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Workshops

Those who work, teach…

Our workshops, seminars and masterclasses are led by leading industry professionals, who offer you an enormous wealth of experience gained from working in key roles within the profession.

The programme is created by members using our ‘workshop wishlist’ function – available on this right of this page, once logged in.

Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Shakyra Dowling CSA

LONDON

Date: Wednesday June 28th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

We are pleased to welcome Casting Director Shakyra Dowling CSA who is currently casting a number of both British and... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for TV
Led by Casting Associate Rae Hendrie, Julie Harkin Casting

LONDON

Date: Wednesday June 28th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Rae Hendrie is Casting Associate at Julie Harkin Casting - she has also worked with Jill Trevellick, Nina Gold and Nicky... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
How to nail a self-tape
Led by Casting Director Janet Hampson CDG
Supported by

MANCHESTER

Date: Saturday July 1st 2017
Location: Room F12, Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, M2 5NS
Time: 13.30-16.30

Do you want to know how to self-tape effectively? Or do the words self-tape send you running?! Self-taping for auditions... read on

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3 hours / £32.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director, Rachel Sheridan

LONDON

Date: Saturday July 1st 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 10.00 - 13.00

Casting Director Rachel Sheridan has started working on projects with Tiger Aspect / Cave Bear and Jesse Armstrong (Fresh Meat/Peep Show/The... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Kristina Erdely, CSA

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 4th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Kristina Erdely CSA is a Television and Film Casting Director based in London - besides currently working on numerous films Kristina... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting Comedy (MALES ONLY)
Led by Casting Director Nicky Bligh CDG

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 5th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

In this practical workshop Casting Director Nicky Bligh will share her wealth of experience having worked on some of the... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting Comedy (FEMALES ONLY)
Led by Casting Director Nicky Bligh CDG

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 5th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

In this practical workshop Casting Director Nicky Bligh will share her wealth of experience having worked on some of the... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting Continuing Drama (for males)
Led by Casting Director Rowland Beckley

LONDON

Date: Thursday July 6th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 21.30

Rowland Beckley works as a casting director for the in-house BBC casting department and is currently casting Casualty and Eastenders. Casting Continuing Drama... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting Continuing Drama (for females)
Led by Casting Director Rowland Beckley

LONDON

Date: Thursday July 6th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 21.30

Rowland Beckley works as a casting director for the in-house BBC casting department and is currently casting Casualty and Eastenders. Casting Continuing Drama... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
One-to-One Career Advice
Led by Casting Director Carl Proctor CDG

LONDON

Date: Friday July 7th 2017
Location: Soho, London (full address given 2 days beforehand)
Time: 10.00 - 13.30

Carl Proctor is not only a busy Casting Director and a member of The Casting Directors Guild, he is also... read on

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1-2-1 / £36.00
Marketing for Actors
Led by Casting Director Nicci Topping
Supported by Spotlight

MANCHESTER

Date: Saturday July 8th 2017
Location: Room G4, Friends' Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS
Time: 13.30 - 16.30

Delivered in partnership by Spotlight and TAGThis is a fundraiser for victims of Manchester and London’s recent terrorist attacks.Nicci will... read on

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3 hours / £15.00
1-2-1 Singing Surgery
Led by Eleanor Rastall (MMus)

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 11th 2017
Location: The Music Studios, 29 Marylebone Lane, London W1U 2NQ
Time: 10.00 - 11.00

Singing auditions can turn up out of the blue - so you may often feel unprepared. This half hour 1-2-1 singing... read on

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1-2-1 / £32.00
Northern English Accents for Auditions
Led by Dialect Coach Elspeth Morrison

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 11th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Faced with audition notes that instruct you to be "a bit northern", or do a "mild Lancashire" or "light Yorkshire"... read on

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3 hours / £32.00
The Naked Face
Led by Director & Screenwriter David Penn

LONDON

Dates: Tuesday July 11th 2017, Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th
Location: Theatre Deli Studios, 2 Finsbury Avenue, EC2M 2PA
Time: 10.30 - 16.30

This three day masterclass offers a genuinely revelatory experience, an understanding of how the lens of the camera relates to facets... read on

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3 days / £214.00
Casting for Stage
Led by Casting Director Vicky Richardson

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 18th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Vicky is freelance Casting Director and has recently cast at the National, Royal Exchange and the Nuffield. The session will begin with a... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Abbey Wright: Edward Albee
Led by Director Abbey Wright

