Summary

I am a Casting Director living in Los Angeles. Known for my combination of warmth and professionalism, clear communication, exceptional memory for details, and my adeptness with varying styles/genres. I can always spot "that special quality" in a person.

Credits

6/01 – 1/14

Studio Teacher (Audition Prep & General Acting Coach) Auditioning

Independent Film Details
6/01 – 1/14

Helping actors learn new tools and techniques to become a more competent professional and more confident artist. Areas explored include: body tension, , gender identity & status, subtext, risk-taking, finding unexpected humor, basic rules of comic timing, manifestations of love, lust and eroticism, memory recall of the body and breath, etc.

8/13 – 12/13

Casting Producer (Also: Director) Quick & Dirty 1

YOUTUBE — Scripted (TV) — Independent Film Details
8/13 – 12/13

Coordinating & leading online casting sessions (Skype, Google Hangout), negotiating pay/contracts, rehearsing w/ actors through video conference, directed actors under extreme time constraints, location scouting/acquisition, editing footage (rough cut).

6/13 – 6/13

Studio Teacher Workshops: The Compelling Actor, Acting In Love, and Gender Behavior & Status

Internatioal Thespian Festival Details
6/13 – 6/13

Designed & taught workshops to help teenage students and their accompanying teachers to understand the nuances and dichotomies of being watchable, affecting, and nuanced. Classes were made up 75-125 students. Employed scene work, video, and lecture.

4/11 – 8/12

Casting Associate Producer (Freelance) – Velveeta (Telsey + Co.)

Commercial/Ad — Telsey + Co. Details
4/11 – 8/12

Created audition materials (cue cards, props, etc), organized the actor list and created our database for the next day's auditions.

4/11 – 8/12

Casting Director (Freelance) – New York Lotto (Telsey + Co.)

Commercial/Ad — Telsey + Co. Details
4/11 – 8/12

Directed TV/Broadway actors for national commercial audition based on client needs, organized ideal pairings of actors, ran camera and computer equipment, and oversaw interns.

4/11 – 8/12

Casting Director (Freelance) – TD Bank (Telsey + Co.)

Commercial/Ad — Telsey + Co. Details
4/11 – 8/12

Directed TV/Broadway actors for national commercial audition based on client needs, organized ideal pairings of actors, ran camera and computer equipment, and oversaw interns.

4/11 – 8/12

Casting Director (Freelance) – Verizon Fios (Telsey + Co.)

Commercial/Ad — Telsey + Co. Details
4/11 – 8/12

Directed TV/Broadway actors for national commercial audition based on client needs, organized ideal pairings of actors, ran camera and computer equipment, and oversaw interns.

9/11 – 9/11

Casting Director (Freelance) – Ringfinder App (Cultivate Studios)

Commercial/Ad — Cultivate Studios Details
9/11 – 9/11

Called in / assembled actors from personal database and through agents, created audition materials, negotiated pay/contracts with agents, directed actors and assembled pairings, consulted on final casting decisions.

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Education

Class of '03

Emerson College

B.A.