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Legit Workshop with Casting Director Mia Cusumano

Meet and work on-camera with Mia Cusumano

Based on your headshot and resume, Mia will choose a scene for you which we will email you in advance. After a short on-camera interview by Brooke and Mary, you will work on-camera with a reader and Mia will provide direction as well as extensive feedback. This is an opportunity to meet and get personalized feedback from Mia who casts for both television, film and theater. Snacks and beverages will be provided. 

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 7pm-9pm

Location: Envision Studio, 60 Madison Avenue, Suite 601, NYC

Cost: $225.00

Class size limited to 10 students

Our super small 10 person class setting allows you to get to acquainted with Mia and for Mia to get to know you and see you in action. This is an intimate setting and not a faceless seminar.

Topics Covered:

- Personal headshot/resume review

- Personalized direction

- Getting your foot in the door

- Q&A session

A bit about Mia: Mia is currently casting an untitled HULU series. Her most recent film projects include LEZ BOMB, MY COUSIN SISTER'S WEDDING, ANTARCTICA, for which she also serves as a producer, CENTIGRADE, BANG BANG, TEAM MARCO, and I FEEL PRETTY.

This is not a pay to play workshop. 

About Your Instructors

Mia Cusumano

Casting Director

Mia is currently casting an untitled HULU series. Her most recent film projects include LEZ BOMB, MY COUSIN SISTER'S WEDDING, ANTARCTICA, for which she also serves as a producer, CENTIGRADE, BANG BANG, TEAM MARCO, and I FEEL PRETTY. Most recent TV credits include work on a new TNT series SNOWPIERCER. Also cast season 1 of USA TV series, FALLING WATER (produced by The Walking Dead's producer Gale Anne Hurd) Along with casting on films like PATERSON, directed by Jim Jarmusch, she has also worked on a huge sports campaign, MARGOT vs LILY for NIKE, featuring 8 episodes, She's worked on several pilots including Mamma Dallas for HBO, FOR JUSTICE for CBS and the pilot SOUTH OF HELL for WE. She also cast alongside Meghan Rafferty for the first season of the hit HBO series THE LEFTOVERS. Past projects include the feature film RUN ALL NIGHT starring Liam Neeson. the pilot THE TOMORROW PEOPLE for the CW as well as casting for the CBS TV series GOLDEN BOY. Other projects include Woody Harrelson's Off-Broadway play BULLETS FOR ADOLF. She was the associate casting director on pilots: FOX's GUILTY and CBS's GOLDEN BOY with Rosalie Joseph Casting. She was the associate casting director on HBO's Untitled Phil Spector movie with casting director Sharon Bialy, the associate casting director on the first season of ABC's hit series "BODY OF PROOF" with casting director Rosalie Joseph. Mia worked with Julie Tucker and Ross Meyerson on season 3 of "IN TREATMENT" and on "SHERRI" with Rosalie Joseph. Other features she has worked "THE SMURFS" with with Richard Hicks and David Rudin and ANNIE with Kathleen Chopin Mia began her career as the Casting Coordinator for ABC's Primetime Casting Office, where she worked alongside, Rosalie Joseph, Marci Phillips, Janet Murphy and Geoff Soffer. Her credits range from primetime television pilots and series to studio feature films.

Mary Egan Callahan (Host)

Casting Director, House Casting

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.


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from 7:00pm until 9:00pm


60 Madison Avenue
Suite 601
New York, NY 10010


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