The Hollywood Initiative is located in Los Angeles California, the hub of the Industry and Melbourne, Australia.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic they have now turned all of their services online - so now their opportunities have gone global!
Their goal is to provide actors with the tools to stand out in Hollywood’s competitive industry.
The Hollywood Initiative provides international and national actors and entertainers the resources, guidance and introductions to navigate the Los Angeles acting industry.
The Hollywood Initiative provides online workshops with U.S Casting Directors, Acting Classes with U.S Coaches, Dialect Coaching, Immigration Seminars and more!
Mike has been working in Hollywood since 2004. Casting credits include working on hit shows such as Weeds, Community, Arrow, Raising Hope, My Name is Earl, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behaviour, The Defenders, The Ex List, Alcatraz & Fringe. From January 2014 thru January 2020, he oversaw casting at TNT & TBS and later for TruTV and HBO Max as Director of Casting, working on pilots & series such as Animal Kingdom, Claws, Raised By Wolves, Wrecked, Angie Tribeca, Love Life, Station Eleven, Search Party, etc.
- Q&A- Mike will open up conversations on the current situation of covid and how to keep proactive as an actor
- Mike will assign you a scene based on your headshot and age range.
- Mike will read with you one on one with the class observing.
- Redirects and feedback given
- You will have the option to record your scene. This is only if you are on a desktop or laptop. If you are on a smartphone or tablet you won't have access to record your scene.
It's FREE TO APPLY - so what are you waiting for?!
WORKSHOP DISCLAIMER Taking a class, special event or workshop at The Hollywood Initiative IS NOT a guarantee of employment, an audition or the guarantee of obtaining a talent agent or manager. The mere presence of this casting director in this workshop or your attendance does not signify an employment opportunity and any way shape or form. To ensure that the casting director will not be taking home or keeping headshots or resume.
Audition / Rehearsal / Production datesWorkshop will run (remotely):
Los Angeles Time: 7:00pm Friday 30th October
Melbourne/Sydney time: 1:00pm Saturday 31st October
(Please check you local time)
Paid - Prize to be won! Exclusive spot worth $45!
You must be available at the following time: Los Angeles Time: 7:00pm Friday 30th October Melbourne/Sydney time: 1:00pm Saturday 31st October
Anyone, aged 18 and over
Applications closed 23 October 2020.