Getting started with Spotlight in Ireland

The Spotlight Ireland Team

Alison Crosbie - Performers

Alison has worked for 30 years in the industry, on film sets and in casting for features, TV and commercials in both Dublin and London. She completed a Screenwriting MA before joining Spotlight in 2015 to establish the home of casting in Dublin. Alison is dedicated to supporting actors who are members of Spotlight.

Clare McGinley - Casting and Agents

Clare’s background is in casting for film, RTÉ Drama, Druid Theatre Company, as well as various commercials and short films. She also previously worked as Executive Assistant and Researcher at Distressed Films. Clare brings her extensive experience to supporting casting directors and agents who are based in Europe and the US to make the most of Spotlight tools and services.

Conor MacSuibhne - Spotlight Studio Operator

When you pop into the Spotlight Studio, you’ll probably run into Conor. He runs our studio and is the cameraman for many Irish actors in need of professionally directed, filmed and sent self-tape auditions. Conor is friendly, practical and hugely experienced with five years working at Bow Street, which makes him the ideal person to provide you feedback on your audition technique, self-tape audition or advise you on the best way to self-tape at home.

Emma Wall - Casting and Agents

Emma has over five years working as a casting associate in the UK and Ireland. She’s worked on various productions for TV, film, and theatre, and brings her extensive industry of the casting industry to our Ireland office.

Spotlight Studio Dublin

The professional Spotlight studio will give your next self-tape that professional edge. To book the studio, please  email [email protected] or call 01 5310929.

Rates

Actor on tape: €25 for half an hour - includes camera operator, uploads and transfer 

Actor on tape: €35 for Spotlight members for one hour (€45 for non-Spotlight members)

The Spotlight studio can also be booked for professional casting sessions. Please call us to discuss rates.

Get in touch with Spotlight Ireland

There are many ways that you can contact the Spotlight team in Ireland.

Email us at [email protected]

Give us a call on 01 531 3316

Tweet us @SpotlightIE or send us a message on Facebook 

If you’re coming into our office or the Spotlight Studios you’ll find us at 12 Bow Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7.

How do I make the most of my Spotlight profile?

Your Spotlight profile is your professional CV and there are many things that you can do to help showcase that you’re now a member of the most respected network of professional actors in the industry, and to help Casting Directors find you on Spotlight.  

Take a look at this article with expert advice from Spotlight’s Emma Dyson on how to create the best Spotlight profile and this from freelance producer and casting director Danielle Tarento.