Upcoming Events

FREE Masterclass: Your Relationship with Money as a Performer

5th April, 2022 | Time: 7pm to 8pm GMT

Emily Shull

Money Coach Emily Shull helps shine a light on those hidden patterns that keep people ‘stuck’ in their relationship with money.  Packed full of insight and guidance, this Masterclass is for any performer who wishes to become financially self-aware and change their relationship with money.

Webinar with Actor and Producer Hester Ruoff.

14th April, 2022 | Time: 7pm to 8pm GMT
Hester Ruoff is both an actress and producer, recently nominated for a BAFTA for ‘Boiling Point’ starring Stephen Graham. 
In this event, Helen talks to Hester about her journey as a performer, overcoming the challenges she has faced and how she made the transition from acting to producing. 
There will be the opportunity to ask Hester questions during this event.

Webinar with Actor & Writer Ian Puleston-Davies

28th April, 2022 | Time: 7pm to 8pm GMT

Welsh actor Ian Puleston-Davies is one of the UK’s most well respected and recognisable actors, best known for playing the role of Owen Armstrong in Coronation Street from 2010-2015. More recently you will have seen him on our screens in The Teacher (Channel 5 ) Anne (ITV) and Four Lives (BBC) alongside Sheridan Smith. As well as being an actor, Ian is a writer and co-wrote the BAFTA -nominated drama ‘Dirty Filthy Love’ based upon his own experiences of dealing with OCD. 

In this special event, Ian will talk about his journey into the Industry, the highs and lows of being an actor and how he has carved out a successful career for himself whilst managing the challenge of living with Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder.

Physical and emotional vulnerability as a Performer: The De-Rolling Process

16th May, 2022 | Time: 7pm to 8pm GMT
Following on from a highly successful first webinar with Intimacy Co-ordinator Vanessa Coffey, this event is all about helping performers understand the importance of the de-roling process after performing scenes requiring physical and emotional intimacy. Packed full of useful advice and exercises to support you as a performer, with the opportunity to also put questions to Vanessa. 
No need to have. attended webinar 1 to come to this one, however a recording of the previous event is available should you wish to watch it beforehand. 

Online Workshop - Creating your own work based on personal experience with Lucy Danser

1st June, 2022 | Time: 18:30 to 20:30 GMT
Lucy Danser is a writer, storyteller and theatre maker based in London who writes female-led stories about mental health, sexual consent and personal identity, all influenced by true stories and personal experience. She has written the plays Rachael’s Cafe and Lost in Thought and her latest play, If This Is Normal is currently on tour around the UK. 
This 2 hour online workshop is a must for any performer interested in creating their own work, particularly those who are keen to use their own experiences as the work’s initial inspiration. Combining writing exercises, the opportunity to share your work and tips on fictionalising real life, this session will be packed full of useful advice to get you started on creating theatre based on personal experience. 

Webinar: Understanding the Casting Process

15th June, 2022 | Time: 7pm to 8pm GMT

Aimed at performers who are starting out in the Industry, this webinar aims to demystify the casting process and will help you be more prepared and less anxious about attending castings. 

All events are available to members who sign up with either a Free or Backstage Pass account.

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