The Business of Acting for the Camera, with Casting Director Katie Shenot

This one-night workshop for adults will focus on the business side aspects of the Film, TV and Commercial world.

You will learn about:

  • -Talent unions
  • -Websites and software that are useful to actors
  • -Preparing for auditions
  • -Creating self-taped auditions
  • -Submitting photos for roles
  • -The do’s and don’ts of interacting with clients
  • -The differences between talent agents and casting directors
  • -The Pennsylvania Film Tax Credit

We will also practice on-camera audition techniques using real commercial scripts.

This is a Q&A type seminar so questions are most definitely encouraged!

“After just a week of returning to the actor career, I found myself to be extremely lucky when I stumbled across your most recent class as many things have changed over the last 30 years. Your class presentation was most informative and you conducted it in a wonderfully entertaining format.”

— John Michalec

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Fee: $150
Location: Mosser Casting, 3583 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Limited to 15 people. Must be 18 years or older to attend.

If you have questions, email [email protected]


  • Disclaimer: This workshop is a learning experience. It is not an audition or employment opportunity. As such, when this class is over, the Casting Director will not be taking home, nor be given access to your headshot, resume or any of your other promotional materials.

Casting Director Katie Shenot

Katie Shenot is a 2003 graduate of Point Park University with a degree in Musical Theater. Upon graduation, Katie began working with Nancy Mosser Casting in Pittsburgh and is still with the company under the title of Casting Director.

Her work includes Film and Television projects such as Escape at Dannemora, Castle Rock, Downward Dog, Love the Coopers, The Dark Knight Rises, Perks of Being a Wallflower, Banshee; Season 4, The Fault in Our Stars, She’s Out of My League and many more.

She has also cast thousands of commercials both locally and nationally. In 2016, Katie won the Casting Society of America’s Artios award for Best Casting for her collaboration on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.

She serves as a Board member for the Pennsylvania Film Industry Association and is a proud member of the Casting Society of America (CSA).