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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.

Auditioning for Theatre
Led by Matthew Xia, Associate Artistic Director, Royal Exchange Theatre

MANCHESTER

Date: Tuesday June 28th 2016
Location: Third Floor, London Scottish House, Mount Street, Manchester M2 3NN
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

After the success of his first session, we are delighted to welcome back Matthew Xia, Associate Artistic Director at Royal... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Building Your Voices Potential
Led by Renowned Voice Coach Barbara Houseman

LONDON

Date: Tuesday June 28th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Renowned voice coach and acting tutor Barbara Houseman leads a workshop on developing the range and depth of your voice. There... read on

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3 hours / £32.00
Casting for TV Comedy
Led by Casting Director Rick Laxton CDG

LONDON

Date: Tuesday June 28th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

This workshop offers a great opportunity to meet and work with Casting Director Rick Laxton CDG. The focus of this... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
On Voice: 1-2-1 Sessions
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Tuesday June 28th 2016
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 Screen
Led by Casting Director Carolyn McLeod

LONDON

Date: Wednesday June 29th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Casting Director Carolyn McLeod offers a practical workshop on how she thinks an actor can best prepare for and execute... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
1-2-1 Singing Surgery
Led by Eleanor Rastall (MMus)

LONDON

Date: Wednesday June 29th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 14.30 - 16.00

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
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Theo Park

LONDON

Date: Thursday June 30th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Theo Park is a Casting Director who was previously Casting Associate to Nina Gold. Theo has now gone freelance and is... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
On Voice (morning)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Thursday June 30th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 10.30 - 13.30

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
The Histories Summer Season Script Read: King John
Led by A circle of peers

MANCHESTER

Date: Monday July 4th 2016
Location: Third Floor, London Scottish House, Mount Street, Manchester M2 3NN
Time: 11am - 1pm

The Histories are here! Ever felt like you should sit down and read all of them so you know what... read on

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Free
Auditioning for Ayckbourn
Led by Casting Director Sarah Hughes CDG

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 5th 2016
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 unrivaled. Sarah is... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting Comedy
Led by Casting Director Nicky Bligh CDG

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 5th 2016
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
Does Your CV Open Doors?
Led by Casting Director Charlotte Sutton

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 6th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 20.30

Using Charlotte's experience at the National, the Ambassador Theatre Group and now as a freelance casting director, this workshop will... read on

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£25.00
The Histories Summer Season Script Read:Richard II
Led by A circle of peers

MANCHESTER

Date: Thursday July 7th 2016
Location: Third Floor, London Scottish House, Mount Street, Manchester M2 3NN
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm

The Histories are here! Ever felt like you should sit down and read all of them so you know what... read on

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Free
On Voice (afternoon)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Friday July 8th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
Digging into the works of Joe Orton
Led by Nick Bagnall, Associate Director, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse

MANCHESTER

Dates: Saturday July 9th 2016, Sunday 10th
Location: London Scottish House, Mount Street, Manchester M2 3NN
Time: 10.00 - 17.00

A fantastic opportunity to work with the brilliant and ever-popular Nick Bagnall, Associate Director at Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse who... read on

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2 days / £65.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Andy Morgan CDG

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 12th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

We are delighted to welcome casting director Andy Morgan CDG, who is responsible for casting numerous major prime-time dramas, who will share... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Andy Morgan CDG

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 12th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

We are delighted to welcome casting director Andy Morgan CDG, who is responsible for casting numerous major prime-time dramas, who will share... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Acting for Games
Led by Director Kate Saxon

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 13th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 20.30

The video games industry is a huge new employer of actors and yet, as performance in games is relatively new,... read on

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Seminar / £26.00
Mastering Social Media for Actors
Led by Samantha from Penguin in the Room

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 13th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Are you playing the part on social media? Should you be present online as an actor? Can you really get... read on

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3 hours / £21.00
On Voice (evening)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 13th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 19.00 - 22.00

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
Joe Hill-Gibbins Residency: The Dream
Led by Director Joe Hill-Gibbins

LONDON

Dates: Monday July 18th 2016, Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th
Location: Theatre Delicatessen, 119 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3DA
Time: 10.30 - 17.30

This intensive three day residency on A Midsummer Night’s Dream gives professional actors the opportunity to explore the nation's favourite Shakespeare play... read on

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3 days / £122.00
On Voice (morning)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Monday July 18th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 10.30 - 13.30

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
Cracking Contemporary Playwrights
Led by Chris Lawson, Associate Director, Oldham Coliseum

MANCHESTER

Date: Monday July 18th 2016
Location: London Scottish House, Mount Street, Manchester M2 3NN
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

We are delighted to welcome Chris Lawson, the newly appointed Associate Director of Oldham Coliseum to TAG NW. This will be... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Auditioning for Film
Led by Casting Director Manuel Puro

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 19th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

A fantastic opportunity to work with Manuel Puro who has a wealth of experience to share. Manuel will start with... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Jonny Boutwood

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 19th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 21.30

