• "Hands down the most inspiring and informative workshop that I've had in years" - CC Newcastle

  • "I highly recommend to my ProActorsBham & Equity Birmingham & The West Midlands friends". - TB Birmingham

  • "Your coaching made a big difference...I am really grateful for your contribution" - IA for BBC tv UK

  • "Hey, Peter, great working with you! The scenes look fab!" Melanie Liburd, Zoe in 'This Is Us', NBC tv US

  • "Peter is intuitive and generous. He is passionate about the craft and working with him is beautifully straightforward"  - 'Coronation Street', 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie - The Movie' -  Shobna Gulati

  • '...Working with you is always an absolute joy...Just 5 star service.Thinking Actors is just ace! Thank you again and I look forward to our next session'. -  Rebecca Atkinson - Flatmates , Holby City, Doctors, River City (BBC)  Shameless (Channel 4)

Acting for Casting

 

 

A masterclass with industry

acting coach Peter Carroll

 

Online via Zoom Video Conferencing

7 x Thursday evenings

Starts from 30/07/2020. 

 

7.00pm-8.00pm BST London

2.00pm- 3.00pm EST  New York

11.00am - 12.00pm PST Los Angeles

Intermediate to Advanced

NO REFUNDS. NON-TRANFERABLE

Classes involve scene analysis for cold reading, audition technique, self-taping and marketing. The technical nature of a crafted performance is studied in depth. We reference Stanislavski and Meisner in the development of understanding. Tailored, constructive feedback is provided to facilitate progression. 

 

This workshop is suitable for actors considering a next step in their career or looking at gaining insight into current professional practice.

  1. A practical exploration of cold reading for casting

  2. How to work with 'sides' and quickly engage with character and context

  3. Working with prepared text

  4. How to demonstrate 'Technical Acting' for camera

  5. How to create self-tapes worth watching

  6. What makes a GREAT showreel

  7. Personal evaluation

  8. Certificate of Completion

Acting Coach Peter Carroll is a highly experienced practitioner specialising in Stanislavski's Method and The Meisner Technique (Peter trained with The Acting Studio, New York City).

 

Peter's clients can be seen in FX/BBC 'Devs', BBC 'Flatmates', Netflix 'Dracula', ITV 'Sanditon', ITV 'Our Girl', NBC 'This Is Us', Channel 4/HBO 'Boys' and upcoming film, 'Everbody's Talking About Jamie' 

£56.00

only £8.00 per session

The Cocktail Hour

 

Online via Zoom Video Conferencing

NEXT EVENT: Wed. May 20th 2020

 

7.00pm-8.00pm BST London

2.00pm- 3.00pm EST New York

11.00am - 12.00pm PST Los Angeles

Thinking Actors' bimonthly online social with Peter Carroll.

Come and join in the fun!

  • Industry updates

  • Tips and advice

  • Professional Development

  • Network with other actors and creatives

  • Collaborate and share

  • Have fun!

IT'S FREE TO JOIN

Next date: 20/05/20

Voiceworks with

VAudio Audio

Manchester

 

Voiceworks is

Thinking Actors' new division for voice.

 

Thinking Actors are pleased to be collaborating with Manchester’s top voiceover, casting and voiceover production company, VAudio Audio.

We're now providing exceptional value voice over workshops, 1-2-1 Voiceover coaching and voicereel services with VAudio Audio's Jude Vause-Walsh and Simon Vause.

All workshops and coaching takes place at VAudio Audio Studios in Manchester.

Introduction To The Meisner Technique

Manchester

 

F11, The Friends' Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester. 

NEW DATE TBA 10.00am-5.00pm

NO REFUNDS. NON-TRANSFERABLE.

 

Acting Coach: Peter Carroll

1 Day workshop.

We're introducing a range of specialist training for actors and teachers in 2020. Theatreworks will be a series of classes and workshops that will explore the creative process of theatre making, text in performance and practitioner understanding and application.

 

Our Introduction to Meisner workshop will focus on the practical application and understanding of key approaches and techniques to secure performance and stage truth.

Please note, a short scripted scene will  be sent to you approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the workshop commencing.

£65.00

Understanding Stanislavski

 

 

A masterclass with industry

acting coach Peter Carroll

Online via Zoom Video Conferencing

4 x Tuesday evenings 

from 14/07/2020

7.00pm-8.00pm BST London

2.00pm- 3.00pm EST New York

11.00am - 12.00pm PST Los Angeles

Beginners through to Advanced

NO REFUNDS. NON-TRANSFERABLE.

Stanislavski's Method or System is at the core of many theoretical approaches towards acting - from Uta Hagen to Meisner.

