From Page to Stage: The Waiting Game

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The theatre business is a tricky one and it’s not for the weak minded. In theatre there is often no set procedure for doing anything and you will rarely find a precise article on ‘how to produce a play’ or ‘how to get an agent’. Overall, we’d say that the first thing you need to learn is that you can’t please everybody. In this business what one director may describe as brilliant, another will describe as utter rubbish. It’s an each to their own industry – remember this and only take on board constructive criticism. All we can give is our opinion, which is what the articles in this section present. With that in mind, read on, MacDuff…

VIP Sell OutFrom Page to Stage: The Waiting Game

Audience members don’t often realise how long it takes for a production to reach the stage before them. Sometimes it takes only a matter of months, but in many cases a playwright may have to wait years to see their creation live on a stage in a watchable, finished form. Thomas Ingham, the writer of […]


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Are you looking for a reputable Acting Agency in Manchester UK? Here is a list of some of the most respected Agents currently operating in the Manchester region. Most of the companies listed below represent purely trained, professional actors with previous paid acting credits. If you are just starting out, you may wish to sign […]


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IN DEPTH ACTING By Dee Cannon BUY THIS BOOK ISBN: 9781849432320 ‘A book that will stand the test of time’ – Pierce Brosnan An essential guide to the Stanislavski technique, filtering out the complexities of the system and offering a dynamic, hands-on approach. Provides a comprehensive understanding of character, preparation, text, subtext and objectives. How to prepare […]


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“Marketing” – it’s such a boring word which makes most people groan and turn off, isn’t it. When you hear the word ‘marketing’, most people think of a suited businessman with a briefcase and mustard splodged down his tie – they picture him sat around a table in an office surrounded by more boring, mustard and ketchup […]



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