Tag: theatre

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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Podcast: Welcome To The Rock

“Welcome to the Rock!” is a behind the curtain peek at what it takes to get a show from a seed of an idea all the way to a Broadway hit.

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Christmas – a time to reflect but also to rejoice

We’re celebrating Christmas and the drawing to an end of a tumultuous year (off you go 2020) with a trip down memory lane. Exploring some of our favourite shows and exclusive images in partnership with the Freelancers Make Theatre Work Advent Calendar. Words by John Schwab and Photography by Matt Humphrey. A Christmas Carol By […]

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10 of the best: Tom Stoppard quotes

His glittering career includes over 30 plays, from his 1966 breakthrough Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead to his most recent philosophical head-scratcher The Hard Problem. Here are some of our favourite quotes from his work. 1. “Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.” (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) 2. “If we can’t […]

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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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10 of the best: Theatre superstitions

You can’t work in the theatre industry for long without encountering one of these long-held superstitions 1. ‘Break a leg’ Saying ‘break a leg’ rather than ‘good luck’ before a performance is de rigueur for theatre pros. One origin of the phrase is the idea that when you take a bow, you break the line […]

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Stage managers take a bow

As Shakespeare nearly wrote, all the world’s a stage, but someone has to manage it. And it’s been a good week for  recognising  those who do. On Monday it was Stage Manager Day on Twitter, as orchestrated by the Stage Management Association. Professionals from across the industry joined in, with some fine tributes pouring in. And Curtain Call marked […]

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