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Date / Time: Wednesday 8th April 2.00pm-3.00pm

Duration: 60mins

Venue: Online (via Zoom)

Practitioner: Nima Taleghani and Angus Imrie

NSDF 20: Playing The Game With Your Own Rules: Staying true to yourself in the industry

Embarking on a career as a performer opens you to incredible opportunities. But the industry has its pitfalls. Navigating those pitfalls while ensuring that you and the people you share your passion with stay true to your original purpose isn't easy. Sometimes you can feel clouded. This workshop will be a positive session which will encourage conversation, participation and honesty. We hope that it will equip you with the tools and the belief that you deserve to be your best self and thrive within the profession.


Angus Imrie (Visiting Artist) is a graduate of the University of Warwick and LAMDA, Angus has worked predominately in film and television since graduating. On film, he plays Merlin in 'The Kid Who Would Be King' and Malcolm in 'Pond Life'. On television, he is Jake in 'Fleabag'. He has performed a season at Shakespeare's Globe; and on radio, he plays Josh in 'The Archers'.


Nima Taleghani (Selector) was born and brought up in North London and is an NSDF ’13 & ‘14 alumni. He studied English Literature at Warwick University, which culminated in submitting a fifteen minute ‘Othello Rap’ for his Shakespeare exam. He then went on to study An MA in English at UCL. He has a PhD in getting out of trouble. Currently, he is performing in ‘Cyrano De Bergerac’ at the Playhouse Theatre in the West End, transferring to New York in the Spring.


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