PREVIEW: Acting Agent Phone-In - With Archie Purnell (Icon Actors Management)!

podcast preview Jun 16, 2019

In this FIRST for Act On This - I sit down for an acting agent phone-in with Icon Actors Management agent - Archie Purnell!

Archie is a dynamic, new breed of agent - going above and beyond to get his clients into the room, with the biggest casting directors in the UK.

This podcast is one of the most in-depth educations on agents and the industry - that you could EVER HAVE - it's ESSENTIAL listening for any actor!

THANKS SO MUCH to all of the actors who took part in this phone-in Q&A!

During our chat, Archie and I discuss:

  • Archie's entry into the industry as a child actor.
  • His transition to acting agent.
  • What he's learnt from the various agencies he's worked for.
  • What he expects of his clients, and the partnership he forms with each.
  • What he's doing to ensure he gets his actors in front of the biggest casting directors in TV.
  • How you should go about writing to agents, and what you need to say!
  • How to sign with an agent.
  • When to recognise that an actor/ agent relationship is NOT WORKING.
  • When to change agents, and how to go about it.
  • Drama school - and when it's necessary (or not) to go.
  • Alternative routes into the industry.
  • The importance of TV acting classes, and workshops.
  • Why no agent will believe in you, if you don't believe in yourself.
  • The reason most actors feel frustrated with their career, and what to do about it.
  • Archie's TOP life lessons.

And MUCH MUCH more!

I can't stress how important the info in this chat is.

If you are looking for an agent, or you are ready to switch agents - it's CRITICAL that you hear this one.

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