PILOT SEASON MASTERCLASS FOR TEENS, TWEENS, AND YOUNG ADULTS ALL AGES
5 Week Intensive Taught by Michael D’Amato
Begins Wednesday, February 28, 2018, to March 28, 2018, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
The vision is to bring freedom, risk and bold originality to the technique of auditioning. This five-week course is designed to teach your child about the ins and outs of pilot season and the techniques used to convey a powerful read when it matters most. We will cover on-camera technique, script analysis, scene study, cold reading, and other methods to deepen your child’s connection to the material.
WEEK 1 – the Identifying tone of show + cold reads.
WEEK 2 – Being in the moment. The fundamentals of specifics and substitutions through improvisation.
WEEK 3 – On-Camera Technique (Focus on drama) Sides will be assigned in advance.
WEEK 4 – On-Camera Technique (Focus on comedy) Sides will be assigned in advance
WEEK 5 – Callbacks + network tests.
ABOUT THE TEACHER
Michael D’Amato is a freelance Casting Assistant, who has worked for some of the busiest casting offices in NYC. Most recently with Kate Geller of Chrystie Street Casting on a SHOWTIME pilot entitled SMILF and FX Pilot SINGULARITY, produced by Seth Rogan. He is currently working with Billy Hopkins Casting on a feature film entitled HOLLER. Other credits include EMPIRE (FOX), STAR (FOX) and YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, a film directed by Lynne Ramsay and starring Joaquin Phoenix.