Workshops

CASTING

 

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.
Stephen is one of the most experienced and respected theatre and opera directors, writers and teachers working in the UK.  For most of the 1980s he worked at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh. He founded ETT (English Touring Theatre) in 1993 and, in 2008, opened the Rose Theatre, Kingston where he was Artistic Director until 2014.
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 - Pay What You Can

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 online workshop Molly will look at self-producing, setting up your own company and getting your first show off the ground whilst continuing to pursue work as a theatre professional. From what venue to choose, how to approach them, marketing, branding and fundraising, its  definitely time to take your career into your own hands and create your own path! This workshop is ideal for actors as well as emerging writers, directors and producers.

 

PAY WHAT YOU CAN

We are asking people to pay £5 to secure their place, in an attempt to avoid cancellations. Following the session we will be gratefully accepting any additional 'Pay What You Can'  donations.

Date: Weds 27th May

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

 

THIS SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE

VIA ZOOM VIDEO CALL. 18 PEOPLE MAX.

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 1st June 2020

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

 

THIS WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE VIA A ZOOM VIDEO CALL

Stephen is one of the most experienced and respected theatre and opera directors, writers and teachers working in the UK.  For most of the 1980s he worked at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh. He founded ETT (English Touring Theatre) in 1993 and, in 2008, opened the Rose Theatre, Kingston where he was Artistic Director until 2014.  

 

Stephen's directed a large number of leading actors and actresses, at all stages of their careers, and his productions have been seen in London and across Britain.

 

A free and frank exchange of views with a very experienced theatre director about the current challenges, but also a chance to look ahead and polish up a piece that you’re working on.  Informal, relaxed, stimulating.’

 

PAY WHAT YOU CAN

We are asking people to pay £5 to secure their place, in an attempt to avoid cancellations. Following the session we will be gratefully accepting any additional 'Pay What You Can'  donations.

Date: Weds 27th May

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 

THIS SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE

VIA ZOOM VIDEO CALL. 12 PEOPLE MAX.