A Membership Co-operative of Actors, Directors, and Playwrights.

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Usually the Wednesday Night Audition Workshop is open only to members of Polaris North. 

Non-members interested in participating should e-mail us at polarisnorthnyc@gmail.com.




The Audition Workshop meets on Wednesday nights from 7-9PM. 

See our Events Page for the current schedule.   

We also encourage our directors and playwrights to audit the sessions to learn more about our actor members.  

This workshop is a learning experience.

It is for educational purposes and is not an audition or employment opportunity.

Lead industry guest participation is for instructional purposes and does not connote offers of employment to class participants.



Sign up/info: Kyle McIlhone or Victoria Freire at kyle.mcilhone@gmail.com and mvictoriafreire@gmail.com

All sessions begin promptly at 7pm


February 5th @ 7pm: Jennifer Tuttle,

Theatre Director

Requested Material: Theatre sides are best

Jennifer Tuttle is a theatre artist and educator. Recent directing projects include: Apple, Table, Penny which headlined Emerging Artists Theatre’s New Work Series, an original devised work called Immigration Stories for Culture Project’s Women Center Stage, An Incident at Peniel a new play by Daniel Beller at Alchemical Theatre Lab for Crossways Theatre, a bilingual version of Much Ado About Nothing called Much Ado Para Nada, for Shakespeare in Detroit, and Ruined at The City College of New York. Jennifer is an Assistant Professor of Acting at The City College of New York/CUNY, where she teaches all levels of Acting, Directing and Voice. 


February 12th and 19th @ 7pm: Erica Palgon

of Erica Palgon Casting & Beyond 

Requested Material: Commercial copy the first week; Erica will provide commercial copy the second week. 

Erica is a Casting Director for all types of films, commercials, voice-over, TV, webseries, and theater casting. She has been casting for 25 years and loves the opportunity to collaborate with so many diverse creative people. Erica’s commercial credits include : Comedy Central many promos including: Amy Schumer show, Broad City, Tosh.0, South Park, Secret Lives of Pets 2, Burger King, Twix, McDonalds, Subway, Twizzlers, Geico, Uber, Dave & Busters.. She has cast for countless top brands in her 25 years in the business. Recent commercials: Intel, Milkbone, Nature Made, T-Mobile, Google, Disney, Boars, Head, Target.. Erica expanded her love of collaborating, working freelance for several NYC casting companies.

This workshop is a learning experience. It is not an audition or employment opportunity. When the workshop is over, the casting director teaching this workshop will not be taking home nor be given access to your headshot, resume or any other of your promotional materials.


February 26th @ 7pm: Stephanie Percoco,

Casting Assistant at Adrienne Stern Casting 

Requested Material: Actors’ choice

Stephanie helps cast a wide range of Film, Television and Commercial Projects. She is currently working on multiple short and independent feature films. Previously, she was the casting assistant for season 3 of "Crashing" for HBO. Prior to that, she interned at Judy Henderson & Associates Casting where she worked on season 7 of "Homeland" and various film and theatre projects. She is originally from Springfield, Virginia and has a bachelors degree in Communications from East Carolina University.