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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Should I force my way into conversations on press night?’ by @westendproducer

What is press night etiquette (and should I ever stay even if I don’t know people and force my way into conversations…)?

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘How can we end the hideous #actorslife? And what is theatre doing to compete with Netflix?’ by @westendproducer

When will we be able to end the hideous hashtag actors life that is now endemic in the industry? What can we

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Would you find it jarring to watch a golden-age musical with an ethnically diverse cast?’ by @westendproducer

Would you feel jarred in anyway if you watched a golden age musical with an ethnically diverse ensemble? (E.G, more than one

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Should I buy a good quality wig and get some new headshots?’ by @westendproducer

“Should one buy a good quality wig and get some new headshots?” Asking for a friend #dear — Rob Landi (@robertolandi) March

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Is it ever acceptable to audition naked in an effort to stand out from the pack?’ by @westendproducer

Dear @westendproducer Is it ever acceptable to audition naked in an effort to ‘stand out from the pack’? — David Harewood (@DavidHarewood)

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘What would be your number one tip for young performers?’ by @westendproducer

What would be your number 1 tip for our young performers? — Spotlight Disney (@SpotlightDisney) February 13, 2018 Pick another career (only

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘At what point does rejection stop feeling as though I’ve been punched in the face?’ by @westendproducer

At what point does rejection stop feeling like I’ve been punched in the face? — Lauren Bryant (@Lozzonmarz) February 12, 2018 My

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Dear West End Producer: I had an audition for Invisible Man, but didn’t go. I still got the part. Should I accept? by @westendproducer

I had an audition recently for Invisible man the musical but decided not to go. I still got the part of the

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Any advice for getting through a million shows with a lurgy?’ by @westendproducer

Advice about getting through a million Xmas shows with an Xmas lurgy? — MICHAEL JIBSON (@mikejibson) January 2, 2018 First of all,

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Dear West End Producer: What are the odds of a drag Fantine? (I’m quite pale) by @westendproducer

What are the odds of a Drag Fantine? (I’m quite pale) *coughs* https://t.co/wNt2LHu70G — Connie Orff (@connie_orff) January 2, 2018 My dear

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘Should theatre audiences ask for their money back if they can’t hear the actors?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer What proportion of an actor’s fee should be deducted if they can’t be heard or understood? — Robert Bathurst (@RobertBathurst) February

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘What should you do when you see a fellow actor’s work and you don’t think it’s any good?’ by @westendproducer

My dear – seeing a friend or loved one in a show that is rubbish (a shrubbish) can be an awkward affair.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

West End Producer’s A to Z of drama schools by @westendproducer

The Stage’s beloved agony aunt presents a humorous guide to everything that drama schools have to offer A is for acting. This

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘My agent has found me nothing for four months. Should I switch agents?’ by @westendproducer

I have been with my agent for 4 months and had no auditions. Do I wait it out? Leave & find another

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘Is is right that you can be taught how to say the words but not how to act?’ by @westendproducer

Who has the real right to teach how act ? you can teach some one to say words but not how to

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘Is it permissible to keep my lines pasted to the inside of an umbrella for damp performances? by @westendproducer

is it permissible to keep my lines pasted to the inside of an umbrella for those damp performances? — JEFF MAKOR (@MAKORMAN)

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘What’s the absolute biggest no-no to avoid during an audition?’ by @westendproducer

What’s the absolute biggest no-no to avoid during an audition? — Amanda Turner (@_claireellasmum) July 18, 2017 It’s generally a good idea

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘How many emails, letters or death threats do I need to send to get seen for a casting?’ by @westendproducer

How many emails/letters/death threats do I need to send someone before they see me for a casting? Perpetually bugging people for work.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘Does getting jealous of other people’s success make me a terrible person?’ by @westendproducer

Does the fact that I get jealous of other people’s success make me a terrible person who deserves no happiness? Be honest.

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘What are the dos and don’ts of an end of contract party?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer What are the do’s and don’ts of an end of contract/tour company party? #Dear — Thomas Mitchells (@IAmTomMitchells) July 4, 2017

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘How can a new theatre company make its first show at Edinburgh a success?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer how can a new theatre company make their first show at the Edinburgh Fringe a success? #dear — Freya Sharp (@FREYALSHARP)

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘How do actors perform in this heat?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer – how do actors perform in this heat? Any tips? Thanks. #dear — Jason Marks (@JasonMarksRik) June 21, 2017 Actors have

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘Is it acceptable to be asked my age in an audition?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer opinions on actors being asked their age in auditions? Frowned upon or down right unacceptable? — Rachel Harper (@Rachel__Harper) June 8,

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘Will a reality TV gig get me work in commercial theatre?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer Is it better to go on a load of “reality TV shows” to get work in commercial theatre than go to

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘Is a musical theatre or acting course best for a varied career?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer Musical theatre vs straight acting courses? Which is the best foundation for a varied career? — josh silverlock (@JoshSilverlock) May 11,

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Dear West End Producer: How do I avoid getting dazzled by stage lights and falling over furniture? by @westendproducer

@westendproducer Stage Lighting, always fascinates me. How do actors manage not being dazzled and fall into props or off the stage? —

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Dear West End Producer: What’s your advice for drama school auditions by @westendproducer

@westendproducer any advice you have about auditioning for drama school for the first time? Thank you #dear #monologuesarekillingme — Katie Ann Hunter

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘What is the best way to contact agents?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer do you have any advice on contacting agents? what to say… invites to shows… It’s that time of year!! 😫 #dear

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘Should I study the dark arts to get a part in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer @TheStage Should they add the Dark Arts to drama Studies now?… maybe it might help getting a part in HP —

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘Help! Which top should I wear for a new headshot?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer Do you have any tips for coping with the stress of choosing which tops to wear for a new set of

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Dear West End Producer: ‘What is the best way to get cheap seats at the theatre?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer @TheStage What is the best way to get ‘filler’ seats on opening nights. And must you be young and pretty to

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