The arts community is a truly remarkable group and AWP is ecstatic with the stellar team coming together for our camp 2020 programming! A diverse group of deeply skilled, talented, hardworking and kind people eager to teach and collaborate with YOU!
AWP has something for ALL AGES and ALL SKILL LEVELS!
Meet the teachers:
"Living my dreams by helping others figure out how to live theirs."
Writer of Self-Management for Actors, Emmy-honored casting director, teacher, columnist.
Broadway: In Transit, Shuffle Along (revival), Les Miserables (revival), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Disney's The Lion King, Book Of Mormon, Hair, Ragtime (revival), Disney's The Little Mermaid, Hairspray. T.V.: Nurse Jackie, Tony Awards, Good Morning America, The Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning.
Wicked, Be More Chill, Heathers the Musical, Almost Famous, Sunset Boulevard, Freaky Friday...
10 Years with Stilwell Casting, Spent his childhood and early adulthood as an actor, uses his knowledge in front of and behind the camera effectively, inspires actors to walk into an audition with confidence
Odd Mom Out, Friends From College, Blue Bloods, The Blacklist, Rescue Me, Enchanted, The Departed, Chicago City Limits (resident & touring company)
Choreographer, performer and a seasoned creative visionary. Experienced working with some of the best entertainers in the industry - from music performers like Stevie Wonder, Kanye West, and Mary J. Blige to working with actors such as Tracee Ellis Ross, Jennifer Hudson, and Jamie Foxx. Her industry experience even extends to working with brands such as: Weight Watchers, Pantene Pro-V, and Wienerschnitzel, in addition to dozens of television shows, films, and commercials.
Twenty-year veteran of finding, identifying and placing creative as well as business executives, in leadership roles across the entertainment media sector. He is currently Vice President, Global Executive Search for NBCUniversal where he runs the New York search team over the entirety of NBCU businesses such as Universal Pictures, NBC, Telemundo, MSNBC, Bravo, USA and the company’s new streaming service, Peacock.
The Walking Dead, The Quad, Cupcake (Diversity en Cannes 2020)
Co-Founder and Casting Director of Big Picture Casting, Artistic Director of Sketchworks Theatre, and co-writer 'The Actor's Guide for Kids'.
Casting business for over Graduate of Marymount College &
attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and Carnegie-Mellon University. A highlight of her career was winning a CLIO Award for Casting Excellence for a Pepsi Commercial.
Dion is a Certified Pilates/Barre instructor, dancer, teacher and choreographer; working both regionally & nationally. Performing with professional ballet companies throughout the U.S. and currently performs as principal dancer “Lady Cimorene”/additional choreographer/fire & LED dancer/aerialist for the original Victorian troupe “Phantasmagoria Orlando”. Dion also choreographs/teaches for dance studios, professional groups, high schools, & colleges throughout Central Florida.
Photo Chris Bridges
Actor and stunt performer known for: MacGyver, Nashville, The Goldbergs, The Fosters, Scorpion, Castle, Drop Dead Diva, Devious Maids, Bones...
Doom Patrol, The Resident, Nashville, The Fur Is Gone, A.C.O.D....
NY Manager and Broadway performer: Legally Blonde, Hairspray, All Shook Up, Urban Cowboy...
Southeast casting director and Vice President of Fincannon & Associates
John DiDonna is Program Chair of theater for Valencia College, and the Artistic Director of Victorian Performance Troupe Phantasmagoria.
AWP alum, instructor, choreographer, actor and professional dancer. Former Radio City Rockette and owned her own award winning performing arts center. From commercials (Volkswagen) to TV (Dawson’s Creek) to movies (Muppets From Space), stage productions (Little Shop of Horrors) and industrials.
Producer, director, casting consultant, on set acting coach and experienced talent manager in television and film. Performed in over 30 musicals and hundreds of commercials, voice overs, radio dramas, and talk shows.
Carrie Anne Hunt
Carrie Anne is best known for her work in Star (FOX), The Beach House (Hallmark), Living the Dream (Sky 1 – UK), Magic Mike XXL (Warner Brothers), Sleepy Hollow (FOX), Edgar Allan Poe’s Mystery Theatre (PBS) and Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime).
Mary Lou Belli
Two time Emmy award-winner, directing television for over 20 years, co-author of four books: The NEW Sitcom Career Book, Acting for Young Actors, PERFORM: Acting for the Screen, and Directors Tell the Story.
Dolly Parton's Heartstrings, Mr. Mercedes, Bob Freeman: Exterminator For Hire, The Highwaymen, Superstition, Stan Against Evil...
Gotham, Law & Order SVU, San Andreas Quake, The Hunters...
Professional actor, instructor and cinematographer. Charles has worked on projects such as: Happy Days, Quantum Leap, Wings, Monk, Bones, Bizaardvark, Beautiful, An Existential Affair...
Zack Hosseini is an Emmy Award-Winning director of music videos, commercials, shorts, and branded content. He is the founder of Chaos Theory Media, a premier production company and video marketing agency devoted to helping businesses and artists grow using visual storytelling.
Kristin Weber studied piano, voice, accordion, musical theater, and comedy for more than 15 years in both Dallas and Los Angeles. She has been seen in nationally touring musicals, commercials, festivals, showcases, and numerous regional musical theater productions. She has received awards in both Dallas and Los Angeles for comedic performances and as a composer has written several songs for short films and stage shows.
The Blacklist, Hight Maintenance, The Americans, Elementary...
NEED TO KNOW INFO:
Make your own movie under the close guidance of master filmmakers...then premiere your movie for an adoring audience!
Register early to receive your personal SURPRISE BOX (late registrants may pick up box at studio by appointment only while supplies last)
Full refund, minus $50 processing fee, if Written Cancellation is 2 weeks prior to camp. No refund with less than 2 weeks notice.