Tag: tom baker

  • Should You Get a Side Job in a Theatre as an Actor?

    Should You Get a Side Job in a Theatre as an Actor?

    The pros and cons of working in a theatre as your acting side job, including networking opportunities and flexibility for attending auditions Whatever stage you’re at in your career, there’s no shame in having a side hustle. Taking a job waiting tables, working nine to five in an office, or making coffee is a good…

  • Playing Older, Playing Younger

    Playing Older, Playing Younger

    Tom Baker offers tips and things to consider when playing a role significantly older or younger than you are. Inhabiting a role of a different age to your own is no different from playing a character whose situation, background, provenance, or accent differs from yours Believe it or not, most of the girls in Derry Girls aren’t…

  • Six Tips for Keeping Your Cool During Tech Rehearsal Week

    Six Tips for Keeping Your Cool During Tech Rehearsal Week

    Necessary though it is, tech rehearsal week has accrued a somewhat intimidating reputation. It’s an important part of the process – but how can you make it less gruelling? Tom Baker offers his top tips for keeping your cool during tech week. Being part of a theatre production is a magical thing. A group collaborate to…