New York Casting Director Assists in Getting an Agent

Erica Jensen of Callieri Casting at TVI Actors Studio

Join busy New York film/TV casting director Erica Jensen (Callieri  Casting) and her hand-picked group of some of the city’s top Film/TV agents for this exclusive networking opportunity.

This is the most complete approach possible to launching a film and TV career. Erica will coach you on-camera using scripts from her actual current and recent projects, and then introduce you to some of her favorite agents as you showcase your work to them.
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Improv Teacher Workshops New Show at UCB

635A85E8-6635-40A2-A07C-E4B639E0406F.jpgTVI teacher Stephen Ruddy workshops his new show Checkov’s Gun this Wednesday night at UCB. Tickets are $5 Checkov’s Gun features a rotating cast of people including 30 Rock‘s Scott Adsit and Arden Myrin. Stephen Ruddy teaches Commercial Improv at TVI’s New York Studios.

Acting Student Speaks Through Voices of Guantanamo

Voices From GuantanamoAdeel Ahmad, a full time acting student for TVI, is currently appearing in Voices from Guantanamo, a collection of performed poems about prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. “Voices from Guantanamo takes on an important aspect of the current political situation and presents it for the audience, hopefully opening a dialogue with and for the viewers about the realities of the world in which they live. In this way, the play is incredibly powerful.”–Kelly Aliano, nytheatre.com

TVI Member Raises Money for Leukemia

250px-Chantelle Traczyk HS.jpg When she isn’t taking class with Erica Palgon of Liz Lewis Casting or participating in a Commercial Agent Showcase, TVI NY Member Chantelle Traczyk is busy raising money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Chantelle is putting on a money-raising fundraiser called “WIN-TER RAFFLE RANDEZVOUS” tomorrow, December 16th, at O’Lunney’s Pub in Times Square (145 W. 45th Street between Bway and 6th). The event starts at 6:30pm, and they are asking for a $15 donation at the door which gets you an evening filled with raffle prize drawings, free appetizers, and more! 100% of the money raised will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, so try to make it if you can–it’s for a great cause! Oh yeah, and if YOU want to participate in a TVI Actors Studio Commercial Agent Showcase like Chantelle, call us today because we have one coming up in January of the new year! 212.302.1900

TVI Actors Studio NY Closed for the Holidays

250px-Happy-Holidays-Tux-thumb_306x245.jpgTVI Actors Studio NY will be closed for classes over the Holidays, from December 19th through January 4th, 2009. Not to worry, however, because classes will resume on January 5th, 2009. We have so many amazing classes coming up in the New Year, from 4 week courses with Kim Miscia (TV/Feature Film Casting Director) and Kimberly Hope (Law and Order: Criminal Intent Casting Director), to a 5 week course with Emmy Nominated Broadway/TV/Film Casting Director, Pat McCorkle. Call now to find out how you can get into a class with these casting directors: 212.302.1900

Happy Holidays!

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