Author: Samantha Marsden

  • Choosing a Part-Time Acting Class

    Choosing a Part-Time Acting Class

      What to consider when looking for a part-time acting course and how to choose one that’s right for you Whether you’d like to get a taste for acting, train to be a professional, or upskill while working as a professional actor, part-time acting courses have much to offer. They can help you secure a…

  • 7 Reasons to Join a Youth Theatre

    7 Reasons to Join a Youth Theatre

    Why youth theatre is important for young actors and how you can get involved Youth theatre is a lifeline for many young people. It’s a safe place where in-person connections thrive, creativity is celebrated, and individuals are accepted. For some, youth theatre can even become a home and a family. Here are seven reasons why…

  • Summer School Courses You Can Book This Year

    Summer School Courses You Can Book This Year

    A guide to 2023 summer school courses for young performers and graduates Participating in a theatre-related summer school can be a great opportunity to build skills, try something new, and sample different drama schools. There are a range of training opportunities for performers throughout the UK and Ireland this July and August – as well…

  • Audition Sides and How to Prepare Them

    Audition Sides and How to Prepare Them

    We answer your questions about what audition sides are, how to prepare them and whether you need to be off-book in auditions. You’ve been invited to an audition and given sides — this is an exciting moment! But what now? Here’s what you need to know. What are audition sides? Sides are a small section…

  • Training Routes for Emerging Performers

    Training Routes for Emerging Performers

    Thinking of going to drama school but not sure where to start? Read on for an overview of the different training options for performers. There are many training routes for performers into the entertainment industry, from evening courses, foundation courses, Bachelor of Arts degrees, repertory theatre training, diplomas, to master’s degrees. Training is a big…