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20th July 10-1PM @ Old Diorama, Ldn.

  • Starts 20 Jul
  • 40 British pounds
  • Old Diorama

Available spots

Service Description

Layla currently works at Shaheen Baig Casting. Layla began her Film & TV casting career in 2010, as an assistant for casting director Shaheen Baig, progressing to the role of Associate. She has acted as co-casting director while at SBC on various projects such as ‘Peaky Blinders’ & ‘God’s Own Country’. She was nominated alongside Shaheen Baig & Yôko Narahashi at the 2020 TV BAFTAs for Best Scripted Casting for ‘Giri/Haji’, and also won an RTS award for Casting for the same project. Most recent credits & work include ‘The Phantom of the Open’ directed by Craig Roberts, Clio Barnard’s ‘Ali & Ava’, and Sally El-Hosaini’s upcoming feature ‘The Swimmers’. What will this workshop involve? Actors will be sent sides in advance and work on camera. All footage will be sent to actors following this session. 18+ only *Please note, workshop information will be sent out to the email address provided at the time of the booking so please do always check it is correct/please do also check your junk folder if you haven't received material or information prior to the workshop* [This workshop adheres to CDG guidelines and is not an audition] CDG Disclaimer: The intent of the workshop is educational and should not be considered 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 or any company affiliated with that Casting Director

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for private lessons: Unless stated otherwise ALL private acting lessons require 48 hours notice for any rescheduling (minus £5 admin fee). Anything less than 48 hours noice is non-refundable due to scheduling. Cancellation policy for Casting/Agent workshops: Unless stated otherwise ALL workshops require 5 days (120 hours) notice for any refunds/credit. Anything less than 5 days (120 hours) notice is non-refundable/cannot be re-credited due to the nature of the course/workshop. Cancellation policy for Courses (Get Set Ready): Unless stated otherwise ALL courses require 7 days notice (168 hours) for all refunds/credit (minus £5 admin fee). Anything less than 7 days (168 hours) is non-refundable/cannot be re-credited due to the nature of the class. Please note with all courses once you have signed up you're expected to attend all sessions. If you miss a session this cannot be credited/refunded. Cancellation policy for Weekly Acting for Screen Drop-in Classes: For all refunds/credit 72 hours notice is required (minus £5 admin fee). Anything less than 72 hours notice is non-refundable/cannot be re-credited due to the nature of the class. Cancellation policy for ALL Director Workshops/Masterclasses: Unless stated all Director workshops/masterclass require 7 days notice (168 hours) for any refunds/credit (minus £5 admin fee). By paying you agree to these terms. ALL Take One Memberships once purchased for the full fee of £25 are non-refundable and are active for 365 days. By paying you agree to these terms. *Please note* A £5 admin reversal fee will be charged for all refunds.

Contact Details

  • Old Diorama Arts Centre, Drummond Street, Triton Square, London, UK

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