PREVIEW: No More Zero Days - With 'Coronation Street' & 'Emmerdale' Director Dom Stephenson!

directors Oct 30, 2023

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Dom Stephenson has spent the last 10 YEARS working his way up the ladder at ITV.

From floor runner, to 3rd AD, to 2nd AD... he's done it all.

Now a lead director, he's just wrapped on his first 15 episodes of Coronation Street and 4 episodes of Emmerdale.

In this 90 minute member-only mastermind, we dive DEEP into the casting process for both of these shows, explain EXACTLY how YOU can get on Dom's casting radar for future episodes, Dom shares the best strategies for nailing your next 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:

  • Dom's 10 year career at ITV and all the jobs he's done.
  • Why Dom's decided to direct full-time in 2024 and beyond.
  • The casting process for 'Coronation Street' and 'Emmerdale'.
  • The casting teams and who's in each department.
  • How our 'Ultimate Contacts Database' could save you 200+ HOURS of research.
  • Auditioning for day player roles on 'Coronation Street' and 'Emmerdale'.
  • Self-tapes - and why you need to make Dom forget he's watching one.
  • The small technicals, that can make a BIG difference.
  • The number of actors Dom sees for each role.
  • The BEST ways to get on Dom's casting radar for future episodes.
  • Getting attention on social media for all the RIGHT reasons.
  • Dom's top tips for getting banging showreel material.
  • What makes a showreel unforgettable for Dom.
  • Dom's first ever Emmerdale scene.
  • How Dom gets the best out of his actors on-set.
  • Why a positive attitude is EVERYTHING.
  • How to be confident around soap royalty.
  • How day players can turn into regulars.
  • Why you shouldn't worry about where you're based.
  • Dom's best mindset hacks for success.
  • The ONE thing Dom wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

If you want to land roles in Corrie and Emmerdale...

Hit 'play' NOW!


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