Rick Laxton is a freelance Casting Director and member of the CDG.
During his career he has cast over 800 hours of TV content for major broadcasters such as BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Amazon Prime, Disney, History and Nickelodeon. Before going freelance, Rick was Head of Casting at Lime Pictures from 2010 to 2015, a position he took after working in the ITV Casting Department for 7 years.
Rick's TV credits include Comedy like Peter Kay's Car Share & Scarborough, Soaps Hollyoaks, Coronation Street, Drama including The Case, The Road to Coronation Street and Children's Drama such as The Evermoor Chronicles, Rocket's Island.
During this practical online workshop Rick will be working with everyone on sides, sent out a few days before. He will offer direction and advice on how best to approach audition material, with a focus on self-tapes in the current climate. The session will end with an informal Q&A.