Nancy Bishop Acting Workshop: Secrets from the Casting Couch

March 12th, 2010 at 01:42pm brian

Nancy Bishop, Casting Director author of “Secrets from the Casting Couch,” offers film acting and audition seminars in Prague

DAY 1 (March 27): SCREEN ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS: Actors participate in a series of practical exercises that develop effective methods for screen acting. Material covered will include learning how to calibrate a performance for close-up vs. wide shot, playing an inner monologue, playing reaction shots and playing in the eyes. All participants will receive a free copy of “Secrets from the Casting Couch.”

DAY 2 (March 28): AUDITION TECHNIQUE CLASS. This class will target specific strategies for casting, including cold reading skills, and audition technique. Actors will also do a casting session on camera with coaching from Nancy. All participants will get a free copy of “Secrets from the Casting Couch.”

About Nancy: Emmy-award nominated, American Casting Director, Nancy Bishop, has cast over sixty American and British films, from her base in Prague. She has cast for major feature films including Roman Polanski’s Oliver Twist, Hellboy, Bourne Identity, and the recently released Wanted and Prince Caspian. She has been teaching casting workshops throughout Europe, the UK, and the US, and the head of the Acting for Film Department at the Prague Film. She is a member of The Casting Society of America, and the International Network of Casting Directors.

About the Secrets from the Casting Couch: Why is it that so many good actors don’t perform well at castings? Secrets from the Casting Couch gives practical advice for actors, written from a casting director’s point of view, teaching the craft of film auditioning in front of camera. It shows how actors can work with today’s internet technologies to book roles and features advice and actual exercises that achieve results in the casting studio.



Time: 11:00AM – 17:00PM

Date: Sat, 27 March, 2010.

Cost: 2500kc or 100 EUR, including copy of book, “Secrets from the Casting Couch”,


Time: 11:00AM – 17:00PM

Date: Sunday, 28 March, 2010.

Cost: 2500kc or 100 EUR, including copy of “Secrets from the Casting Couch”

DISCOUNT COST FOR BOTH CLASSES, including book: 4500kc or 175 EUR

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