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Training
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Choosing a Part-Time Acting Course

What to consider when looking for a part-time acting course and how to choose one that’s right for you. Whether you’d like to get a taste for acting, train to be a professional, or upskill while working as a professional actor, part-time acting courses have much to offer. They can help you secure a place […]

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drama school
starting out
The Industry
People with signs supporting the SAG-AFTRA Actors' Strike
SAG-AFTRA Agrees Deal to End the Hollywood Actors’ Strike

SAG-AFTRA reach an initial agreement with studios to end the four-month walkout Published: 10 November 2023 Actors will be overjoyed to hear the strike is over as of 9 November 2023, following a provisional deal being agreed between Hollywood studios and the Screen Actors Guild.  Talks between SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and […]

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Spotlight
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Spotlight Launches New Performers App

Applying for roles has never been easier with members now able to submit themselves from their phone Published: 27 October 2023 You might have noticed we’ve been making some changes recently at Spotlight. As part of this, we’re delighted to announce the launch of something very exciting for our members: the brand new Spotlight Performers […]

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spotlight app
The Essentials
Understudying Jodie Comer in ‘Prima Facie’

Dani Arlington shares her experience understudying the part of ‘Tessa’ in Prima Facie both in the West End and on Broadway An understudy is an actor cast in a production to stand in for another actor if they are unable to attend a performance or to take over a role if a performer is unable to continue. It can […]

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theatre
The Essentials
Getting Started with Accents

Voice coach Laura Carroll shares her top tips on how to learn an accent There’s no quick way to learn an accent. Like any skill, it’s developed through training, practice and feedback, but once perfected, it will open up a whole new world for your voice work. Commercials, video games, audiobooks, narration – all of […]

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acting
open house
The Essentials
Tips for Delivering a Natural Read

Founder of the VoiceOver Network, Rachael Naylor shares her advice for voice over artists, including how to deliver a natural read Sounding natural when you deliver your lines is a vital skill for every aspiring voice over artist. Not only does it showcase your abilities as an artist, but it’s also a desirable skill that every casting […]

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