Workshops

CASTING

 

Lucy has been working in casting for 6 years. She is currently working as an associate at Nina Gold Casting where her most recent associate credits include upcoming films Misbehaviour starring Keira Knightley and directed by Philippa Lowthorpe, Ironbark starring Benedict Cumberbatch and directed by Dominic Cooke and a new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Witches directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer.
Nicola is Casting Associate at Olivia Scott-Webb Casting, where she has worked for over 5 years on a variety of film and TV projects. Recent projects including the Emmy Award-winning Fleabag S2, and Sundance Award winner The Souvenir as well as 3 upcoming series for Netflix and film projects for Studio Canal, Paramount and Sony Pictures. She has worked in Casting for 8 years, starting off as an assistant at Stephanie Gorin Casting in Toronto, Canada and has freelanced for many UK Casting Directors including Kirsty Kinnear, Rose Wicksteed and Priscilla John.
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 a maximum of 7 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: Mon 29th June 2020

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

 

THIS WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE VIA A ZOOM VIDEO CALL

Nicola is Casting Associate at Olivia Scott-Webb Casting, where she has worked for over 5 years on a variety of film and TV projects. Recent projects including the Emmy Award-winning Fleabag S2, and Sundance Award winner The Souvenir as well as 3 upcoming series for Netflix and film projects for Studio Canal, Paramount and Sony Pictures. She has worked in Casting for 8 years, starting off as an assistant at Stephanie Gorin Casting in Toronto, Canada and has freelanced for many UK Casting Directors including Kirsty Kinnear, Rose Wicksteed and Priscilla John.

 

Previously Sacha worked with Rebecca Wright, where projects included Call The Midwife, Britannia and Delicious.

 

During this practical online workshop Nicola 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: Fri 3rd July

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

 

THIS SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE

VIA ZOOM VIDEO CALL. 12 PEOPLE MAX.

Lucy has been working in casting for 6 years. She is currently working as an associate at Nina Gold Casting where her most recent associate credits include upcoming films Misbehaviour starring Keira Knightley and directed by Philippa Lowthorpe, Ironbark starring Benedict Cumberbatch and directed by Dominic Cooke and a new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Witches directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer.

 

Previously Lucy worked with Des Hamilton, where projects included HBO series Gunpowder and The House That Jack Built.

 

During this practical online workshop Lucy 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: Thurs 2nd July

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 

THIS SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE

VIA ZOOM VIDEO CALL. 12 PEOPLE MAX.

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 recent events. 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: Weds 8th July

Time: 14:00pm - 16:00pm

 

THIS SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE

VIA ZOOM VIDEO CALL. 20 PEOPLE MAX.

Film & TV Castings

Film & TV Castings

Self-Producing for Actors