Commercial Acting: A Session Director’s Guide with Shaan Sharma

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Commercial Acting: A Session Director’s Guide with Shaan Sharma
Start: 02/22/2018 - 1:30pm
End: 02/22/2018 - 3:30pm

Join us for a special webinar event brought to you by the SAG-AFTRA #AdsGoUnion campaign. 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. 

New Mexico Local members will be able to join remotely using their own computer. Once you RSVP, you will be provided the details on how to participate in this webinar.

When: 1:30 p.m. MT, Thursday, Feb. 22

RSVP Required: Email Please include your name, member ID and indicate your local affiliation. 


Shaan Sharma will cover topics such as the 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. Additionally, Sharma 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.


This webinar is not intended to imply an endorsement of any individual or company by SAG-AFTRA. The information provided through the workshop is given for informational purposes and may not be a suitable substitute for the advice of other industry professionals. You should always use good judgment in these matters and should not act or refrain from acting based solely on information provided through the workshop.