Casting Tips

After many years as a casting director here are some hints and tips I have learnt along the way.

CastWeb: The Lowdown

20 Jul 2020, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

Hello Acting Peeps, Today we continue with part 4 of our look into the the casting industry chatting with ALL the platforms and tools in the casting space so you can all better understand how to use all the MANY amazing tools there are out…

It’s not Black and White

15 Jun 2020, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

So as a black woman these recent times have been a rollercoaster ride for me; a ride that culminated in watching the very sad funeral of George Floyd. I feel so sorry for his beautiful family, such a sad waste of life. I absolutely don’t…

Spotlight: The Lowdown

08 Jun 2020, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

Spotlight – The Lowdown Here is the second instalment in my series where I deep dive across the whole of the casting industry chatting with ALL the platforms and tools in the casting space so you can all better understand how to use all the…

Casting Networks: The Lowdown

20 Apr 2020, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

I hope you are all keeping safe and honing your acting skills during these crazy times! As I promised I am doing a deep dive across the whole of the casting industry across these next few weeks, chatting with ALL the platforms and tools in…

10 Ways To Get An Agent

07 Aug 2018, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

How Do I get an Agent is the second question most popular question I get asked after How Do I get My First acting Job? So besides the obvious of bulk emailing every agent you can find on imdb and sitting back and praying, how…

Meisner Technique – An introduction!

21 Jan 2018, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

At the end of last year we had a great guest blog and hosted a workshop from John Osbourne with his incredibly inciteful work on the Spiritual Psychology of Acting. I had some very positive feedback on this and so over the forthcoming months I…

Colour Blind Casting

07 Nov 2017, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

On the face of it things are changing in our industry, people of colour are being cast in more projects and we are seeing more enlightened view of sexuality, but post-Weinstein what is really happening behind the scenes.

Turning it Up To Eleven!

29 Aug 2017, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

Cheers Me Dears! I’d like to just say thanks for all the incredible feedback I get about my blog. Little did I think when I started publishing my tidbits of advice just over a year ago that I would get such a great response or…

Don’t Rain On My Parade

28 Jul 2017, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

As actors you exist in a world where people judge you and make decisions (hopefully informed) about your work: right, not quite right; hired, not hired. I’m sure you have heard many creative ways of saying “No.” Often the people making the decisions about you…