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Written for Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

When you think about professional actors, the first things that come to mind are probably big names and big roles. What a lot of people don’t realise, is that you don’t have to have gone to drama school or land a role in the West End to have paid acting work. There’s always the much less glamourous route of becoming an extra.

Written for Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

Over the past weeks we've looked at a number of the UK's top drama schools and summed up what their unique features are. Although it does vary from one institution to another, these schools are often difficult to get in to; especially at the most prestigious ones, you could find yourself competing against hundreds of others for a single place. This means that there's an ever-increasing interest in university Drama degrees, which are usually much easier to get a place on. But how do these programmes measure up against the courses offered at drama schools? We've looked at the pros and cons of each.

Written for Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

We recently took a look at some of the best known drama schools in London and what their specialties are. Although many of the UK's top schools are in the capital, there are quite a few outside of London that are worth considering as well. Please join us for a trip around the country!

Written for Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

Many actors who work in theatre and film today have a drama school education, and attending drama school is still considered to be one of the best ways aspiring actors can increase their chances of making it in this competitive industry. Fortunately, London is home to some of the best schools in the country. But how do you pick one?

Written for Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

Being a theatre lover can be an expensive hobby for anyone, but especially for families and young people. Fortunately, many theatres and theatre companies try to make their shows more accessible by offering discounted tickets to young people and students, either at ticket checkout or through special membership schemes. We’ve done the research and made a list of some of the places where it pays to be young.