Graduates

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.

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  • Profile symbol 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

  • theatre service provider logos 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

  • Growth and development symbol 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

  • address book symbol Contacts

    The home of professional advice, tips, news and listings for the people and services you need for your career in the entertainment industry, all in one handy place

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 2017, we'll be working jointly with Equity to recognise the courses whose students will be eligible for both Spotlight Graduates and Equity student membership. Your course leader will have more information on this, so speak to them to find out if your training fits the bill.

Applications for Spotlight Graduates 2017 are closed

We will reopen applications later in 2017 for next year's graduates. To keep up to date with the latest industry news until then, follow us on twitter @SpotlightUK or take a look at our news and advice

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