Category: Advice

Actors, be yourselves on social media…and other tips

Actors and creatives entering the theatre profession today are likely to maintain a social media presence. So how should you go about it?

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Kickstart 2021: A series of virtual events supporting the Entertainment & Live Events Industry

Pour yourself a coffee—or even a glass of wine—as we exchange support and advice in a relaxed, safe environment

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Guest Blog: Using casting websites

Compiled by the team behind Surviving Actors, the industry trade show where actors have the chance to meet exhibitors from around the world.

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5 of the most confusing tax rules

The toughest and most confusing bits of HMRC’s tax rules explained

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It’s Tax Time – 3 things to do today

As you lay on the couch, drifting in and out of consciousness during these dark and rainy days, you inevitably start to think about the fact that you may need to submit a self-assessment by the end of January.  Sh*t. 1. Register with HMRC and get your UTR To file your self-assessment, you must register with […]

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10 tips for Theatre Design Graduates

What do I do when I finish my studies? How do I get my first job? What type of work should I look for? What about my personal projects? These are all very common questions when you are coming to the end of your studies – don’t fear, you are not alone. Curtain Call recently assembled […]

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6 tips for learning lines

Learning lines is the bread and butter of any actor, and the question ‘how do you learn them?’ is among the most commonly asked. So here are a few insights… Let’s face it, there aren’t a lot of acting opportunities out there at the moment.  But that doesn’t mean that actors don’t need to keep […]

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Startup culture can learn a lot from live theatre

It is all about collaboration, communication and rehearsals.

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10 top tips for “resting” actors

If approached in the right way, “resting” can be a fantastic opportunity. Let’s face it, there aren’t a lot of acting opportunities out there at the moment.  But that doesn’t mean that actors don’t need to keep their skills and their minds sharp.  With lockdown keeping a lot of actors not only just out of […]

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Can a live digital theatre show be a substitute for the real thing?

This is a question that has been weighing on a lot of people’s minds over the past few weeks since theatres, venues and studios around the globe closed down.

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