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The transition from Drama School to Acting

The transition from Drama School to Acting

Hi, I am Charlie. I run the 'Actors Starting Out' group here on Samwell. Part of my plans for the group ...
Employability (or what to do when you’re NOT performing)

Employability (or what to do when you’re NOT performing)

Join Helen as she chats with John Byrne, Careers Advisor for The Stage, who shares the benefit of his 30 ...
Bullying and Harassment in the Performing Arts Industries (Part 1)

Bullying and Harassment in the Performing Arts Industries (Part 1)

In this first article of two on the subject, Helen Jeffery clarifies what is meant by both ‘Bullying’ and ‘Harassment’ ...
UK Arts Charities

UK Arts Charities

The following are a list of UK Arts Charities that can offer support to Performers.  Actor’s Benevolent FundA charity for professional ...
Body Image Tips

Body Image Tips

Just because you work in an industry that reinforces society’s impossible beauty standards, it doesn’t mean that you can’t be ...
Shaping Up - Part One

Shaping Up – Part One

Join Charlie from Samwell as he speaks to fellow actor and friend, Joe, about the topic of body image, and ...
Eating disorders come in all shapes and sizes

Eating disorders come in all shapes and sizes

In this blog post, Hope Virgo, Mental Health Campaigner and Author of Stand Tall Little Girl shares words of hope ...

An Introduction to Samwell Peer Groups

An Introduction to Samwell Peer Groups

In this video, Helen explains the difference between social, activity, support and learning based peer groups ...
How to Run a Learning or Support Based Peer Group

How to Run a Learning or Support Based Peer Group

This course is for anyone wanting to find out how to set up and run a SUPPORT or LEARNING based ...
How to Run a Social or Activity Based Peer Group

How to Run a Social or Activity Based Peer Group

This course is for anyone wanting to find out how to set up and run a SOCIAL or ACTIVITY based ...

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