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…

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…

The Art of Auditions

The art of auditions

Auditions should be easy considering the training we have undergone to improve our craft and ourselves, yet so many actors struggle with them. Why? Because auditions are a whole different kettle of fish, and are very often not about the craft of acting but about the business of acting. When I first graduated from drama school I…