Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice for Actors Part 3 (The Best Training)

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Stuart Aikins is a Vancouver-based casting director with 35 years of experience casting across Canada, including Vancouver casting for the hugely popular Twilight series (New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn). He is the recipient of an Emmy Nomination and a Casting Society of America (CSA) Award for Best Mini-Series Casting. In July 2011 he sat down with students at Biz Studio’s Summer Intensive.


Q: What is the training that you really like to see on a resume?

A: All workshops are good. Don’t mistake longer term training for shorter term training. Weekly scene study is better than one-off workshops. A full-time program is better than a weekly scene study. Etc.