VIENNA 2 Day Class 4-5 March

MASTERCLASS, taught by Nancy Bishop, CSA and with guest, producer Ilene Kahn Power
Weekend of February 4-5 March 2017
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Nancy Bishop CSA, Emmy- Award Nominated Casting Director and author of Auditioning for Film and TV, will be joined by Emmy-Award winning producer Ilene Kahn Power to offer a special two day MASTER CLASS and INTERNATIONAL MARKETING SEMINAR for actors who wish to position themselves for international work. Stay on top of your audition technique with this three-pronged class. Learn valuable skills for self-taping auditions, as well as improving on-camera technique, and international marketing skills. All participants will receive a free copy of “Auditioning for Film and TV.”

Saturday 4 March 10:00 – 4.30
10:00 Coffee and Welcome
10:30- 12:00 Targeted exercises will hone audition technique.
12:00- 13:00: Lunch
13:00- 15:00 Feedback on Self Taped Auditions:
Self-taped auditions are increasingly prevalent in the industry and actors are expected to have the skills to effectively present themselves. Actors will bring a pre-assigned self taped audition for feedback from Nancy
Seminar for actors will focus on strategies for actors to promote themselves and procure work in the international market. Topics will include how to best take advantage of the internet for marketing, organize a professional CV, choose a winning headshot, produce an effective show reel, record auditions to send to production, and use social media. Join Nancy for a book signing of “Auditioning for Film and TV” (Bloomsbury) afterwards.

Sunday 5 March 10:00 – 4.30 MOCK AUDITIONS
10:00 – 12:00: Actors will perform scenes assigned on Saturday with coaching from Nancy.
12:00- 13:00: Lunch
13:00- 14:30: Critique of taped scenes
14;30 15:30 Archetypes workshop. Actors will bring a printed copy of their headshot for feedback.
15:30- 16:30: Q& A with Nancy Bishop and Ilene Kahn Power

Nancy Bishop, is an American Emmy –award nominated casting director who has cast nearly one hundred International projects. Based in Prague and London, she has cast for major feature films including and Mission Impossible IV, Roman Polanski’s Oliver Twist, Prince Caspian, Bourne Identity, and the recently released independent film, Don’t Breath. She has been teaching film acting master classes internationally for many years. In addition, Nancy founded the Acting for Film Department at the Prague Film School. She serves on the board of directors at the Casting Society of America, and has penned two book about Audition Technique.

Ilene Kahn Power: Emmy Award winning and multiple Golden Globe nominated
producer, Ilene Kahn Power was Executive Producer on the acclaimed GIA for HBO, the tragic true story of the supermodel starring Angelina Jolie, Mercedes Ruehl, and Faye Dunaway, The film received three Golden Globe Awards, six Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Motion Picture For Television. She was also nominated by the Producers Guild of America for the Laurel Award as Outstanding Producer for long ¬form television for her work on the film. She was instrumental in establishing HBO Films as the potent force it has become today. In the mid 90’s she left her executive post as a Vice President of HBO Films to form the production company KAHN POWER PICTURES.
About Auditioning for Film and TV: This book is the updated and revised version of “Secrets from the Casting Couch.” A great read, endorsed by Donald Sutherland, Auditioning for Film and TV is a bible of knowledge for jobbing actors. Learn crucial strategies for marketing, auditioning, and using internet technology to forward your career. Books will be on sale for 500kc and Nancy is happy to sign copies.

WHEN: 4-5 March
TIMES: 10:00 – 16:30
TO REGISTER and to get cost info: –

Nancy is a CSA members. This mean that actors understand that Nancy Bishop follows CSA guidelines for teaching. This class is exclusively instructional in nature and acceptance of actor attendance does not imply in any manner or circumstance any professional reciprocity, either now or in the future, nor will acceptance of attendance influence an actor’s ability to secure a future audition for projects that they may be undertaking. No headshots will be collected at the class.