Too Little Too Late: Why Tardiness Can Effect You Getting Shows…

If we’re all being honest, we’ve all been late in our lives more than a few times – late to work, late to bed and late to an appointment, but if we want to adopt a professional attitude being late when it comes to any aspect of performing is a big no no – here’s […]

Performer Tips: Applying For A Casting

So, you’ve got your acts, you’ve got your CV, you just need somewhere to play! And look! You’ve just seen the perfect casting… But wait! how do you apply? Here’s a few tips that will help you get your point across to show bookers…  As an introduction, most of the time when a producer posts […]

Got a Booking – You Need To Ask Questions!

So you have a booking… Whether it’s a corporate booking, theatrical show or private party, before you put that phone down or press send on that email, here’s Lilly Laudanum’s useful checklist of stuff you need to know about the booking:    General for any booking: The contact/booker’s name, mobile number The address of venue […]

Branding, marketing your brand and standing out from the crowd

In a scene where everyone is a performer and we are all going for the few slots on bills across the country, you need to stand out! So you’ve done your research, found a niche that is different to what a lot of others are doing, now you need to brand yourself to sell yourself, the more you […]

Fees… How Do You Know What To Charge?

Today we thought we’d tackle that ‘interesting’ debate of fees and how do you know what to charge. We get a lot of performer applications and often performers don’t really know what to quote, and sometimes feel that asking fee advice from other performers is a taboo subject. We’re kind of in an enviable position […]

Promo Photos and What Will Make Bookers Book Your Act…

When you enter into the world of performing on professional stages and start applying for shows (actually, this applies for any show, whether a newcomer slot or high-profile billing), you will be asked to send pics of the act so producers can see the type of style you perform. We here at Bluestocking Lounge, often […]

CV Help For Performers

TemplateCV We know a lot of performers are not sure of what to put on CVs when applying for slots on bills so we thought we’d put our heads together and share what we like to see on an application for Bluestocking Lounge shows – and hopefully you performers out there will find some of […]