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About The Online Retreat

The world  is  beginning to open up again and new opportunities are presenting themselves yet many actors haven't worked for a while.   You may feel that your confidence has taken a hit or you may feel anxious about starting again.   Maybe your looking to break into acting.  Join us for this unique online retreat and invest time into your career. 

Partnering up with TWO amazingly positive life coaches who both work in the industry  - Danny Clifton CEO of acting agency Union Management and Ashley Sutherland who is both an actor and a life coach.  

As Danny is a successful London agent, you will get a great insight into the industry from his prospective with agent and coaching tips.

Delve deep into mindset beliefs and blocks, imposter syndrome and procrastination plus how to create more abundance for your art.


We have some brilliant exercises to help you level up your career to come back after lockdown,  help you get to where you want to get to and become both more empowered and efficient, saving you time and energy.

This is for you if you are ready to take ownership and action in your acting career.

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Who Is
Danny Clifton

Danny is CEO of Union Management and Actors Coaching International -


He works worldwide with actors in getting them to step into the version of themselves that have always been - using his knowledge of casting, agenting and coaching, Danny's work is influenced by spiritual practice and current trends. 

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Who Is
Ashley Sutherland

Ashley is an actor and voiceover artist as well as a life coach and NLP practitioner to creatives, running her coaching business High Vibe High Life.


Ashley's coaching mission is to help creatives feel unstoppable and create a life they thrive in. She is a huge believer in the personal power inside every one of us and is determined to help empower and unlock the magic within us all.  


From actors who have been
on the retreat

Dear Danny and Ashley,  

I wanted to write to thank you both so much for curating such a unique workshop, which was really ABUNDANT in resources for us to work towards our goals in a way that is mindful, empowering and fulfilling.  I can tell that you both put so much thought into every section of the day and into creating this amazing workbook, which I can't wait to work my way through now as I implement these tools I've taken away with me


Thank you to Danny from Union Management and Ashley Sutherland for today's actor's retreat, so much amazing information, loved the meditation, the dance break and everyone's shared experiences - thank you all!


Absolutely brilliant session this morning with Ashley and Danny still feeling so empowered and buzzing


How To Book




01759 318192

07824 517599

or email 





* Price is before the Eventbrite fee's 

Sun  18th July 2021 - 10am - 3pm
Over 16's Only
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• Workshops must be paid in full at the time of booking.

• 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 to 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.