Oscar-winning star fears working-class talents being lost by the cost of drama school training and demise of repertory theatre
Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, Laurence Fox the ever-growing list of public school-educated actors dominating British film and television is often…
Ben mentioned that he was supported by the John Lewis Partnership scholarship for his RADA training. The partnership is no longer funding aspiring actors who wish to go to prestigious drama schools though. It makes one wonder what would have happened if Ben never got a grant for his education.
This is very sadly the way things have been going for the last couple of years. It is possible to get a Dance and Drama Award but you have to have a fairly low household income and even then getting one difficult.
I actually got into Drama School when I was 17 and one of the main reasons I didn’t take up the place was that I simply couldn’t afford it. Even with a student loan there are so many extras like headshots and Equity and so forth and with a 2% chance of getting regular acting work, it’s a very tough industry to get into if you don’t have decent financial backing. It’s not impossible but it’s hard. Really hard.
This is a spell to do when you’re tired and you feel shit out of luck and you have more than a million things to accomplish.
Things you need:
- Black Tea
- Cinnamon (stick cinnamon is best)
- Lemon and/or Ginger
Brew your tea and add your ginger and/or lemon. The ginger is greatly used for…
In this post, I’m going to cover my personal magical associations with facial cosmetics, nail polish, and perfume. If you wear cosmetics, this is a simple way to introduce and include magic into your daily routine.
Think “invisible ink!” Have a goal you’d…
"I just have one of those faces. People come up to me and say, "What’s wrong"? Nothing. "Well, it takes more energy to frown than to smile." Yeah, you know it takes more energy to point that out than it does to leave me alone?"
kinda wanna dye my hair kinda wanna die in general
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|aries:||short-tempered kind-hearted babies|
|taurus:||stubborn knucklehead cuties who are nice to everyone|
|gemini:||intelligent blabber-mouths w a great sense of humor|
|cancer:||over-emotional compassionate lil cupcakes|
|leo:||melodramatic fun-loving fucks|
|virgo:||creative whiny pissbabies who are intellectually stimulating|
|libra:||ditsy carefree pacifist qts|
|scorpio:||intensely emotional secretive bad bitches|
|sagittarius:||honest philosophical travel-agents who don't give a fuck|
|capricorn:||organized self-driven sarcastic dickheads|
|aquarius:||extroverted detached open-minded freaks|
|pisces:||sensitive lazyasses who are ideological + creatively stimulating|
You should be angry. You must not be bitter. Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. It doesn’t do anything to the object of its displeasure. So use that anger. You write it. You paint it. You dance it. You march it. You vote it. You do everything about it. You talk it. Never stop talking it.
We are born with stardust in our veins. Maybe life is just an exile and death is home.