Archive for May, 2011



We are assisting in a casting for body doubles in an upcoming K-Swiss commercial.  Please see below for details.  If you match the specs below (height, weight, and measurements) please send a photo to ASAP.


We are currently looking for the following roles for the K-Swiss international commercial and content film.

Body Doubles/Stand-ins

1. Photo double needed for a Danny Mcbride, 6 feet even, 215-220 pounds and sizes are 36W/32L 12 shoe size

2. Photo double needed for Jon Bon Jones he is 6ft 4in, 205 pounds very, very muscular and a 36 pant, 14 shoe size (please submit a photo without shirt)

3. Photo double needed for Vernon Davis he is 6ft 3 in, 253 pounds very, very muscular (please submit a photo without shirt)

4.Photo double needed for Patrick Willis, 6ft 1in, 240 pounds, very, very muscular. (please submit a photo without shirt)

5. Photo double needed for Matt Cassel he is 6ft 4in 230 pounds.

The K-Swiss commercial and content film will be shooting between May 31st-June 3rd. The rates vary between the international spot vs. the content film.

Please submit choices with accurate measurements and weight.


Jen Rudin Musical Theatre Auditioning Workshop

Creative Studios of Atlanta
Top NYC Casting Director Back by Popular Demand!

Jen Rudin is Back to Creative Studios of Atlanta

She’s Teaching Only One 

Musical Theatre Auditioning Workshop

May 21st from 2-5:30


Creative Studios of Atlanta
500 Bishop Street NW
Suite E4
Atlanta, GA 30318

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Saturday May 21, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
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Award-Winning NYC and LA Casting Director, Jen Rudin, CSA will be teaching ONE Musical Theatre Workshop at Creative Studios May 21st from 2-5:30 pm.  This is an opportunity for love musical theatre to learn from one of the top NYC casting directors.
Jen spent 7 years as Casting Executive at The Walt Disney Company, overseeing the Broadway and tours casting for THE LION KING, MARY POPPINS, THE LITTLE MERMAID and HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE TOUR. In Los Angeles, Jen cast the world premiere production of Jason Robert Brown’s  13 THE MUSICAL.
Today, JenRudin Casting casts for musicals, films and voice-overs. Jen teaches Master Classes round the country and at universities including:  New York University, Boston Conservatory,Northwestern University, Emerson College,  Baylor University, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and University of the Arts. So enjoy the outstanding training top universities are getting!  Train with an award-winning and highly respected Casting Director, Jen Rudin CSA.
Click on the link below to register or to get more information.
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Creative Studios of Atlanta

The GET Golf Tournament is fast approaching!

Georgia Ensemble Theatre
Do you have your foursome for theMary McLain Smith Theatre Arts Golf Cup?
Time to tee it up at the 15th Annual Mary McLain Smith Theatre Arts Golf Cup! Round up a foursome and plan on a fun day of golf at the beautiful Alpharetta Athletic Club. There will be prizes for “Closest to the Pin” and “Longest Drive”, raffle prizes, an awards dinner, and more!
Proceeds support the Georgia Ensemble Theatre Outreach and Educational Programming — it’s a round of golf with a tax-deduction! And you’ll be listed as a generous donor to GET in all five playbills of the 2011/2012 Season!

Register Now! We’ll see you on the links!
Call 770-641-1260.

Monday, May 16, 2011
Alpharetta Athletic Club

Georgia Ensemble Theatre
at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center
Roswell, Georgia 770-641-1260

C&J Workshop – May 16th

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 Corrigan & Johnston Casting

This unique workshop focuses on sides from actual auditions held at C&J Casting (film and commercial). You will be given sides in advance to work on in class, then at the end you will be shown the audition of the person who actually booked the job.  Learn what worked, what didn’t work, and how YOU can best prepare for actual auditions held at C&J! 

One of C&J Casting’s motto is
“if you look good, we look good.”
So join us for this very informative class so we can all look our best!!


Monday, May 16th

3006 North Davidson Street
Charlotte, NC 28205

5:30 – 9:30pm (we will have dinner for you)


adult class

 register at:
space is extremely limited


John D’Aquino Comedic Workshop – Creative Studios of Atlanta

Disney Star & On-Set Acting Coach, John D’Aquino,

Teaching Comedic Workshop at Creative Studios of Atlanta

on May 21st -22nd

Learn from Disney’s President of “Cory in the House”

“How To Make Funny”

 A Dynamic 4 ½ hour Intensive Comedic Acting Workshop

Stay This intensive workshop is a must for serious actors interested in comedic acting and adding more tools to your actor’s toolkit.

·         Exploring the evolution of sketch, situation comedy and multi-camera comedies

·         Making lines funnier with proven, joke-building principles

·         Understand the text and comedic ladder

·         Learning how to enhance performances

·         Developing the Signature of the Character

·         Improvisational techniques specifically designed the multi-camera format

Thirty year acting veteran John D’Aquino (Cory in the House, Seinfeld, Hannah Montana, CSI) has starred in six television series, recurred on many popular shows & guest starred on dozens more.

