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The anonymous West End Producer is our resident agony uncle, answering all your theatrical questions on acting, drama school, backstage roles and other performing arts related topics. Tweet him now with your questions at @WestEndProducer.

@westendproducer Is there a bias against casting unrepresented actors? — Marcus Churchill (@M_Churchill24) April 9, 2018 Sadly, yes. The business is a whole lot harder if...

What is press night etiquette (and should I ever stay even if I don't know people and force my way into conversations...)? — Anthony (@AntWalker_Cook)...

When will we be able to end the hideous hashtag actors life that is now endemic in the industry? What can we do to...

Would you feel jarred in anyway if you watched a golden age musical with an ethnically diverse ensemble? (E.G, more than one BAME dancer...

What is the rational behind paying 2 audition?Would it be that much of an increase in applications if they chose to abolish audition fees?...

I’ve been told that the preferred method of greeting a casting director is an open mouthed kiss. Can you confirm this..? — Robert Whitelock (@therobwhitelock)...

Hello, #dear. How about theatrical superstitions, most famous superstitions from actors? — Mira (@missmira86) March 20, 2018 Superstitions have been around for nearly as long as...

"Should one buy a good quality wig and get some new headshots?" Asking for a friend #dear — Rob Landi (@robertolandi) March 13, 2018 You should never...

Hello #dear, after seeing a back and forth between @TheStage writers about Fringe Theatre. What’s your take on it all? Should Actors get profit-share...
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