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Thu, Feb 02



Line-By-Line Specificity

How does a professional actor interpret and justify every line of the script so they can craft the most compelling performance possible? Shaan’s class will walk through the process of “Line By Line Specificity,” with a sample scene that will be impactful not just for actors.

Line-By-Line Specificity

Time & Location

Feb 02, 12:00 PM – Feb 03, 2:00 PM


About the event

Shaan Sharma is a working actor, SAG-AFTRA union leader, acting educator, writer, and former top casting session director. Shaan is currently acting on the international hit  TV show "The Chosen" playing Shmuel (, SAG-AFTRA Board member, Co-Chair of the LA Local Conservatory and Chair of LA Member Orientations, Founder of  The Storytellers Conservatory, an on-camera acting studio (, Guest Lecturer for the University of Southern California’s School of Dramatic Arts,  and an Adjunct Professor for PACE University's School of Performing Arts, a proud founding-member of SOLIDARITY, a grassroots SAG-AFTRA education group (,  and spent more than a decade working as a casting session director with over 45 of the top commercial casting directors in Los Angeles. Shaan is also a Backstage Expert  Contributing writer with over 50 published advice articles for performers and the author of the book and audiobook, "Commercial Acting in LA: A Session Director’s Guide."

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