Start your career with the industry's leading casting platform

A Spotlight Graduate membership is the stamp of professionalism and puts you in the best position to promote yourself to the industry as you complete your training.

Join Spotlight to get...

  • Your Spotlight profile

    Present yourself to the industry with your personalised Spotlight profile, including a ‘Graduate’ tag that casting professionals can search for when they’re looking for the freshest new performers

  • Apply for roles

    Receive role breakdowns from casting professionals from around the world and apply for suitable roles across theatre, film and television, all on Spotlight

  • Tailored development and support

    The Spotlight Graduate Programme provides you with a dedicated mentor, tailored events and on-going development opportunities, equipping you with the valuable professional skills you need to kick-start your career

  • Contacts

    Everything you need to know about a career in the entertainment industry. Check our comprehensive listings for people and services you need

The deadline for registering for Spotlight Graduate Membership has now passed and applications will reopen in September 2019.

Start your career off on the right track; join Spotlight as a Graduate

Applications to join Spotlight Graduates open in the first term of your final year of professional training. The courses that are eligible for Spotlight Graduate membership are those which have met certain criteria such as the number of contact hours per week, the balance of practical versus theoretical training, whether it offers a showcase or regular performance opportunities and other, industry-relevant requirements.  

For the academic year beginning September 2018, we worked jointly with Equity to recognise the courses whose students are eligible for both Spotlight Graduates and Equity student membership. 

Your professional name

As a professional performer your name is your brand, so it’s important to choose one that’s unique.

Check if your name is available

Just remember that our network is changing all of the time, so we can’t always guarantee that a name will be available when you apply.

Your search will appear here. Check to see if your chosen name is likely to be available. Just remember that our network is changing all the time and we will undertake further checks around name availability. So, we can't always guarantee that a name will be available when you apply.
*Don't forget that this is a temporary check. The final check will be done when you join.
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