K&K Casting Director Workshop!
SATURDAY February 17 | 9am – 5pm
SUNDAY February 18 | 10am – 3pm
WHERE: 750 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
PARTICIPANTS: Only 16 Seats available!
FEES: $250 + GST. Prior payment is required to reserve a seat.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Participants will not be able to cancel for this special workshop. Seats can be transferred to friends and we will do everything we can to find a replacement as there is usually a wait-list for these workshops.
Kris Woz & Kara Eide are a casting duo based in Vancouver, BC. They each bring to their partnership extensive experience in casting for film and television productions, and together have worked on many projects including Stephen Chbosky’s “Wonder” (Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay), Kevan Funk’s Hello Destroyer” (Jared Abrahamson, Ian Tracey, Sara Canning), Giancarlo Esposito’s “This is Your Death” (Sarah Wayne Callies, Josh Duhamel and James Franco), Shana Feste’s “Boundaries” (Vera Farmiga, Christopher Plummer, Bobby Cannavale) and Wayne Roberts’ “Richard Says Goodbye” (Johnny Depp, Rosemary DeWitt).
In addition to their feature film and television work, Kris & Kara’s portfolio includes numerous commercial campaigns for a variety of high-profile clients including Reebok, Pepsi, Lexus, Tylenol and Google.
Kris & Kara have cast features and short films that have screened at over 30 film festivals worldwide, including Toronto International Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival.
Kris & Kara live and breathe storytelling and bring their unique passion and sharply honed vision to each and every project.
Stellina Rusich has had a rewarding and varied career in the arts. Over her 35 year career she has worked in all facets of the acting industry. First as a performer, then as a Director, Composer Teacher and acting coach. She’ taught the Full time acting program at School Creative, (now Vancouver Acting School) for six years as well as maintaining a private coaching business. She has appeared in over 60 commercials and numerous Stage, TV and Film roles.
Most notable TV & Film credits include: Terminal City, Carpool with David Paymer, Unforgettable opposite Ray Liotta, and Tony Shalhoub’s wife on Monk, the Television series.
Stage performances include: Amadeus, Merchant of Venice, Are You Lonesome Tonight, Women in Bed, Night of the Iguana, Little Shop of Horrors, Dark of the Moon, Pal Joey, Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Sunshine Boys, Anne of Green Gables, Kiss Me Kate, and many others. These performances have taken her from the Cincinnati Playhouse, to the Citadel Theatre, Stratford Festival, Stage West, Charlottetown Festival, and the North Pole.
Directing Credits include: Almost Maine, Mental the Musical, Stiff Cuffs, Italian American Reconciliation, Four Dogs and a Bone, Twenty Something, Pizza Man, Farewell Ambrosia, Misconduct and many School Creative and VAS showcases.
Stellina has been a dialogue coach for the past 7 years on ‘Mr. Young’ , ’SomeAssembly Required’, 2 sit-coms produced by Thunderbird Productions and has been the acting coaching for Mech X4 season one, produced by Disney shot in Maple Ridge and Abbostford B.C.
Private Acting Coach Business – 20 years for theatre and TV/Film audition.
“Acting for the Camera” – Private Class on going
School Creative Instructor – (6 years full time) – Classic Actor Program, Script analysis,
Scene study, Improvisation, Camera Technique. Additional Responsibilities included – Directing Showcases, Teachers’ Administrative Liaison.
Vancouver Acting School – 2010 – 2013.
Blue Egg studios, acting for camera. 2010- 2013
Workshops for Teens: Acting for Teens, Summer School Workshop for Teens
Classic Actor program – Script Analyses, Scene Study Adults – Acting for the Camera, Scene Study, Private on set coach
Stellina has taught several sit-com acting workshops through U.B.C.P with Milo Shandel
New Play Rites Festival – Assistant Director
Saturday February 17th:
- 9am – 5pm | On camera scene preparation with Stellina Rusich
Sunday February 18th:
- 10am-3pm | Scene presentations for Kris & Kara
- Feedback and Q&A
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