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The 98%

Alexa Morden and Katie Elin-Salt

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The 98% explores what life is *really* like for the majority of actors and performers who, rather than trying to find an outfit for the Oscar’s, are trying to find an outfit that makes them look as close to an 1850’s aristocrat as possible for an audition in 24 hours. In a world where we only really hear from 'successful' and well known 'stars', it can often feel like you're the only one working 3 jobs to pay your bills and changing in a fast food joint's public toilet for a casting on your ...
 
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It’s time for another round of Mic, Concern, Reaction where Katie and Alexa give their hot takes on current goings on in the industry. This episode was recorded in August so if it seems heavy on the hot takes and light on the ‘current’…that’s why! The podcasting break was longer than anticipated because of sorting things with the network! (“The net…
 
You know that thing that actors with representation dread? What’s it like when it happens, in a pandemic, on Friday the 13th, and the friend you call for support tells you the exact same thing just happened to them? Well, you’re about to find out… In this episode of The 98%’s welcome back mini series you’ll hear laughs, lamentations, advice and une…
 
The 98% Is BACK! Instead of doing a full fourth series with a new episode every fortnight you will be getting podcast instalments as mini series’, and here is the first! 4 whole episodes all ready for your earholes at once!! This first mini series is a welcome back with Alexa and Katie doing what they do best…sharing some real #actorslife stories, …
 
As mentioned at the end of Series 3, instead of another full series of The 98%, Katie and Alexa will be back with episodes in new and different formats. So here is the first instalment of "Mic, Concern, Reaction!" where Alexa and Katie share their thoughts, frustrations and hot takes on the current affairs of 98% life. You've probably heard of the …
 
Here we are again, the end of a series! And a THIRD series at that! All thanks to your support, downloads, shares and solidarity. It's an emotional rollercoaster of a season finale with laughter, impassioned discussion, a bit of emotion and a whole lot of gratitude. If you've enjoyed The 98% and the insight from its incredible guests this series yo…
 
In the penultimate episode of Series 3 of The 98% Alexa and Katie are joined by Crystal Leaity who shares her journey from seemingly having what every 98 percenter yearns for and why she left it behind to thrive in a new filmmaking venture. Follow Crystal on instagram: crystaleaity TW: Parts of this episode cover and discuss mental health and suici…
 
The amazing women behind the Industry Minds podcast, Scarlett Maltman and Cathy Read, join The 98% today to talk about why they started their podcast and subsequent mental health support initiatives and their own journey's with mental health within the creative arts. Find out more about Industry Minds at: https://www.industryminds.co.uk Book ticket…
 
During lockdown Alexa and Katie hosted a live webinar with performance psychologist Dr Steve Bull (aka Alexa's Dad!) who you may remember from the resilience episode in Series 1. As the current situation is badly affecting performers and creatives, it is especially important to work on mental wellbeing and Alexa and Katie felt it was important to s…
 
In this episode on being parents as actors, Alexa and Katie are joined by Joanna Horton and Luke Norris who talk about their experiences of being parents when both in the relationship are actors. Then for the second half Emma Manton returns to The 98% to give some useful information on what helped her logistically when she became a mum, advice for …
 
It's the first "Green Room" episode of Series 3! And The 98% is thrilled to have Philip Joel as this episodes guest. Choreographer, performer, teacher, social media serotonin booster and now TV pilot creator! Phil talks to Katie and Alexa about making the transition from performer to choreographer, his most rewarding jobs, the importance of seeking…
 
Lauren Douglin and Simon Lennon join Katie and Alexa in this episode to talk about their experiences of and journeys into being an actor without going to drama school. While there have been 98% podcast guests who did not go through "conservatoire" training, this has never been a specific subject. So grab your headphones and a notebook and get ready…
 
In both Series 1 and 2, episode 10 was a time for Katie and Alexa to check in and get back to basics…getting all down and dirty in the business of being brutally honest about #actorslife. And Series 3 is no different!! Life, lockdown, work (or…lack of) and everything in between. We never thought we'd do a podcast series being 4000 miles away from e…
 
