Self Taping for Stage and Screen
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Self taping is becoming more of a crucial part of the audition process and it’s a vital skill for actors to have. Having been on both sides of the camera, actor, writer and director, Eilidh Loan will lead a challenging but fun workshop in how to perfect your taping skills for both stage and screen. Eilidh will let you in on her top tips and tricks for setting up your tapes and also the best way to pick your strongest take.
Eilidh Loan is an award-winning actor, writer and director from Renfrewshire. In 2018, Eilidh graduated the Guildford School of Acting as the winner of the Bachelor of the Arts Acting Prize, the GSA Entrepreneur Award and as a finalist in the BBC Carleton Hobbs Bursary Competition. In her graduating year, Eilidh won the prestigious Alan Bates Competition, beating over 200 applicants from drama schools across the UK. She has gone on to make a successful career across all avenues of the industry. Eilidh was nominated for Best Writer at the Stage Debut Awards and for two CATS Awards in 2022 for her debut play Moorcroft. She was selected as one of The Scotsman’s ‘Ones to Watch 2023’ and The List Hot 100 artists. Eilidh was awarded the New York City Radio Award for directing, creating and performing in Two Bad Mice for Almost Tangible. Since then, Eilidh has continued to work closely with the company, gaining a nomination for Best Actress in a Drama at the One Voice Awards for her portrayal of Lady Macbeth in the five time award-winning production of Macbeth. Eilidh wrote, directed and starred in her debut short film, Soul that was selected by Screen Scotland and BFI, Short Sharps programme. Eilidh has recently appeared in Molly Manning Walker’s hit feature film How to Have Sex, the new series of Doctor Who and Macbeth at the RSC. Her other credits include: A Castle for Christmas (Netflix), Traces 2, The Sister Boniface Mysteries, Pancake, Clique 2, Doctors, England’s Forgotten Queen (BBC), London Kills (Acorn TV), Doctor Who (Big Finish), Frankenstein (UK Tour), Mary & Ada Set the World To Rights (Óran Mòr), Me & My Left Ball (Tristan Bates) and Me and My Sister Tell Each Other Everything (Tron Theatre).