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Actors Showcase

The Actors Showcase is a unique and invaluable opportunity for OCSA students in the Musical Theatre, Acting and Integrated Arts
conservatories to get direct exposure to agents, managers and casting directors in Los Angeles.

Please select the show/group below for which the student is cast:

Actors Showcase
Wed., April 26, 2017

Actors Showcase 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The Matrix Theatre, Los Angeles

Performances at 1:00 & 7:00pm
Directed by Rick Messina* and produced by Elizabeth Ton

For additional information, please email

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* Rick Messina currently serves as an associate casting director working with such casting directors as: Jeanne McCarthy, April Webster and Alyssa Weisberg.   He recently served as casting director on the independent movie "After The Reality" starring Matthew Morrison, Sarah Chalke and Laura Bell Bundy. He is also currently working on the 5th Season of the hit Comedy Central series, "Workaholics". He will start on a new STARZ series entitled "Blunt Talk" starring Patrick Stewart this January.  Rick has also helped to cast the upcoming Disney feature "Tomorrowland" starring George Clooney, and two pilots for ABC, "The Pro" starring Rob Lowe and "An American Education" starring Jack Whitehall and Rosie Perez.  Rick has worked on two Amazon pilots, "Betas" and "Bowsers" and the WB/CW pilot “The Carrie Diaries” produced by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (The OC, Gossip Girl).  Prior to that, Rick served as a casting associate for the number one rated soap, “The Young and the Restless.”   Rick has worked on such projects as “Parenthood,” “United States of Tara,” “Enlightened,” “Terra Nova,” “Temple Grandin” starring Claire Danes, and “Yes Man” with Jim Carrey. While working in New York, Rick helped to cast several Broadway shows, including “Nine to Five,” “Wicked,” “Cry Baby,” and “Legally Blonde” with the renowned casting director, Bernie Telsey. Rick graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a bachelor of arts in theatre arts/film with a minor in business.  Rick is also an alumnus from the Orange County School of the Arts (Musical Theatre, Class of 1995).


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