Women in Theatre – Chelsea Newton Mountney

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With International Women’s Day upon us, focus is drawn to women all over the world and their incredible achievements. But what about the modern day actress? She may have more control than ever before but what is the real reality? … Continued

Leaving London: A Perspective – Alan Meggs

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Leaving London and finding work within the theatre circle of Brighton is not easy. Brighton has its doors tightly shut and it takes dogged perseverance to break into it. I left my job in the West End thinking it would … Continued

The Audition Checklist – Christophe Philipps

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It’s a fundamental aspect of the acting industry: the audition. We audition to get the job. We audition to gain experience of auditioning – to help us get a different job at a further audition. We audition, sometimes, knowing full … Continued

A Reality Check – Chris Orr

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About me I’ve been a professional actor since 1996 after completing a post grad at ArtsEd. I also direct, produce, write and devise. I love to do new stuff and a couple of years ago with my fellow collaborators Trevor … Continued

Top 10 Headshot Essentials – David Myers

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1 – Your headshot is your own personal brand; you are unique so it’s vital to get some amazing headshots to show that uniqueness and promote yourself. I know it sounds a cliché, but if you’re not regularly on TV, … Continued

Holding Your Own – Robert Cohen

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Robert Cohen’s very personal guide to the creation of one-person shows Every actor should have a one-person show up their sleeve. Most actors – most of us, at least, not blessed with the guiding light of a major agent – … Continued

How to Use Facebook Effectively – Guy Wah

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Guy is an actor, director, writer, producer and general dogsbody. He is the founder of ZLS Theatre and BrightonActors.co.uk. A previous version of this article was originally posted on Guy’s website at www.aguynamedguy.co.uk. I’ve been asked a few times recently … Continued

Actor Essentials – Philippa Hammond

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Philippa Hammond is an experienced actor and voice artist who also runs Speaking Well in Public, delivering public speaking workshops and leadership and management training for businesses. Here she discusses three of the essentials of actor conduct that often don’t … Continued