Tag: spotlight profile

  • Making the Most of Your Spotlight Discounts

    Making the Most of Your Spotlight Discounts

    How Spotlight members can use Spotlight Discounts to save money on everyday things. Life is expensive, right? That’s why, as a Spotlight member, I always try to use Spotlight Discounts as regularly as possible to save myself money on lifestyle necessities and luxurious treats. If I need to book insurance, go out somewhere fun for…

  • How to Use Talent Scout on Spotlight

    How to Use Talent Scout on Spotlight

    More information about Spotlight’s Talent Scout, how to opt into using this feature, and what to do if an agent reaches out to you through it. Spotlight has added a number of new features over the years. From discounts on services like gym memberships and theatre tickets to our recent Extra Cover Pack, each of these…

  • Getting Started with Showreels and Voice Clips

    Getting Started with Showreels and Voice Clips

    Performer Success Manager Mel Brown’s advice on creating a showreel without professional footage and ideas for your ‘Audio’ section. As a Spotlight member, you have space on your profile for at least 20 minutes of video and 20 minutes of audio. That’s 20 minutes for various clips and reels – all of which can showcase…

  • How to Help Casting Directors Find You on Spotlight

    How to Help Casting Directors Find You on Spotlight

    Practical tips to improve your chances of being found by casting directors via Spotlight search. As well as using the Spotlight Link to send breakdowns to performers and agents, casting professionals also use Spotlight to search for performers. There are 5,000-10,000 searches carried out every day, and with specific attributes, accents, skills or credits all…

  • Spotlight Launches Extra Cover Pack

    Spotlight Launches Extra Cover Pack

    Safeguard your performance business with our new add-on bundle. As a dedicated performer navigating the undulating landscape of the performing arts, you know that talent alone isn’t always enough to ensure success. Your career is more than your art – it’s your business. That’s why we’ve crafted the Extra Cover Pack: an exclusive bundle designed…

  • What to Put in Your ‘About Me’ on Spotlight

    What to Put in Your ‘About Me’ on Spotlight

    Spotlight experts share their top tips for what casting directors want to see in your ‘About Me’ and ‘Training’ sections and the most useful information to include. The ‘About Me’ section is a small area on your profile, but it can be mighty when used correctly. If your Spotlight profile is your acting CV, consider…

  • Updating Your Spotlight Details

    Updating Your Spotlight Details

    Why it’s important to keep your Spotlight ‘Details’ section up-to-date, and the benefit of adding this information to your Spotlight profile. When it comes to your Spotlight profile, it’s easy to forget the little things. We’re mainly focused on ensuring we have our most recent credits, headshots and showreels uploaded, and while these things are…

  • How to Apply for Jobs Through Spotlight

    How to Apply for Jobs Through Spotlight

    Spotlight’s guide to submitting yourself for jobs, how this changes when you have an agent, and how to view your submissions. There are many benefits to having a Spotlight membership, but the most important one is the access it gives you to apply for exclusive acting jobs – over 500 roles ar available to our…

  • Spotlight Launches New Performers App

    Spotlight Launches New Performers App

    Applying for roles has never been easier with members now able to submit themselves from their phone Published: 27 October 2023 You might have noticed we’ve been making some changes recently at Spotlight. As part of this, we’re delighted to announce the launch of something very exciting for our members: the brand new Spotlight Performers…

  • Spotlight Launches Improved Ethnicity or Heritage Feature

    Spotlight Launches Improved Ethnicity or Heritage Feature

    More information about Spotlight’s new Ethnicity or Heritage tool. Published: 20 October 2023 Spotlight is proud to announce the launch of our brand new Ethnicity or Heritage tool. This new profile feature allows our members to select and add their ethnicity or heritage to their Spotlight profile at a greater depth than ever before.  We…