The Actors Centre is delighted to participate in Surviving Actors 2020, the UK's only dedicated tradeshow for actors, which will take place on Saturday 8 February. Featuring seminars from various industry professionals, one-to-one career mentoring and the opportunity to perform for a panel of casting directors and agents, the annual event provides an essential platform for actors to develop and sustain their careers.
This year, the event, which has moved to a new location — ETC Bishopsgate, 155 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M 3YD — is expected to welcome over 2,500 actors through its doors and will feature an impressive array of guest speakers, alongside its Meals 4 Monologues programme, as well as a selection of seminars which will be British Sign Language interpreted.
If you are interested in finding out more about the work of The Actors Centre, as well as potential opportunities within the Centre, staff members will be on hand all day to talk you through our workshop, membership and theatre offering. Attendees will also be able to avail of a special membership discount on the day.
Some of this year's guest speakers, mentors and panellists include:
- Cat Dickie, Nina Gold Casting Associate
- John Cannon, Casting Director (BBC)
- Jon East, Director (Killing Eve, Downton Abbey, Last Kingdom)
- Julie Hesmondhalgh, Actress (Coronation Street, Broadchurch)
Other key exhibitors include Methuen Drama, who are season curators for The Actors Centre January - March 2020 workshop programme; Nick Hern Books who will host a talk with award-winning star of stage and screen Andy Nyman; Equity; Oberon Books; Mandy; Industry Hollywood and many more.
The event is free to attend as is the open casting and the one-to-one career review sessions (offered on a first-come-first-served basis). Seminar and workshop tickets will be available for £7 each and can be booked online in advance.
Free general admission, click here.
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