Sam Marsden was a freelance drama teacher for 10 years, working for theatre companies, youth theatres and state, private, and special schools. Now she is a full-time writer, writing drama teaching resources and fiction. She is the author of 100 Acting Exercises for 8 - 18 Year Olds (Bloomsbury) and her debut novel Under Glass has been optioned for film and TV by former Warner Bros. president of film Greg Silverman’s Stampede Ventures.
Due to the pandemic, auditioning for an acting course is likely to involve performing to camera. Staff and recent applicants give tips on what to do – and what to avoid – to give yourself the best chance of success when applying
Lockdown has given many creatives the time and inspiration to start writing, but for others it can be hard to know where to begin. Samantha Marsden speaks to playwrights about their best tips for writing in the new normal
Drama school graduates from RADA, LAMDA, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Guildhall and Guildford School of Acting tell Samantha Marsden how they could have taken better advantage of their time studying