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Cold Reading Masterclass with Casting VIP Ani Avetyan

Fri July 22 | In-Person Masterclass with Ani Avetyan, who has cast 14+ yrs of hit shows+film.


Study cold reading in LA with Casting Director and Producer, Ani Avetyan. and prepare the skills needed to book television shows and films.

Ani is known for casting over 14 years of TNT's hit TV series "The Closer," its spin-off "Major Crimes," and has since worked on many additional television shows and feature films. For more info, visit for Ani's IMDb page.

Ani will teach how to act on-camera authentically and prepare actors to return to set after the industry pause. Discover what it takes to bring a TV character to life and the dynamics of television scripts, timing and technique. Ani will then discuss what to expect returning to auditions and to set this season, followed by a group Q&A session.


✭ Ani will collect headshots on the day of the event.
✭ Actors will be assigned "cold sides" based on their headshots.
✭ Actors will perform the scenes 1-on-1.

For Ani's lesson plans and more information about this masterclass, click here

Save your spot now and dive into a one-of-a-kind scene study with a TV and film pro!

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