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Young Performers
Kyrelle Lammy receiving an award on stage at the Black British Theatre Awards 2023
Succeeding as a Young Performer

Young actor Kyrelle Lammy on dealing with nerves, learning lines, and winning twice at the Black British Theatre Awards. At the Black British Theatre Awards 2023, we had the chance to talk to young performer Kyrelle Lammy, who took home the Disability Champion Award (sponsored by Spotlight) and the Best Supporting Male Actor Award for […]

The Industry
Posters advertising musicals including 'Kinky Boots'
Performing Musical Theatre with Matt Henry

‘Kinky Boots’ star Matt Henry, MBE, on his journey to the West End stage and what skills you need to succeed in musical theatre Matt Henry is an award-winning actor and singer, best known for playing ‘Lola’ in the West End musical Kinky Boots. He won both a WhatsOnStage and Olivier Award for ‘Best Actor […]

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Into the Spotlight: Young Performer Monologue Competition

Win a year’s Spotlight membership, £100 worth of camera equipment, a career advice session, a Spotlight goody bag and more! Our Into the Spotlight competition is back with a special Young Performer edition! We’re shining the spotlight on young talent and we want to see your brilliant performances. Whether it’s your favourite poem, a monologue or a […]

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The Essentials
Starting Out Successfully as a Drama School Graduate

Advice from actors, directors and casting directors on how to become a successful actor after drama school Finishing drama school is an exciting time in an actor’s life. You’ve learned the tricks of the trade, made lots of connections with other actors and are finally ready to start putting your new qualification to the test […]

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Young Performers
What Young Performer Agents Want You to Know

Spotlighter and former young performer agent, Mel Brown, answers your questions about how to use Spotlight for young performers and how best to interact with your child’s agent My child has just joined Spotlight as a young performer. How does the casting process work? Spotlight is the UK’s leading casting platform used by casting directors […]

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The Industry
Your Youth Theatre Stories Inspired by the Film ‘Theater Camp’

Our favourite youth theatre stories submitted by Spotlight members Spotlight recently partnered with Searchlight Pictures to celebrate the release of the brilliant Theater Camp, which film critics are calling a “comedy gift from god.” We gave Spotlight members the chance to win tickets to the Picturehouse Central screening of the film by sharing your best youth […]

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