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Pursuing Casting

Casting is a creative field that can be very rewarding. There are many paths to the craft of casting. We hope some of these resources below will support your journey. 

 

CASTING SOCIETY CARES CASTING ASSISTANT TRAINING & EDUCATION PROGRAM
We're so excited about bringing forward the next generation of casting professionals through the Training & Education program offered by our affiliated 501(c)(3), Casting Society Cares. For all details on CSC, please go to https://www.castingsocietycares.org/.

 

CSA MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
The purpose of the CSA Mentorship Program is to foster emerging talent in the field of Casting. Over a three month period, mentees are paired with Casting Directors and Associate Casting Directors who will encourage and guide them in an effort to build confidence and engagement in the casting profession. Prior to applying, you will be invited to our symposium that will give you insight into CSA, the premier organization for casting directors and associate casting directors in film, television and theatre; the contribution of casting in the entertainment industry; the exciting journey ahead of you. Please sign up HERE for the interested mentee list or connect with our mentorship coordinators for more information, membershipcoordinator@castingsociety.com.

 

TEPPER SEMESTER PROGRAM
Casting Society of America partnered with the Department of Drama at Syracuse University to create a semester long immersion program in New York City designed to provide students with rigorous training in the craft of casting. Designed by the New York CSA Community Outreach Committee and  the Director of the Tepper Semester, it is a joint effort to maintain a high standard of professionalism and artistic integrity within the field. The program has three important components; key core courses with fellow Tepper Semester students, an apprenticeship with leading casting directors and mentorship by CSA Outreach Committee members.

Graduates have worked at: Telsey + Company, ABC Television, Cap Casting, Tara Rubin Casting, Warner Brothers Television, Alexa L. Fogel Casting, Cindy Tolan Casting, Stephanie Klapper Casting, Bowling/Miscia Casting, Gayle Keller Casting, Carmen Cuba Casting, Francine Maisler Casting, Jessica Daniels Casting. For more information on this first-ever Casting Concentration Curriculum go to www.teppersemester.com

 

GLOBAL COMMUNITY EVENTS 
Would you like to hear about upcoming CSA events? Here's your connection to events open to future CSA members: Global Community List Sign Up

 

ASSOCIATE AND ASSISTANT JOB BOARD
Everyone is looking for a little support, get your foot in the door by joining our job list! The CSA Job List Sign Up.