Ever wondered how to get onto television, on stage or in a film? This is the course for you! Led by two professional actors and writers who perform in the industry at present, they will take you through the critical know-hows you need if you adore your performing and have ever considered doing it beyond the classroom!
- How can I get an agent
- The art of self-taping
- Audition technique
- Do’s and Don’ts of Headshots
Bruce Allinson is a London-based actor who trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts on the BA Acting course. He was a Spotlight Prize and BBC Carleton Hobbs Award Finalist in 2020 and has performed in multiple Shakespeare tours, including in Antic Disposition’s production of Henry V at Bath Abbey and Temple Church. He enjoys getting involved new writing and does so at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, as well as being featured in a number of independent films. He is currently performing as John Keats in partnership with the Keats Foundation in Hampstead. He also teaches LAMDA Acting exams to young students and I can’t wait to get creative and start devising with some new young artists!
James Bryden Rodgers is an English Literature graduate of the University of Cambridge and is currently studying there part-time undertaking his Masters in Creative Writing. At University, James performed in a Tour of a Shakespeare play around America and in the Cambridge Footlights Pantomime. He is a professional actor regularly auditioning for films and TV, whilst appearing in adverts for Lotus Cars and London theatre. James is also a recording artist, who has received national press and radio play alongside tens of thousands of streams for his debut EP. He hopes to impart his passion for storytelling and performance to a younger generation, balancing the joy of art’s creation with an appreciation of how it can be crafted.
Please note, Year 5 and up and eligible for this course.
Bookable separately: there is a two-day Theatre Craft workshop run by James and Bruce on 26 & 27 October. For more information, please navigate back to the Holiday Club homepage.