Award-Winning RWS Entertainment Group and Binder Casting Offering Free Online Coaching and Live Q&A Sessions Geared Towards Inspiring the Artist Community During Health Crisis - RWS Entertainment Group

New York, NY – RWS Entertainment Group, a New York-based full-service production company that creates award-winning custom entertainment, live events and branded experiences worldwide, announced today that it’s casting departments, including Binder Casting are providing online seminars and one-on-one coaching sessions to aid artists during the current COVID-19 health crisis.

The one-on-one coaching sessions will be available in 30 minute slots Monday through Friday from 10am-5pm EST and allow performers to receive audition and industry advice directly from casting directors from both the RWS Casting and Binder Casting teams. Sign-up will begin at 5pm EST on Wednesday, March 18 for coaching sessions that take place on Thursday, March 19. Each day’s coaching slots will be open for booking the day before at 5pm EST.

Additionally, as part of RWS’ continuing commitment to inspire performers for life through it’s innovative RWS Ignites program, weekly online masterclasses and seminars will be offered for actors, musicians, technicians and administrative professionals in the entertainment field. The first Facebook Live seminar offered is on Wednesday March 18 at 4pm EST titled, “Self-Tape Do’s and Don’ts” which will be taught by a member of the Binder Casting team.

More information on how to sign-up for a coaching session and join a seminar or masterclass  can be found on the RWS and Binder Casting social channels.

“We feel a responsiblity to help all artists – both professionals and students — to maintain their creative muscles safely during this difficult time,” says Ryan Stana, RWS Entertainment Group’s Founder and CEO. “We are now focused on helping artists all over the world continue to hone their craft, so that when the industry resumes, performers, musicians and technicians will be prepared to step foot back where they belong.”


Ed James
CHQ Media


About The Experience Department (ted)

Founded in 2000, The Experience Department (ted) is part of RWS Entertainment Group, the world’s largest leisure and attraction experience provider. Specialising in theatre, cruise, travel, resort and retail, ted leverages a vast knowledge of multiple industries across six internal departments: guest acts, production, technical, fitness & wellbeing, merchandise and music & media. The ted team’s capabilities extend from creative character development and custom-made merchandise to original music scores and set fabrication.

Offering a wealth of design and production expertise; a global talent pool of more than 8,000 world-class creators, artists, musicians, trainers and technicians; and the entertainment industries’ most modern studios, ted ensures that for every project and every client, everything is tailor-made.

With a global client base, operations in 50 countries and offices in 4 countries, there is a ted team member delivering spectacular experiences at a resort, on a cruise ship, as part of a technical trade event, in a branded-themed retail shop or at a sunrise yoga class in every corner of the world. By delivering a 360-degree experience design, ted has delighted such clients as Bourne Leisure, TUI Group, Marella Cruises, Roompot, David Lloyd Clubs, Away Resorts and Hoburne.

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About RWS Entertainment Group

RWS Entertainment Group is a global, Emmy Award-winning experience company with headquarters in New York, London and Cincinnati. Together with its subsidiaries, RWS designs, fabricates, installs and operates custom entertainment, live events, exhibits, destinations, décor and branded attractions. On land, at sea, and everywhere in between, RWS produces over 500 live experiences and employs over 8,000 performers and technicians annually.

Founded in 2003, RWS operates the largest live production facility in New York City, which includes 56,000 square feet of office space, a rehearsal studio complex and performer housing. RWS properties include Binder Casting serving the stage, film and commercial markets; RWS Décor Products and RWS Leased Experiences.

In 2021, RWS acquired JRA, an award-winning creative studio providing master planning, writing and content development, attraction/exhibit planning and design, graphic design, executive media production, art direction and project management. In 2022, RWS acquired ted, Europe’s largest leisure entertainment experience company. Specializing in theatre, cruise, travel, resort and retail, ted leverages a vast knowledge of multiple industries across six internal departments: guest acts, production, technical, merchandise, fitness & wellbeing and music & media.

RWS Entertainment Group and its subsidiaries have supplied groundbreaking productions for an impressive roster of clients that includes Warner Bros., Lionsgate, The Coca-Cola Company, Apple, Disney, O, the Oprah Magazine, Vera Wang, Azamara, MSC Cruises, Virgin Voyages, Hard Rock Resorts, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Europa-Park Resort, Paultons Park, Marella Cruises, TUI Group, Roompot, Bourne Leisure, Six Flags, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, Science Centre Singapore, Space Center Houston, Original X Productions, Crayola, Hershey’s and many more.

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