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Are You Ready for Pilot Season? [excerpt]

This excerpt is taken from an article which first appeared in the 2016 edition of the Actors and Performers Yearbook, available for order now at 10% off - and you can subscribe to the listings online here

It has been suggested that the exodus of British actors, especially young British actors, … more

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Audition Speeches for Black, South Asian and Middle Eastern Actors

Ahead of her seminar at London's Surviving Actors conference, we revisit Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway's introduction to Audition Speeches for Black, South Asian and Middle Eastern Actors which published in June 2016.


We owe it to ourselves to never stop learning about the wealth of talent … more

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Creating Musical Theatre

In this extract from Lyn Cramer's new book Creating Musical Theatre Broadway DirectorChoreographer and multiple Tony award winner, Christopher Gattelli, ties his most rewarding theatrical experience together with invaluable advice to all musical theatre performers on skill, perseverance, and … more

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Monologue sample - 'peddling', by Harry Melling

peddling is a monologue by Harry Melling about a young homeless man, which confronts whether it's a good thing to turn a blind eye and let people get on with their lives or whether that's exactly how people fall through the cracks. It premiered as part of the Hightide Festival in 2014, before … more

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