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.”

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About RWS Entertainment Group


RWS Entertainment Group is a global, Emmy Award-winning entertainment company with headquarters in New York City, London and Cincinnati. Together with its subsidiaries, RWS designs, fabricates, installs and operates custom entertainment, live events and branded experiences delivering over 400 live productions and providing more than 4,500 career opportunities each year. With projects on six of the world’s seven continents and all the oceans in between, RWS provides services for theme parks, attractions, cruise ships, zoos, aquariums, museums, theater venues, casinos, hotels and resorts, botanical gardens, visitor centers, port of call destinations, retail and real estate, municipalities, airports, corporate and branded experiences.

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 a Theatrical and Ticketed Experiences division; Binder Casting serving the stage, film and commercial markets; the innovative RWS Fun Crew: Staffing Reimagined; RWS Décor Products and RWS Leased Experiences.

RWS has supplied ground-breaking productions and custom brand experiences for an impressive roster of clients that includes Warner Bros., Apple, Disney, NBCUniversal, Hasbro, O, the Oprah Magazine, Vera Wang, Holland America Line, Disney Cruise Lines, Azamara, MSC Cruises, Virgin Voyages, Hard Rock Resorts, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Europa-Park Resort, Paultons Park, Six Flags, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, The Denver Zoo and many more. 

In 2021, RWS acquired JRA, an award-winning creative studio with headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. JRA plans, designs and delivers exceptional visitor experiences for theme parks, museums, brand experiences, children’s experiences, attractions, theater venues, visitor centers, cruise ships and port of call destinations. Services include master planning, writing and content development, attraction/exhibit planning and design, graphic design, executive media production, art direction and project management.

For more than thirty years, a diverse group of clients has trusted JRA to turn their dreams into successful realities. Clients include Warner Bros., Lionsgate, The Coca-Cola Company, Universal Studios Florida, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, National Comedy Center, Science Centre Singapore, Space Center Houston, The FRIENDS™ Experience by Superfly X, Toyota and more.

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