Acting for Commercials and Corporate Projects — How to Get Started and Keep Going!

Spring is here, the snow is gone, the flowers are blooming… and that gets you thinking about acting. And getting paid for it. But where to start? And what to expect?

This fun and informative 3-hour workshop is intended for:

Those of you just starting out who are now considering the pursuit of some work as an actor
Those who’ve taken some time away from acting and may be looking to get back into the swing of things.

The workshop has 3 major parts:

1). Getting started in acting:

•Making the decision to pursue acting gigs and finding out what you do well
•What kinds of acting jobs you can pursue and what the business looks like in 2019
•Getting going and finding auditions
•Keeping the ball rolling

2). Going to auditions:

•Tips on finding auditions
•What clients/agencies/directors really want from an audition
•What the typical process is behind the scenes
•How to best prepare and perform
•Making it to the next level: callbacks
•And more!

3). Working on the shoot:

•Making a good first impression
•How a typical shooting day proceeds for the actor
•Working with crews and departments
•Proper etiquette: what to do, and what not to do
•Handling difficult situations on set
•And more!

Must be 16 years or older to attend. Enrollment is limited to 15 people, so sign-up soon!

DATE: Monday, June 3
TIME: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
FEE: $125
LOCATION: Mosser Casting, 3583 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, 15201



Dave ManganelliDave Manganelli is a veteran ad agency producer, with over 200 produced TV and radio commercials for clients like the Pennsylvania Lottery, True Value Hardware, Rite Aid, and the National Make-A-Wish Foundation to his credit. Over the last 20 years, Dave has personally conducted thousands of actor auditions in New York, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia to find just the right talent. He knows the talent selection process and wants to help you improve your chances of landing the job.

Dave also has a long, award-winning track record of producing and directing hundreds of scripted corporate productions, winning accolades along the way from The New York Festivals, The International Monitor Awards, The Telly Awards, and others.