Tag: theatre

  • Olivier Awards 2024: Full Winners List

    Olivier Awards 2024: Full Winners List

    ‘Sunset Boulevard’ equals the record for most awards at the musical ceremony. The Olivier Awards 2024 with Mastercard were held at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 14 April, celebrating the best in London Theatre. In what was a hugely successful night for Jamie Lloyd’s Sunset Boulevard, which landed seven awards, including ‘Best Director’, Nicole…

  • Rosalind Eleazar’s Advice for Spotlight Prize Nominees

    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…

  • ​​An Actors’ Survival Guide to 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​…

  • Your Memorable Theatre Audition Stories

    Your Memorable Theatre Audition Stories

    Our favourite audition stories submitted by Spotlight members for World Theatre Day Every 27 March, the performing arts community celebrates World Theatre Day, a time to commemorate the art of theatre. Initiated by the International Theatre Institute back in 1961, World Theatre Day commemorates its importance to the arts, not just to performers, but people…

  • Olivier Awards 2024 – Nominees Revealed

    Olivier Awards 2024 – Nominees Revealed

    ‘Sunset Boulevard’, ‘Guys & Dolls’ and ‘Dear England’ lead nominations at the Olivier Awards 2024. The nominees for the Olivier Awards 2024 have now been revealed, with the Savoy Theatre’s Sunset Boulevard leading the pack with an amazing 11 nominations. The National Theatre’s Dear England and the Bridge Theatre’s Guys & Dolls also have an…

  • Artios Awards 2024 – Winners Announced

    Artios Awards 2024 – Winners Announced

    ‘Barbie’, ‘The Bear’ and ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ among winners at Artios Awards 2024. The winners of the 39th Artios Awards have now been announced. The awards, which are presented by Spotlight and the Casting Society of America (CSA), saw a range of casting directors celebrated for their work in film, television, theatre and…

  • Spotlight Announces Partnership with London Theatre Direct

    Spotlight Announces Partnership with London Theatre Direct

    Members are now exclusively entitled to theatre discounts! We’re thrilled to share that we’re partnering with London Theatre Direct to offer members some brilliant discounts across hundreds of shows. There’s a whole range of shows available from musicals and plays, to concerts and ballet. Here’s a  just few offers we’ve spotted today: Everybody’s Talking About…

  • Angela Jones: Triumphs, Trials and Tips from a Spotlight Prize Winner

    Angela Jones: Triumphs, Trials and Tips from a Spotlight Prize Winner

    Best Stage Performance winner Angela Jones on life after drama school and her Spotlight Prize experience. Before graduating in 2022, Angela was nominated by her drama school, the London Academy of Dramatic Art (LAMDA), for the Spotlight Prize, and went on to win for Best Stage Performance. Since then, she’s gained agency representation, worked in…

  • WhatsOnStage Awards 2024 – Winners Announced

    WhatsOnStage Awards 2024 – Winners Announced

    ‘Sunset Boulevard’ and ‘Guys and Dolls’ lead the wins at the WhatsOnStage Awards 2024. The winners of the WhatsOnStage Awards 2024 have now been revealed! The ceremony, which took place at the London Palladium, saw the Savoy Theatre’s Sunset Boulevard win an impressive seven awards, while the Bridge Theatre’s Guys and Dolls took home three.…

  • How to Start Your Acting Career in London

    How to Start Your Acting Career in London

    How to become an actor in London, including where to find auditions, drama schools and the cost of living in the capital. London is the centre of the UK’s entertainment industry, making it a popular base for performers. Often referred to as the ‘theatre capital of the world’, it has around 40 theatres in and…