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THE STUDIO

 
 
 

ANARCHY! ACTORS STUDIO is an exclusive Screen Acting Workshop dedicated to a no-bullshit approach to contemporary Actor Training.

Lead by acclaimed Filmmaker Christopher Hanvey, we provide a home for Professionals to develop and refine the varying approaches to particular Genres of Film & Television each Month, culminating in a real-time Screen Showcase for leading Industry Figures.


MONTHLY STRUCTURE:

  • Monthly Membership (no long-term commitments).
  • Weekly Two Hour Sessions at our Exclusive Studio.
  • Exploring one particular Genre each month.
  • Sessions split between Technique and On-Screen Scene Study.
  • Working with existing and original content from emerging Screenwriters.
  • Monthly Showcases for leading Industry Figures.
  • 'Visual Diary of Work' on Personal Vimeo Channel.
  • Classes Limited to 12 Members per Session.

(Session Days & Times can be 'Mixed & Matched' throughout the Month if required.)


Based at Die-Cast Studios in the heart of Shoreditch, ANARCHY! ACTORS STUDIO is a revolutionary Screen Acting Studio for the 21st Century.

COME JOIN US!

 
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DATES

 
 
 
 
 
 

VENUE: DIE-CAST STUDIOS

 

SESSIONS

Friday

7pm to 9pm

Saturday

10am to 12pm

12.30pm to 2.30pm

3pm to 5pm

2019 // 2020 SEASON

August 30th to September 21st

September 27th to October 19th

October 25th to November 16th

November 22nd to December 14th

January 10th to February 1st

February 7th to February 29th

March 6th to March 28th

 
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RATES

 

MEMBERSHIP

£50 per Month

Equivalent to 4 Sessions.

(via PayPal, Credit or Debit Card)

No long-term commitments.

 
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BOOKING

 
 
 

In the first instance, please use the form below to register your interest and preferred Session Time. (Session Times can be 'Mixed & Matched' from Week to Week if required. Subject to Availability.)


Name *
Name
Preferred Session Days & Times (August 30th to September 21st Sessions) *
Please feel free to choose multiple options if flexible.
Interested in finding out more about our 'INTENSIVE MASTERCLASS' with Special Guest Casting Director Stevee Davies in September? *
Overall Dates: Monday September 16th to Sunday September 22nd.

 
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FACULTY

 

CHRISTOPHER HANVEY Artistic Director

Born in small-town Northern Ireland at the height of 'the troubles' Christopher Hanvey is an acclaimed self-made Screenwriter, Director and Street Fashion Photographer.

Formerly an Actor, Playwright & Producer for Television and Stage his work on the London Fringe has been acclaimed and derided in equal measure for it's no-nonsense punk aesthetic, including his 'Troubles'-inspired debut play JUSTICE, which garnered TimeOut Critics' Choice & Show of the Week, his acclaimed Native American Reservation-set Solo Piece THE NATIVE (Directed by Heather Davies) and Gary Mitchell's SUICIDE BRUNETTE, reviving the award-winning Belfast Writer's career after many years in the wilderness.

Since those auspicious beginnings Christopher has forged a notable career as a Filmmaker and Photographer working in Fashion & Music, where his Clients include rising UK Indie Rock Band FALSE HEADS, REPUBLIC RECORDS, 43T CLOTHING and RM SOTHEBY’S.

Previously Resident Writer & Director at the Academy Award Winning SLICK FILMS, for whom he directed over 350 Scenes, he has also curated and taught his Screen Acting Program in establishments throughout the UK, most notably at the renowned PINEWOOD STUDIOS & IDENTITY SCHOOL OF ACTING.

Christopher has a number of Screen Projects in development, including: a US-set Series about a Female Iranian Immigrant Boxer (Co-Created with Stevee Davies), a contemporary Film Noir written in free verse entitled I WALKED WITH ANGELS and the forthcoming Psychological Horror TROY MUST BURN!

