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The Business of Acting: The Landscape of Native American Casting– a Free Panel and Workshop

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The SAG-AFTRA National Native Americans Committee as part of LA Skins Fest, the premiere Native American film festival in Los Angeles will host a FREE panel discussion and interactive workshop. The panel and workshop with a focus on the Native American acting community will be a lively discussion with casting executives, CSA independent casting directors and professional actors about the auditioning and casting process.  The second hour of the workshop will be an opportunity for audience members to participate in mock auditions with immediate feedback from the casting directors and actors.   Participants include:  Beth Klein, Executive VP, Talent and Casting, Universal Television,  Russell Boast, VP, Casting Society of America, Allycia Atania, Manager of Casting, Fox, actor DeLanna Studi, Chair, SAG-AFTRA, National Native Americans Committee and more TBA.

When: 7 p.m.- 9 p.m., Thursday, November 16, 2017

Where: The SAG-AFTRA National Headquarters Frank Maxwell Boardroom, Lobby level

Workshop is now closed. 

The NATIVE ACTORS AUDITION WORKSHOP’s overall goal is to offer new opportunities to the Native American community. The workshop will offer new information vital to auditioning in the ever-changing media landscape, give our community fresh opportunities to generate new partnerships and access to networking collaborations. In addition, the Native American population can learn from the experience and bring the same programs and innovations to their community.

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November 16, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


SAG/AFTRA Frank Maxwell Room
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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