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Workshops

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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 Kristina Erdely, CSA

LONDON

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

Kristina Erdely CSA is a Television and Film Casting Director based in London - she is currently casting several feature films. At... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
The Naked Face
Led by Director & Screenwriter David Penn

LONDON

Dates: Wednesday April 26th 2017, Thursday 27th, Friday 28th
Location: Theatre Deli, 30 Marsh Wall, London, E14 9TP
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 Continuing Drama
Led by Casting Director Rowland Beckley

LONDON

Date: Thursday April 27th 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
The Great Shakespearean Scene
Led by Royal Shakespeare Company Director Owen Horsley

LONDON

Date: Sunday April 30th 2017
Location: Diorama Arts Centre, 201 Drummond Street, Regents Place, London, NW1 3FE
Time: 10.00 - 17.00

Royal Shakespeare Company Director and Cheek by Jowl Associate Director Owen Horsley, leads a workshop for professional actors that focuses on... read on

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1 day / £42.50
Casting for Screen: Less is More
Led by Actor Carolyn Pickles (Broadchurch)

LONDON

Date: Tuesday May 2nd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 21.00

In this 6 hour masterclass actress Carolyn Pickles (Broadchurch, Harry Potter) will work with you on accessing the presence and simplicity... read on

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6 hours / £51.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Ben Cogan

LONDON

Date: Tuesday May 2nd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Ben Cogan is a freelance Casting Director who has a huge wealth of experience casting for screen - Ben's classes... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting Shakespeare
Led by Casting Director Matilda James

LONDON

Date: Wednesday May 3rd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

A fantastic opportunity to workshop with Matilda James, freelance Casting Director and former Head of Casting at Shakespeare's Globe. This practical workshop will... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Stage
Led by Casting Director Vicky Richardson

LONDON

Date: Thursday May 4th 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
On Voice - 2hr Voice Development Session
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Thursday May 4th 2017
Location: Exchange Theatre, 46 Oxford Drive, London, SE1
Time: 10.30 - 12.30

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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2 hours / £16.00
VOICEOVER: The Parallel Career
Led by Voiceover Kickstart's Guy Michaels

LONDON

Date: Tuesday May 9th 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
Led by Voiceover Kickstart's Guy Michaels

LONDON

Date: Tuesday May 9th 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
1-2-1 Singing Surgery
Led by Eleanor Rastall (MMus)

LONDON

Date: Tuesday May 9th 2017
Location: The Music Studios, 29 Marylebone Lane, London W1U 2NQ
Time: 11.00 or 12.00

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 Contemporary Plays
Led by Casting Director Ginny Schiller CDG

LONDON

Date: Wednesday May 10th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

A practical workshop to offer guidance in approaching new or contemporary texts, led by one of the UK's most experienced... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Ruth Key

LONDON

Date: Thursday May 11th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Ruth Key has been working in film for over a decade, predominantly working with Lucy Bevan, casting high profile film... read on

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

LONDON

Date: Saturday May 13th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 10.00 - 13.00

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

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3 hours / £31.00
Finding Your Inner Ken
Led by Director and Theatre Maker Jeremy Stockwell

LONDON

Date: Monday May 15th 2017
Location: Diorama Arts Centre, 201 Drummond Street, Regents Place, London, NW1 3FE
Time: 10.00 - 17.00

Following his success playing British Theatre maverick Ken Campbell in the recent sell-out production of KEN, at Hampstead Theatre (an... read on

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1 day / £39.50
Actors on Tape: Self-taping
Led by Casting Director Sarah Hughes CDG

LONDON

Date: Tuesday May 16th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Self-taping is becoming an increasingly important part of actors' lives. There are many plus points to it, but also plenty... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Stage
Led by Gareth Machin, Artistic Director, Salisbury Playhouse

LONDON

Date: Tuesday May 16th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Gareth is the Artistic Director of Salisbury Playhouse. This workshop will take the shape of an audition masterclass. Actors will... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
How to Cold Read and Audition Brilliantly
Led by Casting Director Francesca Greene

