PREVIEW: Taking Risks & Booking Roles - With 'Downton Abbey' Actor Rob James-Collier!

live broadcast preview Apr 05, 2023

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Rob James-Collier became a household name, playing Thomas Barrow in Downton Abbey.

He's since gone on to star in huge hits like Netflix's Fate: The Winx Saga, C4's Ackley Bridge - and you'll soon see him in brand new ITV drama The Long Shadow.

In this 2.5 HOUR member-only mastermind, Rob shares EXACTLY how he's achieved all this with NO drama school training, we look at the importance of taking RISKS both in and out of the audition room, Rob shares his biggest learnings from the industry so far - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • Why Rob quit a career in business to pursue acting.
  • Establishing an acting career with no formal drama school training.
  • Why Rob learnt more doing soap than anywhere else.
  • Rob's latest work on ITV's 'The Long Shadow' & C5's 'The Inheritance'.
  • 3 things you MUST do before walking onto your next TV job.
  • Rob's history with taking risks in auditions and why it's paid off MASSIVELY.
  • Taking risks with a self-tape - and when it's appropriate to do so.
  • How Rob approaches every audition script he gets.
  • Why Rob likes to take even MORE risks at in-person auditions.
  • Rob's first 'Downton' casting - and why it was a disaster.
  • Standing out from the competition by not making obvious choices.
  • Playing the emotion and not your lines.
  • Returning to a character, after a long time away.
  • How to fall in love with auditioning again.
  • Making acting classes 3 x more effective.
  • Marketing your acting career in the early days.
  • The ONE thing Rob wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

If you're ready to take risks, in order to win BIG...

Hit 'play' NOW!


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