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SOLD OUT! 30-Second Spot-Light: Casting for Commercials

This intensive with a commercial casting director gives you the skinny on landing a high-residual spot.

Speakers include:

* Geneva Carr, actress
* Tony Pichette, casting director, Jodi Kipperman Casting


Geneva Carr, actress
Geneva Carr is a stage, television and film actor living in Manhattan.  She has toured North America in Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues," performed on stage with Mary Tyler Moore in Neil Simon's "Rose's Dilemma," and played a laugh track in Christopher Durang's Obie Award-winning play, "Betty's Summer Vacation."

On the small screen, she has worked extensively in shows such as "Sex and the City," "Hope & Faith," and "Law & Order." On the big screen, she can be seen in "College Road Trip," "One Last Thing," and "Company Retreat," among others.  Geneva is most well known as a commercial actress, and most recognizable as the 'AT&T Rollover Minutes Mom.'

Tony Pichette, casting director

Tony Pichette is a casting director at one of New York's premiere commercial casting offices, Kipperman Casting. Prior to his position there, he worked in the commercial department of Paradigm, a bicoastal talent agency. He concentrates on all types of commercial work from on-camera to voiceovers and industrials.

He has cast many large commercial campaigns seen daily on national television ranging from Coke, Capri Sun, Kraft Singles, MTV2 (Rockband), Nintendo Wii, Olive Garden, Pizza Hut, Six Flags and many, many more. His office also supports the in-house casting departments at networks such as MTV, Nickelodeon ("Blues Clues"), Sci-Fi, Food Network and Spike, for various projects.

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