Acting Habit Plus

TAKE YOUR SELF-TAPES TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Membership of Acting Habit Plus gives you access to a range of advanced online self-tape courses that are designed for experienced actors who are already comfortable with the basics of self-taping. Participants of the 21-Day Self-Tape Challenge or The Self-Tape Class receive free membership for their first year.

Acting Habit Plus runs as an annual membership –  to join please click on the appropriate currency below:

UK£10 / €12 / US$13 / CAN$17 / AUD$19 / NZ$20

During the coronavirus epidemic at your discretion you can apply a discount code as follows:

To get 50% off membership use the code 50PercentOff


CURRENT ACTING HABIT PLUS COURSES

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CURRENT COURSES


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH AMY ROWAN – starts Saturday July 18th 2020 – SOLD OUT

Amy Rowan is one of Ireland’s leading Casting Directors. She has worked on the casting of more than 70 screen productions over the past 3 decades. She casts for Film, Television, Theatre and commercials. She works on indigenous Irish projects and on co-productions with British, European and international companies.

Having trained in production and casting over 8 years in the 90s, her first solo casting director credit was on Lenny Abrahamson’s debut feature film, ‘Adam and Paul’. She has worked consistently since then and is very proud to have been instrumental in the early careers of many of Ireland’s leading lights including Cillian Murphy, Saoirse Ronan, Barry Keoghan, Chris O’Dowd, Domhnall Gleeson, Patrick Gibson and Aidan Turner. A love for the craft of acting, a fascination with the magic of marrying great writing to great acting and a passion for uncovering and fostering acting talent are at the heart of Amy’s raison d’etre as a casting director.

Amy teaches at the Lir Academy, Ireland’s premier actor training degree course where she is the co-ordinator of the Professional Development Module.

She has chosen material from projecs he has been involved with and will give her honest opinion on your submissions, plus she’ll host a live Q&A webinar where you can ask her whatever you like on Sunday July 26th at 7pm UK time.

UK£35 / €42 / US$47 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH MELISSA CLARKE GETHIN – starts Saturday July 18th 2020 – SOLD OUT

Melissa is the Casting Associate at Theo Park Casting, working on large scale Film and TV projects. She has experience with independent and studio film, TV comedy, fantasy and drama.

Recent TV credits include Aisling Bea’s This Way Up (Channel 4 / Hulu), In the Long Run (Sky), Cuckoo (BBC) and Ladhood (BBC). Recent feature film credits include Overlord (Bad Robot / Paramount), The Hustle (MGM) starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson, and The Current War, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon.

Melissa has previously worked with Catherine Willis and Colin Jones.

She has chosen five challenging one-day roles from recent projects and will leave her written feedback on each submission.

At the end of the workshop Melissa will host a live Q&A Webinar on Friday July 24th at 5pm UK time.

For more details or to secure your place please click one of the currency links below :

UK£35 / €42 / US$47 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH LEO WOLFE – starts Saturday July 18th 2020 – SOLD OUT

LA based Leo Wolfe is an associate at Nancy Nayor Casting. He has been an active part of the entertainment industry since childhood, as a professional theatre actor with a background in classical acting, musical theatre and directing. Since transplanting to Los Angeles he’s been actively casting for commercials, film, television and streaming platforms. Along with Nancy Nayor, he has collaborated with Casting Directors Alexa Fogel, Howard Meltzer and Lisa Fields.

Recent projects include Michael Bay’s SONGBIRD, Emmy-nominated casting for daytime’s biggest soap opera THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, KIRBY JENNER (Quibi), DIE HART (Quibi), IVY + BEAN  (Netflix),  WARRIOR (Cinemax) and THE RAVINE (Hollywood Media).

At the end of the course on Saturday July 25th at 5pm UK time / 9am LA time  there will be a live Q&A Webinar with Leo where you can ask him any questions.

UK£35 / €42 / US$47 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH KHARMEL COCHRANE – starts Saturday July 25th 2020 – SOLD OUT

Kharmel has worked in casting for over 14 years having started out as an assistant at the age of 18. She then assisted several esteemed casting directors over the years before founding her own company in 2011 at the age of 25.

Since then Kharmel has worked on award winning films such as THE LIGHTHOUSE (starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe), LILTING (with Ben Whishaw) and THE WITCH (starring Anya Taylor Joy). She has cast both seasons of Netflix global smash hit THE END OF THE F**KING WORLD, along with numerous shorts including the BAFTA winning HOME (starring Jack O’Connell and Holliday Grainger).

Kharmel and her team continue to discover and champion emerging talent whilst firmly flying the flag for independent film.

She is looking forward to hosting you during this five-day online workshop, where she has chosen five roles from projects she has worked on. You will receive a piece each night at 7pm, and you will have up to 24 hours to upload your interpretation of it to the site. Kharmel will provide her professional feedback on each upload.

At the end of the course there will be a live Q&A Webinar with Kharmel where you can ask her any questions on Friday July 31st at 7pm UK time

UK£35 / €42 / US$47 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH ORLA O’CONNOR – starts Saturday July 25th 2020 – SOLD OUT

Orla O’Connor is an independent Casting Director from Derry, now based in Edinburgh working in TV, Film and Theatre. She has worked in the industry since 2000, developing a strong, comprehensive knowledge of the finest acting talent in the UK, Ireland and beyond.

TV/FILM credits include:  Deadwater Fell (C4) Shetland Series 2-6 (BBC), Molly and Mack (CBeebies), Vitello (Zentropa), The Loch (ITV), IONA (Bard Entertainments/Feature), Mountain Goats Series I (BBC), EVE Series I, II & III (CBBC), Rubenesque (SKY), Katie Morag Series 1&2 (Cbeebies), Miller’s Mountain (BBC), What We Did On Our Holidays (Scottish Casting Associate/Origin Pictures), Bob Servant Series 1&2 (BBC 4), MI HIGH Series 6 & 7 (CBBC), Olympics Opening Ceremony 2012 (Scottish Casting/BBC) and many more. Theatre includes Chasing Bono (Soho Theatre).

