Tag: europe

  • Performing on Stage in Germany

    Performing on Stage in Germany

    Work permits, contracts and travel advice for performers preparing to work on stage in Hamburg, Germany As a British stage and screen actor, my work has taken me to many exciting places around the world. Earlier this year I was given the opportunity to travel to Germany for the first time to perform as the…

  • A Guide to Working in the EU If You’re a UK National

    A Guide to Working in the EU If You’re a UK National

    What you need to know if you’re a UK citizen who is auditioning or working in the EU. Updated on 17 October 2022. The UK has officially left the European Union and as you’d expect, this has caused changes to the rules and regulations around travel and work on the continent. Whilst the Brexit deal…

  • Casting Around the World

    Casting Around the World

    International casting directors share their processes and tips for getting cast in different countries around the world. We hosted a webinar which gave attendees the chance to understand how the casting process varies in the UK, US and Europe. Whether you’re a British actor with your sights set overseas or an international actor looking to…

  • Brexit and the Performing Arts: What Can You Do to Prepare?

    Brexit and the Performing Arts: What Can You Do to Prepare?

    Brexit is approaching… Luna Williams of the Immigration Advice Service gives us insight on what we can do now to prepare Read our updated guidance on working and auditioning in the EU of you’re a UK National. Published: October 2018 The easy exchange of talent, experiences and ideas has always been central to the performing arts industry.…

  • How You Can Stand Out from the Crowd

    How You Can Stand Out from the Crowd

    Casting director of Mata Hari and Night Train to Lisbon discusses international casting, and standing out at auditions. Portuguese casting director Patricia Vasconcelos spoke to Spotlight at Subtitle Film Festival about how actors can network and market themselves, what she looks for at auditions, and how the international casting process works.

  • How to Cast International Actors

    How to Cast International Actors

    Casting directors Tusse Lande, Nathalie Cheron and Maureen Hughes on how they source international performers, what they look for in a headshot, and what not to do at an audition.

  • Getting roles in Europe just got a whole lot easier

    Getting roles in Europe just got a whole lot easier

    We’ve partnered with Northern Europe’s largest casting platform, Stagepool, to share opportunities with each other’s members and make it easier to gain opportunities throughout Europe. If you’re an actor, many of Europe’s leading casting directors such as Tusse Lande (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Skyfall) will now be distributing their breakdowns via Spotlight, giving you the opportunity to…