Hub|X   Industry Talks for Actors

The Hub|X – Industry Talks for Actors program is a new initiative by The HubStudio. The aim is to invite key note speakers for an engaging an informal conversation around the craft of acting and the industry in general. Each talk will be targeted around a specific topic with audience feedback and questions included.

It’s Not Me, It’s You : 

Industry Rejection & How To Overcome It.

FRIDAY 10th February / 6.30pm for a 7pm Start 
$15 Tickets  | Free for HubMembers | Drinks and Canapés Provided 

The HubStudio / 18 City Rd, Chippendale NSW 2008 / 02 9212 0522 


Rejection in our industry is something permanent, and can be all pervasive. How we learn to deal with it as actors is vital to our longevity, overall success and wellbeing. This month come and unpack the notion of industry rejection with three of the best insiders on the topic. Allison Meadows from Mullinars Casting is one of the country’s top casting agents, Logie nominated actor Darren Gilshenan, one of the country’s top comedic actors, and Angie Ford, a mindset coach and expert on the mental process of rejection and its effects on actors. We believe these three unique perspectives on the issue will shine an illuminating light on a very important topic. Come Join Us! 


Allison Meadows – Mullinars Casting Consultant
(Snowtown, House Husbands)  

Darren Gilshenan – Greenroom Award Winning & Logie Nominated Actor
(No Activity, Here Come The Habib’s, The Moody’s)

Angela Ford – Mindset Coach 
(Success Coach & International Motivational Speaker


Darren Gilshenan

No Activity | Here Come The Habib’s | The Moody’s

After graduating from The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in ’88 Darren began his career in Musicals before spending ten years with The Bell Shakespeare Company. Sketch comedy followed with three years on Full Frontal followed by some great TV series;  Dossa and Joe (BBC/Granada), the AFI Nominated  Chandon Pictures and the Logie nominated Derrick which he wrote and starred in.

Darren returned to the theatre for seven productions with The Sydney Theatre Company before again returning to the small screen for A Moody Christmas and The Moodys, as Uncle Terry, Top of the Lake created by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee, The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide to Knife Fighting, Rake 3,  Janet King, The Killing Field, Old School, Devils Playground and recently Maximum Choppage .

Film credits include Women He’s Undressed in which Darren played Orry Kelly in Gillian Armstrong’s documentary drama on the man himself, Save your legs, The Outlaw Michael Howe and the AACTA nominated Liebermans in the Sky. Recently Darren returned to the stage with Mother and Son, playing the role of Arthur and will continue in the theatre later this year as Piggsy, in a festival version of  Monkey – Journey to the West and Absent Friends by Alan Ayckbourn at the Ensemble Theatre.

Darren’s heartfelt  and complex characterisations have led to a great breadth of work across all areas of the industry with acknowledgement from the industry and the public, some of which are included to follow.

Angela Ford

Success Coach

Angie Ford is a world-class performance coach. Her one-to-one client list includes World No.1 Athletes, Entrepreneurs of the Year, C-level Executives, Best Selling Comedians, Actors, Musicians, Bankers, and National Best Selling Real Estate Agents.

Angie´s interest in coaching was originally sparked from her own sporting background as a national gold medal swimmer. She is certified from the Coaches Training Institute, and has personally trained and travelled internationally with some of the world´s leading authorities on personal development.

She has mastered the art of bringing out in others what it takes to get their best performance both under pressure, and consistently over time. Her coaching methods have attracted audiences from the USA, UK, South Africa and Scandinavia. She has trained groups of 10 – 1000 people. Angie has been a teacher and trainer for over 15 years.

Angie is passionate about the process of self-belief, and how this naturally leads to action, genuine enjoyment and results. Angie respects what is takes to expand comfort zones, and treasures the opportunity to work with clients who are hungry for personal growth.

Her positive energy is infectious. Her ability to listen and support, whilst challenging clients to explore their own self-beliefs, make her a sought after coach and speaker.

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