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Finalists Announced for the Spotlight Prize 2024

We’re thrilled to announce the finalists for the Spotlight Prize 2024! Since its introduction in the 50s, the Spotlight Prize has given graduates the chance to establish their careers in front of industry professionals.  Over 70 drama schools and universities were invited to nominate a student from their graduating class, who then submitted a self-tape […]

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Into the Spotlight: Dance Competition Winner

We’re excited to announce the winner of the first ever ‘Into the Spotlight’ Dance Competition. We’ve seen an incredible response to our monologue competitions over the years, so this time we wanted to showcase a new skill: dancing! The first ever Into the Spotlight: Dance Competition was exclusive to our Spotlight Graduate members, but we’ll […]

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Book Recommendations for Actors in Training

​​​​14 books for actors to read during drama school training to help inspire and improve their acting skills​​. ​​The most imperative time in a working actor’s career is arguably the years spent at drama school. Within the safe perimeters of training​ and studying​ the craft of acting, ​drama students​​​ will learn to use tools and […]

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The Industry
Angela Jones performing on stage at the Spotlight Prize 2022
Angela Jones: Triumphs, Trials and Tips from a Spotlight Prize Winner

Best Stage Performance winner Angela Jones on life after drama school and her Spotlight Prize experience. Before graduating in 2022, Angela was nominated by her drama school, the London Academy of Dramatic Art (LAMDA), for the Spotlight Prize, and went on to win for Best Stage Performance. Since then, she’s gained agency representation, worked in […]

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Aaron Hodgetts performing on stage at the Spotlight Prize 2022
Aaron Hodgetts: From Guildford School of Acting to ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel

2022’s Spotlight Prize winner tells us about their drama school journey, auditioning for ‘House of the Dragon’, and their experience as a non-binary performer. Before graduating in 2022, Aaron Hodgetts (They/Them) was nominated by their drama school, Guildford School of Acting, for the Spotlight Prize 2022. Previous nominees include Jodie Whittaker, Gwendoline Christie and Ben […]

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