Taught by mentors Lori Wyman and Donna DeSeta, casting director Ken Lazer casts commercials, TV, film, voiceover, and more in New York City.
The casting process continues, even as casting directors such as Laura Rosenthal struggle to call in actors.
Automated ad monitoring remains elusive as SAG-AFTRA readies for contracts negotiation.
Backstage member Tara Battani is a SAG-AFTRA actor who earned her B.A. in theater from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Tex., and has since booked several roles as a result of reading Backstage.
The maker of the PlayStation has sued actor Jerry Lambert, the face of its ad campaign, for appearing in a Bridgestone commercial in which he is seen playing a Nintendo Wii.