The Business: Actor Professionalism and Etiquette

Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00 pm (PST)


Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or are brand new to the Union, it is always important to understand what kind of behavior is expected from an actor. Talent and skill are only half of the equation, while things like manners, etiquette, and overall professionalism are equally critical factors to establishing and maintaining a successful career. What are some basic protocols and behaviors expected from an actor, whether it be at a meeting, on set, or at an audition? Hear from industry professionals who work directly with performers to understand what exactly makes an actor professional.


Anya Adams, director BLACK-ISH, THE MAYOR

Rich Delia, casting director THE DISASTER ARTIST

Jolene Kay, audition session runner

Diane Robin, actor

Jennifer York, commercial talent agent, DPN Talent

Moderator – Dennis BakerThe Business Program Director


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