Spotlight Open House London: Thursday 10 November

It's that time of year again, Spotlight Open House is back from 7 - 11 November 2016. This week long series of workshops, one-on-ones and Q&As is your opportunity to continue to develop your skills, expand your network and progress your career. 

As a member of Spotlight, you can come along to free events at our London HQ, our hub in Dublin at 12 Bow Street or livestreamed online, so wherever you're based you can join us for #SpotlightOpenHouse

All of the London-based sessions for Thursday 10 November have now sold out, but we still have plenty of space on our livestreamed events, which you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Take a look at what's on offer here: Spotlight Open House November 2016 Livestreams


Thursday 10 November 630pm - 830pm

Performing for Camera with Shimmy Marcus
SOLD OUT. Mainly experienced at treading the boards? Or just need a refresh on how to make the best impact when acting on camera? Award-winning director, Shimmy Marcus, will lead you through this practical session to improve your performance for the screen. Shimmy Marcus is a multi award winning filmmaker working in a variety of formats including Features, Shorts, TV, Documentary, Music Promos, and Commercials. He has been giving filmmaking and acting workshops for over 15 years and is now Artistic Director at Bow Street Academy for Screen Acting.

Thursday 10 November 630pm - 8pm

How to work in LA with Jimmy Akingbola
SOLD OUT. Taking the leap to work across the pond is a big one. In LA, it's a very different scene to Europe. Actor and co-founder of TriForce Creative Network, Jimmy Akingbola (Arrow, Holby City, Rev, Death in Paradise) has established a solid and highly respected place in the industry in a multitude of ways. He comes to Spotlight armed with essential advice on working in L.A., including how to get secure an agent, the art of networking, and the differences between the Europe and L.A. that you need to be aware of in order to be successful.
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Thursday 10 November 630pm - 8pm

Perfecting Your Audition Technique
SOLD OUT. No one wants to turn up to an audition feeling unprepared, therefore, we’ve enlisted the help of established casting director Rick Laxton to demystify the audition process and help you nail the perfect audition technique for your next role. This will be an active workshop where you’ll get the opportunity to audition in front of Rick and the group and have your performance critiqued. Come prepared with a screen audition piece in mind.