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Society Performers Academy excited to welcome Coach Paul Weber, CSA


Society Performers Academy proudly welcomes Casting Director Paul Weber, CSA as our showcase prep coach.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PRURGENT

As Former Executive In House Head of Television Casting and
Feature Film Consultant for MGM Studios for 16 years, Paul Weber
notably cast the wildly popular STARGATE franchise. Other TV
credits include SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA, OUTLANDER,
DEAD LIKE ME, SHE SPIES, POLTERGEIST, and THE OUTER
LIMITS. These series and others have garnered numerous honors
including 21 Primetime Emmy Award nominations.

For the big screen, Weber has advised on numerous MGM features including the
blockbuster JAMES BOND franchise, FAME, ZOOKEEPER with Kevin James, HOT TUB
TIME MACHINE, RED DAWN with Chris Hemsworth, Joss Whedon’s CABIN IN THE
WOODS, and ROBOCOP.

Weber is now a fully independent casting director and producer. In addition to a
number of independent features, recent and on going credits include projects for
STARZ, NETFLIX, A&E, DISCOVERY NETWORK, HULU, WGN, LIFETIME, HALLMARK,
COMEDY CENTRAL and the CW. He is a casting consultant for several Canadian and
American production companies, studios and networks, recently completing US
Casting for “PURE”, the highly praised limited series for HULU/WGN, and the 1/2
hour comedy CRAWFORD for Comedy Central. BUCKOUT ROAD, a supernatural
thriller which he cast and Exec produced, is being released theatrically, and a
second feature, SAFE STORAGE is in pre production. Under his production banner,
“One on the Way Productions”, Paul and his producing partners are engaged in
developing and producing new media and independent feature projects.

Weber is a member of the Casting Society of America, the Writers Guild of America,
has served on the Host Committee for the Annual Academy Awards and is a regular
judge for the Emmy Awards. He is also a respected audition coach and teaches his
Art of the Audition, Business of the Art Audition technique class worldwide,
including a number of Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities. He was the first
American Casting Director ever to be invited to teach a Master Class in South Africa
and Cyprus. He also teaches and lectures extensively throughout Canada, Europe
and Australia, recently returning from Barcelona, Berlin, Rome, Warsaw and
Sydney, Australia, where he taught at the renowned Australian Institute of
Performing Arts. His American University visits include USC, UCLA, the University of
Texas, Austin, University of Virginia, Loyola Marymount College, University of
Conn., University of Arizona, and Sante Fe College, Florida. He is also a regular
teaching guest at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. Paul was a recent guest speaker for
the Rising Stars Program at the Toronto International Film Festival and also
appeared on the prestigious SXSW Film Festival panel representing Film Casting
Directors. Paul is currently working on a book for actors entitled “The Art of the
Audition, the Business of the Art.”

 
Contact Info
Society Entertainment
1600 Rosecrans Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Phone: 3109264115

Website: http://societyperformers.com/