Home
Acting
Modeling
Sports Entertainment
Photography
Comedy
Children
Music
The Big Break Boards
Success Stories
Links
About Us
Contact Information
Join the Mailing List
Calendar of Events
Radio BBNY
BIGBreakNY Bargain Basement
Ask Marisa
The Reel Deal


Actors' Career Fair 36
Tuesday, October 2, 2007
Shetler 54
244-250 W. 54th St., 12th Floor, New York, NY
6 P.M.–9 P.M.

 

CLICK HERE for answers to our most frequently asked questions

Here are some testimonials about the ACF:

  • Just wanted to thank you for giving me the opportunity to attend your Actors' Career Fair June 21. Everyone was so nice and helpful. The Casting Directors made me feel very relaxed and comfortable. Linda Alexis
  • Just a quick note to say that Tuesday evening's events were outstanding. The seminars, the drop offs and especially the quality of the audition professionals.
    John F.
  • I audition your seminar yesterday and it was great. I got a call from Selective Casting and from my audition I am now going to meet the director for a short film this Friday. You guys were all so friendly and helpful that I can't wait to join the next one. I had a blast. BTW your staff is the BEST.
    Jai Catalano
  • GUESS WHAT!!! David Elliot's assistant just called me. I have an appoinment on Tuesday with him!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks BIGBREAKNY!!! I just wanted to let you know that bigbreak is working.
    J. C
  • Thank you so much for your Actors' Career Fairs! I recently had an audition for Scott Metzger of Paradigm at your Career Fair and last week I had a follow-up meeting with him at his office! all thanks to you! Keep up the good work and thanks for helping me move onward and upward with my career.
    Sincerely,
    Arielle
  • I participated, for the first time, in ACF 11. I would like to thank you guys for providing the services that you do. It's nice to have some assistance in pursuing this career. While it provides no guarantees, I particularly like the fact that I can drop off pictures to designated agents as opposed to the crap shoot of mailing them.
    Lace
  • BIGBreakNY is one of the only acting/entertainment resources out there that actually does what it promises. You all are great!
    Rachel C
  • Thank you for giving New York Actors your site. I use it every single day. And recently I auditioned for a feature film posted on your site and I found out on Friday 9/15/05 that I was cast. Love your site and keep up all the hard work you have been doing. It is appreciated. Thank you.
    Peace and Light,
    Sydney Chase

The next Actors' Career Fair is coming soon! Here is what you can do at the ACF:

  • Drop off your headshot and résumé to a combination of 20 different casting professionals; every ACF features new Casting Director and Agent drop-off bins
  • Attend a seminar
  • Audition for up to four casting professionals that night

Here is how it works:

The Drop-Offs/Mail-Ins:
Do you want to eliminate the tedious mass mailings from your life? If so, let us do the work for you. Bring 20 headshots and résumés and drop them off to us in our bins any time between 6 and 9 P.M. The cost is just $10—less than if you were doing your own mass mailing, and a lot more convenient.

Anyone who cannot attend the ACF can mail their promotional materials to us by the ACF date for us to distribute for you. The cost for this is $13. See below for mailing address.

Here is the list of the Casting Directors and Agents to whom you can submit your headshot:

AGENTS and CASTING DIRECTORS

  • CESD- Cunningham Escott Slevin Doherty Talent Abrams Artists Agency
    Talent House Agency
    Professional Artists
    Paradigm
    The Gage Group
    Clear Talent Group
    DDO Artists Agency
    Dulcina Eisen Associates
    Fifi Oscard Agency
    Harriet Bass Casting
    Jodi Collins Casting
    Merry L. Delmonte Casting & Productions, Inc.
    House Films
    Talentworks
    Stewart Talent
    James Calleri Casting
    Abrams Artists Agency
    Ingird French Management
    Gilla Roos
    Douglas, Gorman, Rothacker & Wilhelm, Inc. (DGRW)

BIGBreakNY has no affiliation with the casting directors or agents listed above. We simply provide the service of delivering your headshots to the offices as a way to assist you and cut down on the amount of unsolicited mail that the casting professionals receive. This is a win-win situation for everyone.

The Seminar:


6 P.M.

Acting Coach- Jessica Dickey

JESSICA DICKEY has been an actor and coach in New York City for six years. Jessica received her BFA from Boston University and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. In 2004 Jessica co-founded a coaching company here in New York, serving as their Creative Consultant and leading in the creation of their curriculum. In 2006 she launched her own company and continues to coach and teach independently. Her clients have used coaching to help them with the big and small: from getting into graduate school (successes include Yale, Old Globe, Brown, and others), to finding representation, to producing their own work, to mastering their audition material. Her experience in curriculum design garnered her the Bell Atlantic Leadership Award in 1997.

