PREVIEW: Being Confident In Your Choices & Yourself - With TV/Film & Theatre Casting Director Claire Bleasdale!

casting directors May 31, 2024

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Claire Bleasdale specialises in finding NEW acting talent and putting it front and centre!

Her credits include the BAFTA-nominated TV comedy Meet The Richardsons, the BAFTA-winning film Cowboy Dave, upcoming Burn Gorman and Jo Hartley film The Witch’s Daughter, and she's currently going into casting her 5th production for Shakespeare North Playhouse.

In this 2 HOUR member-only mastermind, we discuss how Claire finds this new talent, what YOU need to do to get on her casting radar, the best ways to impress her via a self-tape or in-person audition - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • Claire's transition from actor to casting director in 2011.
  • The buzz she gets from seeing an actor smash an audition.
  • Claire's recent visit to The Cannes Film Festival.
  • Showreels - and why casting directors need one too.
  • Claire's recent credits - and what she's learned from them.
  • Why Claire has chosen to cast film/TV & theatre.
  • Claire's casting process.
  • How Claire discovers new faces to audition.
  • Street casting and social media.
  • Why Claire likes to conduct workshops and open castings.
  • Traditional casting via Spotlight.
  • Nailing commercial auditions.
  • Shakespeare Playhouse North and casting theatre.
  • Taking risks on unknown actors.
  • Reaching out to Claire via email - the RIGHT way.
  • How Claire would get on her casting radar - if she was still an actor.
  • Casting disabled actors.
  • Why it doesn't matter where you're based.
  • The ONE thing Claire wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

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