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David Mamet

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David Mamet is an American playwright, screenwriter, director and author whose career has spanned the last five decades of film, television and theatre. “Fuck you, that’s my name.” A celebrated and, at times, a controversial...

An Actor’s Guide to Student Films

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To be a successful actor you need three things; training, experience and luck. The very best place to get some experience when you are first starting out is in student films. Student films present an...

How to Get a Manager

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The roles of managers and agents have become increasingly blurred. Traditionally managers curated opportunities and the agents were the audition generators. The only discernible difference now is that a manager should be more hands-on than...

Sonnet 130

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Now, this sonnet is an interesting one in that it can almost fall into the world of satire. In order to explain what I mean, we need to first understand what a Blazon was/is. A...

Sonnet 18

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Easily the most famous of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Sonnet 18 is about as clear a love letter to someone, as well as to love itself, that you can get. To understand the significance of this sonnet...

In Defence of Shyness

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When I was nine my family moved from country Western Australia to Perth – the big smoke. I went from a school with just under 200 kids to a city school with about 3x that...