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Member’s News

Academy Mews Dance Studios – To Hire!

on Jun 22, 2018 in Benefits

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Ella from the Academy Building has got in touch and let you know about their beautiful studios available to hire, which are perfect for rehearsals/ workshops and Casting sessions!

The Academy Building is a five minute walk from Camden Town tube station, and offer simple, clean facilities with internet, as well as waiting area at very reasonable rates from £13 per hour (Off Peak).

You can also find us online: www.academydancestudios.comand you can check our availability and book the rooms via this link:

Raw Casting Studio 20% Off

on Jun 22, 2018 in Benefits

20% off all bookings in June. Please quote MC20

The Raw Casting Studio is offering  20% off for any booking throughout June. The studio is conveniently located in the central London transport hub of Kings Cross and we are here to take care of all your casting needs.

Get in touch now for a list of our services and to book a slot for your next casting or shoot… We’d love to hear from you to discuss rates, your budget and tailor-made packages that best suit your needs. / 0207 99 343 88

Backstage Breakdown Service

on Nov 9, 2017 in Benefits

We would like to introduce you to Backstage, a leading US Actor magazine and casting website – now launched in the UK.

Backstage help facilitate the casting over 30,000 projects globally per year and are now extending their services to the UK industry. Their actor database in the UK is growing daily and they are already helping Casting Directors source great talent for a broad range of productions.

CDA members can post a breakdown for free. Go to, click ‘post a job’ and at the checkout use promocode, ‘CDAUK’ to remove the posting fee.

If you would like some additional help with your breakdowns, please send them to who can post the call, vet applicants and redirect them to you as you see fit. Please contact Hannah if you need any help with any of the websites features.

Room to Breathe – Virtual Assistants

on Nov 9, 2017 in Benefits

Save yourself time and money by using a Virtual Assistant, like Room to Breathe. Outsourcing all the jobs on your personal to do list from bookkeeping, to researching holidays, to arranging parties to finding tradesmen affords you the time to focus on your business. Room to Breathe provide a completely flexible, bespoke service always friendly and efficient drawing upon seven years in the business and their extensive address book. Co Director, Fatima Malagueira, spent over 20 years as an Agent so has first hand knowledge of how the Casting Industry works with the pressure that comes with it, as well as the long hours!

Room to Breathe are offering an exclusive 20% discount to all CDA members, call Fatima on 07775708460 or email to discuss. In the meantime please take a look at our website

Redbrick Studios

on Jun 8, 2017 in Benefits

To celebrate the gorgeous refurb at Redbrick Studios, all CDA members can take advantage of these fantastic deals:

15% CASH BACK – on every Full Day | Full Hire casting (8 hours | 10am – 6pm)

10% CASH BACK – on every Half Day | Full Hire casting (4 hours)


Call Katie on 020 727 82760 or visit for more information.

Die-Cast Studios

on Feb 17, 2017 in Benefits

Die-Cast studios has moved.

We are now based in the Shoreditch area, and have 2 large studios, just 2 minutes walk from Moregate and Old Street stations.

To celebrate this, for the months of February and March we are offering a 25% discount for previous clients and CDA members.

Call Rob on 020 7494 4630 or visit for more information on our amazing new space.

We would also love for you to come to our open day/party on friday 24th February from 12:00pm to 10:00pm. Hope to see you there.


Die-Cast Studios

Lower Ground, 4 City Road, London, EC1Y 2AA