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Why Is It So Important to Save Stage Lighting?

Stage Lighting as we know it is under threat. This is not an exaggeration or a hyperbolic statement. This is real, and we must act now as an industry to do what we can to save it.

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10 Reasons to Go Pro and Upgrade your Account

Welcome to Curtain Call - the platform for all theatre professionals. This is the only network where shows, theatres and profiles link to one another, giving you the opportunity to show who you...

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Why Theatre is the Most Collaborative Artform

Curtain Call's founders on the important of collaboration in theatre, and how it motivated them to start a company dedicated to connecting everyone who works in the industry

First and foremost,...

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6 tips for new drama students

Some pointers from the Curtain Call team to get the most out of your drama school experience.

Starting drama school, as many have done this month, is a daunting moment. It's the beginning of a...

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Andy Nyman: How to survive as an actor

In our new extract from Andy Nyman's book The Golden Rules of Acting, he shares his top tips for survival as an actor. 

In our new extract from Andy Nyman's must-read book The Golden Rules of  ...

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10 of the best: Shakespeare monologues for auditions

We round up 10 of our favourite Shakespeare speeches (5 male characters, 5 female), including a few hidden gems

There are numerous options when it comes to selecting a Shakespeare monologue for...

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6 essential tips for How to learn lines

Learning lines is the bread and butter of any actor, and the question 'how do you learn them?' is among the most commonly asked. So here are a few insights...

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10 top tips for resting actors

Read our advice to actors for making the most of rest periods. If approached in the right way, they can be fantastic opportunities.

If you find yourself between acting jobs struggling to stay...

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7 tips for first read-throughs

First read-throughs (or 'table reads') are a nerve-wracking time in the rehearsal process. Read our top tips for surviving them.

First read-throughs (or 'table reads') are a nerve-wracking time in...

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Audition Tips for actors: the golden rules

Andy Nyman's book The Golden Rules of Acting is a goldmine of advice. In this extract, Andy shares his tips for making sure you nail those all-important auditions.

Andy Nyman's book The Golden...

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