Technical revolutions in sound

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage, July 2015 Over the past decade, sound design has changed beyond recognition. Increasingly, theatre sounds more like film. With underscoring and detailed soundscapes, it’s all a long way from the old revox players and BBC sound effects CDs that were once so prevalent. There are a couple of reasons for this shift […]

So, you’ve graduated from drama school – what next?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage, July 2015 Theatre has never been an easy industry to find employment in; there has never been anything straightforward about starting out as an actor, a writer, director or designer, or indeed any other job going. But in 2015 there seem to be even more pressures on young creatives looking to find […]

Are specialist skills worth learning?

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage, July 2015 That section at the bottom of a CV can be a wonderful work of fiction. The place where we list our ‘specialist skills’, those skills that are going to make us utterly desirable for potential employers. It’s a place of embellishment, and sometimes pure fantasy. Specialist skills are something actors […]