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So you want to be an actor: Auditions & Interviews
A quick guide to auditioning and interviewing at dance and drama schools - what to expect and how to prepare.
So you want to be an actor: Funding for Drama School
What funding is available and how do I get it?
So you want to be an actor: Getting Professional Experience
A guide to building up your credits and getting professional experience.
So you want to be an actor: Getting Professional Training
University level drama courses, NCDT accreditation, costs and funding.
So you want to be an actor: Getting The Perfect Headshot
What should your headshot say about you? What to avoid in a headshot, where to get your headshot done.
So you want to be an actor: Getting the perfect showreel
Showreels are becoming a powerful way to display your versatility to casting directors and agents.
So you want to be an actor: Should I go to Drama School?
Choosing a drama school
So you want to be an actor: Who are Equity
The Trade Union for actors and entertainment professionals
So you want to be an actor: Who are Spotlight
Who are they? What do they do? How do I join?
Staying safe online and at auditions
When auditioning for a part it doesn't do any harm to ensure your own safety and security. This is a very basic guide on things to consider.