SAG-AFTRA Members Invited to Attend FREE Casting Society of America Business of the Business for Transgender Actors, June 7

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SAG-AFTRA Members Invited to Attend FREE Casting Society of America Business of the Business for Transgender Actors, June 7
Start: 06/07/2017 - 7:00pm
End: 06/07/2017 - 9:00pm

SAG-AFTRA Members Invited to Attend FREE Casting Society of America Business of the Business for Transgender Actors, June 7

The Casting Society of America, as part of its ongoing Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in Casting initiative will sponsor a Business of Acting event with and for transgender actors. Actors who are transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, gender-queer or gender questioning are encouraged to attend.

When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 7
(Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.)

Where: Actors Equity Building
165 W. 46th Street
14th Floor, Equity Council Room
New York, NY 10036

Topics addressed will include:

  • What is a casting director?
  • What’s the difference between an agent and a casting director?
  • Headshots and resumes
  • Audition repertoire
  • Self-advocacy
  • Marketing
  • Proper audition attire
  • Finding out about auditions
  • Self-submitting
  • Self-taping
  • Dos and don’ts

RSVP is required as capacity is limited. Email CSADiversityNY@gmail.com with the following:

  • Name
  • Affiliation (SAG-AFTRA)
  • Email address and phone number
  • If you have a disability and would like to request accommodations, please include that in your RSVP.

Unable to attend? CSA will also be live-streaming the event through Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/CSANYDiversity, and will take questions and comments via Twitter @CSACasting.

Casting Society of America is committed to increasing access to casting opportunities for actors who have been historically overlooked in the entertainment industry. In working with our creative and producing teams we will champion our core values of diversity and inclusion, by engaging in thoughtful and informed discussions and by introducing and advocating for qualified actors. CSA and its individual members are committed to doing our part to expand perceptions and to creating a rich fabric of representation in storytelling across all media that reflects our society.

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