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Legit Workshop with Casting Director Meghan Rafferty

Meet and work with CD Meghan Rafferty

Based on your headshot and resume, Meghan 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 Meghan will provide direction as well as extensive feedback. This is an opportunity to meet and get personalized feedback from Meghan who casts for both television, film and theater. Snacks and beverages will be provided. 

Date: Monday, January 28, 2019 from 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 Meghan and for Meghan 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 Meghan:  Meghan is currently producing & casting with her business partner Mia Cusumano.  Together they formed M&M Casting.  Film projects include:  ‘Penelope’  ‘Bang Bang’ (in production) ‘Antarctica’, ‘Team Marco’,  ‘Centigrade’, ‘Lez Bomb’ (winner of the Bentonville Film Festival) ‘Dirty Paki Lingerie’, ‘Paint’, Season 1 of “Falling Water” for NBC/Universal, the Cannes GoldenLion winner for web-series ‘Lily vs Margo’ directed by Tricia Brock and the short film ‘Saving Grace’ starring Ann Dowd. 

This is NOT a pay to play workshop.


About Your Instructors

Meghan Rafferty

Casting Director

Meghan is a casting director and actor who, over the past 13 years has worked with some of the most respected directors, writers and producers in the television and film industry. Meghan is currently producing & casting with her business partner Mia Cusumano. Together they formed M&M Casting. Film projects include: ‘Penelope’ ‘Bang Bang’ (in production) ‘Antarctica’, ‘Team Marco’, ‘Centigrade’, ‘Lez Bomb’ (winner of the Bentonville Film Festival) ‘Dirty Paki Lingerie’, ‘Paint’, Season 1 of “Falling Water” for NBC/Universal, the Cannes GoldenLion winner for web-series ‘Lily vs Margo’ directed by Tricia Brock and the short film ‘Saving Grace’ starring Ann Dowd. Past casting director projects include, “Paterson” directed by Jim Jarmusch, and Season 1 of the HBO series “The Leftovers”. Some associate casting director credits include: Woody Allen’s ‘Café Society’. ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, ‘Hugo’, ‘Shutter Island’, the pilot episode of ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close’. Meghan also has a passion for teaching, and has taught hundreds of on-camera classes in and around New York City and at numerous universities and colleges across the county. Meghan received her BFA in acting from Adelphi University and an MFA degree from the FSU/Asolo Theatre Conservatory. When she is not casting and teaching and coaching Meghan continues to pursue her first love, acting. Being an actor has enriched her career as a casting director and visa versa. She knows first hand the challenges and frustrations that come with auditioning. This career combination allows her to share her experiences with her students from both perspectives. Meghan’s combination of assertiveness, warmth and humor enables her to get the best out of actors. When an actor is relaxed, comfortable and having fun the audition results are inevitably more positive. Meghan Rafferty at IMDB

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.

workhsop$225

Jan
28
Sold Out

from 7:00pm until 9:00pm

Location


60 Madison Avenue
Suite 601
New York, NY 10010

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