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…

To Stay or Play? Differentiating Set-Backs and Shut-Downs

By Mia Lyndon (of auditionquest.co.uk) To achieve anything, you must first be tested. You must prove that you are committed to what you say you want. Regardless of what you desire, or the lengths you say you’ll go to achieve this, you will be torn down, frequently. It’s all about whether you decide to stand…

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…

Things You Should Look Out For During an Audition

Remember, when you attend an audition, not only are they auditioning you, but you are also auditioning the course. There’s a few things that can tell you a lot about what a course is really like, which you should be looking out for: HOW ARE YOU WELCOMED? First impressions really do count: how does a…

The Centre PAC Auditions

Focused around nurturing, inspiring and developing dedicated students, The Centre PAC is where talent of the future blossoms. The Centre PAC offers courses tailored around launching its students into highly successful careers. If you’re ready to step towards a flourishing career within the performing arts industry, look no further. To find out more, please click…

HOW TO GET STUDENT FUNDING- DANCE/PERFORMING ARTS

Once you’ve bagged yourself a place on the course of your dreams, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re actually going to make it happen. Without sufficient funding, studying a dance or performing arts course is near on impossible. Luckily, there’s loads of support out there to assist you with this. Find out how…

Make a Year of Success

Where do you want to be next year? Who do you want to be? What’s stopping you from getting there? Right now is the time to answer each of these questions. A new year brings an abundance of opportunities, adventures and successes. Never limit yourself, you’ll achieve whatever you have the mindset to believe. Many…

Reducing Audition Nerves: FEAR OF EMBARRASSMENT

This is a rather interesting cause of nerves, yet is still completely relevant. For some people, it might not actually be failing the audition itself that they’re anxious of, but is actually of embarrassing themselves in the process. The idea of attending an audition whereby everyone is far better than you, or the concept of…

How Do You Know if You’re Good Enough for a Particular Audition?

Now, dreaming big is amazing. I’m a massive believer that you can literally achieve anything you desire, so long as you’re willing to work for it. However, it’s so important to realise and accept your abilities and limitations. Attending an audition that is way above your standard can result in a massive dose of confidence-knocking,…