Actor Training

  • It’s very important that actors and drama students learn to eat well and follow a healthy balanced diet, especially if studying long hours in the daytime and rehearsing in the evenings. Drama students need to become fit, healthy and look good. Here are some healthy tips and advice on staying healthy during your years at drama school and beyond.
  • The actor devisor wants to learn and train in theatre but wishes to use the skills to create their own original theatre work or maybe produce performances which are staged ‘outside of the theatre’. In addition to learning the fundamental skills of acting they will also learn about collaboration, improvisation and the whole technical side of putting on a production. So here is what they may be looking for at your devising theatre course audition.
  • If you want a career acting on stage or on screen then there are so many drama schools to choose from. But places are hard to get. And what are the auditioning panel looking for? Here are our top tips on preparing for that audition for drama school.
  • Working in musical theatre demands a versatile performer of a high musical and vocal standard, with strong dramatic and verbal ability, together with dance and movement skills. If you are thinking about applying for a place at a musical theatre school, here is an insight to what the audition panel may be looking for.
  • The drama school interviewing panel have a difficult job to do. They have to find the best students for their course. Students that have a hunger and passion for acting. So what are they actually looking for at a drama school audition? Here is a list of the essential and desirable qualities they will be looking for.
Actor Hub Five Questions – Drama School Auditions
Help others by sharing your advice, knowledge and tips on drama school audtions. We all know how scary auditioning for drama school can be, what monologue should you prepare, what songs should you sing, what will they ask you to do?

Would you like to tell people auditioning today what happened when you auditioned? What were you asked to do? What speech did you do?

We at Actor Hub believe that sharing your advice and tips is great for your soul. As the Dalai Lama puts it “Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.”, or if you prefer, in the words of Snoop Dogg “It ain’t no fun if the homies can’t have none.”

Send us your recollections and advice* and we will publish it and share it with students heading off to their first drama school auditions.

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