The platform for professional performers

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.

Join Spotlight to get...

  • Laptop and mobile profile symbol Your Spotlight profile

    Your gateway to connect with the industry, your profile can be searched by casting directors looking for performers with the right skills and characteristics

  • 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

  • Discount symbol Discounts

    Exclusive savings from high-street retailers and services for professional performers, all because you're a member of Spotlight

  • Growth and development symbol Continued development

    Our articles, videos and event programme will help you meet industry experts and other performers so you can continue developing your skills, wherever you’re based

From £150 per year*

* Membership discounts are available to disabled performers. Please contact [email protected] for more information

If you are joining from Europe, click here.

Start promoting yourself on the industry's leading casting platform

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 four or more 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 course

Your professional name

As a professional performer your name is your brand, that’s why it’s important to choose one that’s unique. Search below to to get started. 

See our guidelines on choosing the right name for you here.

If you have query about a name please email [email protected]

Check your name is available

Your search will appear here. 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.
*Don't forget this is a temporary check. The final check will be done when you join.

It's time to take your next step

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 how you can gain more experience and start your career as a professional performer.

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