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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FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH LUCY AMOS – starts Saturday March 13th 2021 – SOLD OUT

Lucy is a casting associate who has worked for various casting directors over the past 6 years and has experience in TV, Film and Commercials. She is currently a casting associate in Nina Gold’s office and her most recent credits are ‘Misbehaviour’ directed by Philippa Lowthorpe, ‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga’ directed by David Dobkin and ‘The Witches’ directed by Robert Zemeckis.

She has chosen five pieces of audition material from projects she was worked on and will give you feedback on each piece uploaded within the deadlines.

At the end of the workshop Lucy will host a live Q&A Webinar on Saturday March 20th at 5pm UK time.

UK£35 / €42 / US$50 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH LUCI LENOX v2 – starts Saturday March 13th 2021

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 Sunday December 6th at 6pm UK time / 7pm Spanish time  there will be a live Q&A Webinar with Luci where you can ask her any questions.

UK£35 / €42 / US$50 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


AGENT BOOTCAMP WITH BEX ELLIFF – starts Sunday March 14th 2021 – SOLD OUT

Bex moved to London and started working at Creative Artists Management (CAM) following her studies at The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. She began as an agent’s assistant and after 4 years built her own client list, representing recognisable talent worldwide across all genres of Film, TV and Theatre including breakthrough artists in series such as GAME OF THRONES and TOP BOY. Bex is coming into her 9th year at CAM with a BAFTA nominated client and an Olivier award winner.

During this five-day workshop you will be able to share your headshot, cv, showreel and other material with Bex to receive her honest professional appraisal and feedback. Please note – there are no acting self-tapes in this workshop! At the end of the course Bex will hold private 10 minute one-to-one sessions where you can ask her anything you like. These will take place on Friday March 19th from 6pm UK time – you will be able to book your slot on the first day of the workshop.

UK£35 / €42 / US$50 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH AMY ROWAN – starts Saturday March 20th 2021 – 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 March 28th at 7pm UK time.

UK£35 / €42 / US$50 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


AGENT BOOTCAMP WITH KRISTIAN WALL – starts Saturday March 20th 2021

Kristian works as a Talent Manager’s Assistant at 42 M&P – a fully integrated management and production company with offices in London and Los Angeles, producing film, television and other content, and representing actors, writers, directors, comedians, presenters, producers, casting directors and media book rights.

After training as an actor at ArtsEd, he swiftly moved to the other side of the industry. Firstly working as an Assistant Agent at Olivia Bell Management, then as a Casting Assistant for Sue Needleman. He also co-runs theatre company Just Add Milk (JAM).

His point to prove is that you are not defined by who you are & where you come from.

During this five-day workshop you will be able to share your headshot, cv, showreel and other promotional material with Kristian to receive his honest professional appraisal and feedback. Please note – there are no acting self-tapes in this workshop! At the end of the course Kristian will hold private 10 minute one-to-one sessions where you can ask him anything you like. These will take place on Thursday March 25th and Friday March 26th from 6pm UK time on each day – you will be able to book your slot on the first day of the Bootcamp.

UK£35 / €42 / US$50 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


THE BEGINNERS COMMERCIAL VOICE-OVER WORKSHOP WITH PETER WARNOCK – starts Wednesday March 24th 2021

A five day workshop that will introduce you to the wonderful world of commercial voice-overs. The course covers how to approach and work with advertising copy, how to banish lip smacking and deal with plosives, how to control breathing and create flow. It’s filled with hands on practical exercises and real world tips that will help grow your confidence in the studio – with videos explaining studio etiquette, how to approach the mic and work with studio engineers and how to mark up a script. It discusses what goes in to a commercial voice-reel and how to work with agencies among much much more.

Your guide is renowned voice-over artist and actor Peter Warnock who has over 25 years experience in this field. As a teacher, Peter has worked with LAMDA, ALRA, BSA and the Actors Centre and he runs his own training company, The Voice Zone. He has put together a beautiful detailed course that you will refer back to time and time again as you embark on your voice-over career.

Each day he will feedback on all your uploaded takes, and at the end of the workshop on Monday March 29th  2021 at 6pm UK time he will be available for a live Q&A webinar where you can ask him whatever you like.

No expensive kit is necessary – full instructions on how to find a suitable place to record using your phone are sent when you enrol.

Further voice-related workshops are available to graduates of this Beginners course.

This Workshop is also suitable for non-native English speakers – instructions provided during the Workshop.

UK£49 / €59 / US$69 / CAD$89 / AUD$97 NZ$99


AGENT BOOTCAMP WITH RACHEL BRISCOE – starts Wednesday March 24th 2021

Rachel studied Technical Theatre and Stage Management at RADA before moving into working in an agency and is now an Associate Agent at The Artists Partnership.

Rachel has worked with Senior Agent Saskia Mulder for over five years, as an Assistant and for the past two and a half years as an Associate Agent on a small roster of clients whilst building her own list of actors. Prior to working at The Artists Partnership Rachel worked at Curtis Brown for two years assisting a Senior Agent there.

Rachel’s own clients have been nominated for Golden Globe, SAG and BIFA awards, have been cast as leading roles in shows for the BBC, Netflix and  in feature films, and have worked at top theatres venues.

During this five-day workshop you will be able to share your headshot, cv, showreel and other promotional material with Rachel to receive her honest professional appraisal and feedback. Please note – there are no acting self-tapes in this workshop! At the end of the course Rachel will hold private 10 minute one-to-one sessions where you can ask her anything you like. These will take place on Monday March 29th and Tuesday March 30th from 7pm UK time on each day – you will be able to book your slot on the first day of the Bootcamp.

UK£35 / €42 / US$50 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH BEN COGAN v2 – starts Saturday March 27th 2021 

Ben Cogan has worked in casting for 20 years. He began as a Casting Assistant for many shows (including EastEnders, Holby City and Waking the Dead) before becoming the Casting Director for Doctors in 2002. 384 episodes later, Ben moved to Casualty, and, in his time there, 6 episodes that he worked on were recognised with BAFTA nominations. During this period he also worked on the Afternoon Play series, Kiss of Death and various short films – one of which (Wish 143) was nominated for an Oscar.

Ben is now a freelance Casting Director having cast feature film Just Charlie (Winner of the Edinburgh Film Festival Audience Award), Trendy (nominated for Raindance) and Amaryllis as well as award winning short films, Apple Tree House for CBeebies, additional child roles with Tom Hooper on Jack Thorne’s BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials and is currently casting the feature film Witch West.

In this second version of his workshop he has chosen five new pieces of material for you to attempt and will give his written feedback each day. At the end of the workshop Ben will host a live Q&A webinar where you can ask him whatever you like on Friday April 2nd at 6pm UK time.

UK£35 / €42 / US$50 / CAD$60 / AUD$69 / NZ$70


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH MATHILDE SNODGRASS – starts Saturday March 27th 2021 – SOLD OUT

Mathilde Snodgrass is a French-American casting director based in Paris working on French films as well as internationally. Her international credits include The Sisters Brothers (Jacques Audiard), Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino), Jackie (Pablo Larrain), Grace of Monaco (Olivier Dahan), Rebecca (Ben Wheatley).

Her French credits include: La Ch’tite famille and Raid Dingue (Dany Boon) The Translators (Regis Roinsard), Switch, Fast Convoy (Frederic Schoendoerffer).

She is looking forward to hosting you and providing feedback each day on five different pieces of material that she will choose.

At the end of the workshop on Monday April 5th at 3.30pm UK time / 4.30pm Paris time there will be a live Q&A Webinar with Mathilde where you can ask her any questions.

UK£35 / €42 / US$50 / 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”