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[CONTACTS2010] The essential handbook for the entertainment industry CASTING DIRECTORS - TRAINING - PHOTOGRAPHERS - AGENTS COSTUMES - STUDIOS - PRODUCTION COMPANIES - CAREER ADVICE

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PERFORMANCE AT FALMOUTH Entirely practice-led, our undergraduate and postgraduate courses are designed, developed and delivered by artists.

Photography by Chris Nash

Whether you choose to study Theatre, Dance, Music or Performance Writing, you’ll be treated as an artist in your own right from day one. With expert staff and the outstanding facilities available in our brand new, purpose-built, high specification Performance Centre, we make it our priority to equip you with the physical and technical skills you need to pursue your own particular practice with confidence. For more information or to REGISTER TO ATTEND OUR UNDERGRADUATE OPEN DAY on Tuesday 22 June 2010, please get in touch.

T: 01326 213730 E: admissions@falmouth.ac.uk www.falmouth.ac.uk/performance


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BECTU’s Student Register If you are studying for a career in the media and entertainment industries, then you need to sign up to BECTU’s Student Register Check out our website to find out more

www.bectu.org.uk

BECTU - the media and entertainment union

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Regular e-newsletter BECTU Head Office 373-377 Clapham Road London SW9 9BT tel: 020 7346 0900


Revelation, Celebration and Innovation Explore the broad range of ideas in theatre that contribute to st the diversity and dynamism of 21 century performance.

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with a focus on practice as research and opportunities for interdisciplinary practice.

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Independent Theatre Council

good art thrives on good management The Independent Theatre Council (ITC) is the management association and political voice of around 700 performing arts professionals and organisations. ITC provides its members with legal and management advice, training and professional development, networking, regular newsletters and a comprehensive web resource. Additionally ITC initiates and develops projects to enrich, enhance and raise the profile of the performing arts.

t: 020 7403 1727 ‡ w: www.itc-arts.org ‡ e: admin@itc-arts.org

www.tmauk.org

bringing the industry together

The TMA would like to wish you a good time at this year's National Student Drama Festival

photos © Pawel Libera; Charlie Hopkinson; Alistair Muir


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“When I’m convinced by an actor at audition – I’m not surprised to find ‘trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama’ on their CV” Paul Abbott

Creator of Shameless, State of Play & Clocking Off

MA Acting for Stage, Screen & Radio MA Musical Theatre MA Stage Management MA Theatre Design MA Scenic Arts & Construction for Stage & Screen

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Qualifications in Drama and Speech subjects New syllabuses for 2010 Acting and Speaking Offering opportunities for everyone interested in performance, at any level, to develop their skills and understanding in a wide range of disciplines

Musical Theatre & Performance Arts Encouraging performers to develop skills in singing, acting, movement and dance, and to combine these in order to create sustained and integrated performances

Communication Skills Enabling candidates to build confidence and develop a wide range of oral communication skills ◗ Providing the widest possible range of qualifications in Drama and Speech subjects ◗ Ofqual accredited and eligible for UCAS points (Grades 6 to 8) ◗ Diplomas in Performing, Public Speaking, Teaching, Education Studies and Directing also available

For further information visit the Trinity Guildhall stand at NSDF or visit our website at

www.trinityguildhall.co.uk/drama Trinity Guildhall 89 Albert Embankment London SE1 7TP UK

T +44 (0)20 7820 6100 F +44 (0)20 7820 6161

Photos: Performers College, David Bartholomew; Nobby Clark

E drama@trinityguildhall.co.uk www.trinityguildhall.co.uk/drama


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Samuel French Ltd Visit our new website:

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• Browse our list of plays recommended for students • Search by length, genre and cast requirements • Buy online from our secure website

French’s Theatre Bookshop 52 Fitzroy St, London W1T 5JR. Mon - Fri 9.30 - 5.30 Sat 11.00 - 5.00 Tel: 020 7255 4300 Fax: 020 7387 2161 Email: theatre@samuelfrench-london.co.uk

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