Nicci Topping gives Manchester Actors CV & Casting Advice

Nicci has many years experience of casting for feature films, television commercials, short films, dramas, pop promos, videos, voice-overs, photographic assignments and the theatre.

She has recently cast Feature films; Slapper and Me, The Rise of the Krays, The Black Prince and Northern Soul. She has also cast for many high profile television commercials, most recently Vidal Sassoon, Gillette, Vodafone, Pepsi, Amazon and Tesco mobile.

Nicci’s Top Tips

  • Contact casting directors you’ve been seen by and invite them when you’re in a show.
  • Keep your headshots up to date. Any changes in appearance must be reflected.
  • Be persistent and keep working towards your objectives.
  • Network!

Actor Feedback‘It was a great chance to meet a Northern casting director! Nicci was so warm and welcoming.’ Sophie Coward.

‘Excellent! A great opportunity to have a conversation with a casting director and ask the questions you never get to ask in the usual audition scenario.’ Kivan Dene.

‘Nicci was lovely and very approachable - she gave me sound advice and feedback on my headshots and showreel which was extremely valuable.’ Taran Knight.

‘Really informative. Nicci really listened to me and gave some great advice.’ Lindsay Bennett.

‘It was really helpful. Nicci was very positive and reassuring and went through all elements of how I need to market myself.’ Kat Rose Martin.

‘Nicci gave great advice and tips for the future. She was very friendly and supportive - a fantastic session.’ Will J Drury.

‘Totally amazing and helpful. A really productive and insightful session.’ Simon Parker.

‘It was brill - thank you!’ Clare Cameron.