Casting & Career Course


The following course is designed to give all would be actors, including total beginners a full introduction and understanding of the industry’s requirements, developing resources and skills required to consider launching and maintaining an acting career. Get the edge from the comfort of your own home.


This specialised course is tailored to the individual and designed by professional acting coaches and directors with over 25 years worth of industry experience comprising of 250+ learning units.Taught by qualified tutors who hold postgraduate higher degrees within this field of study and are members of the British Actor’s Union Equity .Tutors have a wealth of casting experience from their own professional work as directors and remain connected to the industry.


Designed to compliment any practical acting training a student may choose to undertake should they feel it is necessary, efficiently preparing a student for the industry and work applications. Course is also ideal for students just wishing to explore industry requirements and related subject material before choosing this career path.

Work at your own pace in the comfort of your own home, with your own acting coach using a step by step process. Ideal for students who need to build confidence and knowledge before making casting applications or as an intense career refresher, giving you an acting edge. An efficient use of student’s time, getting up to speed with industry expectations, knowledge and practice.

This self-paced course is provided exclusively by The Actor's Edge Online Series.


Students can opt to split the course into two levels- Level 1 and Level 2, see below for further details

  • 250+ units

  • Dedicated Acting Coach

  • Taught by professionals

  • One to One 

  • 25 assignments with tutor feedback

  • 30 Instructional videos

  • 30+ acting and casting exercises tailored to the actor

  • Self-pacing

  • Interactive

  • Asynchronous learning

  • Covers international castings

  • Short written assignments

  • Practical set acting exercises

  • Optional video assignments

  • Reading materials

  • Script & scene study

  • Intuitive software

  • Theory & practice

  • On demand access

  • Student decides study schedule

  • Ideal for beginners/intermediate or intense refresher

Casting & Career Course- Acting 2022
Casting & Career- Actor's Course 2022
Invest in yourself - The Actor's Edge Online Series
summer casting course offer


  • Understanding the industry 

  • Practical skills

  • Getting auditions

  • How to find suitable work

  • How to get an agent and find representation

  • Applying to casting directors

  • Mindset and focus

  • Types of agent & talent agencies 

  • Types of work and opportunities

  • Creating acting CV’s/Résumés

  • Negotiating contracts

  • Marketing & Branding

  • Understanding casting type

  • Headshots and photographers

  • Developing special skills

  • Accents and training

  • Creating showreels & demos

  • Acting managers

  • Boosting experience & training

  • Working with unions

  • Introduction to script work & sides

  • Royalty free scripts and usage


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  • Monologue preparation with Tutor- Classical & Contemporary

  • Choosing a Shakespearean monologue ( optional )

  • Monologue crafting, blocking & feedback 

  • Character work

  • Understanding subtext and practical application

  • Scene study and script exercises 

  • Sight reading / Cold reading exercises

  • Understanding improvisation and it’s practical application

  • Slating & self-tape preparation

  • Preparing for different types of audition 

  • Audition practice & delivery 

  • Optional mock auditions

  • Pilot season

  • Gaining credits

  • Understanding casting dynamics

  • Script line learning and mnemonics

  • Screen testing and recalls

  • Media training 

  • International acting market 

Plus many more core units

Students can start the course at anytime on demand. Tutors are able to give individuals far more specific attention with tailored exercises than they can in a larger group setting.


Self-Paced Learning

Self-paced learning is ideal for students who cannot commit to attending a class or live training due to work patterns or changing commitments. Due to the nature of the subject material the pressure to be online and ready for video live training is also removed, optional video assignments are available depending upon a student's level of personal confidence and preference. Self-pacing allows students to access pre-recorded video materials at their leisure, whilst still having interactive options and feedback with their tutor.

What you will need to take the course 


  • Booking form

  • Access to a laptop or home computer

  • Good internet connection

  • Ability to upload optional video- either via smart phone or digital camera


Tutors welcome applications from all acting students from the age of 16, those under the age of 18 will need parental permission to apply. There is no upper age limit

Booking Now 

​Places are open to international students. The course is taught in English.Course can be commenced at anytime and available on demand. Access to course content is 6 months from student's start date ( option to extend is available ) approximate duration for students is 3 months part-time at a comfortable self pace with students setting their own study schedule. Course access will be provided by a digital link and password.


Full course fees £525, early booking offer £365 if booked before August 31st 2022- Summer 2022 Offer. This course is currently available on demand, although places always fill quickly, are subject to tutor capacity and are offered on a first come first served basis. To qualify for discounted rates all bookings must be submitted and course fees paid by the offer closing date. Payment can be made via PayPal or via BACS invoice upon request. Instalment options may be offered by PayPal subject to status.

Level 1 & 2 

The course can alternatively be split into two separate levels at a natural break point. There is no obligation to complete level two after level one. However, students can only undertake level 2 if level 1 has been completed, due to continuity. Courses cannot be split into levels retrospectively. It is suggested that level 2 is started no later than 6 months after level 1 is completed. Level 1 Course Fee Summer offer £199 if booked before August 31st 2022. Level 2 Course Fee 2022 offer £199 if booked before Dec 31st 2022.



Terms and Conditions will apply at the time of booking

Course queries email Gift Vouchers available upon request.  

Level 1 - Course Code CC0121

Level 2 - Course Code CC0122

Full - Course Code CC0123

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