Kalli Damschen

Bring Your World to the Stage with Playwriting Contests

Bring Your World to the Stage with Playwriting Contests

With the start of the new year approaching, there are many upcoming opportunities for new, young writers who want to hone their craft, connect with other playwrights and producers, or see their work performed on the stage. If you’ve been itching to write a play—or have already written one and are looking for a way […]

 Kalli Damschen

Nature Comes Alive Onstage in Lion King

Nature Comes Alive Onstage in Lion King

For many, the Lion King is one of the highlights of the Disney Renaissance. Released in June 1994, the Disney classic about a young lion’s journey to accepting his place as the rightful king is the fourth highest-grossing animated film of all time. The film was first adapted for the stage in the United States, […]

 Gabrielle Cormier

Acting at Uni, Why Not?

As a Canadian living in the UK, there are aspects of British life and culture I took a liking to more quickly than others. British humour ranked among top of that list (marmite and relatively snow-less winters, meanwhile, were nowhere in it). And there were no better ambassadors for the sarcasm, the awkwardness, the wit […]

 Cassie Jones

Maricelis Galanes’ Life is a Work of Art

Nineteen-year-old Maricelis Galanes lives and breathes art. Every one of her hobbies expresses an art, and she puts her heart into everything she does. As an actress, singer, dancer, model, pianist, and writer, Galanes has a promising future and a heart of gold. In her hometown of San Juan, Puerto Rico, she had a contract […]

 Cassie Jones

Want to be the Leading Role in a New Major Feature Film?

The National Youth Film Academy is looking for an 11 to 14-year-old female of Eastern European, Mediterranean, Scandinavian or Caucasian appearance to play the leading role in “Helen,” a new feature film directed by Virginia Gilbert. No prior acting experience is necessary. The film addresses a sensitive subject matter. Helen is an “intelligent and thoughtful […]

 Cassie Jones

Audition showcase for film,TV and theatre

Calling all actors aged 16 to 25! This is Youth is holding auditions in April and is looking to represent and showcase young actors, performing artists, television presenters and models. This is Youth has previously landed its clients roles and auditions with The Lion King, The Custard Boys, EastEnders, Misfits, Skins, Night Bus and Snow […]

 Cassie Jones

Make Some Noise – 2014 NOISE Festival Seeks Creative Talent

Have you ever imagined having the chance to showcase your creative talent and work with some of the biggest names in the creative industry? The 2014 NOISE Festival can make those dreams come true. The 2014 NOISE Festival is a biennial celebration of creative talent. It offers people of all ages the chance to submit […]

 Nadia Rasheed

Drama in North Belfast

Drama in North Belfast

There’s some exciting stuff happening in Northern Ireland! YouthAction NI Rainbow Factory has been working in partnership with 174 trust and local author Tony McAuley to deliver a high quality youth arts outreach project in North Belfast. Young people between the ages of 13 and 24 have come together to produce the compelling drama: Capitulate. […]

 Nadia Rasheed

Doctor Faustus Comes To Life

Doctor Faustus Comes To Life

We’ve previously featured the exciting Foot In The Door Theatre – a community theatre offering young people a chance to perform and showcase their talent. This March sees them produce Doctor Faustus; the tale of the brilliant but arrogant academic who gets the opportunity to learn more about magic and the universe than any of his peers. […]

 Nadia Rasheed

Hone Your Thespian Technique For Free

Hone Your Thespian Technique For Free

If you’re aged between the ages of 14-18 and are interested in drama, these free workshops with One Theatre Company would be perfect for you. Hone your technique and develop new skills that will hold you in good stead if you hope to eventually embark on a career in the acting world. You’ll learn about the […]

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