5 REASONS CASTING DIRECTORS SHOULD BE HAPPY TO SEE WORKSHOPS GO

Recent press regarding casting director workshops has reignited controversy over potential abuses, but offers no clear path forward for the actors who attend workshops or the casting professionals who lead them.

Last week, the Casting Society of America (CSA) issued a press release announcing a new committee to study the issue of CD-led workshops. Specifically, the committee will “seek to preserve and enhance the educational value of casting workshops” while fostering “increased awareness and understanding among CSA members of the Casting Workshop Guidelines created in collaboration with…