If you’re an actor who is des­per­ate for more — more oppor­tun­it­ies, more suc­cess and more jobs — then you are in the right place because we have the anti­dote to frus­tra­tion, lack of pro­gress and career growth.

But first, a mes­sage from our patron; Dame Judi Dench…

Let’s come on to YOU and where you are at!


The pain of being out of work is almost too much to bear for many actors.

We rarely think that WE are going to be the ones who don’t succeed.

Fail­ure only hap­pens to others…doesn’t it?

To “others” who are less resi­li­ent, gifted and driven.

How­ever, we find ourselves in limbo, seek­ing an oppor­tun­ity, ANY oppor­tun­ity — just ONE!

Or wait­ing to hear back from a cast­ing that seemed to go so well but weeks have passed by.

 Des­pair and con­fu­sion creep in and take over the con­trols, leav­ing us lost, aim­less and frankly, afraid to take anoth­er step.

We do any­thing to just get by, start living off those credit cards (or even worse — off other people) and would des­per­ately take any acting  job no matter how rub­bish we think it is.

Unfor­tu­nately, This Feast and Famine Mode is the Real­ity for 95% of Actors.

So why then, if 95% struggle, do the top 5% take up all the gigs?

They’re able to land more jobs, more regularly.

Have no trouble with being seen.

And have cast­ing dir­ect­ors seek­ing THEM out to come and audi­tion.

Some of us may actu­ally be doing very WELL… but are des­per­ate to be seen for dif­fer­ent work and break out of the cast­ing or medium that is now feel­ing stale and joyless.

Some may be head­ing to drama school… but feel over­whelmed by the audi­tion pro­cess and the drip, drip, drip feed of bad advice and bad stats…’thou­sands audi­tion but only a hand­ful get in’…etc. 

We do EVERYTHING we know how, just to move forward:

  • Attend every cast­ing work­shop des­pite the mount­ing prices
  • Go to any and every acting class we can
  • Rack up the ‘work­shop cred­its’ on everything from stage combat to bun­raku pup­petry in a bid to be ‘more castable’
  • Post on social media and engage in end­less rounds of ‘Head­shot Friday’ hoping that SOMEONE will give us a break
  • Take sup­port­ing artist work because ‘surely I will learn some­thing or meet someone useful’
  • Follow 1000 cast­ing dir­ect­ors on Twit­ter, end­lessly liking their every murmur
  • Pay for more and more showreel mater­i­al to be made and proudly post it in any group you can, only to get a mixed bag of reviews from your fellow actors
  • Apply for EVERYTHING you can find on Mandy or anoth­er cast­ing site and wonder why you are just not get­ting the jobs

NONE of these things work, at least not in the way you hope.

This is because you are just anoth­er face in the crowd, attempt­ing to do 100 things to catch a break when you could be work­ing in a MUCH smarter way… 

You feel lost, you feel held back, you feel like giving up.

If only there were a plan, a strategy that would guar­an­tee res­ults, regard­less of where we were at — wouldn’t that change everything?

A system that would guar­an­tee:

  • Free­dom from anxi­ety, which allows you to invest WAY more con­struct­ive energy into your career
  • Robust con­fid­ence that fills the audi­tion room and makes a huge and last­ing impact on the panel
  • Real world feed­back from the industry at large and next-steps guid­ance, which keeps you on track and making gains
  • Employ­ment oppor­tun­it­ies for roles in areas that YOU want to work in
  • Actual res­ults in the areas where YOU want to see them

If there were a simple pro­cess or blue­print that had been proven to work repeatedly and imme­di­ately removed the anxi­ety, des­pair and con­fu­sion, leav­ing us laser-like focused and only spend­ing time and money on what moves us toward our goal — that would be life changing!

Well, there IS such a plan, there IS such a strategy!

There is a 4 step pro­cess that takes you from lost to loaded with possibilities.

The steps are simple and the steps are clear.

They are…



Offers you an immediate sense of freedom, purpose and motivation.



Takes you from aimless to laser-like as you begin to build your greatest asset: your industry contact list. 



Will see you invest time and effort wisely into creating resources that move you toward more and more opportunities.



Is when you branch out into new and exciting areas of work.


It is called THE CAREER ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME, only at The Actor Base.

With these 4 simple steps you can take your­self from fear­ful to free as you move stra­tegic­ally toward the career that you desire.

Wheth­er you: 

  • Are head­ing to drama school auditions
  • Have recently gradu­ated from a train­ing programme 
  • Are trained and exper­i­enced but struggling
  • Are actu­ally busy as an actor but in the ‘wrong’ area

THE CAREER ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME gives you a 100% reli­able plan to get where you want to be in the industry.

