ADVICE

1. Use original material Don’t rehash old TV scripts, it’s an amateur’s mistake. Find a writer or company experienced in writing for actors and utilise their...

My first job was on the TV series Ripper Street for the BBC. I was still in drama school at the time, and was...

Having started stage school at seven and held on doggedly to my acting goals all through school, I have at last been accepted into...

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details... Albert Parker is 58...

@westendproducer @TheStage what is the best way to get creative agents (acting, directing and literary) in to see original work? — Anthony Orme (@Anthony_Orme) May...

1. It’s not just for action heroes Dramatic action comes in all shapes and sizes in theatre, TV and film, and isn’t limited to characters who look...

My first audition was for the Vienna English Theatre, as part of one of its theatre in education tours. I had always wanted to...

I have just returned from spending some time in New York. Although it was a hugely invigorating experience, I’m not quite ready to book...

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details... Albert Parker is 58...

Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts’ dedication to The Stage Scholarships scheme has been demonstrated this year by it giving more than £80,000 of...

@westendproducer @TheStage Almost afraid to ask in case I get blacklisted, but why are actors given SO little notice before a casting? — Jon Monie...

1. Material matters Pick the material that is right for you. Don’t get bogged down on whether it has been performed too many times before. Pick...
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