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Detroit, Michigan, USA

Dayna Polehanki is a regional casting director with over a decade of both Los Angeles based and Michigan based casting experience. Dayna trained at a major studio in Los Angeles under a high-profile casting director and was speedily promoted to Manager of Features Casting. Dayna brought her studio casting experience back to her home state of Michigan and opened Detroit Casting Company. She has directed the Midwest regional casting for both independent and studio feature films, local and national commercials, and has conducted talent searches for major studios. For a full list of credits go to


Dayna has a Bachelors degree from Central Michigan University and a Masters degree from Marygrove College in Detroit.

Experience and Distinctions

Casting Society of America member

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1 Completed Sessions
Last Session:
Tue May 3 2016 at 08:00 pm EST
Last Log-in:
Wed May 4 2016 at 05:53 pm EST
On Learn It Live Since:
Thursday Apr 14, 2016
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About Dayna Polehanki, CSA
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If you are interested in learning the basics of the business of acting, this one-hour class is for you. Dayna Polehanki CSA, will cover everything you need to know about casting directors, talent agencies, breakdowns, head shots, SAG/AFTRA, and avoiding scams. She will also hold a Q&A during the last part of the class during which you can type your questions to Dayna and she will answer as many as time allows. *This is not a job interview or audition. The intent of this class is solely educational.
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