Date & Time
October 12, 15, 16
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT – Get on the Waitlist below!
Jason Knight is a Toronto based casting director. Some recent credits include Sarah Polley’s ‘Take This Waltz’, Vincenzo Natali’s ‘Splice’, Atom Egoyan’s ‘Chloe’, Ruba Nadda’s ‘Cairo Time’, Sook-Yin Lee’s ‘Year of the Carnivore’, and George A. Romero’s ‘Survival of the Dead’. Jason and his partner John Buchan won the 2010 Gemini Award for Best Achievement in Casting. Jason is a casting director in residence and mentor for the Canadian Film Centre’s Actors Conservatory and also currently serves as the casting consultant for CBC Television where he and John oversee all casting for scripted programming at the network.
This is your chance to make a personal impression with Casting. This format will get you in the room with all the pressure of a real room audition setting. Our format allows you and your reader to spend a total of 20-30 minutes in the room with just Casting, Matthew, and the Camera Person. You gain an unparalleled first-hand sense of how each casting director works and what he/she wants to see in their room. Insight gained would normally take 6-10 auditions with that Casting Director.
Sides are cast in advance of the workshop, and you will be coached by one of Canada’s top coaches to get your best out in front of the people that need to see it.
Day 1: Friday, October 12th 2:30pm-6:30pm
Work with Matthew Harrison in a seminar format: get to the core of audition technique and build confidence in the audition room.
Day 2: Monday October 15th, 9am-7pm
Coach your scene with Matthew – get to the heart of the story, emotional truth of both your character and yourself, and put it into action.
Day 3: Tuesday, October 16th, 9am-7pm
Showcase your acting chops in a full one-on-one audition setting for the Casting Director in a true to life audition format. Get personal notes and direction in the room. After auditions are concluded, there is and intimate Q & A for the entire group. Finally, Matthew will provide you with ‘the teacher’s translation’ to reinforce your understanding of what you need to work at for your auditions going forward.
Private links to your final recorded work provided by Actor’s Foundry Members
Auditing not available for this workshop
This workshop is sold out you may add yourself to the wait list by submitting the form below. When and if a spot should open open, we’ll offer it to those in the wait list in the order that the submissions are received. No obligation, just a notification if the opportunity comes up. Thank you!