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Acting Career Information

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Whether you’re a fresh-faced drama school graduate or a grizzled, veteran board-treader, it’s safe to say you’d agree an actor’s life is one of variation and uncertainty. Hell, it’s probably safe to say you knew...

Best Two-Hander Plays

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Lights up: two actors share a stage. No frills, no flash, no cast of thousands … just two people coming together to talk, argue, clash and quarrel until one emerges victorious. Nothing quite like it,...

Should I Become an Actor?

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Chances are, if you’re reading this article, you are staring down an important and exciting crossroads in your life. Perhaps you’re thinking about following a lifelong dream? Maybe you’re returning to acting after a long...

How to Become a Film Director

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There are few career paths as difficult, competitive and yet desirable as that of film directing. The very term “director” is near-synonymous with fame, recognition, creative control and, let’s face it, cool. Whether you’re a...

Practice Scripts for Actors

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This page contains a selection of practice scripts for actors. These scripts have been developed here at StageMilk and are designed to give you material you can use when practicing scenes with your fellow actors,...

How to Direct

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Every actor should try their hand at directing. Setting aside the discoveries you’ll make working with other actors and examining your craft from a fresh persepctive, being a director is extremely rewarding: it’s exciting, it’s...

Best Plays by Nikolai Gogol

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Nikolai Gogol (1809 – 1552) was a Russian playwright and author. Known primarily as a writer of novels and short stories, his contribution to theatre is nonetheless significant due to his influential satire The Government...

Best Plays by Carlo Goldoni

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Carlo Goldoni (1707 – 1793) was a prolific, influential playwright and librettist from the Republic of Venice. While known best for his 1745 classic The Servant Of Two Masters, Goldoni produced countless works for the...