Jessica will answer all questions related to the acting industry.


Audition for One or More Casting Professionals:
You can audition for one or more of these industry pros. Registration for each is $25 if you register now, or $30 at the door. Registration includes the seminar, drop offs and 1 meeting of choice. All audtions are one on one. You can prepare a monologue or read from our cold copy.

 

Theses casting professionals will only see a limited amount of talent. Avoid being shut out and register today!

6:30 P.M.

Laura Hearn- Print Agent- Gilla Roos

Laura Hearn is an agent in the adult on-camera commercial and commercial
print department. Originally from Pennsylvania, she moved to New York
after studying Dance and Arts Administration at Mercyhurst College.
Laura began her career working in the comedy industry, and then moved to
Gilla Roos in September 2005. She enjoys the challenge of the business
and is eager to continue finding talented actors and models.


click here to register for this audition


7:00 P.M.


Ingrid French- Personal Manager- Ingrid French Management

Ingrid French is a personal manager and owner of Ingrid French Management, a dynamic talent management company. She represents actors and models for commercial print, commercials, television, film, theatre and voice overs. She has recently booked clients for several commercial print campaigns including Verizon, GAP, Johnson and Johnson, and Target; for commercials such as Pizza Hut, AT&T, Subway, Corvette, Olive Garden, Ballys, Toyota and Heineken; and voice- overs for Dominos, Lens Crafters, Blues Clues, Dora The Explorer and Canon. She has booked actors on Law and Order SVU, Rescue Me, Sex and The City, Law and Order CI, Sopranos, Guiding Light, As The World Turns and Third Watch to name a few. She has also booked actors for feature films and independent projects including Two Weeks Notice, Uptown Girls, The Stepford Wives, Freedomland, Fur, The Departed and Palindromes.

click here to register for this audition


7:30 P.M

Josh Pultz, Talent Agent, DGRW

Josh is a high profile, New York based talent agency. He has been with DGRW, as a full time agent for five years. Josh, along
with three other agents at DGRW, represent 150 signed clients for
television, theatre and film. On the small screen Josh has clients appearing
as series regulars and guest stars on all three LAW & ORDER's, BOOK OF
DANIEL, RESCUE ME, LAS VEGAS, LOST, THE WEST WING, HOPE & FAITH, and THE
SOPRANOS, among others; also, contract players on soaps like GUIDING LIGHT,
ONE LIFE TO LIVE, and AS THE WORLD TURNS. His clients can also can also be
seen in the upcoming Steven Spielberg project MUNICH as well as PRIME, THE
GOOD SHEPARD, INVINCIBLE, and LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE. He reps a slew of
clients currently appearing on Broadway: Upcoming TARZAN and LESTAT,
SPELLING BEE, WICKED, MOVIN OUT, MAMMA MIA, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, THE LION
KING, and CHITTY.

Click here to register for this Audition


8:00 P.M.

Jed Abrams, Talent Agent, Stewart Talent

Formerly an Agent at Henderson Hogan, now at Stewart Talent, Jed handles all
legit areas including Theatre, Film and TV. Jed has numerous clients on
Broadway (Coming to Broadway: The Coast of Utopia, How the Grinch Stole
Christmas, Butley, Journey's End, and currently in Rent, Mamma Mia, Wedding
Singer and many more), On Television: The Sopranos, Kidnapped, Rescue Me,
Six Degrees, As The World Turns, Guiding Light, and all three Law and
Orders.

click here to register for this audition

All auditions are private one-on-one sessions. You can either prepare a one-minute monologue or read from our cold copy.

Remember, by registering for an audition you also get admission to the seminars and drop-offs!


Click below to prepay for drop-offs only.


If you are unable to attend the ACF, you can mail in your headshots to be dropped off. Pay one price and make one mailing, we do the rest. Send your headshots to: BIGBreakNY c/o Barry M 130 West 25th St., 4th Fl., New York, NY 10001. Please send a check or money order and make it payable to Alex Abrahantes of BIGBreakNY. The fee is $13.00.


Postcard all the agents and casting directors that you drop off to with ACF mailing labels. Only five bucks.


The TOTAL PACKAGE—drop off your headshots and résumés, attend the seminar, audition for all four casting professionals, and get mailing labels for follow-ups all for only $80! That's a $25 savings!


IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CANCELLATIONS

Our cancellation policy is as follows. We need 24 hours' notice for any cancellation. You must e-mail BIGBreakNY by no later than 6 P.M. on the day before the ACF to inform us of your cancellation. You will be issued a credit for the next ACF drop-offs and seminars only. If you wish to audition for a casting professional you must preregister for him or her. We regret to inform you that there will be no exceptions.


ACF, Actors' Career Fair, the ACF logo, and all related indicia © 2005 BIGBreakNY, LLC.