Casting Workshop

w/ McGregor Casting’s Daisy Hicks

A 1 day Casting workshop for professional working actors

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. This is an exclusive opportunity to learn more about the casting process direct 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 day, 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: Saturday 28th May 2022  

Time: 10am – 4pm 

Venue: 18 City Road Chippendale  

Participants: 12 Maximum

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

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, Daisy’s credits as an award-winning Casting Director and Casting Associate span across film, television, theatre and musical theatre. Selected credits include: It’s Fine, I’m Fine (Photoplay), Joe Vs. Carole (Peacock & Stan), Bump (Stan), Tough (Pink Moon Films), The Dismissal (Sydney Theatre Company & Squabbalogic), Way Out Assistance (Bus Stop Films), the Australian premiere of The Wolves (Belvoir Theatre & Red Line Productions), The Funny Ones (ABC/Unko), Dreamweaver (Conti Bros. Films), Miracle City (Luckiest Productions) along with many, MANY national and international television commercials and music videos. She is currently the Associate Casting Director at McGregor Casting. 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

IMPORTANT INFO!! We are experiencing some unusual issues with our forms from time to time. If your form isn't sending through please email the same information, including your CV and Headshot via email to and we'll get back to you asap. OR call 02 9212 0522.
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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.