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 Successful Self-Taping 

 for Commercials 

CAST Logo Since 2004

2-Day Interactive Online Workshop


June 17th:  9am - Noon


June 24th:  9am - 4pm

Workshop Includes

Choosing Equipment - for a Variety of Budgets

SetUp - Arranging your Home 'Studio'

Taping - On your SmartPhone or Camera

Editing - Software and Apps

Creating Files - Sizing, Quality, Labeling

Submitting - Uploading to Casting Sites

Acting Tips for Self-Taping

Interpreting Casting Instructions

Making the Most of Each Moment

Preparing for Your Zoom Call-Back

Workshop Format

1st Saturday - Interactive Teaching Session with Q&A. We will also provide you with handouts, link to the workshop recording, and a casting notice to use for your practice commercial audition.

During the week between - Set up your home studio area, then tape and send us your practice commercial audition. 

2nd Saturday - In the morning, receive positive, professional feedback on your audition submissions. In the afternoon, each student will practice a Zoom call-back with feedback.



Dates: 2 Saturdays 

June 17th:  9am - Noon


June 24th:  9am - 4pm (1-hr lunch break)

Location: Online

Class Size: 12 Students Max

Tuition: $250

Option 1: Pay $125 now to save your spot (Non-refundable).  The remaining tuition will be due the day before the workshop.

Option 2: Pay $250 full tuition now.

Venmo: @caststudioorlando


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Your Workshop Instructors

Shauna Bartel started her acting career in LA in the 80's. When she moved to Central Florida in the 90's, she became her agency's top booker. With over 200 commercial and film credits, and years of experience teaching acting, Shauna opened CAST Studio in 2004. She loves helping her students succeed in the acting industry!


Ken Lemons graduated with a film degree from UCF.  He's been working behind the camera for over 15 years, shooting, editing videos and recording/editing sound for a variety of clients big and small. Ken is also an actor who, since the pandemic, has been helping actors perfect their self taping setups.  He frequently does self-taped auditions for himself and others.

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