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Jennifer Trujillo – Emmy Award Winning Casting Director Disney Channel and Disney Jr., Elena of Avalor

Disney TV Animation

Jennifer Trujillo has been casting animated pilots, series and shorts for Disney Television Animation for over six years, she currently holds the title of Casting Supervisor. Her list of current projects includes the recently announced Vampirina and Muppet Babies, as well as currently airing series Elena of Avalor, Pickle and Peanut, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, and the Mickey Mouse Shorts. Her credits also include Wander Over Yonder, The 7D, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil, Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, Motorcity, and Tron: Uprising.

Tuesday July 9   7 - 9:30pm

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$115 Ages: 8 & Up

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Lindsay Perlman–Halper – Lucas Film Animation, Star Wars

Auditioning for Animation

Lindsay is the Casting Manager for Lucasfilm Animation, where she’s worked on many Star Wars properties including Clone Wars, Resistance, Rebels, Forces of Destiny, Galaxy of Adventures, Detours, Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, Lego Star Wars: All Stars, and Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series, along with the feature animated musical Strange Magic. After graduating from Penn State University, Lindsay began her casting career at Klasky Csupo. 

She later helped build the company Wright Casting, where she worked on projects such as Justice League: The New Frontier (Warner Bros), Kung Fu Magoo (Classic Media), Jingle All the Way (Bent Image Lab/Hallmark Channel), Monster Island (Anima Estudios), The Possibility Shop (The Jim Henson Company/Disney Online), and The LeBrons (Believe Entertainment Group). She enjoys working with creative talent and finding the perfect voices to bring characters to life!

Tuesday August 6   7 - 9:30pm

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$115 Ages: 9 & Up

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Micaela Hicks

Animation, Gaming and Youth Agent, VOX Agency

Micaela Hicks, Animation and Gaming Agent and of Young Talent at VOX - also known in the VO community as Micaela Stepanovich, has been slaying the VO dragon since 2001.

Having built the commercial, animation, and video game department from the ground up at Solid Talent, Micaela has a knack for building strong relationships with producers and talent. Being able to understand and conform to the constant changes of the entertainment industry, Micaela takes things head on.

Micaela tends to do things a little different than the average agent, but it has led to building a long and successful career. She is an outside the box thinker and approaches all things in a positive manner.

Tuesday July 16   7 - 9:30pm

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$115 Ages: 9 & Up

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Mami Okada – Casting Director - Bang Zoom Entertainment, Cartoon Network et al

Animé Characters & Dubbing

Mami Okada is the Casting Director and Director of Operations at Bang Zoom! Entertainment, where she has worked on numerous animated series and films, video games, toys, and anime for nearly 15 years. Mami has cast such hits as HUNTER X HUNTER (Cartoon Network), ONE PUNCH MAN (Cartoon Network), LEGO FRIENDS (Disney Channel), LALALOOPSY GIRLS (Nick Jr.), PAW PATROL (Spin Master), LEAGUE OF LEGENDS (Riot Games), LITTLE BIG PLANET: KARTING (Playstation), and one of the biggest franchises from Japan, DORAEMON (Disney XD), to name only a few. Mami Okada and Bang Zoom! Entertainment are passionate about cultivating new talent.

They are well known for seeking out and discovering talented actors who now lead the industry in the field of voice acting.

Tuesday July 30   7 - 9:30pm

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$115 Ages: 9 & Up

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MaryLynn Wissner – Voices & Voicecasting, Award Winning Casting Director

Auditioning for Commercials

Since, 1990 Mary Lynn and her award winning company, Voices Voicecasting,in Los Angeles, has cast thousands and thousands of voice talent in thousands and thousands of voiceover productions. From the Clio winning CHEVRON TALKING CARS to the 13 part HISTORY, THE COLOR OF WAR to CHRYSLER, RADIO SHACK, CHIQUITA, FIAT, TACO BELL, COCA-COLA, TOYOTA, LEGOS, WALGREENS, KLEENEX, US ARMY, SONY, 7-11, TECATE, CLOROX, JEEP, MATTEL, LEAP PAD (just to name a few)... to several feature films, animation series and video games, audio books and narrations. Also, casting voices for E-Learning, Promos and IVR...whatever voice request is needed, Mary Lynn has found the voice for it! In addition to her successful casting career, Mary Lynn has continued to direct workshops, coach, consult and direct talent all across the world.

Tuesday August 13   7 - 9:30pm

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$115 Ages: 9 & Up

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Andrea Toyias – Blizzard Enterntainment

Auditioning for Video Games – Students will stay for 3 hours

Andrea Toyias is the Senior Casting & Voice Director at Blizzard Entertainment where she enjoys bringing a wide-range of characters to life in World of WarCraft, Diablo, StarCraft and most recently, Blizzard’s newest exciting titles, Hearthstone and Overwatch.

Andrea has been working in the video game industry for over 15 years. Her early years were spent at Vivendi Games where she first developed her love and passion for voice acting; first as a Dialogue Editor and later as the in-house Recording Engineer. She worked with hundreds of actors on innumerable games of every genre, ranging from the fun and entertaining Spyro to the dark and ominous Chronicles of Riddick. In 2008, Andrea transitioned to Blizzard Entertainment and began building the voice department from the ground up. She currently spends most of her time in the recording studio where casting and directing ghouls, goblins, demons, space aliens and super heroes are her specialty.

Andrea’s latest work on Overwatch has led her all over the globe as she searches for characters of every background, ethnicity and sound in order to make Blizzard’s newest undertaking come to life in new, more vibrant ways. Andrea’s goal, no matter the role and no matter the project, is to find a truth and believability in every line, in every character and in every performance.

Tuesday July 23   7 - 10pm

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$149 Ages: Teens 12 & Up

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Ned Lott – Animation Voice Director, Casting Director and Producer

Audition and Singing  –  Students will stay for 3 hours

Ned Lott has a wide range of voice directing and casting experience for animation. He was a Voice Director, Casting Director and Producer with the Walt Disney Studios on eight Studio Ghibli titles, including Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar™ nominated theatrical release “Howl’s Moving Castle” starring Christian Bale.

Other notable accomplishments include casting Liam Neeson as the voice of “Aslan” for “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”. Ned spent years at Disney Character Voices casting and directing projects for “Cars”, “Monsters Inc.”, “The Incredibles”, “Kingdom Hearts" and many other Disney/Pixar projects. Ned has also cast and voice directed numerous projects for Warner Brothers including multiple “Lord of the Rings” projects and "The Lego Movie" video game with Will Farrell, Chris Pratt, and Morgan Freeman.

Wednesday August 14   7 - 10pm

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$149 Ages: 8 & Up

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Tom Keegan – Casting & Director of Performance Capture, Games, Film and Voiceover 

Performance Capture & Voiceover Auditioning for Video Games – 3 Hours

Tom Keegan is a BAFTA-nominated director who has worked in games, animation, TV, film and theatre. Tom’s background and training as an actor, director, and choreographer contribute to making him one of the world’s most in-demand directors for performance capture. Games include the Battlefield series, Call of Duty, Star Wars, Wolfenstein, Dead Rising, Mirror’s Edge, and many more.

Tuesday August 20   7 - 10pm

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$149 Ages: 9 & Up

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