Hello and welcome to our brand new website! Here you will be able to keep up to date with all of our exciting events and watch videos from the past 6 years to help you feel inspired! You will be able to see all the fantastic companies who will be exhibiting at our next London event on Saturday 7th February as well as a whole host of invaluable seminars and workshops, so keep your eyes pealed for updates!
Some of the workshops and seminars currently coming up include:
‘The Casting Room’ which will be hosted by Casting Director Janis Jaffa CDG. Janis will explore how to give it your best shot from the Casting Director’s point of view, what to do and how to prepare before, what to expect, the big Do’s and Dont’s when you are in the casting room and what the casting team speak about when you leave the room.
‘The Accent Kit’ which will be hosted by The Big Gob Squad and will offer useful hints and tips on how to master a new accent in time for an audition.
‘Acting for Camera’, hosted by Denis Lawson, which and will provide an accessible insight into acting for film and TV from an actor’s point of view, offering encouragement & enlightenment, as well as being candid about some of the more inane procedures!
‘The #1 Secret to Booking the Job’ which will be hosted by Anthony Meindl from the USA and will show you how to go places in your work you never thought possible and how to make acting fun again so you’ll leave the audition room empowered.
‘How to Market yourself as an Actor’ which will be hosted by a panel on behalf of Bloomsbury Methuen Drama and will give you crucial information on how to establish your ‘brand’, from building a website to connecting with agents and casting directors and much more!
‘LA Pilot Season: Taking your career to the next level!’, hosted by Industry Hollywood, which will cover how to expand your career to the US, from getting a visa to avoiding the common Actor Traps and how to get in the doors of Industry professionals and Network!
Overall we will have 27 amazing workshops and seminars on offer so check back soon for more updates!
We will also be offering One-to-One sessions with industry professionals; Yvonne l’Anson, Emma Dyson (Spotlight) and Tilly Blackwood. These sessions will be focused entirely on your own career and will help to highlight the next steps you need to take to boost your acting career to the next level!
StarNow will also be hosting another OPEN CASTING which will be announced in the following blog! Finally, some more very exciting casting directors will also be in attendance and will be announced imminently! In the mean time, good luck with your auditions and remember to keep motivated!
In the words of High School Musical, ‘We’re all in this together!’
The Surviving Actors Team