Category Archives: General

How the heck do you get cast in a lockdown?

There’s no doubt about it, it’s the most challenging time most of us can remember in the acting industry. Thanks to Covid-19, getting cast is now less likely to be about catching a train to an in-person... more

Best Practices for a Virtual Event

When attending a virtual event it’s easy to find yourself distracted or lose focus from what’s happening in the virtual room you’ve joined. Although live and virtual events differ etiquette should remain... more

Quarantine: An Actor’s Guide

This year, has forced actors to reimagine our industry and what it means to create. We had to build virtual spaces for a new way of doing things and as always, actors and creators rose to the occasion with... more

Showing Up Is Half The Battle

In this interview Actress Michelle Lukiman shares her experience on attending Actors Pro Expo and how making connections at the event served her well and even helped book her a role! 1. Michelle tell... more

5 Tips for Attending Actors Pro Expo Virtual

1. Plan Your Schedule Take some time to dive deep into all of the sessions being offered as part of the event! There will be multiple seminars running at once, so plan out your schedule ahead of time... more

Surviving Actors’ Touring Survival Guide

At some point in your career you may well find yourself on tour. Whether you’re in a whacking great Number 1 tour of a big glitzy musical, or a rural tour of Norfolk doing TIE, being on the road for long... more

Why you should join the Spotlight Challenge…

by Jonathan Harden As I write, and perhaps as you read, the Olympics are on the telly in the background. A British athlete – Andrew Butchart - has just qualified for the final of the 5,000m (5k to me and... more

Edinburgh Fringe Survival Tips

It’s the biggest, baddest, wonderfullest, weirdest, wackiest fest of them all- it’s Edfringe! The festival opens next week with another programme stuffed to the gills with theatre, comedy, cabaret, dance... more

How To Grow Your Reach On Twitter

Twitter

Being a good actor is no longer enough - in the digital age, you need to have a good following as well. Having a strong presence on social media websites is imperative, so here we have some top tips to help... more

Free ticket to Hollywood, anyone?

Hollywood Immersive

Apply for free now!   It’s a dream for many actors to get their break in Hollywood. But sometimes it’s hard when you don’t have the right connections, or let’s face it, the money to buy... more