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Staying on Your Game


With Ann Forry


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New dates to be announced soon!

We are very excited to announce Staying on Your Game with Ann Forry and Catherine Lough Haggquist! This weekly workout class is a way for actors to sharpen their audition preparation skills and keep inspired during this unprecedented time. The self-tape audition may become the new normal, and so right now, it’s time to connect as a community, stay sharp and committed to the craft, and be ready when opportunities open up again.

The Format:

When: July 4-5 from 10:00am – 1:30pm
Fees: $125 GST included
This is an on-line 2-day work-out via Zoom
Participants: 12 per class
Day 1: you will participate in a 3 1/2-hour prep-session with Catherine Lough Haggquist.
Day 2: you will present your scene to Ann Forry during another 3 1/2-hour session.

Because this program will be delivered via Zoom, we want to keep the classes small. Each class will consist of 12 actors max. Your script will be chosen for you by Ann. Once completed, you are certainly welcome to return for another round. Make it a weekly work-out, or do a one time only!

Ann is expected to be one of the first to be casting in Vancouver with 4-5 MOWs a month as soon as the government gives the green light for Film & TV. All cast will be local talent. Time to get on her radar!


Ann Forry – Seasoned Casting Director Ann Forry, has an extensive background working in the film and television industry spanning over twenty five years. Ann has held a variety of positions as an Agent, Extras Casting Director and for the past twenty years as a principal Casting Director.

Her background includes casting music videos, hundreds of television commercials, Movies of the Week for LIFETIME & HALLMARK and award winning feature films. Ann has over eighty film and tv credits. She has enjoyed working with Producers and Directors from around the world, and cultivating ongoing relationships with Agents and Managers throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

Her vast knowledge of the casting process has provided Ann with a great ability to get the best performance from actors quickly. She’s keen to discover talented new actors and casting actors in their first large role.

Ann is a proud member of The Casting Society of America, she has written, Produced and Directed three short films and has numerous scripts in development.

Catherine Lough Haggquist

Catherine Lough Haggquist’s 30 plus year career in the entertainment industry includes the multi-award winning The North Plan (Upintheair Theatre) and such film and TV fan favourites as: The Good Doctor, Supernatural, Stargate:SG1, Stargate: Universe, Fringe, Once Upon a Time, Bates Motel, Van Helsing, Godzilla, Continuum and Iron Man: Armored Adventures. She looks forward to the release of her new series Motherland: Fort Salem in which she plays the recurring role of “Petra Bellweather”

Among Cat’s favourite credits are her nearly 30 Hallmark and Holiday projects. Currently she has an ongoing roles as “Terry Sternholz” in the Aurora Teagarden Mysteries and “Linda Nelson” on Chesapeake Shores, both for Hallmark.

She is an associate producer of Reel Women Seen, a short film that has won numerous awards including the 2018 Jury Choice Award at the Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase.

In 1996 Catherine founded the Vancouver book store, now to provide a dedicated industry source for film, television, and theatre products.

Catherine was recipient of the 2008 Women in Film and Television Vancouver’s Special Jury Award, was named as the Union of BC Performers’ 2013 International Women’s Day Honoree and was awarded Life Membership by UBCP in 2017.


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Staying on Your Game

When: July 4-5, 2020
Time: 10:00am – 1:30pm

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