Workshops

CASTING

 

Amy Jackson is currently Casting Associate to Amy Hubbard. She started her casting career working full time with Sasha Robertson and has gone on to work in a freelance capacity with some hugely respected Casting Directors, such as Kate Rhodes James, Rachel Freck, Julie Harkin, Jina Jay, Kate Dowd, Gemma Sykes, Rachel Sheridan, amongst others.
Annelie has been working in casting for over 12 years  - she spent 5 years at the RSC before being Head of Casting at the Nuffield. Prior to that she spent a year on Holby City as an assistant and working as a freelance casting assistant in TV and Film and Theatre.
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 the new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Witches directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer.
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: Monday 30th November

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

 

THIS WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE VIA A ZOOM VIDEO CALL

TV+Film Castings

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 the 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: Sat 28th November 2020

Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm

 

THIS SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE

VIA ZOOM VIDEO CALL. 10-12 PEOPLE MAX.

TV+Film Castings

Amy Jackson is currently Casting Associate to Amy Hubbard. She started her casting career working full time with Sasha Robertson and has gone on to work in a freelance capacity with some hugely respected Casting Directors, such as Kate Rhodes James, Rachel Freck, Julie Harkin, Jina Jay, Kate Dowd, Gemma Sykes, Rachel Sheridan, amongst others.

 

Her most recent credits include: Isolation Stories (ITV), Trying, (Apple) In My Skin (BBC), The Other One (BBC), Four Weddings and a Funeral (Hulu) and Flack Series 2 (Pop and UKTV). She prides herself on her ability to connect and work with an understanding of actors, having come from an acting family.

 

 

During this practical online workshop Amy 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: Tues 24th November 2020

Time: 18:30pm - 20:30pm

 

THIS SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE

VIA ZOOM VIDEO CALL. 10-12 PEOPLE MAX.

Theatre Castings

Annelie has been working in casting for over 12 years  - she spent 5 years at the RSC before being Head of Casting at the Nuffield. Prior to that she spent a year on Holby City as an assistant and working as a freelance casting assistant in TV and Film and Theatre.

 

She is now a freelance Casting Director and has recently worked on projects for the Almeida, Regents Park, Lyric Hammersmith, Home, ETT, Theatre503 and Hampstead amongst others. She has just completed casting on a new series for Nickelodeon and development on films. As well as DEEP BLUE SEA 3 which was total career highlight, as she had to act out being a shark in many auditions.

 

During this practical online workshop Annelie will be working with everyone on modern theatre pieces. She will offer direction and advice on how best to approach audition material, with a focus on zoom castings in the current climate. The session will end with a Q&A.

Date: Thurs 26th November 2020

Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm

 

THIS SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE

VIA ZOOM VIDEO CALL. 10-12 PEOPLE MAX.