Actors and Performers

Introducing… 30 Monologues and Duologues for South Asian Actors

30 Monologues and Duologues for South Asian Actors

The Kali Theatre celebrates 30 years of producing art with 30 monologues and duologues written by South Asian women.

An extract from Clown: The Physical Comedian – introducing The Look

Read this Extract from Clown: The Physical Comedian, Introduction, The Word and The Look

‘If in Doubt’ Rules For Letter and Email Writing

As with most things in the acting world there is no ‘right way’ when it comes to putting a letter or email together. The following advice comes from interviews I’ve carried out with various actors, casting directors, agents and other industry experts; basic rules you can fall back on when in doubt, that will leave you something professional and effective.

Beyond #metoo

In October 2017, the The New York Times published an article accusing Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein of decades of sexual harassment and assault. The entertainment industry’s apparent astonishment caused actress Alyssa Milano to tweet, “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me too’ as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.” 

Agents and what they do​

Actors without agents tend to lack credibility in the eyes of potential employers. It’s not fair, but it’s a fact. However hard you work at getting to know potential employers, most agents have their fingers closer to the pulse, know what’s coming up, and simply have far more contacts than you can ever have. That’s their job.