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Monologue Class With L.A. Talent Agent Mitchell Gossett (Sr. V.P. at CESD Talent Agency) in NYC for Actors Ages 7-18

Casting notice expires: September 13, 2014

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Company

A Class Act NY
Jessica Rofe, artistic dir.; Mitchell Gossett, instructor

Production Description

Seeking participants ages 7-18 of all skill levels for a workshop with the L.A.-based talent agent Mitchell Gossett of CESD, one of the most respected bi-coastal talent agents in the industry. Learn about monologues, improvisation, physicality exercises, and character development in this one-day workshop. Mitchell recently returned to CESD Talent Agency as the Senior Vice President of Talent/Motion Picture/Television Agent, where he directs the agency’s Los Angeles and New York Talent Departments for Motion Pictures, Television, and Theatre. Coordinator states: "During his tenure at CESD, Mitchell built a renowned scouting operation for young talent and continues to discover the next generation of distinctive artists. In a fun and nurturing environment, Mitchell will guide young actors through the physical activity that best shows who the individual actor is and what s/he uniquely brings to the role and material."

Note: This seminar or class is for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Workshop consists of three sessions on Sept. 13: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (ages 7-11); 2-5:30 p.m. (ages 12-18); and 6:15-9:45 p.m. (ages 7-18), at Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave., in NYC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

No pay. Fee: $185.

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Mitchell Gossett's Bio

Coordinator states: "Mitchell represents some of the most successful rising stars currently working in the film and television industries. His clients can be seen in major motion pictures and on television almost every day of the week. As a manager and agent, Mitchell has repped and developed many noteworthy and relevant actors in today’s entertainment industry, including Jennifer Lawrence ('The Hunger Games,' 'Silver Linings Playbook,' 'American Hustle'), Miley Cyrus ('Hannah Montana'), Taylor Lautner ('Twilight'), Katherine McPhee ('Smash,' 'American Idol'), Kristen Bell ('Veronica Mars,' 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall'), Demi Lovato ('X Factor,' 'Camp Rock,' 'Sonny With A Chance'), AnnaSophia Robb ('Soul Surfer,' 'The Carrie Diaries'), pop star Jesse McCartney, Victoria Justice ('Fun Size,' 'Victorious'), Taylor Momsen ('Gossip Girl'), Lucy Hale ('Pretty Little Liars'), Hunter Parrish ('Weeds'), Miranda Cosgrove ('iCarly'), Hayden Panettiere ('Nashville'), Seann William Scott ('American Pie'), Chelsea Kane ('Baby Daddy,' 'Jonas,' 'Dancing With the Stars'), Lucas Cruikshank (The Fred Series, 'Marvin Marvin'), Jason Earles ('Hannah Montana,' Disney’s 'Kickin’ It'), Jennifer Stone ('Wizards of Waverly Place'), Tiffany Thornton ('Sonny With A Chance,' 'So Random!'), Darren Criss ('Glee'), Amara Miller ('The Descendents'), Cole Jenson ('Crash and Bernstein' for Disney XD) and Katherine McNamara and Luke Benward from the recent Disney movie 'Girls vs. Monster,' Zendaya and Bella Thorne ('Shake It Up'), Madison Davenport ('From Dusk Till Dawn,' 'Noah'), Juliette Goglia ('The Michael J. Fox Show'), Connor Jessup ('Falling Skies'), Danielle Campbell ('The Originals,' 'Prom'), Grant Gustin ('The Flash'), Dylan Minnette ('Goosebumps' movie, 'Scandal,' 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'), Kiernan Shipka ('Mad Men'), and many many others."

Mitchell Gossett's Workshop Technique

“The only thing you have that no other actor in the world has--is YOU.” - Mitchell Gossett

Mitchell believes the most exciting way to explore material is not through thoughts alone, but through “actions"-–through what you are doing with your body. Bring ACTions into the work creates a stronger, more visceral connection to the material. But as importantly, it also provides a means of showing the most unique feature any actor can present: themselves in the work.