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 Successful Self-Taping 

 for Commercials 

CAST Logo Since 2004

ONLINE Workshop 

for Actors and Parents of Actor Kids

3 Tuesday Nights

Starts: TBD

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 Class - 

Interactive Teaching Session with Q&A for actors and parents of actor kids. 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 yourself or child and send us your practice commercial audition. 

2nd Class - 

Watch the audition self-tapes and receive honest, professional feedback on your audition submissions. We'll provide a new casting notice to use for your second practice audition.


During the Week Between - 

Tape yourself or child and send us your 2nd practice commercial audition. This will be the commercial you'll also use for your mock Zoom call-back.


3rd Class -

Each student will practice a mock Zoom call-back and receive feedback.

Q & A about any aspect of the self-taping process.

Workshop Details

Dates: 3 Tuesdays, To Be Determined

Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Location: Online

Class Size: 10 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.  You're all set.

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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