Sup­por­ted by a wealth of video on demand courses, resources and live coach­ing, you have all the answers you need in order to become ‘the expert’ and devel­op true ‘own­er­ship’.

 You could be like members:

Meneka Das; who won the role of Jer Bulsara — Fred­die Mercury’s mother in the Oscar win­ning movie; Bohemi­an Rhaps­ody.

ICAT had a LOT to do with this! I love The Actor Base and I don’t think they’re gonna get rid of me easily’

Simon Shorten; who took one of our teach­ings and just two hours later used it to land a role at London’s Nation­al Theatre. 

I can’t thank you enough. I applied everything you talked about and….I got the job!’

Renu Brindle; who audi­tioned for a sup­port­ing role she wanted at the famous Bush Theatre using strategies she learned from us. She didn’t get the part — they gave her the LEAD role instead! 

Using con­fid­ence gained in my one week boot camp with ICAT I booked the lead at Bush Theatre. I would recom­mend any of ICAT courses to grow cre­at­ively to use your craft improve and book those jobs. Did won­ders for me.’

Mitra Dja­lili: whose career changed since join­ing The Actor Base and whose string of suc­cesses included a small recur­ring role in Net­flix’ Ted Lasso.

Been a game changer for me. Can’t thank you enough. Never been seen or worked so much!’

Gain a first class actors edu­ca­tion through out­stand­ing courses like Owning Shakespeare, The Com­plete Actors Toolkit and Owning Self Tapes amongst others.

Receive per­son­al feed­back and dir­ec­tion on 6 self tape chal­lenges as you move through The Game­plan

Get fast tips and motiv­a­tion daily through our Daily Acting Coach:Premium emails and ulti­mately, become anoth­er suc­cess story as you build your ‘actor assets’ whilst fol­low­ing the 4 steps of the CAREER ACCELERATOR.


Dame Judi Dench — Patron

Judi Dench is one of the worlds most recog­nis­able actors. An Oscar winner for her role in Shakespeare in Love, she has worked in inter­na­tion­al film, theatre and tele­vi­sion since 1957 every­where from the RSC to the James Bond franchise

Simon Trinder

ICAT founder, award win­ning Royal Shakespeare com­pany actor

Joseph Millson

The Last King­dom, Casino Royale, Royal Shakespeare Com­pany and author of “Work …And Other Four Letter Words

Adjoa Andoh

(Bridger­ton, Dr Who, Invictus)


Jonathan Broadbent

Award win­ning Royal Shakespeare com­pany actor


Jeannette Nelson

Head of voice at the Nation­al Theatre and author of The Voice Exer­cise Book


Mike Alfreds

Inter­na­tion­ally renowned dir­ect­or and author of Dif­fer­ent Every Night

Sarah-Jane Potts

Inter­na­tion­ally respec­ted actor whose extens­ive screen work includes Zero Chill (Net­flix), Gra­ce­point (Fox), Holby (BBC) and the movie Kinky Boots.



Packed with beau­ti­fully presen­ted teach­ings taken from the greatest rehears­al and cast­ing rooms in the world, The Actor Base:

  • Finally offers a solid plan for career growth that YOU can do any­where, anytime .
  • Shares world respec­ted tech­niques in easy to absorb teachings.
  • Gives imme­di­ate answers to all your acting questions.
  • Includes live monthly coach­ing and a sup­port­ive com­munity of fellow actors from around the world.
  • Costs just £16 per month, cancel anytime. 

You can access the con­tent via any device and have answers to your acting ques­tions at your fin­ger­tips as well as the ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME on hand whenev­er, wherever you are.

more testimonies (the list could go on)

Alison Fitz­john; who took our teach­ings and was offered a role at the noted Shef­field Cru­cible theatre right then and there at the audition!

I walked into the room with all these thoughts I got from ICAT zooms and emails, and it helped me get an offer in the room right there and then! Exactly the dir­ec­tion I want my career to be going in’

Michelle Parker; who landed recur­ring roles in a prime time Brit­ish drama series AND a high pro­file soap opera — all in the same week! 

Thanky­ou for your con­tin­ued sup­port. You said ‘bold choices’ to me, everything changed there and then.’

Sabina Westrup; who audi­tioned for a world famous cast­ing dir­ect­or and was asked to tape at the last minute for a DIFFERENT role than the one she had pre­pared for.

I got it!!!!!! It’s a massive series!! Def­in­itely down to you rein­for­cing the idea of ownership!’


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