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Building Your Professional Practice as a Performer, Part of the Main

  • London, Zoom
  • combined arts, film, interdisciplinary arts, theatre
  • Olivia Munk


Getting Started & Thrive: Building Your Professional Practice

Zoom Workshop Series

July 13-27, 11 AM - 1 PM BST

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This course is designed to provide participants with the skills to identify and work towards their individual goals within the performing arts industry. Participants will leave the workshops with the ability to build a career with longevity underpinned by self-esteem and an excellent working knowledge of how to thrive in an uncertain industry.

Please note that this workshop series is primarily targeted towards artists interested in performing. Participants are welcome to join for individual workshops or the full series.

Workshop Descriptions

Motivation & goal setting - £8 -July 13

Exercises will help the student to break those dreams down into very specific, actionable targets. They will leave this workshop with a 12-month road map to start them on their way.

Getting Started - £8 - July 16

By the end of this workshop the student will know how to read job adverts & make decisions about whether the job is worth their time as a professional.

Demystifying Spotlight - £8 - July 20

What is it? How do I get on it? How do casting directors use it? An all-encompassing jargon busting intensive. You’ll know all about agreements (fees) for different types of media & how to write a great application.

Transferable Skills - £8 - July 23

This workshop helps students discover what else their performing skills can offer them. A motivational session discussing how to find work that pays the bills, keeps you happy & enables you to pursue what you REALLY want to be doing. 

Money Money Money - £8 - July 27

Contracts. Invoices. Budgeting. Keeping Records. Tax returns. Let’s do this.

Book all 5 workshops for £38 (£2 savings.)

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