Category: Making Work

  • Recording Your Voice at Home

    Recording Your Voice at Home

    How to record your voice at home and tips for improving the quality of your audio recordings Voice work can be a useful way of generating income, not to mention a good skill to have on your Spotlight profile. Thanks to advances in technology, it’s now easier than ever to record your voice in professional…

  • How Acting Techniques Can Help with Your Writing Process

    How Acting Techniques Can Help with Your Writing Process

    If you’re feeling intimidated about writing your own work, use these acting exercises to get started. Take advantage of the skill set you have developed as an actor. It will only serve you when it comes to writing your own work As an actor, you might be excited to try your hand at writing. But…

  • Eva O’Connor on Writing Your Own Work

    Eva O’Connor on Writing Your Own Work

    Performer and writer Eva O’Connor shares her experience writing award-winning plays and developing one of her works into a BBC Three drama. People often ask me whether I prefer acting or writing. They’re always dying to know when I’m going to choose between the two of them. Both questions are up there with the classic: “how…

  • Tips for Taking Your Show to Edinburgh Festival Fringe

    Tips for Taking Your Show to Edinburgh Festival Fringe

    Top tips if you’re thinking of taking your show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. A lot of work goes into taking shows to Edinburgh, but showcasing your work at the Fringe could be a hugely beneficial experience. We spoke to performers at the festival to get their advice about how to go about planning and…

  • Edinburgh Fringe: Writing And Performing Your Own Work

    Edinburgh Fringe: Writing And Performing Your Own Work

    Theatre creators and performers joue le genre on their latest play What Goes On In Front Of Closed Doors – what you need to know to take your own show to the Fringe Emma Bentley and Camille Favre are the artistic directors of joue le genre, taking their second production to the Edinburgh Fringe this year. Spotlight spoke…

  • How to Start Your Own Theatre Company

    How to Start Your Own Theatre Company

    Explore the ins and outs of running a small theatre company with Fledgling Theatre. Fledgling Theatre (who are Christopher Neels, Callum Cameron and Patrick Holt in the UK, and have an Australian arm headed up by Chris Huntley-Turner) have been creating their own work as a company since its founding members left the Royal Central School of Speech…