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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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How Do Casting Directors Find Performers?

How the casting directors of ‘Starlight Express’ and ‘Sister Boniface Mysteries’ use Spotlight to find performers and their other methods. As a performer, you only see one side of the casting process. You or your agent submits you for a role and if you’re right for the part, you’ll send a self-tape or attend an […]

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Top Tips for Approaching Your Voice Reel

Advice from ‘Star Wars Jedi: Survivor’ voice over artist Tracy Ifeachor on how to make your voice reel stand out and why vocal training is necessary. In the world of voice acting, voice reels are your way of catching the attention of casting professionals. Your voice reel is your chance to showcase your range of […]

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Finding Acting Work in the UK as an International Actor

Advice from casting director James Pearson on how international performers can apply for acting work in the UK. For any foreign actor looking to pursue a career in the UK, there are many factors to consider. The UK – especially London – is a hub for the performing arts, with stage and film productions constantly […]

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The Industry
Actors Talk About Their Favourite Roles

Actors from ‘Wonka’, ‘Happy Valley’ and ‘Harlots’ tell us about their favourite roles from their acting careers. As actors, there are many factors that contribute to your overall professional experience when working on a production. While landing a role and having your talent acknowledged will always be considered a success, it’s the external elements that […]

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Rosalind Eleazar’s Advice for Spotlight Prize Nominees

‘Slow Horses’ star Rosalind Eleazar on what makes a good monologue and how to nail your acting showcase. Actress Rosalind Eleazar, best known for her role as ‘Louisa Guy’ in Slow Horses and ‘Agnes’ in The Personal History of David Copperfield, is a previous Spotlight Prize winner who returned to help judge 2023’s Spotlight Prize […]