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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.

This year, the great and good of Theatreland descended on London’s Bridge Theatre for The Stage Awards, in association with Integro Insurance Brokers Ltd,...

How can a talented make up artist get into the business? My daughter is 27 and doesn’t know just how good she is. She...

@westendproducer What are your thoughts about auditioning for a West End musical... and then being expected to sign a contract to say you’ll take...

Showreel ..... nudity... yes or no? #dear — Con O'Neill (@cononeilluk) January 2, 2019 There is an argument that one should always try to stand out...

What does Brexit mean for actors, dear? — Ste Bergin (@Ste_Bergin) January 2, 2019 Brexit. Oh my. What a daunting subject. Honestly, I preferred the term...

What makes an actor stand out to you? — Betsy King (@betsy67king) October 2, 2018 There is no one thing that makes actors stand out to...

How do I not become bitter towards fellow actors, and not only see them as my "competition"? — Chris Dover (@Chrissonofsteve) November 20, 2018 Everyone has...

How much is it acceptable to riff and improvise during a performance? Is it like Jazz, where the script is more of a guideline...

@westendproducer An unserious very serious question. Do you rehearse an onstage kiss? And how do you make suggestions about its execution without seeming like...
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