Creating clever cover letters

Creating clever cover letters

Today’s blog is inspired by a competition we ran for a place to train with us free of charge. I had almost 700 cover letters to look through and out of those only 15 were suitable. Why? Because the others weren’t great (i’m being very nice). I want every actor to be successful and I like…

How to recover from an awful audition

How to recover from an awful audition

We’ve all been there; you’ve prepared like mad for your audition because you really, like REEALLY want the part and you’ve got a lot riding on it. You feel good about it, you turn up early, you get extra focused when you arrive, keep going over the lines to make sure you don’t forget them, keep reminding…

The new casting process

The new casting process

As we head full swing into the digital age, we should expect there to be changes to the casting process. However if like me, you’re still getting the hang of self-tapes and have managed to get the right amount of books to stand your laptop on but are still grappling with the lighting you’ll be intrigued by…

Social Media for actors

Social media for actors

I often get lots of actors asking me whether they should use social media and whether it’s relevant for actors. Social media for actors is a very good idea when used appropriately and there is a specific, desired outcome, otherwise it can end up sapping lots of time for very little results. Social media has been…

Why you don't need to move to London

Why you don’t need to move to London

London is a magnet for actors, it has this lure about it that can be difficult to resist; If you up sticks and move there to pursue your acting dreams all of your problems will disappear, you’ll land an amazing agent, be at auditions every day of the week, be working with the best actors in the industry –…