Casting Workshop

w/ McGregor Casting’s Daisy Hicks

A special ONLINE edition Screen Casting Workshop for actors, split over 2 sessions.

Course Outline | Course Outcomes | Session Details | Apply Now

Course Overview

The HubStudio is very proud to have Daisy Hicks, Casting Director from McGregor Casting back to coach for The HubStudio in an online special. This is an exclusive opportunity to learn more about the casting process from a successful Casting Director who is known for being friendly, supportive and approachable. The session will include a behind the scenes look into various casting practices and will cover preparation practices and techniques, as well as some important do’s and do not’s before, during and after a casting session. There will be a Q&A, as well as intensive and in-depth work on self-tapes in which Daisy will guide, nurture and give you feedback. Get to know what Casting Directors look for so you can approach your next casting more confidently and with more insight.

Course Outline

Over the 2 sessions, Daisy will focus on: 
– Exploring self-tape techniques, the application of notes & feedback and script analysis. 
– Exploring different preparation techniques for auditions. 
– What the casting process entails across various mediums. 
– Helpful hot tips & tricks to help inform your presence in the casting room. 

Session Details

When: 2 x Saturdays; 11th & 18th December 2021

Time: 9am – 1pm AEST (Sydney time)

Format : ONLINE using Zoom.  

Participants: 12 Maximum

Price: Members $285.00 incl GST (10% off for members)

Session Details

Payment Information

How To Pay & Instalment Option: The easiest way to pay is by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) using the bank details on the invoice (please quote the invoice number in the transfer information), or by simply clicking the ‘pay online’ link also on the invoice (bank fees apply). You will be email an invoice upon acceptance into the program. Payment is due no later than the due date stated on the invoice, however if you would like to pay in instalments please call or email the office to arrange the dates and amounts you will pay. Please note full payment of the course is due by the time the course finishes. You can start payment instalments at anytime upon receipt of the invoice.

About Daisy Hicks

A proud member of the Casting Guild of Australia and the youngest member to have received multiple Casting Guild Award nominations for her work, Daisy’s credits as a Casting Director span across Film, TV, Theatre & Musical Theatre. Selected credits include: The Dismissal (Squabbalogic), Way Out Assistance (Bus Stop Films), She Loves Me (Hayes Theatre Co.), The Australian premiere of The Wolves (Belvoir Theatre & Red Line Productions), News To Me & Break the Future (ABC), Good Omens (Squabbalogic), The Funny Ones (ABC/Unko), Dreamweaver (Conti Bros. Films), Summer Rain (New Theatre) Dogfight (Neil Gooding Productions), Miracle City (Luckiest Productions) along with many MANY Television Commercials & Music Videos. You can read a bit more about Daisy HERE

Apply For The Course

Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. to or use the below form. Please note the course is by invitation only. If accepted we shall send out an application form with all the course information. Notification for acceptance will be made no later than one week before course commencement.

If offered your place will only be held once payment is received in full. Failure to do so will forfeit your place on the course. For more information or queries please don’t hesitate to call on (02) 9212 0522 or alternatively email us on the above address.

Course Application Form

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Further Questions

The HubStudio prides itself on helping professional actors to facilitate their training journey. If you would like more information about this course, or more importantly which courses would suit you best, then please email or call us to discuss your training goals.