Official Instagram: @thedandypunk

 
 

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATES

 

STEVEE DAVIES Casting Director

Stevee started his career as an Actor and has been working in Casting for over 5 years.

As an Actor his Credits include Rocketman, A Touch of Frost and the Blockbuster Academy Award Winning Les Miserables.

Concurrently he has served as Assistant Casting Director on numerous large scale Feature Films, such as: Doctor Strange, Eddie the Eagle, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, The Commuter, Kingsman: The Great Game and Men in Black: International.


In 2017 he was appointed Casting Director for The Silent Child, which garnered ‘Best Live Action Short’ at the 2018 Academy Awards.


He continues to Cast Short Films & Features and is currently developing an original ‘Boxing’ Series with Writer / Director Christopher Hanvey.

Official Twitter: @steveedavies

LIZZIE BICHARD Casting Director

Lizzie started her Casting Career on Award-Winning Theatre Shows such as No Villain at Trafalgar Studios and Schism at The Park. She has also acted as Casting Associate for Bath Theatre Royal, Bristol Old Vic and as Casting Director on numerous Rehearsed Readings at Theatres including The National Theatre.

Her Television & Film Credits include serving in the Casting Department for the Series’ River and Outlander and the Feature Films Mission Impossible 5, Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella, The Hundred Foot Journey, Legend and Straight Outta Compton.

She is currently working on numerous Screen Projects, with the Independent Feature White Chamber winning Best Actress at the Scottish BAFTA Awards in 2018.

Official Website: www.lizziebichardcasting.com

 
 
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TESTIMONIALS

 
 
 

WALLES HAMONDE Actor

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’; ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’; ‘The Night Manager’

“Every Scene I have been in that Christopher has directed has elevated me to a new level as an Actor, and I say that hand-on-heart. I am a much better Actor today for having been in his presence.”

www.hamonde.com

 

SAM NAZ Actor

‘Berlin Station’; ‘Sky World News’; ‘BBC’s 60 Seconds’

“Working with Chris is so rewarding. He has got a real eye for what suits your Performance Style, Character and Casting Potential…”

@samnaztv

 

CHRIS OVERTON Director

Academy Award Winner for ‘The Silent Child’; CEO of Slick Films’

“Christopher Hanvey is an amazing talent… if you get the chance to work with him, you’re very lucky. He is very passionate, very driven and he has some amazing ideas.”

www.slickshowreels.co.uk

JULIE FOY Actor / Producer

Academy Award-winning Producer of ‘The Silent Child'‘

“I am honoured to have been Directed by Christopher Hanvey. He is so incredible at getting the ‘truth’ out of you, which, after all, is what makes a Great Actor. I am so lucky to have him in my life,”

@boobuttons

 

JOHN SCOUGALL Actor

‘The Victim’; ‘Unforgotten 3’; ‘Love Sick’

“Christopher is a great Director. He has that ‘way’ of getting a performance out of you that is not only truthful to you but also aligns with his vision for the scene. That is a great skill for any Director to have.”

@johnscougall

ANNA BALLANTINE Actor

‘Outwitting the Devil’; ‘Loki’s Game’; ‘The Hidden Track’

“Christopher will always support and encourage you and your craft, and will constantly challenge and push you to became the best you can be. You will leave every class a better Actor than you were when you started.”

www.annaballantine.co.uk

 

STEVEE DAVIES Casting Director

‘Doctor Strange’; ‘Eddie the Eagle’; ‘Kingsman: ‘The Great Game’; the Academy Award Winning ‘The Silent Child’

“His approach is very unique. I have seen some of the great work he gets out of people and I would highly recommend him to anyone. He’s fantastic.”

@steveedavies

 
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LOCATION

 

DIE-CAST STUDIOS

4 City Road, London EC1Y 2AA

Transport Links:

Old Street (5 Minute Walk)

Moorgate (5 Minute Walk)

Liverpool Street (10 Minute Walk)

 
 
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