Are you preparing for an audition or casting? Do you have a presentation that you need help with? Or do you simply want help improving confidence?For the past 8 years, Julian Caddy has proven success in training many hundreds of people of all ages and backgrounds to help them achieve their goals.His simple, logical and candid approach can, even after a single session, give you crucial improvements to your technique and focus. One hour appointments (at our studio in Holborn WC1X) can be booked at short notice at any time, seven days a week. The cost is ��35 per hour (��40 at weekends). To find out more or to book, please email [address removed] or call[masked] 6411.
ABOUT JULIAN CADDY
Julian Caddy is one of London's leading independent acting and personal development coaches.
He is also an actor, director and producer. He has produced shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival since 1996 and has been co-founder-director of Sweet Venues since 2003. Over this time he has programmed, directed or produced over 500 shows attracting audiences of over 150,000 people. He has also produced, co-produced and promoted numerous theatre tours both across the UK/Ireland and around the world. He is currently working with Shakti from the Garage International, producing shows at the Adelaide and Avignon Festivals. More information about his company can be found here: www.sweet-uk.net.
As an actor he has recently appeared in the London production of Anastasia, toured nationally with Broadway Theatre Company (Golden Boy) and Opera Piccola (The Barber of Seville and La Traviata). Other theatre includes Prisoner of War (Hen and Chickens), Great Expectations (Shaw Theatre) and Three Sisters (Edinburgh Festival and Moscow Arts Theatre). TV includes Reality Check (Channel 4), Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! (BBC4) and Tableau of Love (AIM Image Productions). He has also featured in numerous television commercials including BT, British Gas, Kingsmill Bread, Kohler (USA), NatWest, Nikol's (Israel), BBC TV Licensing and Heat Magazine.
Julian trained for 4 years with the late Sam Kogan, an acclaimed Russian teacher and director (alumnus of GITIS in Moscow under Maria Knebel, a student and colleague of Constantin Stanislavski) at what is now known as ASAD (the Academy for the Science of Acting and Directing). Julian's teaching combines the Kogan and Stanislavski techniques.
He has trained many hundreds of people from all walks of life, whether wanting to learn acting just for fun or to take acting on as a profession.
"I thoroughly enjoyed the course. I found Julian's teaching style very good. I have done other acting classes and have never been taught that way, I think it was a big eye opener. I enjoyed the improvisations the most. I appreciated the honest feedback Julian gave me and I will take it on board to improve. I would recommend this course to anyone who is interested in getting an insight into acting."
���Nowhere else will give you such a complete understanding of what acting actually is. If you want strong character based acting rather than voice/arm waving based acting then Sweet is the place for you.���
"Just a note to thank you very much for such enjoyable and interesting acting classes. I really enjoyed the experience and actually think it helped with my career as the law firm I am training with have offered me permanent solicitor post."
"I thoroughly enjoyed my first experience of acting and thought the course was an excellent introduction."
"Julian Caddy has been an amazing teacher who definitely takes you out of your comfort zone and challenges you with interesting characters and improvisation scenarios encouraging you to get under the skin of the character. He definitely has a way to make you feel relaxed so you can make the most of the classes. We laugh so much in classes sometimes it hurts! I look forward to taking some more courses but this time I think it's going to have to be twice a week so I don't have to wait so long!"
"I thoroughly enjoyed the course and felt that I gained a lot from it. As well as learning about what good acting is, the course also enabled me learn more about myself and helped build my confidence. It was very beneficial to receive regular feedback from Julian and the other students and also to observe the other students work. I think that Julian is a great teacher and the class was always full of laughs and fun to be part of. Wednesday evenings will never be the same!"
"The introduction was valuable and the improvisation part was fun and unexpectedly stress-free. Julian provided great feedback to all participants to help us improve throughout."
"I really enjoyed the course. I particularly liked doing the improvisations. Julian���s feedback was helpful and he generally chose parts that would challenge me by taking me out of my comfort zone. I also found the psychology aspect interesting."
"I learned so much about myself and my fears and have a newfound respect for actors (hard work, really)."
"Julian is a great host. He has the ability to make everybody feel comfortable and brings out the best in all participants."