  1. Script analysis & exploration

  2. Approach to character Realisation for stage & screen

  3. Focuses on both the theory and the practical application of Stanislavski's Method or System

  4. All class notes & materials provided

  5. Certificate of completion

£32.00

only £8.00 per session

Introduction To Television Presenting

MediaCityUK

 
The Greenhouse, Broadway, MediaCityUK, Salford.
10.00am-4.00pm.
NEW DATE TBA
NO REFUNDS. NON TRANSFERABLE.
 
Acting Coach: Peter Carroll
 
Group size is kept to a maximum of 4 people to ensure quality of outcome. Early booking is advised.
 
Would-be TV host/presenter? Social Media Creator? Branding? Need media training? We're running a special workshop at MediaCityUK, Salford.

  • Piece-to-Camera exercises filmed in Ultra HD Broadcast quality

  • Teleprompter training

  • Planning and preparation

  • Vocal and engagement

  • Interview technique

  • Marketing and branding for career development

  • MediaCityUK location

£99.00

Improvisation for Auditioning

Manchester

G4, The Friends' Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester. 

NEW DATE TBA 1.00pm-5.00pm

NO REFUNDS. NON TRANSFERABLE.

 

Acting Coach: Derek Miller

Improvisation is an increasingly sought after skill.

In this workshop, we'll  use improvisation as a tool to bring more of 'yourself' to commercial, TV and film.

 

Los Angeles Acting Coach Derek Miller will expertly guide participants on the use of key improvisation strategies and techniques to explore connection to character, make dialogue your own and enhance scripts and sides with strong, distinct choices.

 

This class was extremely successful in Los Angeles - with actors praising its effectiveness in bookings and bringing a better sense of self to auditions and to set.

£45.00

How To Make Selftapes Worth Watching

 

A masterclass with industry

acting coach Peter Carroll

Online via Zoom Video Conferencing

2 x Mon. evenings

Starts  July 6th 7 pm - 8 pm 

Small group size

 

7.00pm-8.00pm BST London

2.00pm- 3.00pm EST  New York

11.00am - 12.00pm PST Los Angeles

NO REFUNDS. NON-TRANFERABLE

This 2 session workshop is suitable for actors looking at raising the standard and impact of their selftapes and online audition technique. Online auditioning, alongside selftaping submission, will become a new industry norm.

Acting coach Peter Carroll is the north's 'go to' for high-end film, television and digital audition taping. He's worked with, read-in, coached and filmed actors - emerging and established - in both the UK and US. 

Peter's clients can be seen in FX/BBC 'Devs', BBC 'Flatmates', Netflix 'Dracula', ITV 'Sanditon', ITV 'Our Girl', NBC 'This Is Us', Channel 4/HBO 'Boys' and upcoming film, 'Everbody's Talking About Jamie' 

  1. Essential top tips that you need to know to play an 'A' game

  2. A practical exploration

  3. The impact of international co-production 

  4. What to expect from your agent - and what they expect from you

  5. How to work with 'sides' and quickly engage with character and context

  6. How to demonstrate 'Technical Acting' for camera

  7. Filming on a budget and essential equipment

  8. Setting up a home studio - in any space

  9. Personal evaluation and guidance

  10. Certificate of Completion

Acting Coach Peter Carroll is a highly experienced practitioner specialising in Stanislavski's Method and The Meisner Technique (Peter trained with The Acting Studio, New York City).

£22.00

only £11.00 per session

From Script To Screen

Birmingham

 

Hippodrome Theatre, Hurst Street,

Birmingham

1.00pm-5.00pm

NEW DATE TBA

NO REFUNDS. NON-TRANSFERABLE.

 

Join Acting Coach Peter Carroll at the Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre to explore text in performance. Places are limited and early booking is advised.

 

As part of this workshop, a short script will be emailed to participants approximately one week beforehand. This four hour practical workshop will make sure that you're good-to-go with a skill set, understanding and approach to text that really works.

  • How to confidently engage with 'sides'

  • Exploring character, motivation and subtext 

  • Refining performance and technique for camera

  • On-camera exercises & evaluation

 

£57.50

Act for Camera

Manchester

 

F11, The Friends' Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester. 

Thursdays 7.00pm-9.00pm.

NEW START DATE TBA

Sign up today for when this class returns

Admission by informal interview

 

Acting Coach: Peter Carroll

Classes involve scene analysis, audition technique, marketing and the technical nature of a crafted performance. We reference Stanislavski and Meisner in the development of understanding. Tailored, constructive feedback is provided to facilitate progression. 

£22.00 

*per class. Min. commitment of 3 months . Please refer to t&cs.

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