Jane Brody

upto 30 mins : $ 50.00
upto 60 mins : $ 100.00

Jane Drake Brody is a regular cast member of HBO's Somebody, Somewhere, starring Bridget Everett. She received a Los Angeles Weekly's Best Actress award for her performance in Absent Friends produced by Jean Stapleton. As a casting director, Jane received a Casting Society of America's award for the Coen brothers film Fargo.

Readings are free.
Book a coaching session: brodyteaching@gmail.com

Her students:
Joe Keery
Aston Sanders
Sam Straley
Lucas Jade Zumann
Michael Shannon
Eric Stonestreet
TR Knight
Chris Stolte
Michael Boatman
Salli Richardson Whitfield,
Melissa Peterman

Coaching Offered ($100-1hr.)
-Audition Expert
-Script Analysis
-Monologue casting and preparation
-University audition expert
-Cold Reading for film and TV
-Scene Work
-Career Consultation
-Memorization Methods

More Info:
Her mentor was Michael Shurtleff, author of Audition and her approach to acting instruction is based in his famous Guideposts.
Jane is retired from The Theatre School at DePaul University as Associate Professor of Acting Performance.

Jane Drake Brody is one of the most influential acting teachers in the US. She has literally transformed the lives and careers of thousands of actors.

"In college, one of [Joe] Keery's professors, whom he describes as 'genius,' made him complete a five-year plan and most of it is coming true. That professor was Jane Brody...." ~ from a Chicago Tribune interview with actor Joe Keery of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things.

“Jane Brody took me by the hand as a teacher and casting director, and led me from obscurity and destitution to a career as an actor, which was no mean feat. Even today, years after leaving her class, I find myself relying on the principles and ideas she presented to her students, which I may never have encountered otherwise.” Michael Shannon, (Tony Award: Long Day's Journey Into Night, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series along with the cast of the HBO period crime series Boardwalk Empire).

“Jane Brody is a defender and champion of all that makes an actor capable of a great career. She is an artist’s best friend: a liberator and a disciplinarian, a zealot and a traditionalist, a constant student, and a master of field.” Harry Lennix, multiple award-nominated actor, Man of Steel, The Matrix, The Blacklist

“As a former student, I was able to use Jane’s principles early on in my career and there is no doubt that she helped prepare me for the long, winding, up-and-down path that eventually lead to my role on Modern Family.” Eric Stonestreet, two-time Emmy Award-winning actor

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Credits Include

2020 [added]
Somebody, Somewhere, HBO Max
starring Bridg Bridgett's mother, Mary Jo
2009 [IMDB]
Public Enemies
location casti
1996 [IMDB]
casting associ
1996 [IMDB]
casting consul
1995 [IMDB]
location casti
1995 [IMDB]
A Walk in the Clouds
location casti
1995 [IMDB]
Losing Isaiah
location casti
1994 [IMDB]
The Hudsucker Proxy
location casti
1993 [IMDB]
Groundhog Day
casting: Chica
1993 [IMDB]
Jack the Bear
casting: Midwe
1993 [IMDB]
Judgment Night
location casti
1993 [IMDB]
Angel Street
TV Movie
1992 [IMDB]
Angel Street
TV Series
1992 [IMDB]
The Public Eye
additional cas
1992 [IMDB]
A League of Their Own
location casti
1992 [IMDB]
The Burden of Proof
TV Mini Series