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


CURRENT ACTING HABIT PLUS COURSES

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THE BEGINNERS COMMERCIAL VOICE-OVER WORKSHOP WITH PETER WARNOCK – starts Friday July 30th 2021 – LAST RUN OF THIS COURSE UNTIL NOVEMBER

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 uploaded takes, and at the end of the workshop on Wednesday August 4th at 7pm 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 if you wish to delve deeper into the voice-over world – the NEXT LEVEL workshop will begin on Tuesday August 17th and MISSION REEL will begin on Monday August 30th – more details will be sent at the end of the 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 KRISTIAN WALL – starts Wednesday August 4th 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 Monday August 9th from 6pm UK time – 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 KATRINA PAPADOPOULOS – starts Saturday August 7th 2021 – SOLD OUT

Katrina Papadopoulos is a freelance Casting Assistant for Rose Wicksteed Casting, Anna McAuley Casting, Lauren Evans Casting and ET Casting. 

Since her move from Australia to the UK, Katrina has been actively casting for TV series, feature films, commercials and music videos. 

spoKatrina’s recent credits include an upcoming TV Series for Paramount Pictures, Apple TV+ series INVASION, Amazon Prime’s THE GREAT, HBO’s MIRACLE WORKERS along with an array of commercial projects for BBC NEWS, SNAPCHAT, HEINZ and TESCO. 

Her passion is working with actors to develop their skills and confidence, enabling them to nail their performance. Katrina is brutally honest, in a practical and attentive way, to ensure you build the skills to impress. 

She is looking forward to hosting you during this workshop where she has chosen a variety of pieces encompassing tv series and commercials.

At the end of the workshop she will host a live Q&A Webinar on Friday August 13th at 7.30pm UK time.

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


FIVE-DAY FEEDBACK WITH FINNIAN TWEED v2 – starts Saturday August 14th 2021 

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 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 version 2 of his five-day online workshop – the material in this version comes from a high-end Netflix series and is quite challenging. You will be supplied with character breakdowns for each role and must attempt to capture the essence each character regardless of their stated gender/age/nationality.

At the end of the workshop Finnian will host a live Q&A webinar where you can ask him whatever you like on Friday August 20th at 12 noon UK time.

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”