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In June 2016, PPA’s three year Acting for Stage and Screen Course sees its first group of graduating students enter the profession. The students have already received excellent industry feedback for... more

What are the best ‘other’ jobs for actors?

Question: What are the best ‘other’ jobs for actors? "Know what it is you're going to do between acting jobs when you're 50." #ActorSunscreen As part of my ‘other’ job (running the Honest Actors’... more

“Fight your way to the top by being the best you can be” by Dan Styles of Independent Drama

Many look at stage combat as just learning how to safely punch and stab, but that’s really the easy part, adding intention, motivation, status, stakes, etc, while maintaining an awareness of safety (without... more

6 Things for Actors to Explore During the Holidays by Michelle Danner

We know that the holidays are one of the most fruitful, magical, and emotional times of the year because it is about family, rituals, and childhood. You can read many tips about how people can avoid holiday... more

Advice for Actors from Casting Director Jane Anderson CDG

Advice for Actors from Casting Director Jane Anderson CDG My advice to actors is to always research, as best you can, how each Casting Director likes to be contacted. We all have our own way of working. I... more

So what is a co-op agency? by The Actors Group

So what is a 'co-op' agency? An actors’ co-operative agency operates much in the same way as a conventional agency. They submit their actors for jobs; negotiate contracts; invite industry professionals to... more

Running a Career Outside of London (Part 2)

Surviving Actors Manchester is almost here. This year a key area of the event will focus on ‘Running a Career Outisde of London’ which will be incredibly useful for all you North West and further afield... more

Running a Career Outside of London (Part 1)

Surviving Actors Manchester is almost here. This year a key area of the event will focus on ‘Running a Career Outisde of London’ which will be incredibly useful for all you North West and further afield... more

14/48 comes to London by Marcy Rodenborn

Listen up, we have something to tell you that you won’t want to miss. Take 7 Writers, 7 Directors, 25 Actors, a handful of Designers and Musicians and just 48 hours. What do you get? 14 World Premier... more

SEE MY SHOW!!!

This month we caught up with Flavia from ‘Finger in the Pie’ to get some top tips for those of you with shows as we head into festival season! You’ve got the venue, assembled your team and... more