Casting and talent with Nevs Models and Quirky Kidz

Casting talent with Nevs Models and Quirky Kidz

Congratulations to our previous guest contributors Claire Catterson and Wayne Waterson who walked away winners at the third annual CDA Casting Awards last week! To round up the awards, we sat down with some of this year’s sponsors. Drop in on our chat with Nevs Models and Quirky Kidz.  Who are Nevs Models and Quirky Kidz …

Finding my self-worth: David William Bryan on why he does one-person shows

Finding my self-worth: David William Bryan on why he does one-person shows

As an actor have you ever felt unworthy? Do you wonder how you will ever stand out from the crowd? It was only when we figure out what we are truly good that we feel our self-worth. Come on in and hear David William Bryan’s journey to making one-person shows. Did you start producing one-person …

Fair is Foul. Photo credit: David Monteith-Hodge. From left to right - Stephen Collins, Sophie Stone, Erin Siobhan Hutching, Oliver Alvin-Wilson.

Making theatre as a bilingual ensemble

Finalists for the 2016 Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award, DH Ensemble, and their lead artists are here to share their top tips for making theatre as a bilingual ensemble. From the practicalities, to the process to the creativity, they walk you through all you need to make it happen. The DH Ensemble is a …

Going on tour with David William Bryan

Going on tour with David William Bryan

“Let’s just jump in the car!” Said no one going on tour ever. Critically acclaimed actor, David William Bryan is back to tell us how he prepares for his version of the Olympics Games. What is your day like in the month leading up to a run? I don’t actually keep track of all the …

Pareidolia Theatre: Ensuring inclusivity for disabled artists

Pareidolia Theatre: Ensuring Inclusivity for Disabled Artists

This week, the outstanding Grace Lyons Hudson of Pareidolia Theatre shared her experience as a disabled artist. Pop in to learn how to support disabled artists and ensure that they and their creativity are not defined by their requirements. Pareidolia, created by Grace Lyons Hudson and Owain Talbot, emerged out of firsthand experience of the …

Still Point Space: Guided Meditation for Actors

Still Point Space: Guided Meditation for Actors

Today I got to chat about guided meditation for actors with the illustrious flame-haired lady, Meriel Rosenkranz of Still Point Space. Where have she left Guildenstern, you ask? Yup, she has heard that one before. Like Ariel? Yeah sort of, but Disney screwed that one up…long story. Aaany way, Hello. I am an actress/massage therapist/meditation teacher/event …

Taking a punt with David William Bryan

David William Bryan: Lessons from The Fringe

Did you know the discount deadline for registering for the Edinburgh Fringe is March 13th? It sure is. To get you inspired, David William Bryan, the prolific one-man show machine, sat down with us to share how he prepared for his Fringe run in 2018. In Loyal Company is your second self-produced solo show. What …

Knives and Nurses: Brendan McNamara talks Casting Etiquette

Knives and Nurses: Brendan McNamara Talks Casting Etiquette

Brendan McNamara of Beach Casting and author of It’s the Audition, Stupid! sat down with us this week to talk about knives at auditions, his love of the Beatles and winning a CDA award for ‘The Fitzroy’. If you want to know all about casting etiquette, Brendan is your man! Who is Beach Casting and what kind …