Looking for a great space to look for unknown talent? Searching the web for the best casting and audition venues in London? Whether you’re planning a casting call or audition, our list of top auditorium, theatre and performance venues in the capital will make planning your next event a breeze. From modern community halls and casting suites to dance schools and state-of-the-art auditoriums, Tagvenue is sure to have something that suits. Want to learn more? See how easy it is to find the perfect casting and audition venues in London - scroll through our fab list and hire a space today!
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When hiring casting and audition venues, remember to choose a space that reflects your needs. When casting the next big thing, you’ll probably need to accommodate hundreds of people, but if you’re familiar with your market and are only expecting a few dozen auditioners, then a local music room, practice space or casting suite might be ideal. If you don’t hire a traditional auditorium with a separate backstage area, make sure to allocate a space where performers will wait their turn, as well as a private area with tables and chairs, where you and your associates can confer.
Another thing to consider is the type of people or acts you expect to attend your casting. This will matter a great deal for the type of casting and audition venues you're planning to hire! For solo acting auditions, a small casting room and a designated waiting area will be more than enough, but for bold artistic performances with large crews or bands, a big stage is what you’re after. Spacious creative spaces and warehouses can also work pretty well. If you’re casting for a photo shoot model, something like a photo or recording studio would be a good fit for your audition.
Are you a band looking for a new member? Maybe you’re working on your own movie and trying to find capable actors? Either way, we got you covered! Take a look at our list of things you need to remember before holding your first audition:
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Unless you wish to invest into advertising your audition, the main cost of organising such an event will be the venue hire. Prices for venues suitable for castings and auditions start at £12 per hour and can reach up to £500 per hour or more. If you want to go for a daily hire, expect prices between £150 and £10000 per day and beyond. (All data from Tagvenue.com)
Depending on the type of talent you’re after, you will have different things to prepare. If you’re a director looking for undiscovered actors, you have to share the script with them. Maybe you can provide them with some props as well? If you’re looking for musicians, basic sound equipment, and possibly instruments should be in place. Some sort of recording equipment would help you with the process of choosing the perfect candidate after the audition day.
Screening Room at Pushkin House - This blank canvas venue would be great for your next audition. It has great reviews and is located a short walk away from The British Museum.
Studio 1 at Cromer Studios - A space set up and ready for auditions and rehearsals, complete with a waiting area, changing room, and a spacious main studio. You can find it just a block away from the A501, close to King’s Cross Station.
The Basement at The Calder Theatre Bookshop - Located in Southwark, this blank canvas room offers a nice, secluded space with an upright piano included with the hire.
Photo and Film Studio at UP Studios - This Wharf Road studio boasts a large, minimal space great for all sorts of purposes, including music and acting auditions.
Dance Studio 1 at David Game College - Thanks to its close proximity to Aldgate Metro Station and air conditioning, this dance studio can become a perfect location for many types of auditions.
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