The Actors Centre

TV Commercial Confidential

WHAT IS IT? This workshop will give you the lowdown on commercial casting and show you how to master, enjoy and win commercial auditions (all auditions!) plus improve your relationship with agents, casting directors and scene partners. It’s an excellent introduction to commercials for less experienced actors, a useful refresher for actors returning to the business and a terrific tune-up for working actors. HOW WILL IT WORK? Using a typical audition situation as template, John will share his positive, practical, professional secrets, tips and golden rules that work! Actors will then perform actual copy to camera, watch the playback and receive individual coaching in John’s upbeat, down to earth, irreverent style. WHAT DO YOU GET OUT OF IT? You will learn how to prepare for, dress for and enjoy auditions; how to analyse scripts and make them come alive; how to identify and broaden your casting range; how to get the edge on the competition and how to put joy in your work and money in your pocket. Participant Price: £40. Observer Price: £15.

Tutor

John Guerrasio

John has starred in many commercials worldwide including ads currently running for Coke, Volkswagen and Dior. He has taught acting in London’s top drama schools, in American universities and in US and UK prisons. John has directed theatre extensively most recently at ALRA. He has written and presented programs for The Travel Channel, Sky and PBS and is featured in the films Florence Foster Jenkins and Woman In Gold. Most recently, John was featured in the musical Promises, Promises (Southwark Playhouse) and in the Radio 4 series Home Front. John is also active in all areas of commercial voice work.           

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