ATLA Hosts YOUNG ACTORS EXPO With Top Agents this weekend Sunday, September 15, 2013.

Actor Training In Los Angeles (ATLA) is hosting an EXPO specifically for young actors, September 15, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the L.A. Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center, 2500 N. Hollywood Way, in Burbank, CA. The mission of this EXPO is to keep young talent and their Hollywood Moms informed and educated in their careers.

Entrance into the EXPO’s “Agent, Manager and Vendor Ballroom” is free of charge to all and will be open to greet young talent from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


  • Abrams Artist Agency – Jeremy Apody
  • AKA Talent Agency  – Gregg Klein & Julie Fulop
  • Amsel, Eisenstadt & Frazier Talent Agency (AEF) –  Nicole Jolley
  • Clear Talent Group – Bonnie Ventis, Jody Alexander & Philip Marcus
  • Coast to Coast Talent Group (Bi-Coastal)– Reagan Wallace
  • First Class Agency – Cynthia Berry
  • Ideal Talent Agency – Ryan Hayden
  • Media Artists Group Kids / Young Adults – Robin Nassif
  • Prestige Talent Agency – Jay Schachter
  • Savage Agency – Stella Alex
  • The Green Agency LA  / Bi-Coastal LA / FL – Lauren Green
  • Top Bi-Coastal Talent Agency LA / NY  – Mitchell Gossett
  • (Another) Top Bi-Coastal Talent Agency LA / NY –  The VO Theatrical Agent


  • Apex Talent Group – Richard & Emily Makarewicz
  • Artistic Endeavors – Annet McCroskey
  • ATA Management/Jamie Kennedy Entertainment in LA  – Scott Faucett
  • Brilliant Talent Management  – Mary Refvem, Debbie Entin
  • Dream Talent Management – Karla Huff
  • Gregg Edwards Management – Gregg Edwards
  • Myrna Lieberman Management – Myrna Lieberman
  • Snow Entertainment – Cinda Snow, Cheryl Jackson
  • Stein Entertainment Group  – TJ Stein
  • The Kohl Group – David Kohl
  • Sweeney Entertainment – Kanica Suy

WORKSHOP AND SEMINAR SPEAKERS  Click here: ATLA-EXPO-intensives-seminars-list/prices

  • Scott David – Head Casting Director, with April Webster Casting
  • Gregg Edwards – Manager with Gregg Edwards Management – free class
  • Lisa Beach – Head Casting Director with Beach / Katzman CastingBarbara Stordahl – Head Casting Director of Stordahl/Terry Casting Alyson Silverberg – Head
  • Casting Director with Alyson Silverberg Casting Carol Goldwasser, Harriet Greenspan, Sheryl Levine, Dana Gergely, Ty HarmanMitchell Gossett
  • Senior Vice President Motion Pictures and Television Talent –  A TOP BI-COASTAL TALENT AGENCY – free class
  • Andy Henry – Head Casting Director with Andy Henry Casting and also works with Nancy Nayor Casting
  • Allison Bader – Casting Associate with McCarthy / Abellera Casting  Ricki Maslar – Head Casting Director of Ricki Maslar CastingJeff Hardwick – Head Casting Director with Jeff Hardwick CastingAni Avetyan – Casting Assoicate with Bruce Newberg Casting
  • Lindsay Jameyson – Jennifer Cooper Casting Sheila Guthrie – Head Casting Director with Guthrie/Goddard-Smythe Casting
  • Margie Haber Studio
  • Farrah West – Casting Associate with Veronica Collins Rooney
  • Melanie Crescenz – Casting Associate with CFB Casting
  • Julie Berger – Casting Assistant with Greenstein/Daniel Casting
  • Mary Kate McGeehan – Set Coach for Mike & Molly previously the Set Coach for Suite Life on Deck.
  • Joey Paul Jensen – Head Casting Director & Producer – with Joey Paul Jensen Casting
  • John Barba – Head Casting Director with Lisa Fields Casting
  • Scott Wissner Head Casting Director with ASG Casting

pool marriotAdditionally there will be a meet and greet with young celebrities from noon to 1:20 p.m.

For EXPO registrants only ATLA is hosting low cost seminars, workshops and intensives throughout the day, with more than 24 casting directors.  Talent must register as there is a limit of 200 registrants per 2 hour time slot.

Please note that drinks and food will not be provided, however there is a hotel restaurant on premises and several restaurant choices located directly across the street.

To sign up – go to their event page here. ATLA is owned and operated by Laurie Morella.


Also – the night before Saturday, Sept. 14th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm,  ATLA is hosting a pool party at the Burbank Airport Marriott Pool Supporting the Ronald McDonald House.  Red Carpet starts at 6 p.m.!

The cost is $40 dollars per ticket and includes:

  • Complimentary Buffet Table & Sweet Table
  • Cash Bar (with non alcohol beverages)
  • Games and Prizes
  • Cabanas & Fire Pits

Celebrity Meet & Greet with:
Nadji Jeter (Grown Ups & Grown Ups 2)
Justin Prentice (Malibu Country)
McCarrie McCausland (Army Wives)
Alicia Sixtos (East Los High)
Aedin Mincks (A.N.T. Farm)
Austin Mincks (Melissa & Joey)
Zach Callison (Sofia the First)
Jake Short (A.N.T. Farm)
Colton Burton(Recording Artist)
Kayla Maisonet (Dog with a Blog)
Abigail Hargrove(World War Z)

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