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Surviving Actors’ Touring Survival Guide

At some point in your career you may well find yourself on tour. Whether you’re in a whacking great Number 1 tour of a big glitzy musical, or a rural tour of Norfolk doing TIE, being on the road for long... more

Why you should join the Spotlight Challenge…

by Jonathan Harden As I write, and perhaps as you read, the Olympics are on the telly in the background. A British athlete – Andrew Butchart - has just qualified for the final of the 5,000m (5k to me and... more

Edinburgh Fringe Survival Tips

It’s the biggest, baddest, wonderfullest, weirdest, wackiest fest of them all- it’s Edfringe! The festival opens next week with another programme stuffed to the gills with theatre, comedy, cabaret, dance... more

How To Grow Your Reach On Twitter

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Being a good actor is no longer enough - in the digital age, you need to have a good following as well. Having a strong presence on social media websites is imperative, so here we have some top tips to help... more

Free ticket to Hollywood, anyone?

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Apply for free now!   It’s a dream for many actors to get their break in Hollywood. But sometimes it’s hard when you don’t have the right connections, or let’s face it, the money to buy... more

Performance Preparation Academy

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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