London Seminars

Broadgate 1 Room
10:30 am

TV Series Casting – What’s Involved And Preparing For The Audition Room

Hosted by Casting Associate Seth Mason of Victor Jenkins Casting & Andy Brierley Casting

Seth Mason joins us from The Casting Office (Victor Jenkins and Andy Brierley) and will be drawing from his experience from TV series such as Silent...

11:30 am

Julie Hesmondhalgh: Living your fullest life as an artist

Hosted by Actress Julie Hesmondhalgh (Hayley Cropper; Coronation Street other credits include Cucumber, Broadchurch, Happy Valley)

Julie Hesmondhalgh is an actor and theatre-maker whose Working Diary was published by Methuen Drama in 2019. In this seminar Julie will talk...

12:30 pm

Becoming a TRI-Coastal (International) Actor

Hosted by international actors marketing coach Gwyn Gilliss

Most actors think of their careers in terms of three medias – theatre, TV and film. You train in theatre, get ongoing employment and income in TV,...

1:30 pm

How To Get Work As A Voiceover Artist

Hosted by Rachael Naylor of The VoiceOver Network

The voiceover world is a rapidly growing industry, especially considering that video games (which rely heavily on voiceover talent) are now bigger than...

2:30 pm

Turning the Dream into a Reality – An Actor’s Road Map to Hollywood

Hosted by O-1 visa expert Richard Burke of Industry Hollywood

Times are changing. The world is getting smaller and so are the chances for getting acting work in the UK. Hence why so many actors are looking further...

4:30 pm

Casting for the BBC

Hosted by BBC Casting Director John Cannon (Holby City, Father Brown, Silent Witness)

John will be discussing how casting for the BBC’s internal casting department works – from receiving the script, to selecting actors to be...

Broadgate 2 Room
11:00 am

Auditioning In The Room Vs Self Tapes

Hosted by Casting Director Suzanne Smith

In 2020 there is a good chance you’ll be asked to audition in two key ways. Suzanne Smith will be covering the key differences between having an...

12:00 pm

The Audition Re-Direct

Hosted by Casting Associate Lucy Allen of Daniel Edwards Casting & Vicki Thomson Casting

When you receive notes from casting in an audition room, it is a gift and gets you that much closer to booking the job. This seminar covers steps and...

1:00 pm

What Matters At Hubbard Casting

Hosted by Casting Associate Amy Raine Jackson of Hubbard Casting

Amy Raine Jackson has worked with many of the top casting directors including Amy Hubbard, Rachel Freck, Rachel Sheridan, and Kate and Lou Casting....

2:00 pm

A Life on Screen – The Business for an Actor in Film & TV

Hosted by directors Tim Kent and Jon East (Killing Eve, Downton Abbey, Lost in Space (Netflix) and Last Kingdom)

Join industry leading directors Tim Kent and BAFTA-winning Jon East for an exclusive insight into the life of an actor on screen. With a combined...

3:00 pm

Part Time Actor to Full time Actor: how do I do that?

Hosted by actor and teacher Valorie Hubbard of Actors’ Fast Track.

A life-long actor and teacher, Valorie has taught thousands of actors. When she had her light-bulb moment and realized that actors are entrepreneurs, she...

4:00 pm

How to Make your Soap Debut

Hosted by Director Karl Neilson

Karl Neilson will be drawing on his experience on EastEnders, Coronation Street and Holby City to discuss the world of acting in soaps, and how to make...

5:00 pm

Representation: Securing The Right Agent

Hosted by Emma Higginbottom from Curtis Brown & Bill Petrie from The BWH Agency

Securing the right representation, at the right time can be a real game changer for your career. But how do you know when the...

London Wall Room
10:45 am

Solving the Problem: You are Brilliant, but nobody knows you exist

Hosted by coach, author and former actor, Charlotte Thornton

This seminar will deliver simple strategies to solve the actor’s biggest problem: getting known and getting seen. Charlotte will combine insight from...

11:45 am

Screen Acting Skills – Getting ready for ‘Action!’

Hosted by acting teachers Roger Wooster and Paul Conway on behalf of Methuen Drama

There are many approaches to screen acting but whatever your training, this seminar will offer a clear approach to honing your on-screen skills. Roger...

1:45 pm

Method Acting: Turbocharge your talent to win call-backs and rave reviews!

Hosted by acting coach Louise O’Leary of Standby Method Acting

De Niro, Pacino, and Jolie have secrets that YOU can now access for your own acting career.

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2:45 pm

From Acting to Writing: Stop Waiting, Start Creating – Panel discussion

Hosted by Nick Hern Books

As an actor, getting into writing can help you stay creative and feel empowered between acting jobs. You can also make new connections, create your...

3:45 pm

How to Make Money as a Performer

Hosted by actor and entrepreneur Ricky Fox of Ambitious Arts

This talk is designed to help performers stand out from the crowd, create their own work and earn the money they deserve.

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4:45 pm

Intimacy On Set

Hosted by Intimacy Coordinator and Movement Director Ita O’Brien

With theatre, TV, and film demanding ever more nudity and sexual content, how do actors work to serve the production, whilst feeling safe and secure? Ita...