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How to make your next job count

Date 9th February 2019
Starts 12:00 pm
Finishes 12:45 pm
Room Montagu Suite
Hosted by an expert panel curated by Curtain Call – including a casting director, director, a producer, a movement director and an actor
*Please check to ensure that you have not double booked any of our seminars, workshops or events*

So you got the role and you’re in the room. Now what? The dilemma faced by every actor. Fear not, this panel of theatre experts will guide you through the nerves with top tips on how to ace that first day, the rehearsal process, and the tricky tech period all the way to opening night… and prove to everyone that you belong IN THE ROOM.

Curtain Call are hosting an expert panel to help guide you through the process of rehearsals and making the most of your next job.

This is a great opportunity to hear from brilliant (and friendly) people at the top of their game, who have been there and ask them questions.

Curtain Call is a networking and jobs platform set up by theatre professionals. Described as a mix between LinkedIn and IMDb, the site gives its members the opportunity to collaborate with other members as well as access jobs and training opportunities.

Panel Guests:

  • Sarah-Jane – Casting Director
  • Bruce Guthrie – Director
  • Sam Marks – Actor
  • Amaia Mugica – Movement Director
  • Kimberly Thomas-Currie – Producer

Sarah-Jane - Casting Director

Sarah-Jane is resident casting director for Selladoor Worldwide, casting musicals, plays, pantomimes and family shows. Previously, working freelance, she has cast for The Bush Theatre, The Finborough theatre and many tours and workshops.

Bruce Guthrie - Director

Bruce is a successful theatre and film director. He was resident staff director at the National Theatre working with Howard Davies, Richard Eyre and Deborah Warner, and Associate Director to Sam Mendes on the world tour of Richard III for the Bridge Project (The Old Vic / BAM). His works takes him around the globe, most recently at the Singapore Repertory Theatre with Nick Payne’s ‘Constellations’.

Sam Marks – Actor

Sam has worked on TV and on stage with National Youth Theatre and performed around the world with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Henry V and Death of a Salesman and at Shakespeare’s Globe in Nell Gwynn and The Secret Theatre. TV/Screen credits include: Jack Ryan, Doctor Who, Nighty Night, Foyle’s War, Endeavour, Children of Men & The Last Witness. He’s currently filming The Witcher for Netflix.

Amaia Mugica – Movement Director

Since 2012, Amaia has specialised in movement training for actors and currently works as a freelance movement director and teacher for actors and performers. Throughout her career she has undergone training in a wide variety of disciplines and methodologies, with a select number of professionals. This complimentary mix of training has allowed Amaia to synthesise different disciplines into her own distinct practice.

Kimberley Thomas-Currie – Producer

Kimberley has worked as a Producer and General Manager at The Old Vic and in the West End with Adam Spiegel Productions. Most recently she has worked as Producer and Programmer for Assembly Festival, and produced ‘A Christmas Carol’ starring Simon Callow at the Arts Theatre.