Guest Speakers

On occaision, The Actor's Lab introduces key players in show business

Featured Guest Speakers

Highly respected within his industry, J.D. Lewis has forged indelible relationships with some key players in show business. His colleagues often visit The Artist’s Lab to share their insight and wisdom.

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In addition to the ongoing Actor’s Lab classes, featured workshops and guest speakers are often scheduled and announced via blog posts.

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Previous guest speakers at The Actor’s Lab have included:

Jackie Burch – Casting Director

Michael Patrick King – Executive Producer, Writer and Director of: ‘Sex in The City ’ and ‘Two Broke Girls.’

David Kirkpatrick – President of Paramount Pictures

Mimi Leder – Emmy Winning Director of ER, Executive Producer and Director of ‘L.A. Law,’ ‘China Beach,’ ‘Vanished,’ and ‘The Leftovers.’ Film Director of: ‘Deep Impact,’ ‘Pay It Forward,’ ‘Peacemaker.’

Tony Sepulveda – Head of Casting at Warner Brothers Television

Roland Joffe – Film Director of: ‘The Mission’ and ‘The Killing Fields.’

Steve Dontanville – Talent Agent at William Morris, representing Reese Witherspoon and Holly Hunter

Sheldon Larry – Director of: ‘If Looks Could Kill’ and ‘The Twilight Zone.’

Neil Bagg – Talent Agent at Don Buchwald and Associates

Marci Liroff – Casting Director for: ‘ET,’ ‘Spiderwick Chronicles,’ ‘Mean Girls,’ ‘Gothika,’ ‘The Iron Giant,’ and ‘Bladerunner.’

Robert Iscove – Director of: ‘Cinderella’ (with Whitney Houston), ‘She’s All That’ and ‘Save The Last Dance.’