John Byrne

John Byrne

Biography

John Byrne is careers adviser for The Stage and is also a writer, cartoonist, performer and broadcaster

Recent Articles

Is it too late to pivot from stage to screen?

Is it too late to pivot from stage to screen?

Careers adviser John Byrne suggests it is helpful to view yourself as an ’actor’, rather than as a ’stage actor’ or a ’screen actor’
‘My first audition was the first and last time I’ve been cast for my singing’

‘My first audition was the first and last time I’ve been cast for my singing’

Theatre and film actor Kevin Leslie tells John Byrne about his first job playing Dick Whittington during panto season at the Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne
Performing arts teacher Jorrie Walls: 'Be yourself, believe in yourself'

Performing arts teacher Jorrie Walls: 'Be yourself, believe in yourself'

Performing arts teacher Jorrie Walls gives her advice to drama students of all ages during the pandemic 
Should I use a green screen in my self-tape?

Should I use a green screen in my self-tape?

Careers adviser John Byrne advises on the use of technology, particularly green screen, when making a showreel or self-tape
Morgan Lloyd Malcolm: 'Keep your day job until you really don't need it'

Morgan Lloyd Malcolm: 'Keep your day job until you really don't need it'

Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, writer of the hit show Emilia, talks about her first paid job and offers her advice for those starting out in the industry
Paul Harvard

Paul Harvard

Is it viable to ‘act from home’?

Is it viable to ‘act from home’?

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