Surviving Actors Edinburgh is an event that helps actors understand how to sustain themselves in a notoriously difficult profession. Attendees are given the chance to develop their career by meeting industry related companies and professional, all of which provide services to progress an actor’s career. Actors will also meet companies who provide additional training for professional actors in order to refresh, focus and develop their craft. Surviving Actors also create the opportunities for actors to meet others looking to produce independent projects and small theatre companies recruiting actors. Exciting and inspirational seminars will also occur throughout the day.
StarNow is hosting one of these seminars, called ‘Getting Work as an Actor’. Getting work as an actor isn’t always an easy journey so Dee-Dee Crosher of Kenneth Earle Personal Management will guide you through some crucial do’s and don’ts on where to start and how to get those jobs! Covering how to get in touch with agents, the Actor/Agent relationship. A first hand opinion on casting directors and advice on contacting them directly as an Actor.
Dee-Dee started her career as a child actor and model, appearing in commercials, magazines and short films. She studied at Italia Conti Associates, Danceworks and Pineapple for over 10 years and gained roles in a number of major films. In 2008 Dee-Dee won a place at East 15 Acting school on the BA World Performance course. After University Dee-Dee decided to follow a lifelong dream and become a talent agent. Dee-Dee started at Kenneth Earle Personal Management in 2011.
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