After doing my very first workshop with Ascend, which was such integral learning, Stephanie (head of Ascend) put me forward for a paid commercial she new was being cast.
I fit the brief and got the job. My acting talent was reconized within the workshop environment by a person I didn’t think was paying any attention. I’ve never known paid work to come from workshops before, couldn’t be more overjoyed!
(Call of Duty, Eastenders)