The Director's Playhouse welcomes Casting Director
PREPPING FOR THE FALL SEASON
Starting Wednesday, June 26th at 1pm, Semone will be teaching an 8 week audition technique class where students will learn how to create characters with confidence!
Wednesdays, starting June 26, 2013 from 1pm - 4pm
On Wednesday June 19th at 1pm Semone will be here holding auditions for the class. If you cannot make this time, please submit a resume and headshot to be considered. There is limited space and this class will fill fast. Email email@example.com
By taking Semone's class you will learn about...
How to create characters with confidence.
How to take direction and act in a professional environment
How to sharpen you skills and be ready to book your next job
Semone will cover all of these important questions within her sessions and will go over the "business of the business." This includes topics such as headshots, resumes, wardrobe, agent vs manager, self taping, demo reels, audition do's & don'ts, props, and keeping in touch with casting!
Semone has been working in Television and Film for 15 years. She began her training as an actress at the Alliance Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia and later performed at Whole World Theatre Company (Owned by David Webster of Second City, Chicago). While on the East Coast, Semone worked both in front of the camera and behind the camera with actors in the Assistant Director's department as well as in Post Production.
In 1999, Semone worked as the Assistant Coordinator for the football team in the Feature Film, Remember the Titans. In 2000, she proceeded to Los Angeles and worked as a Producer's Assistant for the Television Series, The Huntress and American Family.
In 2004, Semone transitioned from Production into Casting for Television Programs such as HBO's Eastbound & Down, Breaking Bad (Pilot), 10 Items or Less, Close to Home, The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman, Robot Chicken, Strong Medicine and Alligator Point (Pilot). Semone continued casting in Feature Films such as A Better Life, Despicable Me 2, Little Boy, Get the Gringo, Transformers, The Holiday.
In 2010, Director, Carl Franklin invited Semone to Santa Fe, New Mexico to coach the young leads for his Feature Film, Bless Me, Ultima and in 2012, Semone was the Casting Director for the Pilot Presentation, Broken Dreams Blvd, starring Danny Aiello.
Semone has mentored under some of Los Angeles' top Casting Directors including
Jane Jenkins, Janet Hirshenson, Laura Schiff, Carrie Audino, Sharon Bialy, Sherry Thomas, Lori Sugar, Tim Payne, Patrick Baca, Robin Nassif, Julie Ashton-Barson, Ivy Isenberg, Tamer Howard and Carla Hool as well as Producers and Directors such as Kelsey Grammer, Steve Stark, Robert Peacock and Steve Cragg.
Throughout the 9 years of her casting experience, Semone has taught a series of workshops including the International Student Program (ISP) at Margie Haber Studios. In March 2013, she spent a month teaching actor's workshops for InXtremis Acting School in Madrid and Barcelona, Spain.
Semone currently works as a Private Audition Coach in West Hollywood, California, coaching actors from North America, South America, Central America, Mexico and Europe.
TO REGISTER: EMAIL or CALL THE DIRECTOR'S PLAYHOUSE at (310) 776-6389.