John D’Aquino has taught his 4 Camera Orientation seminar in Los Angeles on the sets of Disney’s most recent series Ant Farm and Kickin’ It and has acted as set acting coaches or performance doctors on Pack of Wolves and The Wizards of Waverly.   John has also recently visited the set of YTV’s Mr. Young (Vancouver, BC) as a performance consultant.

John credits includes Disney’s Shake it Up, Cory in the House and Hannah Montana as well as Seinfeld, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Weeds, CSI, Cold Case and many more.  Along with his capable staff, John D’Aquino’s Young Performers Workshops in Los Angeles, host multiple camps each Summer as well as deliver their program, Making Funny, on the road across America and sometimes beyond.  JOHN is also a personal acting coach whose students are currently working on television and film.

Actors will learn the science behind creating funny scenes and series.

·         -Learn how to shape comedic performance for 4 Camera’s (multi-camera’s)

·         -Life on the set; defining the performer’s accountabilities & production’s expectations

·         -Expand the performers overall craft and set management

·         -Raise skill-set to deliver greater performances despite limited rehearsal time 

·         -Develop a character’s artistic signature; thereby enhancing over-all effectiveness

Investment:  $195

Hurry While Seats Last!  Small Class Size. 

To Register & Get More Information Follow the links below:

Saturday, May 21st,  Session 1:    9am – 1:30pm

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Saturday, May 21st, Session 2:  2:30- 7 pm

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Sunday, May 22nd:  9am-1:30pm

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Ballet Boot Camp Workshop, May 14 at Dance 411!

Ballet Boot Camp Workshop Sat. May 14 at 2pm at Dance 411!

It is time for the premiere of the Ballet Boot Camp Workshop at Dance 411 on Saturday May 14 at 2pm.  All levels welcome.  Hope to see you there!  
Want a great strengthening and toning workout? Try Ballet Boot Camp. This class is structured to build long lean muscle. In this class, you will gain strength through your body, arms, back, core, bottom and legs. It is also designed to build a sense of balance and flexibility. It is divided into strengthening exercises both on the floor and standing, stretching exercises to lengthen and tone muscle, and short combinations across the floor using ballet foundational steps. We will use a mix of slow and fast beats to keep the class energized.  Open to all levels!

Learn Ballet from Jamie Horban! Jamie is excited to be returning to Atlanta for this special one time workshop at her old home Dance 411!     She trained in Chicago for many years in  chechetti ballet, jazz, tap, modern, tango, flamenco, hip-hop, Musical Theater, acrobatics, Belly dance,   African dance, salsa and Latin.  She has trained at Evanston School of Ballet, Ruth Page Dance Center, Lou Conte Dance Studio, Ellis du Boulet, Chicago Ballet, Gus Giordano, Joel Hall Dance Center.  She graduated from Northwestern University with a bs in dance and film.  She has danced with numerous dance companies including Lyric Opera of Chicago, Dance Chicago, White Oak Dance Project, and Latin American Dance Company.   She has taught at Atlanta Ballet,  Interlochen Arts Academy, Korean Dance Company,Gold’s Gym, Northlight Theater, and Ballet Legere just to name a few.   She has choreographed for many dance companies, theaters and production companies around the United States including Interlochen Arts, Atlanta Ballet Pre-Pro Division,  Dance Chicago, The Chicago Cultural Center,  CK Dance Company, Northlight Theater, Metropolis Theater, Bailiwick Theater, Ballet Legere, Northwestern University, and the Actor’s Gymnasium. Jamie is artistic director of Solestance Productions, producing festivals annually around the country. The festival and Jamie have been  featured in the Chicago Tribune, Creative Loafing, The Chicago Reader, The Dailiy Herald, Pioneer Press, as well as on WGN morning news and WTTW Chicago.  She is currently traveling up and down the East Coast choreographing and teaching in different states. 

All classes heald at Dance 411 Studios.  Contact


For further questions please e-mail

Jerry Farber’s Side Door, May 13!

Jerry Farber’s Side Door…May 13! 

“The Retro Jazz Kats” by Gina Palermo

From jazz to Motown to classic rock,


Gwen & The Band make your event extraordinary, with band sizes from solo piano to r&b quartet to ballroom big band!

For samples of music suitable for any kind of event, go to Or

or call:  770/621-4644

(A full itinerary of  booked dates can be found here.

All of the Band’s original music can be found on iTunes.

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Jerry Farber’s Side Door

Friday, May 13, 2011

 Shows at 8:30 and 10:30 pm

Located at The Landmark Diner

(Piedmont and Roswell Rds.)


Make your reservations now as Gwen Hughes joins Atlanta’s legendary Jerry Farber for laughs, lyrics and a lot of libations.   This is going to be a sellout night, so click here now for tickets.


You can have an affordable dinner, the best cocktails and relax in this beautiful new gem on the Atlanta club scene.  There will some jazz chops and then a lot of dancing…and if Jerry’s around, always a lot of hilarity, too!


And upcoming…
June 19, Divas With a Cause! (The Buckhead Theatre) – 5:30 pm
June 24 The Thomas A. Dorsey Festival, 6:00 pm
Europe Summer Tour, Scheduled July 18-31, 2011

More on all these and all the other great gigs later…

God bless you and thanks!


GH & The Bands
Redwarbler Music (BMI)