Tag: freelancers

Trust Me…We’ll Be Fine

The return of musicals to the West End was a welcome distraction from “doom and gloom” news reports of the live events industries we see on our television screens. The walk from Charing Cross to Oxford Circus is a journey I have made plenty of times. Why go on the Tube when you can walk […]

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#WeMakeEvents Global Photo Gallery

On Wednesday 30 September, hundreds of thousands of events professionals from around the world took part in a series of global activations to draw attention to the events industry. Here’s a selection of our favourite shots. To listen to our podcast with the #WeMakeEvents organisers click here Find out more about how you can help […]

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We Stand As One

Freelancers and companies in the events industry from over 27 countries will stand as one in a global day of action A powerful movement and worldwide campaign organised by #WeMakeEvents shows just how talented, efficient and impactful the events industry is. Curtain Call is proud to stand with them, as we raise awareness of the […]

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It’s Time for a change

We are at a once in a century moment.  This year has highlighted long-term trends and systemic issues within our culture and society. The pandemic has been a massive pause button for the entertainment and events industries and this time has provoked a lot of analysis and, hopefully, change.  As self-employed freelancers and artists we […]

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5 life hacks from skateboarding we could all use

Being freelance is difficult – it takes perseverance, creativity, self belief and innovation. So does skateboarding, so let’s learn from it. Over the last 5 years of growing our startup Curtain Call, I have often thought about what it takes to be an entrepreneur, and tried to draw parallels with other passions – like skateboarding. […]

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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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