Known across Europe as the most prestigious casting platform in the industry, Spotlight connects you with the casting professionals and roles to help you have a successful career. As a member of Spotlight, people within the industry recognise that you have the skills and experience to make it as a professional performer. You’ll get access to exciting acting opportunities and benefit from discounts and continued development as a performer.
You can join Spotlight if you have at least four professional, completed credits (not in pre or post production). These must be in featured, named speaking roles, in full-length film, television or theatre productions, or you have graduated with a minimum of a year's professional training from a full-time accredited drama school or university course. Qualifying credits do not include commercials, idents, short films, music videos, corporate films, student productions and any work as an extra or supporting artist.
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To join Spotlight you need to be able to demonstrate that you have the skills and experience to be a professional performer, so tell us about your:
You have at least four professional credits in featured, speaking roles in full-length film, television or theatre productions
You have graduated with a minimum of a year's training from a full-time accredited drama school or university course
See our guidelines on choosing the right name for you here.
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If you don’t meet our entry criteria yet, there are lots of ways you can develop a career in the performing arts. Take a look at our Contacts Listings for specialists across the industry.