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 19th 2017
Location: Diorama Arts Centre, 201 Drummond Street, Regents Place, London, NW1 3FE
Time: 10.00 - 17.00

A fantasic opportunity to work with the brilliant Abbey Wright on this great American playwright. Abbey has directed in the West... read on

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1 day / £44.00
One-to-One Career Advice - DUBLIN
Led by Casting Director Carl Proctor CDG

OTHER

Date: Wednesday July 19th 2017
Location: The Central Hotel, Exchequer Street, Dublin, Ireland
Time: 12.00 - 17.00

1-2-1 Career Advice sessions in Dublin, Ireland....Carl Proctor is not only a busy Casting Director and a member of The... read on

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1-2-1 / £36.00
Casting: The Director's Perspective
Led by Director Sarah Esdaile

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 19th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Whilst the Casting Director may be seen as the gate keeper, the Director more often than not decides if you... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
On Voice - 2hr Voice Development Session
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter
Supported by Spotlight

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 19th 2017
Location: Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 20.30

**Through our partnership with Spotlight - this voice development class is free of charge**Was your voice helping you at your... read on

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2 hours / Free
On Voice: 1-2-1 Sessions
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Thursday July 20th 2017
Location: Kilburn, NW2 (full address released upon booking)
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Other times and dates can be arranged to suit for these 1-2-1 hour long voice sessions.  You can use these 1-2-1... read on

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1-2-1 / £44.00
Casting for Film & TV
Led by Casting Director Gemma Sykes

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 25th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Gemma Sykes is a freelance Casting Director who worked with Dan Hubbard for nine years before recently setting up Gemma... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Stage
Led by Casting Assistant Jacob Sparrow

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 25th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 21.30

This workshop offers an opportunity to discover how the casting process at the National works, to read for Jacob and receive honest... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
I Was Fantastic in the Front Room...
Led by Casting Director Francesca Greene

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 25th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

You've got a casting, maybe the script, so how come you come out feeling you could have done better? In... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Capitalise on Casting
Led by Casting Director Cara Beckinsale

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 26th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Cara recently worked on the latest series of 'Man Down' and is due to start the 3rd series of 'Witless'.... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Stage & Screen
Led by Casting Director Liz Bichard

LONDON

Date: Thursday July 27th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Liz Bichard is currently working as Casting Director on three independent feature films. Liz has worked in top UK film and television... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Speak Softly Think Loud
Led by TV Director Laurence Moody

LONDON

Date: Tuesday August 22nd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 21.00

"Speak softly and think loud" is how the great American screen actor Montgomery Clift summed up his craft.In this 6 hour... read on

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6 hours / £42.50
Language, Suspense & Status
Led by Director Charlie Westenra

LONDON

Date: Wednesday August 23rd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

A great opportunity to work with the brilliant Charlotte Westenra, a theatre director whose credits include the Donmar, Trafalgar Studios &... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Auditioning for Ayckbourn
Led by Casting Director Sarah Hughes CDG

LONDON

Date: Tuesday August 29th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Alan Ayckbourn is often described as Europe's most performed playwright, and his huge output of plays is virtually unrivalled. Sarah is... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Stage
Led by Casting Director Ellie Collyer-Bristow

LONDON

Date: Thursday August 31st 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Ellie is currently casting the 2017 season for Theatre by the Lake, a new musical about Dusty Springfield for Eleanor... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
VOICEOVER: The Parallel Career (afternoon)
Led by Voiceover Kickstart's Guy Michaels

LONDON

Date: Tuesday September 5th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.30 - 16.30

The entire Voiceover landscape has been redrawn in recent years. Have you considered just how you could be supplementing your... read on

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2 hours / £24.00
VOICEOVER: The Parallel Career (evening)
Led by Voiceover Kickstart's Guy Michaels

LONDON

Date: Tuesday September 5th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 20.30

The entire Voiceover landscape has been redrawn in recent years. Have you considered just how you could be supplementing your... read on

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2 hours / £24.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Assistant Seth Mason

LONDON

Date: Thursday September 7th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Seth Mason is currently working as casting assistant to both Victor Jenkins and Andy Brierley on projects for BBC One,... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Skills for CV: Horse Riding (5 day Intensive)
Led by Karl Ude-Martinez

OTHER

Dates: Monday September 25th 2017, Tuesday 26th, Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th, Friday 29th
Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
Time: 10.00 - 18.00

A popular 5 day residential course, including food, accommodation and 5 days horse riding - for all levels of experience including complete beginners.  With... read on

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GBP 600. Deposit / £50.00

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