Casting Director Jamie Castro Heads Free Zoom Industry Panel For Actors Seeking Success In L.A.

United States, New York, New York City – 05-06-2022 (PR Distribution™) –

Actors Connection, Up-To-Date Actor, and Ted Brunetti Studios have proudly teamed up to present Actor Insider Tips: LA Edition, a free Zoom panel where top-level industry experts provide practical guidance for actors looking to build their careers in the Los Angeles market. (Live on Sunday, May 15 at 5pm PT / 8pm ET.)

Featured panelist Jamie Castro (acclaimed casting director for SCANDAL, GREY’S ANATOMY, STATION 19, INVENTING ANNA) will be joined by agent Elmer Blanco (Avalon Artists Agency), producer Ashley-Lauren Elrod, and award-winning writer, entertainment journalist, and publicist Steven Shehori.

Actors attending the live virtual event will receive constructive, hands-on industry tips and advice from the veteran panelists, whose topics of discussion will include “Gaining Visibility in Your Chosen Market” and “Strengthening Individuality in Your Career.” The panel will conclude with a Q&A.

Workshop attendees new to the Up-To-Date Actor will receive a discount code for a 1-month Full Access Free Trial and 20% off a paid subscription.

Registration is open at:

The Actor Insider Tips: LA Edition seminar is a collaboration between Actors Connection, Up-To-Date Actor, and Ted Brunetti Studios: 

Actors Connection ( is an online professional development company for actors looking to strengthen skill sets while building connections with notable and currently working entertainment professionals. Now fully online, Actors Connection is the largest educational and networking acting school in the US. With over 175 seminars, acting classes, and special events each month, Actors Connection has been connecting actors with leading talent agents, casting directors and personal managers since 1991. The mission of Actors Connection is to provide all the necessary tools for success whether an actor is striving to improve their auditioning skills, focusing on new areas of the acting business, seeking representation, or looking for networking opportunities.

Up-To-Date Actor ( provides career-building and management tools for actors and performing artists throughout the United States. We have an extensive database of over 15,000 industry contacts, which consists of agents, casting directors, talent managers, projects currently casting, and more. Our membership includes everything an up-and-coming actor needs, from career-building tools and advice to advanced access to projects before casting is announced. Members enjoy complete peace of mind knowing they have access to the most updated and comprehensive information available. The Up-To-Date Actor offers a customized experience that lets users save and track the information most relative to their careers. Receive acting career updates in real-time, right at your fingertips 24/7! Through Up-To-Date Actor, you can be the CEO and take control of your acting career with ease.

Ted Brunetti Studios ( is a private, boutique acting studio, offering virtual and in-person on-camera classes for actors in all markets in a safe, all-inclusive environment. TED BRUNETTI is a producer, director, acting coach, teacher, and actor. He created the role of “Frankie Coffee Cake” in the Broadway Production of A BRONX TALE (co-directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks, book by Chazz Palminteri, music by Alan Menken, choreography by Sergio Trujillo, produced by Tribeca Productions, Dodger Theatricals & Tommy Mattola). Ted was Uta Hagen’s protégé (20yrs).

Brunetti is the invited Guest Member of the renowned ACTORS’ STUDIO (LA). He is also an award-winning coach/teacher. Brunetti serves as Faculty, Guest Faculty, Coach & Director at the premiere Directing and Acting Programs and Institutions across the U.S. and is an on-going guest artist for Australia’s renowned Actors Center of Australia: patron Hugh Jackman.

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