Deborah Dion & Carole Dibo
Deborah is a Los Angeles Casting Director who has worked with directors Tim Burton (American kid casting for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and additional casting on Alice in Wonderland), PJ Hogan (Peter Pan, Unconditional Love), Lasse Hallstrom (Cider House Rules, Chocolate, The Shipping News, An Unfinished Life), John Madden (Shakespeare in Love) and M. Night Shyamalan (The Last Airbender, The Happening, Lady in the Water) among others. She has devised an efficient and focused three day seminar for the actor ready to take their on-camera audition and acting skills to a new level. //
Carole Dibo has been in “the business” for over 35 years and is the Founder & Executive Director of the Actors Training Center. After starting her career in the Washington D.C./ Baltimore market as an actress, she moved to Chicago in 1985, where she worked extensively in the film, television and industrial markets. Carole founded the Actors Training Center in 2007 in order to fill a need for young actors that wish to pursue acting as a career. Carole and ATC have a national reputation for bridging the gap between a young actor’s needs and the industry’s expectations.
Carole is also the managing member of Continuum Development and Talent Management, a boutique agency that has nurtured the careers of several ATC alum as well as other up-and-coming stars. Carole lives with her husband David. They have three daughters—Whitney, Alayna & Natalie—two sons-in-law and a small dog with a large bark named Mr. Big.
About the course
The dynamic duo Deborah Dion and Carole Dibo are back!
You've done all the audition work, you're memorized, prepared, feeling like this role is YOURS… until you hear... “you might be better for this other role, can you go out, work on this, and come back in 10 minutes?” The dreaded cold read!
This one-day intensive will give you specific tools on how to do a quick breakdown and prioritize what you can bring back into the room. In 10 minutes.