Category: Spotlight

  • How to Help Casting Directors Find You on Spotlight

    How to Help Casting Directors Find You on Spotlight

    Practical tips to improve your chances of being found by casting directors via Spotlight search. As well as using the Spotlight Link to send breakdowns to performers and agents, casting professionals also use Spotlight to search for performers. There are 5,000-10,000 searches carried out every day, and with specific attributes, accents, skills or credits all…

  • Into the Spotlight: Dance Competition Finalists

    Into the Spotlight: Dance Competition Finalists

    We’re thrilled to announce the 20 finalists for the first ever ‘Into the Spotlight’ Dance Competition. We’ve seen an incredible response to our monologue competitions over the years, so this time we wanted to showcase a new skill: dancing! The first ever Into the Spotlight: Dance Competition was exclusive to our Spotlight Graduate members, but…

  • Spotlight Launches Extra Cover Pack

    Spotlight Launches Extra Cover Pack

    Safeguard your performance business with our new add-on bundle. As a dedicated performer navigating the undulating landscape of the performing arts, you know that talent alone isn’t always enough to ensure success. Your career is more than your art – it’s your business. That’s why we’ve crafted the Extra Cover Pack: an exclusive bundle designed…

  • Spotlight Announces Partnership with London Theatre Direct

    Spotlight Announces Partnership with London Theatre Direct

    Members are now exclusively entitled to theatre discounts! We’re thrilled to share that we’re partnering with London Theatre Direct to offer members some brilliant discounts across hundreds of shows. There’s a whole range of shows available from musicals and plays, to concerts and ballet. Here’s a  just few offers we’ve spotted today: Everybody’s Talking About…

  • Saving with your Spotlight Membership Discounts

    Saving with your Spotlight Membership Discounts

    Make the most of your membership with our amazing discount scheme.  At Spotlight, we value our members and the stipulations an acting career can present. Financially, it can be a struggle trying to navigate your way to success in the industry, and it’s always been a core value of ours to support you in any…

  • Spotlight Launches Video On Demand Library

    Spotlight Launches Video On Demand Library

    Performers now have access to a growing range of video-based workshops and seminar media. Here at Spotlight, we always aim to provide the best possible support for our performers. We do our utmost to support you with advice across various subjects on our blog while constantly evolving our service.  This is why we have launched…

  • Filmmakers Details

    Filmmakers Details

    Spotlight’s collaboration with Filmmakers will provide new opportunities for members of both platforms across Europe. Filmmakers is the go-to platform for casting professionals in the EU seeking talented performers for a variety of projects. It facilitates connections that propel careers in European cinema and TV. For more information please visit www.filmmakers.eu. The beta launch of…

  • What to Put in Your ‘About Me’ on Spotlight

    What to Put in Your ‘About Me’ on Spotlight

    Spotlight experts share their top tips for what casting directors want to see in your ‘About Me’ and ‘Training’ sections and the most useful information to include. The ‘About Me’ section is a small area on your profile, but it can be mighty when used correctly. If your Spotlight profile is your acting CV, consider…

  • Updating Your Spotlight Details

    Updating Your Spotlight Details

    Why it’s important to keep your Spotlight ‘Details’ section up-to-date, and the benefit of adding this information to your Spotlight profile. When it comes to your Spotlight profile, it’s easy to forget the little things. We’re mainly focused on ensuring we have our most recent credits, headshots and showreels uploaded, and while these things are…

  • How to Apply for Jobs Through Spotlight

    How to Apply for Jobs Through Spotlight

    Spotlight’s guide to submitting yourself for jobs, how this changes when you have an agent, and how to view your submissions. There are many benefits to having a Spotlight membership, but the most important one is the access it gives you to apply for exclusive acting jobs – over 500 roles ar available to our…