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The Essentials
An actress sitting at her laptop looking for side jobs
​​An Actors’ Survival Guide to Side Jobs

Potential side jobs for actors that can help you make a living while acting. ​​​When you ​​​​choose​​​ to pursue acting as a career​, there are many uncertainties in your path ahead. Financial instability is perhaps the biggest concern for many aspiring actors​​ and it’s common for creatives to have a hand in many different fields​ […]

soft skills
starting out
theatre
Lifestyle & Wellbeing
Actress wearing green looking at her watch to check the time
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
The Industry
Between Acting Jobs: Juggling the Business and Art of Acting

How to balance the business and art sides of acting, and the importance of treating your career like a small business. Those of us trying to make a living as performers often find that there’s a tension between the ‘business’ and the ‘art’. These two ideas seem so much at odds – juggling both is […]

first person
john currivan
mental health
Lifestyle & Wellbeing
Woman holding her hand up in a stop gesture
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
An actor smiling down at a script
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 […]

finances/legal
mental health
news
The Essentials
How to Have a New Year Mindset All Year

​​​How to plan and achieve your goals, no matter what time of the year you’re setting them.​​  ​​As the New Year comes in​, many of us will be adopting the age old ‘​New Year​,​ N​​​ew M​e’ mindset. ​For actors, ​this means ​overhauling career prospects and aspirations​,​ and ​levelling​ up with work by getting organised. ​January […]

karen johal
starting out
wellbeing