Don’t let a fee stop you auditioning

Posted by on Oct 31, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage, October 2015 When deciding which drama schools to audition for, the usual advice is to go for as many as you can afford. This is generally a good tactic, as the process of auditioning is a nerve-wracking experience, and it can take a few attempts to get into the swing of things. […]

Why we need more focus on the training of our stage directors

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage, October 2015 How we train directors is often the cause of much discussion and debate. Directing is a relatively new role in the history of theatre, and it can also mean slightly different things in different cultures – from the actor/managers, to the European auteurs, via the producing role of an artistic director, […]

Should more actors consider top-up training to further their careers?

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage, October 2015 When does your training stop? When do you stop learning? The answer to the second question is, of course, never – you’re always learning – and for most people the answer to the first question would also be never, at least philosophically. But from a practical point of view most […]