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Jamie and Helen Read (directors of theatre and dance respectively) set up Read College in 2008 to help students fulfil their potential and to...

You’ve managed to find funding to help you in your dream of being an actor. You’ve scrimped and saved through drama school while holding...

@westendproducer @TheStage #dear. What's more important: ability or contacts? — Actors' Lives (@Next_Nekst) February 14, 2017 In an ideal world, the most important thing would be...

1. #Gethashtagging If you’re in a play and want to help get more bums on seats then you can’t shy away from the power of social...

Although I’m not a musical theatre performer, my first audition was for a West End musical – the London revival of Oliver! at the...

I’m a very committed graduate actor for whom my first year in the business has been successful from an artistic point of view, if...

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details... Sally Smith is 27, studied on...

Jeremiah Waysome, from Canning Town in London, already boasts stage credits as Young Simba in The Lion King tour and as Young Lola in...

Dear @westendproducer how actually useful are showreels? Can they get you jobs/auditions? Do casting agents/directors watch them? — Luke Dale (@_lukedale) February 5, 2017 Showreels are...

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to move to London to train in drama. True, some of the best drama training institutions in...

1. Swap and think Start by writing a scene between a man and a woman as you normally might, then swap the genders around without changing...

I have been working now for 32 years. I worked as a professional dancer, educator and maker as an individual and then with the...
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