2019 Instructors

BETH SEPKO

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Beth Sepko, CSA is an award winning Casting Director with over 20 years expertise working with film and television directors including Robert Rodriguez, Richard Linklater, Mike Judge, Peter Berg & Tim McCanlies, among others. She is one of the top Casting Directors in the State of Texas and has cast several film and television projects like Boyhood, American Crime, The Leftovers, 11.22.63, Friday Night Lights, The Lying Game, Revolution, Miss Congeniality, and the Spy Kids films just to name a few. 

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Keith Alcorn

Keith Alcorn

For over 30 years Keith Alcorn has been writing, producing and directing for feature films and television. Keith’s body of work includes the Emmy nominated “Olive the Other Reindeer”, the Annie award winning “The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius” and the Oscar nominated animated feature film, “Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius”. Additional works include “The Ant Bully” and “Planet Sheen”. Keith is writing, directing & producing on the animated series “Owlegories”.

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Beverly Holloway

Beverly Holloway

Beverly Holloway, CSA is an LA based Casting Director and been casting for television and feature films for over 20 years.  Throughout her career, Beverly has had the opportunity to work with some of the best actors in the industry across multiple genres of film including drama, comedy, family/faith, action/adventure, rom-com, thriller, sci-fi, horror and animation. 

Over the course of Beverly’s career, she has cast many films that have starred some of the best Hollywood talent like: Academy Award Winner Mira Sorvino, Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond), Sarah Drew (Grey’s Anatomy), Jason George (Grey’s & Station 19), Tia Mowry (Sister, Sister), Tom Everett Scott (That Thing You Do), Dylan Sprayberry (Teen Wolf), Jim Caviziel (Person of Interest), Dennis Quaid, Cloris Leachman, and Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine, Zombieland, Scream Queens) just to name a few of the actors she has worked with. Beverly has also been responsible for casting the kids animated series Hermie & Friends. 

Beverly is well respected and sought after LA Casting Director in this industry. She has also been an actor herself, so she understands what it is like and that makes her an actor’s casting director. She loves working with actors and during this workshop she will bring her vast knowledge and skills to anyone who is aspiring and trying to be a working actor in this business

Currently, Beverly is casting along with Texas Casting Directors Toni Cobb Brock and Sally Allen the faith based television series The Chosen; which will resume filming this Summer in Texas. 

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Brenda Ambrize

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Brenda J Ambrize is a Texas Casting Director based in Austin, Texas and owns Brenda J. Ambrize Casting. Brenda is well known for casting and producing projects for film, commercials, print, and industrials. She is hands on in all aspects of her business by producing & casting commercially in all areas both in and out of the state of Texas. Some of her clients include: Seattle’s Best Coffee, AARP, Black Flag, Center For Child Protection, USAF, Neches Federal Credit Union, Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, Hoegaardens, Simple Mobile, Miller Lite, Acer/Intel, HEB and many others, just to name a few.  To see what Brenda is working on and casting calls you may check out facebook.com/brendajambrizecasting  

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Toni Brock & Sally Allen (Dallas Only)

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Toni Brock

Casting Director, Acting Coach and Co-Owner of Brock/Allen Casting. A Texas Tech graduate, Toni is formally trained as a director and actor. She has been teaching on-camera acting and auditioning techniques to actors for over 20 years as well as casting film and television for 25 years., Her teaching has taken her to universities and studios all over the southwest including Dallas Theatre Center, Tepper Gallegas Studios, and Brock/Allen's acting studios in Dallas and Austin.

Sally Allen

Casting Director, Acting Coach and Co-Owner of Brock/Allen Casting. Sally started her teaching career at Texas Tech University while she was getting her MFA in Acting & Directing for Theatre. In 2009, Sally and Toni started an on-going acting class focusing on auditioning techniques in Austin, TX. They also travel the southwest teaching workshops to actors of all ages. In 2014, Sally was honored to be a guest instructor at the University of Texas where she taught graduate students on-camera acting. Texas State University & Michael Costello bring Sally in every Spring to work with their BFA acting majors.