PREVIEW: Prepare More & Worry Less - With 'Normal People' Casting Director Louise Kiely CDG!

live broadcast preview Oct 23, 2020

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Louise Kiely is one of the most experienced casting directors in film and TV, with 15 years and dozens of hit projects under her belt.

Her work on BBC/ Hulu global smash Normal People earned her an Emmy nomination in 2020 - and she continues to break boundaries, seeking out the most talented, undiscovered actors out there.

In this 2 HOUR mastermind call, we lift the curtain on Louise's casting process, take a detailed look at her incredible team, find out what YOU need to do to take your acting career to the next level - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • Louise's career as an actor and her transition into casting.
  • The TV industry in Ireland and why UK-based actors MUST reach out.
  • Collaborating with UK casting directors on dual-based TV projects.
  • The 5 members of Louise's casting team and what they do.
  • Auditioning for the team and how that works.
  • 'Normal People' - and discovering Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones.
  • Why talent alone will only get you so far.
  • Accent work and what to list on your Spotlight CV.
  • Chemistry tests - and the switch to testing ONLINE.
  • Louise's agent list and who gets her casting briefs.
  • Using self-tapes for a showreel.
  • Getting a general audition with Louise's office.
  • If the pandemic has changed the face of casting forever?
  • The ONE thing Louise wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

If you're looking to work at the VERY top of TV drama...

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