THE CASTING ROOM

Enter the room with a license to operate.

Whether you are coming back to class following a hiatus, arriving after college and needing to figure out how to make it in LA, or just want to keep your “engine” in championship shape, The Casting Room is your anchor. This is an ongoing on-camera class where you will explore and deepen your craft through career and Industry discussion, writing, and a variety of on-camera scene work. Additionally, you’ll be introduced to other practices to sharpen your approach to all of your work.

Taught by Guest BGB Master Teachers this ongoing weekly practice will strengthen your acting muscles so that you can work at your absolute best, all the time. And- just as essential- be a whole, happy artist.

BY APPLICATION OR INVITATION ONLY. 

The Casting Room

Bring your best self to the work every time!

You are- and always will be- walking into rooms where people don’t know you. How long will it take for them to get to know you? What do you have to do in order to take command of that space and show yourself fully?

Throughout each month you will: 

  • Create from a place of specificity, power and ease- both on-camera and off.
  • Cultivate and maintain a practice of presence.
  • Increase your confidence and comfort on-camera, in your audition experience, and in your career- through scene work, improv, written and created work.

Join our amazing BGB Master Teachers as you claim and express your bold, unique voice in your auditions. Bring the kind of work you are capable of all the time into whatever room, stage or set you inhabit.

The Details

Teacher: Guest BGB Master Teachers
Dates: Mondays, 7pm – 10pm. Weekly ongoing class, 4x per month.
Duration: This is an ongoing class meeting 4x a month. A minimum 3-month commitment is recommended.
Location:

The BGB Studio

10950 Burbank Blvd.

North Hollywood, CA 91601

Requirements: A commitment to your ongoing practice. (Makeup + Cancellation Policy)
Cost: $275/month for 4 classes per month. Sign up now as this class fills fast!

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The Work

Beyond the practice of reading in a casting setting and getting incredible real-world notes from our Master Teachers, you’ll get to pick their brain! They’re deep in the trenches of the Industry and knows what’s really important- in the audition and in the business.

THE CASTING ROOM includes on-camera scenarios, prepared scenes, and cold reading, as well as the exploration of a variety of ways to utilize your voice, body, and imagination to take your work- on-camera and off- to the next level.

This class is not an audition or employment opportunity and there is no suggestion or guarantee of an audition or employment as a result of taking this class.

Your Teacher(s)
  • JAMES MORRISON
    JAMES MORRISON

    James Morrison is an award-winning actor, best known as Bill Buchanan on the Emmy winning series 24, and Warden Murphy on TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN. James has made hundreds of other television and film appearances and played in US, UK and World Premieres at the Mark Taper Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, the Old Globe, Princeton’s McCarter, Edinburgh’s venerable Traverse Theatre and the Donmar Warehouse on London’s West End. A singer/songwriter, playwright and filmmaker, his documentary SHOWING UP: A CONVERSATION ABOUT THE AUDITION is available to stream on video-on-demand outlets everywhere as well as from www.jpmorrison.com. James sits on the Board of Trustees and has taught at the renowned White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara, where he received his teaching certification. He taught regular classes for ten years at the Center for Yoga in L.A. before moving to the Ojai Valley in 2011 where he lives with his wife and son.

    More on James here.

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