Barry Shapiro

Barry is Owner of Herman & Lipson casting. He has been with Herman & Lipson for over 38 years casting over 8000 commercials for products such as Burger King, Toys R Us, Coke, Kraft and many other top accounts. He casts for commercials all around the world and also casts for film, television and theater. besides being a Casting Director, Barry also keeps busy on the weekends traveling around the country conducting acting workshops and attending talent conventions. In New York, Barry teaches commercial technique and improv classes for kids all across the country and also directs comedy showcases for children.


We are fortunate to have a working relationship with Barry Shapiro of Herman and Lipson Casting. Several times a year, Barry will conduct classes for MM Music. His classes have included dialogue, commercial scripts, improv for commercials and more. Barry's classes are both fun and informative and the students who have participated really  love them!

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