MAKE THE CUT

THE HOTTEST COMPETITION FOR ACTORS AND WRITERS

Make The Cut is the hottest competition for actors and writers seeking an opportunity and a platform to showcase their talents.

‘Such a fantastic event to have been created, really enjoyable evening.’ Giacomo Palazzo – Independent Talent Agency

‘Brilliantly organised and a great idea!’ Camilla Young – Curtis Brown Literary Agency

'Such a very good evening with an extremely high standard all round.  The evening was incredibly well run and put together.' - Irene Cotton CDG

'I found the whole experience really quite moving.  Great writing and great actors.' - Guy Rose, Futerman, Rose & Associates

'One of the best showcases for writers I have ever been to. Just what the industry needs, emerging talent showing the raw edge of theatre.' - Shane Collins - Shane Collins Associates

Judged by Audience Vote and Industry Panel

Some of the UK's most talented emerging artists are selected to compete in front of a voting audience and an industry panel.  Presented by comedian Mandy Dassa.

Hoping to make the cut, writers submit their work and the top monologues are shortlisted for the competition.  After a first round of auditions, actors are chosen to go head to head, performing the monologues in a series of rounds, in which the winning actor and writer is chosen! 

Previous industry panel members have included agents, producers and casting directors from Independent Talent Agency, Curtis Brown Literary Agency, Jenkins and McShane Casting, Dawn Sedgewick Management, Angel & Francis Ltd, Futerman & Rose Associates, Shane Collins Associates, Shan Ogilvie ITV Producer, Jules Haworth Education Producer at Soho Theatre, Irene Cotton CDG, Adam Spreadbury-Maher the Artistic Director of Kings Head Theatre

WINNERS PRIZES!

Supporting rising talent in moving forward with their careers!

Actors: £120 towards Equity membership (Trade Union for professional performers). 

Writers: Free script development service. Three dramaturgy sessions (full script analysis) on any script or piece of writing of their choice with Artistic Director Heather Ward.

A competition like no other.  The question is - who will Make The Cut?

Be a part of Make The Cut

WRITERS

If you are a writer and would like to write for
Make The Cut, visit our Writers page.

ACTORS

If you are an actor and would like to audition for Make The Cut, visit our Casting Call page.

TO VIEW ALL PREVIOUS CONTESTANTS GO HERE

WINNERS OF MAKE THE CUT, NOVEMBER 2016, ST JAMES THEATRE

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS:

ACTOR: Libby Rodliffe

WRITER: Emma Allison

WINNERS OF MAKE THE CUT, may 2016, st james theatre

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS:

ACTOR: Ruth Keeling

WRITER: Martin Malcolm

WINNERS OF MAKE THE CUT, FEBRUARY 2016, ST JAMES THEATRE

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS:

ACTOR: Rory Fairbairn

WRITER: Pete Talman

WINNERS OF MAKE THE CUT, OCTOBER 2015, ST JAMES THEATRE

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS:

ACTOR: Sukh Kaur Ojla

WRITER: Tom Ratcliffe

WINNERS OF MAKE THE CUT,  APRIL 2015, PLEASANCE THEATRE

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS:

ACTOR: Robert Welling

WRITER: Sonya Weiss