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Auditioning for Television | YAFTA Leeds  | Sun 26th January 2020 Lineup

Auditioning for Television

YAFTA in Leeds

Sunday 26th January 2020

11:00am til 2:00pm

Minimum Age: 16

Casting Director Rick Laxton will use practical script-based exercises to explore how to best approach TV auditions.

 
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Auditioning for Television on Sunday 26th January 2020

In this workshop for actors with all levels of experience, Casting Director Rick Laxton will use practical script-based exercises to explore how to best approach TV auditions. The session will cover auditioning for drama, soap and comedy, with guidance on how to approach different types of roles for different genres.
Rick Laxton is a freelance Casting Director and member of the CDG. Amongst his credits are series for BBC, ITV, Amazon Prime and Disney, including BBC1 show 'Scarborough', and multi award winning BBC1 comedy 'Peter Kay's Car Share'. He was Head of Casting at Lime Pictures from 2010 to 2015, where his credits included 'Hollyoaks', 'Rocket's Island', 'The Evermoor Chronicles' and 'House of Anubis'. Before that, Rick worked in the ITV casting department for seven years, on shows such as 'The Street', 'Vincent', 'Coronation Street', 'Blue Murder' and 'The Road to Coronation Street'

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