Rita Harrell

August 17th - 11:00am to 4:00pm - $150.00

Rita Harrell is the co-founder and casting director of Big Picture Casting in Atlanta, GA. Prior to starting Big Picture, Rita worked as a Talent Agent for five years at People Store Talent Agency where she ran the Voiceover and On Camera Industrial Departments.

Rita started her career in Casting in New York City where she worked in casting at such venerable institutions as The Public Theater/ New York Shakespeare Festival, Williamstown Theater Festival and New York Theatre Workshop. She was also in the East Coast Casting Department for FOX television for two years before moving back to her hometown of Atlanta.

In 2011 Rita and Jen Kelley formed Big Picture Casting, Inc. Big Picture Casting casts principal talent for feature films, television, commercial, industrial and new media projects from coast to coast. Recent projects include "Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell", "Tropical Cop Tales" pilot for Adult Swim and "Love at the Shore" for the Hallmark Channel.

Get Scene 360 Format

Actors will be given sides earlier in the week and must self tape as if the audition came from their agent. Workshop will begin self tape evaluations in performance and quality. Then all actors will have the chance to apply their given notes in the room in a mock callback scenario. Afterwards actors will be given a cold read which will be on camera, and playback and notes will be given after. This workshop will conclude with a Q&A.

  • Age Requirement: 16 years old and up
  • Class Size of 12 students
  • Cold Reads
  • On Camera Work w/ Playback
  • One on One time with instructor
  • The workshop will conclude with a Q&A

Cancellations must be done seven days prior to intensive in order to secure a refund or credit. A 10% processing fee will be assessed to all refunds. Credits will expire after six months. Cancellations less than seven days and no-shows result in loss of payment and no credit.