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Union Casting Director Focus Session #2 with Mark Teschner
Professional Advice from the Casting Director of "General Hospital."
A casting director leads a one-hour workshop and discusses how he/she auditions actors, audition advice, and takes questions.
Attendees in this room need to be a member of SAG, AFTRA, or Actors' Equity. (Be prepared to show union ID.)
-- Mark Teschner, Casting Director
A native New Yorker, Mark Teschner has been a casting director for 28 years. He has been described by Rolling Stone as "an actor's casting director," and TV Guide noted his "unparalleled track record for finding new talent."
For the past 22 years, Teschner has been casting director for ABC's "General Hospital" he won Daytime Emmy Awards for outstanding achievement for a casting director for a drama series in 2006–08 and 2011 and has been nominated five other times.
Teschner is also a six-time recipient of the Artios Award for outstanding achievement in daytime series casting and has received 15 additional nominations. He is a former vice president of the Casting Society of America and is serving his second term on the board of governors of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He resides in Los Angeles.
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