Michael Gillespie

Tyler Perry Studios' Casting Associate

December 17th, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm - $50.00

Michael Gillespie is an Atlanta based Casting Associate, Wardrobe Stylist, and Inspirational Writer, Speaker and Editorial Writer for Modern Luxury. He has always had a love for fashion, TV/Film & Entertainment, and inspiring others through his journey. He began his fashion styling career in Los Angeles working as an assistant to celebrity stylist, Melis Kuris. Through her he’s worked with people like Jackson Guthy, David Oyelowo, and Ian Somerhalder. He now owns his own styling company called “Gillespie Style Studios” and has worked with “Meelah Williams, Kierra Sheard, April Parker-Jones, and Carissa Rosario.” He is also interning as an assistant to Raquel Smith, Beyonce’s stylist of over 10 years with Ty Hunter.

Michael began his casting career at Tyler Perry Studios, working for Casting Director, Rhavynn Drummer. While working at the studio he has participated in the casting of 2 sitcom’s, 2 drama series, and 1 Pilot. Working on shows like “Love Thy Neighbor”, “The Haves and Have Nots”, For Better Or Worse, “If Loving You Is Wrong”, and “Too Close To Home” currently on the Oprah Winfrey and TLC Network.

The Steve Harvey And Marjorie Harvey Foundation, gave him the opportunity to speak at a boys self development camp, where he was able to share his story and help them see a brighter future for themselves. He hopes to inspire the world to chase their dreams..

Intensive Format

  • All ages welcome
  • Class size 25-30
  • Headshot & Resume critique
  • Actors will prepare a scene of their choice
  • Each actor will receive verbal and hand written notes
  • The class will conclude with a Q&A

Cancellations must be done seven days prior to event in order to secure a refund or credit. A $5.00 processing fee will be assesed to all refunds. Credits will expire after six months. Same day cancellations/no-shows result in loss of payment and no credit.