Date 28th October 2023
Starts 4:45 pm
Finishes 5:30 pm
Room Forman Lecture Theatre
Hosted by Anji Carroll, Casting Director

Before an audition, either for a self-tape or in-person, actors are usually sent sides. However, these are often a short section from a much larger script so Anji will be explaining how to work with such a short piece of text, and how to analyse that script to use it in the most effective way to portray the character.

Anji Carroll

Credits include: Over 60 shows for the New Vic where Anji is Casting Associate including the back by popular demand ‘ASTLEY’S Astounding Adventure Marvellous (and @SohoPlace); Tom, Dick & Harry (and at Alexandra Palace), the award-winning Around The World In 80 Days – (and the Royal Exchange; UK tour, New York and Florida; winner of the Cameo Page to Stage Award); The Snow Queen (UK Theatre Award: Best Show for Children and Young People).

Other Theatre Henry I for RABBLE Theatre Reading, (and Winchester and Covent Garden); Guy Fawkes (York Theatre Royal); My White Best Friend North for Eclipse; The Worst Witch (Olivier Award winner, Vaudeville Theatre West End & National Tour); Precious Little Talent (Best Play at the London Theatre Festival Awards -Trafalgar Studios).

Multiple shows with Storyhouse, Hull Truck, Royal & Derngate, New Perspectives, Birmingham Old Rep, Salisbury Playhouse, Northcott Theatre, Ludlow Festival, Bristol Old Vic, Theatre In The Quarter and Shooting Fish. Derby Theatre’s this year’s Christmas show Cinderella.Television credits include: BBC2’s comedy drama series The Cup, The Bill (50+ episodes); two series of London’s Burning (32 episodes); The Knock (4 x 90 minutes).

Feature film credits include:10 Swords and the Moon and 2.0 Lucy for Shopfloor Films; Papadopoulos & Sons for M&M films, West Is West and Mrs Ratcliffe’s Revolution for Assassin Films. Drama-documentary: Curiosity – What Sank Titanic?, Mayday, Joan of Arc.Video games: Race Driver.Anji is a member of the Casting Director’s Guild (CDG) and BAFTA.