions the following day.

Sunday 30th October: 10:00- 16:00

Mock Auditions. Nancy will give everyone coaching and feedback on their assigned scene. This will be followed by taping and critique.

Nancy Bishop, has cast nearly one hundred American and British projects. Based in Prague and London, she has cast for major feature films including Mission Impossible IV, Roman Polanski’s Oliver Twist, Bourne Identity, the recently released box office success Don’t Breathe. She has been teaching film acting workshops throughout Europe, the UK, and the US for many years. In addition, Nancy founded the Acting for Film Department at the Prague Film School. She is a member of CSA, BAFTA, ICDN and the Emmy Academy.

WHEN: 28-30th October, 2016
TIMES: 10:00 – 16:00
WHERE: Teatro Agora, Via della Penitenza, 33, Trastevere Area
TO REGISTER: nancybishop.rome@gmail.com
* Please note that Nancy follows CSA rules for teaching so students should understand that this class is instructional only. It does not guarantee future auditions with Nancy.