Auditioning for Regular Roles in Soap
Rick Laxton is a freelance Casting Director and a member of the CDG. His recent credits include ‘Peter Kay’s Car Share’ for BBC, ‘Crown Court’ for ITV and ‘The Evermoor Chronicles’ for Disney. He was Head of Casting at Lime Pictures from 2010 to 2015, where his credits included ‘Hollyoaks’, ‘Rocket’s Island’, ‘The Case’ and ‘House of Anubis’. Before that, Rick worked in the ITV casting department for seven years, working on shows such as ‘The Street’, ‘Vincent’, ‘Coronation Street’, ‘Blue Murder’ and ‘The Road to Coronation Street’.
In addition to his success as a casting director, Rick has just co-written a comedy drama pilot for BBC2 which was on screen last week, you can catch it now on iPlayer.
This is a great opportunity to meet with a successful and busy casting director who has a wealth of experience working in the film & tv industry. Spaces are limited and these workshop tend to book up very quickly so book early to avoid disappointment.
Date: Sunday 11th February
Time: 11am-2pm (approximate finish time)
Cost: £40 YAFTA Students / £50 Non-Students