PREVIEW: Just BE YOURSELF - With 'Emmerdale', 'Casualty' & 'Holby City' Director Ruth Carney!

live broadcast preview Nov 06, 2020

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Ruth Carney is one of my favourite TV directors. I met her working on BBC's Doctors back in 2017 - and from the second I entered the audition room, I could tell she just really understood actors.

Since we shot Doctors, Ruth has gone on to direct Casualty, Holby City - and is currently directing Emmerdale.

In this 2 HOUR mastermind call, we dive deep into Ruth's process, learn how she casts her guest roles in the above shows - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • Ruth's background in theatre directing and her transition into TV.
  • How Ruth casts her day player roles in TV serial drama.
  • Why getting direction in your audition is a GOOD thing.
  • The many reasons why actors don't land the job.
  • Why you should always bring your best self into the audition room.
  • The best way for actors to get on Ruth's casting radar.
  • How to write the best emails to TV directors like Ruth.
  • How to make your showreel relevant for serial drama casting.
  • Ruth's acting academy.
  • The pros and cons of drama school.
  • Why you MUST research the shows you are auditioning for.
  • Dressing for the role that you want.
  • Why you should never just wait for your agent to get you a job.
  • Embracing your disability, if you have one.
  • The rise in online auditions.
  • The ONE thing Ruth wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

Ready for some of the most HONEST career advice you'll ever hear?

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