PREVIEW: You Are MORE Than Just An Actor - With 'Hollyoaks' & 'Emmerdale' Director Leon Lopez!

podcast preview May 17, 2022

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Leon Lopez is one of the most ambitious creatives in the industry right now.

An accomplished TV actor, singer, director, writer and producer - he's never allowed just one label to define him.

Leon's recent directorial credits include Hollyoaks, Emmerdale, Coronation Street, Death In Paradise and Midsomer Murders.

In this 2 HOUR member-only podcast, we dive deep into Leon's life and career, discover the secrets behind his success, and discover why we should all be striving to be SO MUCH MORE than just an actor!

During this podcast, we discuss:

  • Leon's early years and entry into the acting industry.
  • The road to landing his first acting role on 'Brookside'.
  • Balancing Leon's early TV career, with his music career.
  • Using one area of the industry to make progress in another.
  • The pros and cons of drama school.
  • Agents and why Leon signed to his current agent.
  • The 3 BIGGEST lessons Leon learnt as an actor.
  • Workshops and why you should be weary.
  • Choosing jobs because you ACTUALLY WANT to do them.
  • Why Leon started producing his own content on YouTube.
  • Why actors NEED to understand the business of the business.
  • Leon's transition into directing.
  • Directing his short film 'Soft Lad'.
  • Why Leon decided to do a masters degree in directing.
  • Getting his first gig directing 'Hollyoaks'.
  • Mindset and visualisation.
  • Why all actors should take a directing course.
  • Getting on Leon's casting radar.
  • Why relationships in the industry are EVERYTHING!
  • Why Leon decided to consume NOTHING but water for 2 weeks straight.
  • The 3 truths Leon wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

Ready for some straight talking motivation?

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