Barry Shapiro’s 5 Wk On-Cam Commercial Class – Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 & Mar. 5th

A 30 year veteran of Commercial Casting, Barry Shapiro is the owner of the legendary Herman & Lipson Casting. He has cast THOUSANDS of commercials from the top brands worldwide like: GOOGLE, TACO BELL, McDONALD’S, NFL, REVLON, MILLER BEER, VOLKSWAGEN & BAYER, PEPSI, CHASE, VERIZON, FORD, NEW YORK RANGERS.
Every aspect of the commercial business is discussed and every actor is working in front of a camera in a real casting studio to perfect their commercial audition technique!
Students are encouraged to write their own commercial copy for some of the excersises. After each class, a copy of your on-camera work will be sent to you for review or marketing. 

Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 & Mar. 5th | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
@ Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave. NYC

For questions about this class contact our Artistic Director at: or call/text 646-577-7553.
Please make sure your PayPal email address is updated so you will receive our confirmation.
Within These 5 Weeks, You Will Cover:

– Intro and working on Single short scripts to camera
– More Advance Single scripts to camera
– Dialogue scripts and Improv
 One Liners and Non Speaking Commercials …

Barry will work on helping you to know how to break down commercial copy quickly but specifically, how to make strong choices to book to role.

About Barry Shapiro
Barry, the Owner and President of Herman & Lipson Casting, has been with the office for more than 35 years. Recent clients include: Loreal, ESPN, Advil, Verizon, among others. His passion also lies in teaching on-camera workshops for all ages. Barry travels around the country conducting acting workshops and attending talent conventions. In NYC, he teaches commercial technique and improv classes. He also directs comedy showcases. Prior to being a casting director, Barry managed a rehearsal studio for Broadway shows and worked as a producer for one of the most prominent fashion commercial directors in the business.

“I loved the 4 week commercial class because Barry is the life of the class. He’s funny, very knowledgeable and goes above and beyond to help his students learn commercial copy. He’s the best!”
– Karriem T
*As always – a membership at NYCastings is never required to take any of our classes*

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