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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tips On Show Applications For New Performers

Continuing our help for budding performers, we’ve compiled a list of things that we like to see (and those that we don’t…) on performer applications. Basics in the covering email: Firstly, do your research. If a show doesn’t allow fire / don’t like singers or bands, or specialises in one style (eg American-style glam and […]