She is looking forward to hosting you during this five-day online workshop, where she has chosen five roles from projects she has been involved with. You will receive a piece each night at 7pm, and you will have up to 24 hours to upload your interpretation of it to the site. Orla will provide her professional feedback on each upload.

At the end of the course on Saturday August 1st 2020 at 5pm UK time  there will be a live Q&A Webinar with Orla where you can ask her any questions.

UK£35 / €42 / US$47 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH SONIA ALLAM – starts Saturday July 25th 2020 – SOLD OUT

Sonia has recently opened her own casting office and has been working on projects for October Films, the BFI/Creative England and RAW TV.

Prior to this she worked as Casting Associate at Gary Davy Casting on Baptiste (BBC), The Widow (ITV / AMAZON), The Spanish Princess (Starz) and many other dramas that will hit our screens this year.

She also worked as Casting Associate at Catherine Willis Casting on numerous projects such as; Cuckoo (BBC 3), Drifters (E4), Obsession, Suspicion (Discovery ID), Hetty Feather, Wolfblood (CBBC), Upstart Crow (BBC), Flowers (C4), Detectorists (BBC 4), Plebs (ITV 2) and many more.

Sonia started off working in the casting team at Emmerdale, before moving to Lime Pictures as Casting Associate working on several shows including Hollyoaks. Sonia has also worked with the in house casting team at the BBC on Holby.

On this five-day workshop she has chosen five roles from projects she has been involved with. You will receive a piece each night at 7pm, and you will have up to 24 hours to upload your interpretation of it. Sonia will provide her professional feedback on each upload.

At the end of the workshop on Saturday August 1st at 7pm UK time there will be a live Q&A Webinar with Sonia where you can ask her any questions.

UK£35 / €42 / US$47 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH FINNIAN TWEED – starts Saturday July 25th 2020

Finnian Tweed is a Casting Director specialising in film and TV with almost 10 years industry experience. From 2018-2020 he worked alongside Sophie Holland as her Casting Associate on 2 seasons of the hugely successful 8 part series ‘The Witcher’ for Netflix. He was also Sophie’s Casting Associate on ‘Young Wallander’ for Yellow Bird UK/ Netflix and several other exciting projects. In 2018 he worked with Gary Davy on a number of shows including ‘The Spanish Princess’ for Starz. Prior to that he worked at the BBC where his Casting Director credits included ‘Doctors’, ‘The Break’ Series 2 (BBC3 iplayer online) and the October 2017 ‘Sky Drama Table Read’, hosted by the BBC Writersroom. He also worked on several award winning shows at the BBC including: ‘Holby City’, ‘Father Brown’, and ‘Shakespeare and Hathaway’. He is a member of the Casting Director’s Guild of Great Britain and Ireland.

He is looking forward to hosting you during this five-day online workshop, where he has chosen material from a project he has worked on, each with their own self-tape challenge. He’ll host a live Q&A webinar where you can ask him whatever you like on Monday August 3rd at 7.30pm UK time.

UK£35 / €42 / US$47 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH ANDREA CLARK – starts Saturday August 1st 2020

Andrea Clark casts major national and international commercial campaigns including MCDONALDS, RIMMEL, ZURICH, JOHN LEWIS and T-MOBILE, whilst continuing to cast films and tv projects of all sizes and genres. Her focus in this workshop will be tv commercials and corporate films for the UK and European markets.

Prior to setting up her own company in 2006, Andrea co-cast the acclaimed feature films DOG SOLDIERS, KEEPING MUM and VAN WILDER II, as well as children’s films THE THIEF LORD, HEIDI and GREYFRIARS BOBBY. As an associate casting director she collaborated on the casting of blockbusters including HELLBOY, BLADE II and HIDALGO.

Andrea’s television work includes PINOCHET’S LAST STAND, WINTER SOLSTICE, two series of TRIAL AND RETRIBUTION and numerous mini-series for American network television, including the EMMY nominated JOSEPH. She was also part of the casting team on MTV’s ground-breaking reality programme THE REAL WORLD.

At the end of the course on Sunday August 9th at 7pm UK time there will be a live Q&A Webinar with Andrea where you can ask her any questions.

UK£35 / €42 / US$47 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH LUCI LENOX v2 – starts Saturday August 1st 2020 – SOLD OUT

Luci Lenox returns for version 2 of her very popular workshop with a brand new set of five roles.

She has cast over 100 productions either as lead casting director or as Spanish or European casting director for international co-productions. Recent credits include “Baby” directed by Juanma Bajo Ulloa which is just about to hit the festival circuit and “The Head” an HBO TV series (a Spanish/Japanese co-production) with an amazing Pan-European cast.

She has highly efficient casting offices in Barcelona and Madrid, Spain and is ideally set up to cast for both international and local cast. She was on the board of CSA Europe for two years and was the head of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee in Europe.

Clients include Netflix, Fox, Paramount, ABC, Disney, NBC, MediaPro as well as numerous Spanish independent producers. Films she has cast have won over 200 awards at International Film Festivals.

At the end of the workshop on Monday August 10th at 7pm UK time / 8pm Spanish time  there will be a live Q&A Webinar with Luci where you can ask her any questions.

UK£35 / €42 / US$47 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


We follow Casting Society of America workshop guidelines:

 “These workshops are a learning experience. They are not an audition or employment opportunity. When the workshops are over, the casting director/associates hosting the workshops will not be given access to your headshot, resume or any other of your promotional materials”