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for ages 15-18 with Matt Miller
Walk into an on-camera audition with confidence! This one day workshop will feature:
-two mock commercial auditions
-a mock film audition
The workshop will be followed up by a Q&A with parents about breaking into the business from 2:30-3:00.
$125, 5 hours (including a 30-minute lunch break for students)
Prerequisites: Open to all students
On-Camera Audition Techniques TBA
About the Instructor
Matt Miller is a Chicago based director and teacher. As an associate casting director with Tenner Paskal & Rudnicke Casting, Matt’s film credits include the Chicago casting for THE WEATHERMAN, THE AMITYVILLE HORROR, THE ICE HARVEST, STRANGER THAN FICTION, LET’S GO TO PRISON!, THE BREAKUP, THE PROMOTION, THE EXPRESS, and PUBLIC ENEMIES. He has been privileged to work with directors like Marc Forster, Michael Mann, Harold Ramis, Gore Verbinski, Bob Odenkirk, Peyton Reed, and Michael Keaton. Commercially, Matt has worked on campaigns for hundreds of companies and can frequently be overheard saying things like “I need you to smile when you take a bite of that fishstick as if it is both a delicious treat and an exceptional discount.”
As a stage director, Matt’s recent credits include the Jeff recommended revival of THE WEIR for Seanachai Theatre Company, the staged reading of 4000 MILES for Steppenwolf’s First Look Repertory, Serendipity’s Chicago and L.A. productions of GIRL,20 (Best Director and Best Ensemble nominations LA Weekly 2008 Theatre Awards) and the world premiere of GRACELAND for Profiles Theatre (Top 10 Plays of the Year 2009, Chicago Tribune & Sun Times).
As a storyteller, Matt performs frequently around Chicago with groups like 2nd Story, Write Club!, The Moth, and Essay Fiesta. Matt is also a proud twelve-year company member of Barrel of Monkeys, a group that provides creative writing workshops for Chicago Public Elementary Schools that lack arts funding.