Barbara McNamara, extras casting director for film and TV projects including “30 Rock” and “The Devil Wears Prada,” explains how background work can benefit aspiring actors.
Barbara McNamara Casting is seeking background talent to portray a female makeup artist, a clown, club-goers, and even Mitt Romney and Paz de la Huerta in the NBC's comedy's seventh season.
Casting director Barbara McNamara explains how background actors can upgrade to more-prominent (even speaking) roles as featured extras on a show like “30 Rock.”
" We're entering a new era where everyone is using MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter, and it would be silly not to take advantage of that." -- Sean Marks, Barbara McNamara Casting
Colin Buckingham arrived at Back Stage's annual Actorfest NY event last year with copies of his headshot and résumé but only a vague idea of whom he might be able to give them to.