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Date / Time: Monday 6th April 5.00pm-6.00pm

Duration: 60mins

Venue: Online (via Zoom)

Practitioner: Lucy Ellinson

NSDF 20: No training? No agent? Doing it anyway

Session on starting out and developing a career as an actor when you don't have drama school training, a professional agent or money in the bank.

The session will look at self-representation, finding jobs, developing your skillset & CV, actor's co-ops, recommendations for worthwhile learning tools to invest in and how to look after yourself in the storm.

Practical and encouraging!  Notes from the session will be made available if you can't attend.


Lucy Ellinson (Selector) is an actor, maker and mentor in devised/ experimental performance, queer and new writing. An associate with Third Angel, Deaf&Hearing Ensemble and Forest Fringe; Lucy also teaches and makes political/participatory contemporary performance investigating community, austerity and protest. Run Sister Run (Paines Plough), TopGirls (NT), Macbeth (Royal Exchange), Grounded (Gate), World Factory (Metis Arts), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (RSC), #TORYCORE


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