Workshops

CASTING

 

Katie worked in TV production before moving into casting in 2017 where she has been working full time for Casting Directors Suzanne Crowley and Gilly Poole.
Molly Roberts is a professional Actor and Artistic Director of award winning new writing company Poleroid Theatre. As a theatre maker and freelance producer she specialises in working collaboratively with new writing, developing and championing  new talent. She was recently one of The Old Vic 12 Producers and a Stage One New Producer. Her production company Poleroid Theatre holds 5 Off-West End Award nominations.
THIS WILL NOW BE CONDUCTED ONLINE VIA VIDEO CALL

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Workshops with Casting Directors are educational and should never be considered a job interview or audition. Attending workshops is not a way to obtain employment as an actor. The presence of a Casting Director is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment. Contact with a Casting Director at a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that Casting Director or any company affiliated with that Casting Director.

 

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS

We are happy to offer full refunds on all standard 3hr workshops, provided we are given a full working 72hrs notice.

If only 24-72 hours notice is supplied a credit note will be issued, valid for 6 months and redeemable once.

A credit note or refund will not be issued for cancellations made inside 24hrs.

 

IMPROV COURSES (When Available)

You can book and pay in full immediately or alternatively secure your space by selecting the £50 deposit. (Non-refundable but deductable from total cost). Final payments to confirm attendance must be paid by (See course details). If full payment has not been made by this date we reserve the right to re-allocate your space.

 

IMPROV COURSE CANCELLATIONS

We will be able to offer a refund of the full fee (minus £50 deposit) on any cancellations made on or before (See course details).

We regret we cannot offer refunds after this date unless your space is filled.

 

For more details about the improv courses email: info(at)casting-workshops.co.uk

If your booking name differs from your Spotlight Name, or if you are booking on behalf of someone else, please notify us of their Spotlight name by dropping us an email.

Workshops, Courses + Events

 

Online Workshops

COVID-19: All in-person workshops have been put on hold until further notice.

We are currently doing a series of online sessions. These will be announced 7-14 days in advance via our twitter account and are bookable here.

Free Events

Acting can be a lonely, isolating career and often it feels like there's no one to turn to for help and guidance - especially at the moment.

 

Our FREE Actor's surgery, offers actors the chance to seek 1-to-1 guidance and advice in a supportive and confidential setting. Whether you have a specific problem you need help with or you're looking for advice on agents and casting directors, more practical thoughts about your CV, Showreel and headshots or emotional support dealing with the highs and lows of the industry, you can come and spend time with us for an honest, open chat.

 

Book your 20minute slot for the next surgery now!

 

The £1 booking fee, taken to secure your slot, will be refunded after your attendence.  

This is a 100% free service.

Date: Monday 14th December

Time: 20 min slots between 5:30pm - 7:30pm

 

THIS WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE VIA A ZOOM VIDEO CALL

TV+Film Castings

Katie worked in TV production before moving into casting in 2017 where she has been working full time for Casting Directors Suzanne Crowley and Gilly Poole.

 

Most notable projects include Killing Eve seasons 1-3 (BBC America) with Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer; The Durrells (ITV), Trollied (Sky 1) and Sticks and Stones (ITV). Katie has assisted in casting for several theatre projects for Hampstead Theatre and most recently Sunset Limited (Boulevard Theatre).

 

She has also been a freelance assistant for Sasha Robertson, Sarah Trevis, Jina Jay and Kate Rhodes James.

 

During this practical online workshop Katie will be working with everyone on sides, sent out a few days before. She 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 a Q&A.

Date: Monday 7th December 2020

Time: 18:00pm - 20:00pm

 

THIS SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE

VIA ZOOM VIDEO CALL. 10-12 PEOPLE MAX.

Producing Your Own Work

Molly Roberts is a professional Actor and Artistic Director of award winning new writing company Poleroid Theatre. As a theatre maker and freelance producer she specialises in working collaboratively with new writing, developing and championing  new talent. She was recently one of The Old Vic 12 Producers and a Stage One New Producer. Her production company Poleroid Theatre holds 5 Off-West End Award nominations.

 

Recent successes include: Free Fall by Vinay Patel (Triple Offie nominated), their acclaimed production of Plastic by Kenneth Emson (Offie Award Best New Play Finalist & No. 2 in the Top 10 Off-West End Productions of 2018).

 

During this workshop the group will look at the ins and outs of professional development and self-producing, setting up your own company and getting your first fringe theatre show off the ground whilst continuing to pursue work as a theatre professional - invaluable as the industry recovers from the events of 2020. From what venue to choose, how to approach them, marketing, branding and fundraising, its time to take your career into your own hands and create your own path for 2020 and beyond! This workshop is ideal for actors as well as emerging writers, directors and producers.

 

Date: Mon 14th December 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

 

THIS SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE

VIA ZOOM VIDEO CALL. 10-12 PEOPLE MAX.