Episode 1-MARK TESCHNER
We are so excited to announce our premiere episode of Hold the Drama, with special guest, Mark Teschner, an eight time Emmy Award winning Casting Director. By the end of this hour, you will understand why Rolling Stone hailed him as “an actor’s casting director.” For the past 28 years Mark has been the Casting Director for ABC’s, General Hospital. In addition to his eight Emmy’s, Mark has been the recipient of 7 Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Daytime Drama Casting. Join us as our host, Alison Robertson, sits down with Mark and talks about why the audition process is sacred and hear him generously share tips about being prepared and why it’s important when you walk into the room that you “don’t bring in any drama other than what is on the page.”
A native New Yorker, Mark Teschner has been a casting director for 35 years. He has been described by Rolling Stone as “an actor’s casting director” and TV Guide noted his “unparalleled track record for finding new talent.” For the past 28 years, Mark has been the casting director for ABC’s “General Hospital.” He has received eight Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting. Mark is also a seven-time recipient of the Artios Award for Outstanding Achievement in Daytime Drama Casting.
Mark is a former Vice President of the Casting Society of America and is former Governor of the Television Academy. He resides in Los Angeles, California.