The Acting Podcast
Ep. 17: Championing Actors: A Casting Director Roundtable on Zoom!
In this special bonus episode of The Acting Podcast, Risa and Steve spoke with an incredible group of Casting Directors (in a Zoom roundtable) who are sharing challenges, open calls, and calls for reels on social media, and doing Instagram Lives, all with the intention of being in collaboration with actors and to keep their own artistry alive during these challenging time. Erica Bream, Jason Kennedy, Ramani Leah, Seth Caskey, Cara Chute Rosenbaum, Andrea Bunker, Becky Silverman, and Ryan Glorioso are all offering generously to artists all over the world in ways to bring actors’ unique voices to our collective work right now. We were so moved by what they had to say about the gorgeous, brave work they’re seeing from thousands of artists around the globe, and we hope this episode will bring inspiration and encouragement to you and artists everywhere!
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Guests & Resources:
Andrea Bunker (BIG LITTLE LIES, SHARP OBJECTS, A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS) IG: @andreabunkerla
Erica Bream (ALTERED CARBON, 11.22.63, STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS) IG: @ericasbreamcast
Seth Caskey (GLOW, SIREN, DON’T LOOK DEEPER) IG: @sethcaskey
Jason Kennedy (NCIS, NCIS: LOS ANGELES, ELIZABETHTOWN) IG: @kennedycasting
Ramani Leah (BATES MOTEL, 11.22.63) IG: @topramani
Becky Silverman (CRIMINAL MINDS, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, DAY ONE) IG: @bsvogue99
Ryan Glorioso (Location Casting for LOOKING FOR ALASKA, ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA, 13 REASONS WHY) IG: @ryglo
Cara Chute Rosenbaum (THE MINDY PROJECT, JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL, AMERICAN CRIME STORY: THE PEOPLE VS. OJ SIMPSON) IG: @ccrcasting
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