Commercial Acting in LA: A Session Director’s Guide with Shaan Sharma, May 10

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Commercial Acting in LA: A Session Director’s Guide with Shaan Sharma, May 10
Start: 05/10/2017 - 1:30pm
End: 05/10/2017 - 4:30pm

When: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 10


Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza
James Cagney Boardroom – Lobby Level
5757 Wilshire Boulevard 
Los Angeles, CA. 90036
Parking is free with validation, entrance off of Curson.


Join us for our monthly event presented by the SAG-AFTRA L.A. Member Education Program where Shaan Sharma, Backstage contributor, working actor, acting coach, veteran commercial casting session director, and SAG-AFTRA Conservatory Committee member will be sharing everything you need to know in order to successfully pursue a commercial and on-camera acting career! 


He will cover topics such as the huge differences between auditioning and casting for the theatrical and commercial sides of the business, the entire process of casting through booking, online casting services, headshots, reels, branding, representation and so much more. You’ll even pick up a few insider auditioning and casting tips. Additionally, Shaan will expand upon his “4 Steps to Becoming a Working Actor” as well as his, “The 4 Pillars of a Joyful Acting Journey.” To supplement this information, Shaan will also provide a FREE PDF copy of his book, Commercial Acting in L.A.: A Session Director’s Guide, as a gift to all attendees.


The products and services noted herein are provided as an informational service to SAG-AFTRA members and are administered by entities independent of SAG-AFTRA. Any questions must be handled by the provider. This information is not intended to serve as an endorsement by the union nor is any warranty or guarantee implied. This workshop is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing — no guests are allowed. Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome. PLEASE BRING YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD (paid through April 30, 2017 or October 31, 2017) FOR ADMITTANCE. If you need an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation, please contact the Member Education Department at (323) 634–8277 at least 7 days prior to the event with the accommodation you are requesting.