Category Archives: General

The Five Acting Myths Holding You Back

By Charlotte Thornton: The Five Acting Myths Holding You Back A lot of opinion and beliefs get passed around the acting community as if they were facts. It can be quite overwhelming at times, confusing... more

WeAudition: Actors Pro Expo

WeAudition: Actors Pro Expo is back and better than ever. Our goal is to provide a platform for creatives to nurture and advance their career by exposing themselves to new opportunities. Our expo is... more

What can actors claim on expenses

As an actor, you can save a very considerable amount of money by writing off expenses related to your acting career. But when it comes to deducting business expenses, what exactly can you claim? We’ve... more

WeAudition: Actors Pro Expo is returning to London

24th February 2024 ETC Venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London 10am-6pm Our highly anticipated annual event returns... with a line up bigger, and better, than ever before! Casting Directors flying in from... more

Navigating Tax Matters: A Guide for Actors and Actresses in the UK

Being in the spotlight as an actor or actress comes with its own set of challenges and opportunities, including the intricate world of taxes. Understanding the tax landscape is crucial to ensure your... more

WeAudition: Actors Pro Expo Attendee Heads to Hollywood!

Harry Palmer is an Actor, Musician and Fight Performer. Plays dark, charming, manipulative and quietly dangerous characters. Trained in Screen Combat and Firearms. Harry from the U.K. just returned this... more

Actors Pro Expo North – Main Stage Schedule: Saturday 28th October

Whilst chatting to exhibitors, grabbing coffee between seminars, or simply networking with fellow creatives it’s a great place to enjoy a huge variety of entertainment. Don't miss Actress +... more

Using Language to Talk Yourself into the Role

How often do you say the word “try”? Or “might”? Or “maybe”? You may well be talking yourself out of roles, jobs and opportunities. Language is a powerful tool that shapes the way we... more

Meet one of our Casting Director Panellists!

All about Ellie... 1. What's something you think holds a lot of young actors back when it comes to performing? Not necessarily in performance, but in auditions sometimes actors don’t commit fully... more

Meet one of our Agent Panellists!

All about Tom... 1. What's something you think holds a lot of young actors back when it comes to performing? I’d say second guessing oneself often holds people back. My advice is be daring, be... more

Exciting Paid Opportunity For Talent

Are you a creative individual with a talent for making TikTok videos? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! Nonsensical is an award-winning UK TikTok agency that is looking for talented creators... more

Meals 4 Monologues at Actors Pro Expo North

Save the Date: Saturday 28th October Location: Manchester Calling all established performers and emerging talents!  WeAudition: Actors Pro Expo North is back! The expo is hosting a brilliant... more

To All Artists Good Work; To All Workers Good Art; To All People: Equity

Equity is the performing arts and entertainment trade union. We’re made up of 47,000 performers and creative practitioners. We are actors, singers, dancers, designers, directors, stage managers,... more

The TIRED Movement joins Young Talent Expo

The TIRED Movement was founded in 2020 as a social enterprise (not for profit) to raise awareness about the racial injustice within the industry and the importance of representation in dance education. The... more


The YAFTA Academy based in Leeds, West Yorkshire is a renowned screen acting training provider designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in the dynamic world of film and... more

Flexible work for Actors – Join Love Teachers

Love Teachers offers actors a personalised recruitment service. We provide actors with flexible, part time and full-time work in schools, that fits in around auditions and projects. We offer work in... more

The Stage Schedule WeAudition: Actors Pro Expo Global 2023

Brand new for 2023 we are running our first Stage jam packed with performances, interviews and photo opportunities throughout the day! Whilst chatting to exhibitors, grabbing coffee between seminars,... more

Did You Know WeAudition: Actors Pro Expo Tickets Are Tax Deductible?

Julie Rose Smith The 31st January is looming – meaning it will soon be ‘a wrap’ on your tax return! (Sigh of relief?) Or…maybe you’re a tax ninja and the curtain came down on it months ago – in... more

Charging For Entry

This year entry to WeAudition: Actors Pro Expo is £10, and here is why… First as Surviving Actors and now as WeAudition: Actors Pro Expo, our focus for the last 13 years has always been to minimise the... more

Grab those oars and steer into 2022

So we’ve all had our fair share of Zoom quizzes, living room workouts, baking banana bread, fakeaways, Netflix and attempting numerous TikTok dance trends. Are you ready to mingle with other creatives... more

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 WeAudition: Actors Pro Expo and how making connections at the event served her well and even helped book her a role! 1.... more

5 Tips for Attending WeAudition: 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 and... 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


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

Performance Preparation Academy

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In June 2016, PPA’s three year Acting for Stage and Screen Course sees its first group of graduating students enter the profession. The students have already received excellent industry feedback for... more

What are the best ‘other’ jobs for actors?

Question: What are the best ‘other’ jobs for actors? "Know what it is you're going to do between acting jobs when you're 50." #ActorSunscreen As part of my ‘other’ job (running the Honest Actors’... more