Simon Stephens - Workshop and Q&AIn association with Just Add Milk Theatre Company- Simon Stephens will be hosting the following workshop: A short, active workshop interrogating the fundamentals of dramatic action. It will involve writing exercise, talking to new people and a brief Q&A. For further information please contact Just Add Milk directly- firstname.lastname@example.org
Louis Hammond CDGIn asssociation with Just Add Milk Theatre company we bring you a workshop with- LOUIS HAMMOND. Having previously worked as an actor and agent, Louis Hammond CDG has been a Casting Director for nearly twenty years and brings to this workshop his unique perspective and understanding of an actor’s life. He is freelance, with many credits as Casting Associate at the Royal Court; other work includes the Young Vic, Tricycle, West End, Sheffield Crucible, Chichester Festival Theatre, HOME Manchester, HighTide and other leading regional theatres. For further information please contact Just Add Milk directly- email@example.com
The actors should bring two copies of a short two-hander scene, appropriate to their casting, and will read with the Casting Director; the aim will be to replicate a theatre audition, as though the director were in the room.
The workshop will conclude with a question and answer section, where advice will be given on how to approach relationships with Agents, Casting Directors and Directors, and how to make the most of auditions, with a particular emphasis on theatre. There will be special stress on gaining a real understanding of how the profession functions and avoiding fundamental errors.
Lucy Jenkins CDGIn association with Just Add Milk Theatre company we bring you a workshop with- Lucy Jenkins CDG Lucy is one half of Jenkins McShane Casting. She is a member of the CDG and BAFTA. West End credits include ‘The Red Lion’, ‘The Kite Runner’, ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’, ‘The Comedy About A Bank Robbery’ and ‘Warhorse’. Other recent theatre includes Sting’s new musical ‘The Last Ship’ (Northern Stage and tour), the national tours of Jekyll & Hyde, Comedy About a Bank Robbery, The Play That Goes Wrong and ‘The Kite Runner’, also Alice in Winterland at the Rose Theatre, Numerous regional credits including ‘Close Quarters’ for Out of Joint / Sheffield Theatres, ‘Clear White Light’ for Live Theatre, ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf’ for Rapture Theatre, ‘The Railway Children’ (tour), A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian for Hull Truck plus numerous productions for Nottingham Playhouse and Live Theatre Newcastle. Film includes most recently ‘Deus’, ‘Transience’, For Love or Money, Widow’s Walk Bliss! and The Comedian’s Guide to Survival. For further information please contact Just Add Milk directly- firstname.lastname@example.org
Auditioning can be a stressful and negative experience and often actors feel that the audition room is a scary environment. In this workshop, we will try to demystify the process and empower the actor. We will also have some fun!
I will send out scripts and sides ahead of time and during the workshop, the participants will have to opportunity to work on the text with feedback from me. There will also be a Q & A at the end.