LONDON

Date: Wednesday May 17th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Following FANTASTIC FEEDBACK FROM MEMBERS and a casting career spanning 20 years (and counting!) we are delighted to welcome back... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Assistant Seth Mason

LONDON

Date: Thursday May 18th 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
On Voice: 1-2-1 Sessions
Led by Voice Coach William Trotter

LONDON

Date: Friday May 19th 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 Screen
Led by Senior Casting Assistant Emma Crompton

LONDON

Date: Saturday May 20th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 10.00 - 13.00

Emma Crompton is a Casting Diretor who has been working as Senior Casting Assistant for Kate Rhodes James. Before working for Kate Emma... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Emily Brockmann (Lucy Bevan Casting)

LONDON

Date: Saturday May 20th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 10.30 - 13.30

Casting Director Emily Brockmann has been working in casting for film, TV and theatre for almost 6 years, for Casting... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Clare Harlow

LONDON

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

Clare Harlow works as an Associate to Kate Dowd on a variety of film and TV projects. The workshop will start... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Shakyra Dowling CSA

LONDON

Date: Tuesday May 23rd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

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 Stage & Screen
Led by Casting Director Liz Bichard

LONDON

Date: Thursday May 25th 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
Casting for TV
Led by Casting Director Rick Laxton CDG

MANCHESTER

Date: Tuesday May 30th 2017
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Run by Rick Laxton CDG, former Head of Casting at Lime Pictures, this workshop is an opportunity to focus on... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Laura Windows

LONDON

Date: Tuesday May 30th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Laura has worked in casting for over ten years and has worked at many of the most respected casting houses... read on

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

LONDON

Date: Wednesday May 31st 2017
Location: The Lounge Studio, The Academy Studios,15 Pratt Mews Camden London, NW1 0AD
Time: 14.00 - 16.00

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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2 hours / £16.00
Casting for Stage
Led by Casting Assistant Jacob Sparrow

LONDON

Date: Thursday June 1st 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

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
One-to-One Career Advice
Led by Casting Director Carl Proctor CDG

LONDON

Date: Friday June 2nd 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
Casting for Screen
Led by Kate Bone, Casting Associate Nina Gold Casting

LONDON

Date: Saturday June 3rd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 10.00 - 13.00

Kate Bone is a Casting Associate with the internationally renowned, multiple award winning Casting Director, Nina Gold.   This practical workshop will... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Kate Bone, Casting Associate Nina Gold Casting

LONDON

Date: Saturday June 3rd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 13.30 - 16.30

Kate Bone is a Casting Associate with the internationally renowned, multiple award winning Casting Director, Nina Gold.   This practical workshop... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting Stage & Screen
Led by Casting Director Jane Deitch

LONDON

Date: Tuesday June 6th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

We are delighted to welcome Casting Director Jane Deitch who will be working with members to share her huge wealth... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Clare Harlow

LONDON

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

Clare Harlow works as an Associate to Kate Dowd on a variety of film and TV projects. The workshop will start... read on

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

LONDON

Date: Wednesday June 7th 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
Skills for CV: Horse Riding (5 day Intensive)
Led by Karl Ude-Martinez

OTHER

Dates: Monday June 12th 2017, Tuesday 13th, Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th, Friday 16th
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
Casting Workshop with follow-up
Led by Casting Director Sarah Leung

LONDON

Date: Tuesday June 13th 2017
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
Complicité: Exploring Lecoq (3 Day Residency)
Led by Complicité

LONDON

Dates: Wednesday June 14th 2017, Thursday 15th, Friday 16th
Location: Central London TBC
Time: 10.00 - 17.00

A 3 day workshop led by the world renowned and award winning theatre company Complicité. In this masterclass Complicité will lead participants through... read on

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3 days / £184.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Aisha Walters (McAuley Walters Casting)

LONDON

Date: Wednesday June 14th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

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
Casting for TV
Led by Casting Director Rick Laxton CDG

LONDON

Date: Thursday June 22nd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Run by Rick Laxton CDG, former Head of Casting at Lime Pictures, this workshop is an opportunity to focus on... 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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