PREVIEW: Just Put The Work In - With Olivier Award-Winning 'Stranger Things' Actor Mike Jibson!

actors Feb 28, 2024

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Mike Jibson is one of the most accomplished actors of UK stage and screen - with over 25 years professional experience under his belt.

In 2018 he won an Olivier award for his role of King George III in the original London cast of Hamilton.

He's recently appeared opposite Stephen Graham in Netflix smash hit Bodies and now stars as Victor Creel in the West End adaptation of Stranger Things: The First Shadow.

In this 2 HOUR member-only mastermind, we dive deep into Mike's career so far, discuss the risks he's taken to reach the very TOP of the industry, look at the convergence of TV and theatre - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • The reality of starring in a West End show - performing 8 times a week!
  • Keeping your performance fresh, every time you go on stage.
  • Mike's TV career and his biggest learning experiences.
  • The letter Mike wrote to Cameron Mackintosh - and how it led to an Olivier Award.
  • 'Stranger Things: The First Shadow' - and how it's changing the face of West End theatre.
  • How the show came about and what it set out to achieve.
  • What makes the show unlike ANYTHING else on the market.
  • Why the show needed the longest tech rehearsal in West End history.
  • Playing Victor Creel in the show and how Mike developed his character.
  • Developing an ear for accents.
  • The audition process and being directed by Stephen Daldry.
  • Working with a young cast and Mike's advice to any actor that's new to professional theatre.
  • Crossing over from musical theatre into TV.
  • Sleep, nutrition and looking after your body as an actor.
  • The ONE thing Mike wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

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