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Opportunity for Equity UK Members based in USA

3 February 2014

The Actors Centre in London is delighted to announce 4 special bursaries for professional actors who are based in America to access the programme and services in the UK.  The winners will be announced at the Equity LA event on May 4th 2014.

Equity has supported the Actors Centre since its inception in 1978 in its mission to provide relevant continuing professional development for professional actors.

"It is the only building in London dedicated to the most important element in theatre - the actor. Where would we be without it?"
Tim Pigott-Smith

With a central London venue and theatre in the heart of the West End; the Actors Centre provides links with the Film, TV and Theatre industries and offers professional development opportunities through an extensive programme of high calibre, diverse and challenging workshops and masterclasses.

 Each bursary recipient will be awarded*:

To be eligible for this bursary you need to be a working professional actor who is either permanently resident in the USA or  a USA citizen.

You need to meet the criteria for Actors Centre international membership link

 If you are interested in applying please send  the following by 28th March 2014 to

  • Your headshot and CV
  • A short self-taped statement expressing why you should be awarded one of the bursaries (no longer than a minute)
  • A short showreel (no longer than 90secs in length)

*All recipients will be responsible for their own travel and other related costs.

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