"Thanks to your class I am now working with one of the attending agents! Proud to say that I starred in my first full feature!"
for a great seminar.
We’re calling in seven
of the actors…"
- Agency Owner
Judy Boals, Inc.
" I booked my first two co-stars on network television...
LAW & ORDER: SVU and HOSTAGES.
And just this week, I booked my third co-star on CBS’s UNFORGETTABLE
now have the tools to move forward confidently
in my career and towards my dreams.
I am so grateful!"
Erica Camarano - actor
"Paul is excellent at what he does. A smart casting director with a sharp eye"
Tina Howe, Playwright
4-Week, Acting Career Advancement Intensive
Class Curriculum (NYC):
Only 10 Actors Accepted per Series
- Week 1: Modern Actor Marketing Make-over (digital & hardcopy upgrades)
- Week 2: Strengthen Acting & Audition Skills; Define & Leverage Your Type; Perfect Your Brand for when Meeting Industry Employers
- Week 3: Continue Scene Study; Develop Interview Strategies
- Week 4: Receive Constructive Written Feedback on Audition Skills and Marketing Materials from the Guest Advisers following an open Q&A. Class Scenes are culled from TV and Film Audition Sides from Paul Russell Casting's Scene Library or from your Resources
(Paul Russell Casting, Director, Author)
Most Recent Adviser Panel
(subject to change)
(Talent Agency Owner, Judy Boals, Inc. - A Talent & Literary Agency)
(Talent Agency Owner, CGF Talent)
(Senior Legit Agent - Henderson / Hogan; a bi-coastal agency)
All guest advisers cover TV, film, and theater with projects ranging from major-studio to independent offerings, and Broadway, national tours and regional theater. Attending agents are franchised by Screen Actors' Guild-AFTRA and Actors Equity Association to represent talent.
Dates & Enrollment - Instructor & Adviser Bios
Success Stories & Feedback
Adviser & Workshop Leader Bios:
- Judy Boals
- MIchael Goddard
- Chad Pisetsky
- Paul Russell
JUDY BOALS - (Judy Boals, Inc. - A Talent & Literary Agency) Judy has represented actors and writers on the screen and Broadway for over two decades. Clients, many award-winners, have worked on projects that include: Screen: Orange Is The New Black, House of Cards, Girls, The Blacklist, The Following, Boardwalk Empire, 30 Rock, Elementary, all Law & Order franchises; Broadway: Act One, Bullets Over Broadway, Superior Donuts, Inherit The Wind (revival), Disney's The Lion King, The Phantom of The Opera; Regional Theatre: Cincinnati Playhouse, Alabama Shakes, Huntington, Walnut Street, Cleveland Playhouse, The Barter, and many more award winning theaters. Her clients also appear in major studio, and independent films.
Success Stories: Judy Boals has called back, and signed, many actors from Paul Russell's Master Classes. Judy's feedback to actors is always insightful.
MICHAEL GODDARD - (Talent Agency Owner-Partner: CGF Talent) represents a formidable roster of actors including Academy Award, Emmy and TONY nominees and winners! Michael Goddard partnered with Joel Carlton and Christopher Freer to create CGF Talent. His clients have recently been seen in The Wolf Of Wall Sreet, The Other Woman, (Cameron Diaz), HBO'S True Blood, Boardwalk Empire, USA's Graceland, Obivious Child (Jenny Slate), Orange Is The New Black, The Blacklist, The Good Wife, Carrie Diaries, Blue Bloods, The new STARZ show Power and many more. On Broadway: Kinky Boots, Pippin, Aladdin, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, Beautiful, and The Lion King. He has had clients work at most every major regional and Off-Broadway theater including The Guthrie, Old Globe Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, The Goodman Theatre, Hartford Stage, Roundabout Theatre Co, Lincoln Center Theatre, Second Stage, New York Theatre Workshop, Primary Stages and Goodspeed Musicals. He often works with upcoming developmental clients as well as established Broadway names.
Success Stories: Michael Goddard has called back and signed actors from Paul Russell's Master Classes.
Chad Pisetsky (Senior Legit Agent, Henderson/Hogan) recently joined the bi-coastal agency after being an agent for DGRW. Chad is always looking to build his roster. A full bio will posted once Chad settles into his new home at Henderson / Hogan.
Success Stories: Chad Pisetsky has called back and signed actors from Paul Russell's Master Classes.
PAUL RUSSELL; award-winning casting director, director, and author of ACTING: Make It Your Business – How to Avoid Mistakes and Achieve Success as a Working Actor (Penguin - Random House) has 30-plus years experience in entertainment that includes film, TV and Broadway. He began his career journey as a successful working actor.
As an independent casting director, he has cast for major studios including Twentieth Century Fox, HBO, Warner Brothers plus casting for New York and regional theater.
As a director Russell has directed at Tony award-winning L.O.R.T. theaters and Off-Broadway productions. He worked alongside playwright John Guare directing the first regional production of Mr. Guare's A Free Man of Color.
He has taught master classes on acting and the entertainment business on the campuses of America’s finest performing arts schools including: NYU, Yale, Elon, Rutgers University, Wright State University, Oakland University, Oklahoma Central University, Temple University, The University of The Arts, Emory & Henry College, Coastal Carolina University, James Madison University, Southeastern Missouri State University, Louisiana State University, and Northeastern University....
Aside his work in live-entertainment, Russell is presently authoring three fictional works; including a murder mystery.