If Nothing Else, Move Forward

By Mia Lyndon Bad things don’t happen just once. When we are burnt by negativity and left scarred after our last misfortune, often, it happens again. And again. Failure seems to come in waves and bouts- once we trip and fall, we often find ourselves pushed into the midst of prolonged suffering. We cruise through…

Dancers, Take Charge of Your Worth, Now.

By Mia Lyndon Isn’t it fascinating how we pin our own worth onto something else? We hang our esteem, our value of who we are, on something that isn’t actually us. Every one of us needs, yearns, screams for validation that we are ‘enough’- a sweet title that can never be gifted to ourselves. We…

How to e-Network as a Dancer

By Mia Lyndon (of auditionquest.co.uk) From the moment you pledged that you wanted a career in performing arts, you’ve probably had the exact same mantra drilled into you: ‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know’. I hate to say it, but this is simply true. Trying to forge a career that balances purely…

The Injury of Rejection

BY MIA LYNDON (of auditionquest.co.uk) When injured or physically distressed, the body activates a specific part of the brain. I recently read that when rejected, dismissed or refused, exactly the same area is triggered, according to tech-giants Ted. If our bodies interpret failure and physical suffering in the same way, it’s little wonder that rejection…

COVID-19 : Impacts on the Performing Arts Industry and What Action to Take

Author: Raquel Alder Written for Audition Quest Uncertainty has fallen upon many as the Covid-19 virus continues to affect people from all walks of life across the globe. An indefinite intermission has been put into place for many in the Performing Arts industry- forced to hang up their shoes, their microphones, their scripts and retreat…

The Brighton Academy Auditions

Star studded with years upon years of success, The Brighton Academy produces professional performers of the highest calibre. Based in one of the UK’s most artistically-exciting cities, The Brighton Academy offers a wealth of exceptional training. You’ll be exposed to loads of industry opportunities, take part in frequent showcases and receive training from some of…

EASY WAYS TO IMPROVE AUDITION CONFIDENCE

DO YOUR RESEARCH- Before your audition day, try to research the audition and find out as much as possible about it, so you won’t be surprised by anything on the day- you’ll know what to expect!. AUDITIONQUEST.CO.UK is a massive online bank of all the tips, advice and guidance you need for all major dance…

Researching for an Audition

The audition panel loves nothing more than knowing that you’ve taken the time to fully research what you’re auditioning for. Whether it’s a dance school or company, it is always crucial that you have some understanding on what it’s all about. It shows that you care. Not only does this assure the panel that you…