We are delighted to announce that  two of Ireland’s leading casting agents, Maureen Hughes and Gillian Reynolds will return to the Gaiety School of Acting on Saturday 24 March to deliver this popular and important workshop, giving you the tips needed to help land that role!

Maureen has recently worked as the casting agent for TV series ‘Raw’ and ‘Love/Hate’ as well as the Oscar winning film ‘Once’. Gillian is responsible for the casting of some major blockbusters such as ‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘Michael Collins’, ‘Becoming Jane’ and more recently ‘Cowboys and Aliens’ starring Daniel Craig.

In this unique intensive one-day workshop they will explain and demonstrate how you can significantly increase your chances of making a lasting impression.

Participants of the Casting & Audition Masterclass can expect to learn:

  • make-up / dress code for castings
  • immediate impressions – looking confident
  • how to introduce yourself to camera and
  • the director
  • practical advice for ident and auditioning to camera
  • script preparation
  • basic improvisation skills
  • how to stay in character in the audition process
  • how to take direction
  • photos and CV’s
  • how to approach agents
  • how to get an audition
  • how to prepare for an audition
  • what NOT to say in an audition
  • demonstrations of a good and bad audition
  • opportunity to take part in a mock audition
  • the showreel

The cost of this one day masterclass is €100.

Please call 01 6799277 for more information or book online at https://www.feepay.ie/feepay1.aspx?id=178%2cTemple+Bar




Serious about Acting? The Gaiety School of Acting has over 25 years experience in the training of actors. Why not audition for our Two-Year Full Time Intensive Training programme and follow the footsteps of our many successful alumni. Auditions are taking place on Friday 16 March, Friday 13 April, Friday 11 May, Friday 15 June and Friday 13 July. Applications will be accepted until 30 June 2012. Call us on 01 6799277 or check out our website http://www.gaietyschool.com/courses/full_time/ for more information.