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by Katymac
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Subjects of Debate
Topic: Low pay/no pay vs you have to start somewhere
Replies: 15
Views: 4070

Low pay/no pay vs you have to start somewhere

DD keeps seeing jobs - £50 for 8 hrs/full day for exposure/really good experience/for your showreel Now despite 4 yrs at college she doesn't have an acting showreel so If she doesn't have paying work or a solid audition or a Doctors appt she's decided to have a go at that. But for dance/choreo she i...
by Katymac
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: DD just got invited to do a summer school
Replies: 0
Views: 2466

DD just got invited to do a summer school

Which she would have loved to do if she hadn't just graduated and needed to find paid work!

What a shame it wasn't last year or the year before

Anyone else had opportubities that happened at the wrong time?
by Katymac
Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Can You Help?
Topic: Accommodation performers college...getting desperate!
Replies: 4
Views: 2217

Re: Accommodation performers college...getting desperate!

There are a couple of whole houses on spare rooms today - not sure where they are in corringham but.....
by Katymac
Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Hints & tips for creating a portfolio career in Dance
Replies: 11
Views: 2718

Re: Hints & tips for creating a portfolio career in Dance

Aw thank you Beanie

She has had a long holiday and is now knuckling down to job applications
by Katymac
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Hints & tips for creating a portfolio career in Dance
Replies: 11
Views: 2718

Re: Hints & tips for creating a portfolio career in Dance

The biggest issue seems to be commiting to one job prevents you from auditioning for another on the days you are working - so it has to be a good enough job that you don't mind missing out on others..... We have already decided unpaid work needs looking at long & hard to decide if the exposure is w...
by Katymac
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Hints & tips for creating a portfolio career in Dance
Replies: 11
Views: 2718

Re: Hints & tips for creating a portfolio career in Dance

I have been shocked by how many no pay/low pay/profit sharing adverts I see

Modelling just for photos
Acting/dancing just for footage for your showreel
Rehearsals that are unpaid and just a video of the dance to learn
Expenses that are unrealistic in the extreme
by Katymac
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Agencies
Topic: Can anyone look at DD's spotlight and tell me if I've done it right?
Replies: 3
Views: 1422

Re: Can anyone look at DD's spotlight and tell me if I've done it right?

There were suggestions for adding/deleteing/changing the order of photos adding in additional skills and hobbies adding in student productions (which I haven't done yet - but I am thinking about) They were really valuable opinions and very targetted to DD and I am very grateful I was surprised how s...
by Katymac
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Agencies
Topic: Can anyone look at DD's spotlight and tell me if I've done it right?
Replies: 3
Views: 1422

Re: Can anyone look at DD's spotlight and tell me if I've done it right?

Thanks for everyone's help :)

Much appreciated
by Katymac
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Agencies
Topic: Can anyone look at DD's spotlight and tell me if I've done it right?
Replies: 3
Views: 1422

Can anyone look at DD's spotlight and tell me if I've done it right?

Please

I don't know if you need special access to look at it or if anyone can

Message me & I'll send her pin
by Katymac
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Agencies
Topic: How far is it feasible/possible for me to act as DD's agent?
Replies: 7
Views: 1887

Re: How far is it feasible/possible for me to act as DD's agent?

Just search on casting & auditions etc - DD is 20 & mixed race - i imagine you need different castings and auditions to us?
by Katymac
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Agencies
Topic: How far is it feasible/possible for me to act as DD's agent?
Replies: 7
Views: 1887

Re: How far is it feasible/possible for me to act as DD's agent?

DD just graduated so all I need to do is send anything interesting to her (atm)
by Katymac
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Agencies
Topic: How far is it feasible/possible for me to act as DD's agent?
Replies: 7
Views: 1887

Re: How far is it feasible/possible for me to act as DD's agent?

There are tonnes of fb pages/groups and websites

Keeping up with them all can be tricky - I have them all bookmarked
by Katymac
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Agencies
Topic: How far is it feasible/possible for me to act as DD's agent?
Replies: 7
Views: 1887

How far is it feasible/possible for me to act as DD's agent?

I've been searching for jobs for her - plenty of auditions and 4 jobs in 6 weeks And the last job I had to do a bit of emailing to establish pay/contract/arrangements Can I act as her 'agent' until she gets one? Why shouldn't I if not? I mean what sort of things could go wrong? Or could I do badly o...
by Katymac
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Artistry Youth Dance Auditions 7th July
Replies: 1
Views: 1074

Re: Artistry Youth Dance Auditions 7th July

bump

DD had an awesome time here
by Katymac
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Artistry Youth Dance Auditions 7th July
Replies: 1
Views: 1074

Artistry Youth Dance Auditions 7th July

Seeking dancers of African and Caribbean descent, aged 14-25 years to join our vibrant London youth dance company Saturday 7th July, 2018 We recently wrote to inform you of the upcoming auditions for Artistry Youth Dance, as we are auditioning for dancers to join us from September 2018! Click here t...