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Terry Berland is a Casting Director and acting teacher committed to providing talent with the knowledge and tools it takes to succeed in the business and art of acting in on-camera commercials, improv and voice-over, from beginner to advanced. Through knowledge and understanding, talent will learn acting techniques that can increase their callbacks and booking rates, in addition to empowering them with the confidence that comes from knowing they are truly a part of the acting community.

The workshops are designed to make the actor’s goals attainable. The environment is supportive, fun, and focused on results that will immediately affect a talent’s career. The workshops are designed virtually online in a group situation combined with individual one-on-one instruction. The online virtual workshops are aligned with the current audition self-taped trends.

The Spirit Of The Workshop

The spirit of the workshop is to make a talent’s life easier. Make-up classes are flexible and can be worked out with each individual workshop.

Free Educational Evenings & Social Media Exposure

These educational evenings are offered free to anyone who has previously taken Terry’s Commercial Acting Workshop. Space is limited.


Terry Berland is an award-winning casting director based in Los Angeles, where she casts on-camera commercial, voice-over, animation, games, hosting, theatre, film and television projects. Her casting career spans more than 25 years and has earned her casting awards that include Clio, The Houston International Film Festival, Art Director’s Club, Addy, and the International Film and Television Festival.

Terry’s educating, teaching, and coaching talent started over twenty years ago and evolves with current trends. Her deep understanding of the art of acting in a television commercial is based on her formative years casting inside New York ad agencies, where she was promoted to Head of Casting at the third largest ad agency in the world, BBDO/Worldwide. She has previously been on the adjunct faculty at AMDA and the Lee Strasberg Institute/ NY.

Terry’s teaching around the country has been a leading factor in the trend of performance being real, truthful and connected. Her understanding of talent’s needs led her to write the book “Breaking Into Commercials”, which is the number one go-to book in the industry.Terry is known for casting legions of commercials throughout the years that have given countless actors work in ad campaigns including Apple, Taco Bell (voice of the Chihuahua), VW, Nike, Old Navy, Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, Discover Card, Pepsi, BudTV, Comcast, Nissan, Red Bull and Burger King, to name a few.

Terry’s greatest pleasure is to support talent in their success.

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“Terry is a wonderful teacher who knows how to peel away what is getting in the way of you being you in the audition room. Everyone is given individual coaching and enough practice to leave energized every week.”

Brian Andries


Terry Berland Casting is bonded with Sure Tec Insurance Company (#5090690) as required by California Labor Law. This is A class/workshop/showcase and is NOT a job interview or audition or representation opportunity WHATSOEVER. The presence of any teacher, casting director/associate, agent or manager is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment or representation. It is 100% NOT an audition or employment/representation opportunity. The intent of the class/workshop/showcase is solely educational, a learning and networking experience. When the class/workshop/showcase is over, the teacher/casting director/casting associate/talent agent/talent manager (whichever is applicable) attending this workshop will NOT be taking home nor be given access to your headshot, resume, business card, DVD or any other of your promotional materials; instead, these materials will be used during the class/workshop/showcase ONLY, and will be returned to the actors at the conclusion of the class/workshop/showcase.