Ian is a bafta and RTS award-winning freelance director. He is best known for directing the soaps Emmerdale, Coronation Street, and Hollyoaks.
His TV credits include progammes such as;
Homefront, Waterloo Road, Heartbeat, and Where the Heart is, just to name a selection from his extensive body of work.
About The Workshop
This is an exclusive 3hr workshop for just 14 participants.
"HOW TO BREAK DOWN A SCENE"
Each actor will be given a script before the workshop to learn and study. They will be paired with another actor and on the day, Ian will direct both actors in the scene.
In this 3hr workshop you will be taught
How to examine a scene
How to breakdown a character.
What are the important speeches and objectives within the scene
You will receive friendly feedback throughout the workshop and all scripts are provided and you will also have the chance to ask questions.
At the end of the workshop you will have learnt how to be more analytical on your approach to new script whether it be for stage or screen
The Venue for the workshop is Stableside, York, YO24 1QG
How To Book
As the spaces are so limited we require
full payment at the time of booking.
CALL TO BOOK
BOOK OVER THE PHONE
AND PAY VIA BACS
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF BOOKING
• Workshops must be paid in full at the time of booking via BACS or PayPal
• Cancel Less than 20 days and the full amount is liable. If we can rebook your place we can refund your money.
• Cancellations less than 14 days before arrival the full amount is liable.
• If we need to cancel a full refund will be given to each participant
“The workshop is educational and should not be considered as a job interview or audition. Attending workshops is not a way to obtain employment as an actor. It is a learning/educational experience. The presence of a Casting Director is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment. Contact with a Casting Director at a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that Casting Director, Director, Producer or any company affiliated with that Casting Director.”
Travel costs incurred by the student are not the responsibility of FIRST TAKE WORKSHOPS Please note that in the event of cancellation due to adverse weather, transport disruption or illness of either the industry professional or student, FIRST TAKE WORKSHOPS take no responsibility and are not liable for any costs associated with travel/overnight arrangements that are made and paid for in advance where the event does not subsequently take place at the designated time and date. All efforts will be made to reschedule where at all possible. Your responsibility It is the responsibility of the actor to ensure that any prep required for a workshop is received and worked on in good time. It is not the responsibility of FIRST TAKE WORKSHOPS if the student is unprepared for the workshop/ and does not have suitable materials with him/her to perform. It should be assumed that no facilities to copy or print speeches will be available at the venue.