Devin Shacket

On Camera Auditioning

Professional casting credits include the second season of the award winning show House of Cards, alongside Emmy Award winning casting director, Julie Schubert.  Additional casting credits include feature films, (Good Funk, Black Nativity, Three Backyards), Webseries (Livin’ the Dream), and theatre projects, (SF Playhouse NYC Casting 2016-Present).

Students and private coaching clients have appeared on television shows such as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Iron Fist, Manifest, Happy, Gotham, Switched at Birth, Tyrant, The Deuce, Jack Ryan, Sneaky Pete, Quantico, Infierno Verde, Jessica Jones, Blue Bloods, Law & Order: SVU, The Looming Tower, FBI, Dickinson, The Blacklist, The Godfather of Harlem and more. Plus, many clients appear on New York and regional theatre stages and in feature films.

Devin has been a guest lecturer at NYU Stonestreet School for Film and Television, SOCAPA, SF Playhouse, SF State University, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Catalyst Film School: Berlin, Bilingual Acting Workshop: Paris, Vienna English Theatre Academy, and several private studios in New York City.  She is an adjunct faculty member at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and she maintains a private studio in New York.

Devin holds an M.A. in Dramatic Literature & Criticism from San Francisco State University and a B.A. in Journalism and Dramatic Literature from New York University. She completed the two-year Meisner training with Terry Knickerbocker in New York.  She has studied acting with many master teachers, including Larry Moss, Patsy Rodenburg, Aitor Basauri, Johannes Schwaiger, Christopher Bayes, Phillippe Gaulier, Janet Zarish, and Bob Krakower; she has trained extensively with master teachers Olympia Dukakis, Jim Calder & Tessa Lang.  Passionate about actor training, in 2016, Devin founded The New York Drama Center. She currently serves as Artistic Director.