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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.

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...

#Dear @westendproducer why do you think the younger generation en mass haven’t got much of a love for theatre? How can we get them...

@westendproducer the 9-5 job for Londoners is slowly becoming extinct. With this in mind & ppl working later, is there a potential for theatres...

How do you get people to come and review a new musical? — BromanceMusicalUK (@Bromancethedude) September 18, 2018 First of all, write to them. Whether by...

What is the correct ettiquette for queuing for the theatre toilets during an interval? — Thomas Mitchells (@IAmTomMitchells) September 18, 2018 Claiming your sacred toilet space...

What’s an audition? I seem to have forgotten. 🤣 — Ayden Callaghan (@AydenCallaghan) August 7, 2018 An audition is an ancient ceremony of torture where a...
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