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     Herman & Lipson Casting has been in business for more than 35 years, casting over 8,000 theatre, film, voiceover and commercial projects.


    Barry Shapiro, Owner and President, regularly attends theatre productions, comedy showcases and workshops looking for new talent for his clients. 

Clients include:

Some of the commercials we've cast:

Group Classes


For upcoming classes at Actors Connection, please click here.

One-on-One Coaching


Barry offers private coaching sessions for all ages. For more information, including rates and availability, please contact him at




Barry, the Owner and President of Herman & Lipson Casting, has been with the office for more than 35 years. Recent clients include: Loreal, ESPN, Advil, Verizon, among others. His passion also lies in teaching on-camera workshops for all ages. Barry travels around the country conducting acting workshops and attending talent conventions. In NYC, he teaches commercial technique and improv classes. He also directs comedy showcases. Prior to being a casting director, Barry managed a rehearsal studio for Broadway shows and worked as a producer for one of the most prominent fashion commercial directors in the business.


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