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Lifestyle & Wellbeing
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Top 9 Time Management Tips for Actors

Learn How To Develop a Routine That Suits Your Schedule Time management is essential for actors. Whether you’re on a contract, between acting jobs, or at drama school, you must juggle training, side hustles, auditions, upskilling and learning lines with a social life – all while looking after your physical and mental health. Without efficiently […]

acting advice
mental health
wellbeing
Lifestyle & Wellbeing
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Advocating for Yourself in the Workplace

​​​How to recognise an unhealthy working environment and stand up for yourself when working as an actor​​. Unhealthy working environments can exist in any profession and unfortunately, acting is no exception. Whether it’s on set, during the casting process, or while you’re touring a production, you could find yourself in situations where someone or something […]

mental health
soft skills
wellbeing
Lifestyle & Wellbeing
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Spotlight Launches Member Assistance Programme

Everything you need to know about our free new service to ensure you get the wellbeing, financial and legal support you need. We at Spotlight are always doing our best to ensure you get the support and benefits you need, whether that be the latest industry news and advice, discounts, or a free year of […]

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mental health
news
Lifestyle & Wellbeing
New Year’s Resolutions For Actors

Katie Elin-Salt offers up her resolutions for a happier #actorslife this year If you’ve found yourself getting sucked into a social media #actorslife vortex at 2pm only to wonder why you’re having yet another “what am I doing with my life” moment at 2:30pm, maybe now is a good time to change that behaviour and […]

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katie elin salt
mental health
Lifestyle & Wellbeing
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Nutrition Tips for Performers to Prevent Fatigue and Injury

What you should eat to boost your energy, stamina and recovery when acting and how to add variety to your diet Performers, we are artistic athletes. This means that we often have the same energy requirements as many athletes in professional sports but are in the unique position of having to balance those requirements with […]

soft skills
wellbeing
Lifestyle & Wellbeing
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Should You Get a Side Job in a Theatre as an Actor?

The pros and cons of working in a theatre as your acting side job, including networking opportunities and flexibility for attending auditions Whatever stage you’re at in your career, there’s no shame in having a side hustle. Taking a job waiting tables, working nine to five in an office, or making coffee is a good […]

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starting out
theatre