We are delighted to welcome Casting Director Jonny Boutwood - Jonny is currently working with Shaheen Baig on various TV and... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Gillian Hawser CDG

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 20th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

In this three hour workshop Gillian will simulate the audition process she uses for film. Participants will be recorded on camera... read on

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3 hours / £32.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Aisha Walters

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 26th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Aisha Walters has a wealth of experience as Casting Director and Casting Associate on feature films and many award nominated TV... read on

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

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 26th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Cara recently completed an independent feature with Celestia Fox called 'London Town' and a five part series 'Witless' for BBC3.... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
On Voice (afternoon)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Tuesday July 26th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
Arthur Miller: High Stakes
Led by Director Sarah Esdaile

LONDON

Date: Wednesday July 27th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Few writers demand the intensity of engagement from actors that Arthur Miller does. His stage directions are as poetic and... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Auditioning for Theatre
Led by Casting Director Sophie Curtis & Director Director Zoe Waterman

LONDON

Date: Thursday July 28th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

This session will be led by Sophie Curtis, Associate Casting Director for Theatre by the Lake and Director Zoe Waterman. Sophie has... read on

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3 hours / £32.00
Cracking Coward's Comedy
Led by Director Chris Honer

MANCHESTER

Date: Wednesday August 3rd 2016
Location: Third Floor, London Scottish House, Mount Street, Manchester M2 3NN
Time: 10.00 - 17.00

Renowned director Chris Honer returns to TAG with a day-long workshop on high-comedy, bringing the expertise and insight that has... read on

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1 Day / £36.50
Shoshin for Actors
Led by Director Jeremy Stockwell (RADA/BBC)

LONDON

Dates: Tuesday August 16th 2016, Wednesday 17th, Thursday 18th
Location: Diorama Arts Studios, 201 Drummond Street, Regents Place, London, NW1 3FE
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

This unique and intensive set of three workshops looks to release your acting skills and enhance your ability to communicate... read on

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3 workshops / £90.00
The Naked Face
Led by Director & Screenwriter David Penn

LONDON

Dates: Tuesday August 23rd 2016, Wednesday 24th, Thursday 25th
Location: Theatre Delicatessen, 119 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3DA
Time: 10.30 - 16.30

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

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3 days / £214.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Ben Cogan

LONDON

Date: Tuesday August 23rd 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

This workshop gets amazing feedback...Ben is a freelance Casting Director having previously worked as a Casting Director as part of... read on

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

LONDON

Date: Tuesday August 30th 2016
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 unrivaled. Sarah is... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director, Rachel Sheridan

LONDON

Date: Wednesday August 31st 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 21.30

Casting Director Rachel Sheridan (Associate to Rachel Freck, Him & Her, Twenty-Twelve) will shares her wealth of experience with members... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
On Voice (evening)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Thursday September 1st 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 19.00 - 22.00

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Martin Ware

LONDON

Date: Saturday September 3rd 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 10.00 - 13.00

Martin Ware works as an associate to Nina Gold on a variety of film and TV projects, as well as... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Martin Ware

LONDON

Date: Saturday September 3rd 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 13.30 - 16.30

Martin Ware works as an associate to Nina Gold on a variety of film and TV projects, as well as... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting Workshop with follow-up
Led by Casting Director Sarah Leung

LONDON

Date: Tuesday September 6th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Sarah has a wealth of experience working in some of the UK's leading casting houses as well as being a... read on

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3 hours / £32.00
Unlock Your Creative Potential
Led by Artistic Director Polly Teale

LONDON

Dates: Tuesday September 6th 2016, Wednesday 7th
Location: Diorama Arts Studios, Regents Studio, 201 Drummond Street, London, NW1 3FE
Time: 10.30 - 17.30

Are you reaching your creative potential? In this two day workshop members will work with the acclaimed Artistic Director Polly Teale... read on

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2 days / £81.50
On Voice (morning)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Thursday September 8th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 10.30 - 13.30

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
Shakespeare: Speak The Speech
Led by Director Charlie Westenra

LONDON

Date: Tuesday September 13th 2016
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

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
Skills for CV: Horse Riding (5 day Intensive)
Led by Karl Ude-Martinez

OTHER

Dates: Monday September 19th 2016, Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st, Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd
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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£600. Deposit / £50.00
On Voice (afternoon)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Tuesday September 20th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
On Voice (morning)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Wednesday September 28th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 10.30 - 13.30

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
On Voice (afternoon)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Friday October 14th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
On Voice (morning)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Friday October 21st 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 10.30 - 13.30

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
On Voice (evening)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Thursday October 27th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 19.00 - 22.00

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
On Voice (evening)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Tuesday November 1st 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
On Voice (morning)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Thursday November 10th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 10.30 - 13.30

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00
On Voice (evening)
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Tuesday November 29th 2016
Location: The CAA, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Was your voice helping you at your last audition? Is your voice developing or standing still?  Get 'on voice' and audition... read on

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3 hours / £18.00

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