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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 Stage & Screen
Led by Casting Director Hayley Kaimakliotis

LONDON

Date: Tuesday October 24th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Hayley currently works in the BBC in House Casting Department where she has worked on Casualty, Father Brown, Shakespeare and... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for TV: The Director's Perspective
Led by Director Rebecca Gatward (Shetland, Grantchester)

LONDON

Date: Tuesday October 24th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

We are delighted to welcome TV director, Rebecca Gatward who will share her wealth of experience in this practical workshop. The workshop will... read on

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£31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Associate Beatrice Ray (Jane Ripley Casting)

LONDON

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

We are delighted to welcome Casting Director Beatrice Ray (Associate Casting Director at Jane Ripley Casting) who will share her wealth of... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Vocal Extremes - for Stage & Screen
Led by Renowned Voice Coach Barbara Houseman

LONDON

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

Renowned voice coach and acting tutor Barbara Houseman leads a workshop on dealing with vocal extremes. This workshop will explore safe... read on

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3 hours / £32.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Kate Bone, Casting Associate Nina Gold Casting

LONDON

Date: Saturday October 28th 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: Suitability Vs Ability
Led by Actor, Director & Author Paul Clayton

LONDON

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

People like people. When you're going in for a casting, it's rarely just about finding out who is the best actor.... read on

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3 hours / £21.00
Casting for Film & TV
Led by Casting Director Gemma Sykes

LONDON

Date: Tuesday October 31st 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

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 TV
Led by Casting Associate Rae Hendrie, Julie Harkin Casting

LONDON

Date: Wednesday November 1st 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 21.30

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
Casting for Stage
Led by Casting Director Louis Hammond CDG

LONDON

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

Having previously worked as an actor and agent, Louis Hammond CDG has been a Casting Director for nearly twenty years... read on

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

LONDON

Date: Thursday November 2nd 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
One-to-One Career Advice
Led by Casting Director Carl Proctor CDG

LONDON

Date: Monday November 6th 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 Casting Director Jessie Frost

LONDON

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

Jessie Frost has worked across a diverse range of projects in both film and television. As Jina Jay's Associate she... read on

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

LONDON

Date: Wednesday November 8th 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 from the Inside
Led by Casting Director Gemma Hancock

LONDON

Date: Thursday November 9th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Gemma Hancock has been working in casting for 20 years and has been worked in partnership with Sam Stevenson for... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting Comedy (Females Only)
Led by Casting Director Nicky Bligh CDG

LONDON

Date: Tuesday November 14th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

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 (Males Only)
Led by Casting Director Nicky Bligh CDG

LONDON

Date: Tuesday November 14th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

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 for Screen
Led by Casting Director Jessie Frost

LONDON

Date: Wednesday November 15th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

Jessie Frost has worked across a diverse range of projects in both film and television. As Jina Jay's Associate she... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Ben Cogan

LONDON

Date: Tuesday November 21st 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 is... read on

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

LONDON

Date: Tuesday November 21st 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 associate to both Victor Jenkins and Andy Brierley on projects for BBC One,... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Nanw Rowlands

LONDON

Date: Tuesday November 21st 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Nanw Rowlands is a Casting Director and formerly Casting Associate for Lucy Bevan. With Lucy she cast for Warner Bros, Universal... read on

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

LONDON

Dates: Tuesday November 21st 2017, Wednesday 22nd, Thursday 23rd
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 Screen
Led by Casting Director Laura Windows

LONDON

Date: Wednesday November 22nd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.15 - 21.15

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
Casting for TV: The Director's Perspective
Led by Director Rebecca Gatward (Shetland, Grantchester)

LONDON

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

We are delighted to welcome TV director, Rebecca Gatward who will share her wealth of experience in this practical workshop. The workshop will... read on

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£31.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Assistant Olivia Grant, Lucy Bevan Casting

LONDON

Date: Saturday November 25th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 10.00 - 13.00

Olivia Grant is currently working as Casting Assistant at Lucy Bevan Casting. She has recently been working on Disney's upcoming 'The Nutcracker and... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Paines Plough Residency
Led by Artistic Director James Grieve

LONDON

Dates: Tuesday November 28th 2017, Wednesday 29th, Thursday 30th
Location: London TBC
Time: 10.00 - 17.00

Paines Plough is the national theatre of new plays. Productions include Out of Love ("Runs through you like a knife... read on

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3 days / £122.00
Does Your CV Open Doors?
Led by Casting Director Charlotte Sutton

LONDON

Date: Tuesday November 28th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 20.30

Charlotte is currently casting several productions for the 2017 Chichester Festival, where her credits this season include Fiddler on the... read on

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£25.00
Speak Softly Think Loud
Led by TV Director Laurence Moody

LONDON

Date: Tuesday November 28th 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
Getting into VOICEOVER
Led by Voiceover Kickstart's Guy Michaels

LONDON

Date: Wednesday November 29th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.30 - 20.30

"Just done the most amazing voiceover workshop! Thanks to @ActorsGuildGB and @VOkickstart. Buzzing!!"The aim of this workshop is to show you... read on

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2 hours / £24.00
Representation & Casting Unwrapped
Led by Casting Director Sue Needleman & Agent Paul Spyker

LONDON

Date: Thursday November 30th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 20.30

Casting Director Sue Needleman (CDG) and Agent Paul Spyker work together to offer insight and advice from both sides of the... read on

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2.5 hours / £24.50
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Associate Emma Crompton

LONDON

Date: Saturday December 2nd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 10.00 - 13.00

Emma Crompton is currently Casting Associate at Theo Park Casting. Before working for Theo, Emma worked at Kate Rhodes James Casting on 'Line... read on

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

LONDON

Date: Saturday December 2nd 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 10.30 - 13.30

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

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3 hours / £31.00
Simon Godwin 5 day Residency: Antony & Cleopatra
Led by Director Simon Godwin (Associate Director of National Theatre)

LONDON

Dates: Monday December 4th 2017, Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th, Friday 8th
Location: Central London - TBC
Time: 10.30 - 17.00

With two mighty protagonists, thirty five messengers, forty two scenes and nearly two hundred entrances and exits, Antony and Cleopatra... read on

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5 days / £200.00
Casting for Screen
Led by Casting Director Emma Gunnery

LONDON

Date: Tuesday December 5th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Emma Gunnery is a freelance Casting Director who recently worked on iBoy and The Angel for Netflix. Emma is currently casting... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Power & Persuasion
Led by Director Natalie Abrahami

LONDON

Date: Wednesday December 6th 2017
Location: Actors' Guild Hub at Spotlight, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7RJ
Time: 18.00 - 21.00

In this workshop, participants will use Helen Edmundson's Queen Anne to explore the different ways language can be used to... read on

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3 hours / £31.00
Simon Godwin 3 day Residency: Timon of Athens
Led by Director Simon Godwin (Associate Director of National Theatre)

LONDON

Dates: Monday December 18th 2017, Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th
Location: Central London - TBC
Time: 10.30 - 17.00

Next year, Simon will director a major new production of Timon of Athens. How to revitalise Shakespeare's mysterious play as... read on

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3 days / £122.00

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