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Commercial Audition Technique with Lisa Fischoff of Broadcasters

Work on-camera with Lisa Fischoff and improve your commercial auditions by learning her tips and techniques in this one night class.

With a very small class of just 10 students, you'll learn commercial techniques from Lisa's point of view and work on numerous pieces of copy as she provides direction as well as tips and techniques for on-camera commercial auditions. Lisa will work individually with each person, giving specific direction and notes on improving your performance. This is an opportunity to work closely with Lisa as the class size will be no larger than 10 students.  After this workshop she will definitely know who you are and what you can do on-camera. 

Topics Covered:

- Lisa's personal direction, tips, and techniques for better on-camera auditions

- How to work on different types of copy

- Personal headshot/resume review

- Overview of commercial casting process

- Getting your foot in the door

- Proper attire for auditions

- Marketing tips

- Q&A session

What Brooke says: "I have known Lisa for years having worked with her at Liz Lewis Casting.  She takes her job seriously and puts lots of time and energy into guiding actors to give the best performance possible.  She is always honest and straightforward."

What to bring: your headshot photo and resume

Cost: $150 

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 6:30pm-9:00pm

Location: 594 Broadway, 10th Floor, Suite 1002A (Between Houston and Prince)

About Your Instructors

Lisa Fischoff

Casting Director, Broadcasters

Lisa Fischoff is co-founder and co-owner of one of the busiest voice over casting offices in NYC, Broadcasters LLC. She began her commercial casting career at Liz Lewis Casting Partners in the late 90’s. After several years as a casting director at LLCP, she left in 2005 with another alum of LLCP, Stacy Seidel Tea to open Broadcasters. 12 years later they have garnered a reputation for being one of the best casting offices to audition for in NYC. Broadcasters also casts out of Los Angeles for both celebrity and scale voice over projects. She also casts for on camera commercials, hosts, print and industrial projects. Lisa has tremendous knowledge with regard to commercial talent here in NYC and loves meeting new talent. Broadcasters is always looking for new talent in both the Union and Non Union pool of actors in New York and Los Angeles. They also cast foreign language voice over projects in every language imaginable and utilize Actors Access and Breakdown Express often to find these rare and very specific talent. Some of the well known campaigns/commercial brands Lisa has cast for are BNY Mellon, JP Morgan Chase, Grey Goose, Shock Top Beer, Lincoln, Budweiser, Feed America, Wheat Thins, Skittles, Direct TV, AT&T, Seamless, Birchbox, Panera, EOS Lip Balm, Sherwin Williams, Benjamin Moore, Shea Moisture, Humira, Lyrica, Band-Aid, Neosporin, FDA and PSA spots and hundreds more. In addition, Lisa heads the hosting department at Broadcasters. She has cast for such clients as, QVC, Sports, Disney, Giorgio Armani, and Newtons just to name a few. Lisa Fischoff is asked to speak/meet new talent by several commercial acting schools in the city for both on camera and voice over instruction/advice. She runs an intensive on voice over instruction and works with talent looking to find out more about the voice over process. She has been teaching for over a decade helping those who need guidance with the voice over process, current trends, and technical instruction.

Brooke Thomas (Host)

Casting Director, Brooke Thomas Casting

Frequently Asked Questions

From real people to real actors, Casting Loop instructional offerings are for people who are looking to book television commercials and TV programming. Our classes, workshops and events fill up with everyone from curious, unsigned, non-union aspirers looking to get into the business to established actors looking to improve and hone their performance techniques for commercial and TV auditions. While actors, comedians, and improv artists consistently sign up to our classes, we have many, many people from all walks of life, like doctors, lawyers, assistants, housewives, athletes, business professionals, art dealers, etc., etc., etc.

Thousand of our students have taken classes and we see them appearing on ad spots, television shows and film everyday. Some who went on to train for commercials (usually before they got popular) via our class and then rose up the entertainment ladder include: Ben Schwartz (House of Lies), Nick Kroll (The Kroll Show, The League), Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation, Safety Not Required), Bayne Gibby and Jason Mantzoukas (Enlightened), Ed Helms (Daily Show, The Office,The Hangover), Adam Pally (Happy Endings), Jessica St. Clair (Best Friends Forever, Bridesmaids), Rob Huebel (Human Giant, Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital) Michael Nathanson (Side Effects), Kate McKinnon (SNL), Pete Holmes (voice of the E-Trade baby and soon to be host of The Midnight Show with Pete Holmes). ...This is a very small partial list! ...And maybe you’ve seen people in ads that you didn’t know were past students such as comedian Coleman Green (Cablevision pink pixel), actress/songstress Nadia Quinn (Yoplait yogurt), Sara Megan Thomas (wrote and starred in the movie Backwards), Jim Connelly (Amtrak and many other ads). This list goes on and on...

Plans change, we get it. If you book a job or something else comes up we'll try to resell your seat if you notify us 7 or more days prior to the start of the class or workshop. (Go to "Contact Us" to let us know.) But if it's a 7 day or less notice and we can't fill your seat, we won't be able to refund.



from 6:30pm until 9:00pm


594 Broadway
Suite 1002a
New York, NY 10012


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