Producers. Actors know that we have to impress them. That they're a vital part of any production, be it theatre or screen...perhaps even the most important person in the room. But what's behind the curtain? Alexa and Katie realised that in all their years of being in the performing industry, they didn't actually know exactly *what* producers do and…
 
Ever wondered what an artistic director of a theatre actually does?! Ever felt too silly to ask?! Well...you're not alone. Paul-Ryan Carberry joins the podcast this episode. He is an actor-turned-director and now Artistic Director of Iris Theatre, a theatre company producing work at the world-famous St. Paul’s Church in Covent Garden with a mission…
 
The absolute dream team of casting Sophie Holland and Faye Timby join The 98% for this reinvigorating episode to talk about the ins and outs of how casting works so that actors have a better idea about what goes on behind closed doors. They also discuss where and what they look for in actors, why they relish finding and casting new talent and are g…
 
For the first time in the history of The 98% this episode is about the craft itself...acting! Andrew McIlroy is this weeks guest and he shares some amazingly useful thoughts, advice and coaching tips for TV/Film auditions and screen acting in general. As one of Vancouver's most notable and esteemed acting coaches, Andrew has vast experience in work…
 
In this episode actor Andy Turner comes on The 98% to talk about living outside of London. What started as a chat about the pros and cons of living elsewhere whilst pursuing a career in a Londoncentric industry also moved into an inspiring account of Andy’s journey with his mental health. Andy's openness and honesty are sure to bring comfort to oth…
 
The term "intimacy co-ordinator" is probably new to most people and yet their job should have been a staple in this industry LONG before now. In this episode Alexa and Katie are joined by the amazing Lizzy Talbot who saw a gap in the industry that sorely needed to be filled. She went on to set up one of the first companies in the UK advocating for …
 
"Personal Experiences of Institutionalised Racism in UK Drama Schools" - www.the98percentpod.com/blog Black Minds Matter gofundme https://www.gofundme.com/f/black-minds-matter-uk Black Minds Matter website https://www.blackmindsmatteruk.com twitter: @the98percentpod See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Katie and Alexa are joined by the warm, welcoming and wonderful Annelie Powell CDG for the first casting director chat of Series 3. Annelie shares her journey into casting, what she has learned and what actors should be aiming for when auditioning...among lots of other brilliant stuff! You can find Annelie on twitter @AnneliePowell and instagram @P…
 
Alexa is joined by Maya Grant this episode to talk about being a British actor in Vancouver. Alexa has been asked a lot over the last year by listeners about why she's in Canada and how she finds it...so here are all the answers! The why's, the how's and the marked differences between the industry in "Hollywood North" and London/the U.K. - Find May…
 
Our lives feel like the plot of a Black Mirror episode and everything's gone tits up. Thanks to zoom, Alexa and Katie were able to record an episode to hopefully cheer you all up and bring some solidarity - despite them now being 4000 miles away from each other! Follow The 98% on twitter and share your #reasontosmile @the98percentpod [Although we'v…
 
Series 2 of The 98% comes to a close with Katie and Alexa going back to basics; a chinwag, sharing of listener write-ins and general #actorslife realness. It is all thanks to you listeners that The 98% was back for a second series. We work 4 jobs between us as well as pursuing acting, writing and filmmaking but the time we spend on the podcast is m…
 
The astoundingly lovely Casting Director Kharmel Cochrane is the final industry professional joining Alexa and Katie for Series 2 of The 98% and she's helping the series go out with a bang! Kharmel casts projects all across the board and gives her wonderfully honest take on this industry. Listen now to hear why she doesn’t watch showreels, why she …
 
“I know you exist. I have your headshot in front of me.” In a 2 part agent special Alexa and Katie chat to two insightful people about all things agents. The guest in part 1 is James Davies...after being an agent for 9 years James very recently left the profession for a new adventure which means he can talk openly and honestly about #agentlife whic…
 
Emma Lundy works as a TV and Commercial Casting Assistant as well as being an actor. She talks to Katie and Alexa about what it's like being on both sides of the audition process, how you can get started in casting assisting and what the expectation vs reality is. If you haven't listened to Series 1 yet there's a lot more specific commercial castin…
 
Series 2 of The 98% is already into double digit episodes! How fast has that gone! Back to basics this episode, Alexa and Katie sit and have a chat, a check in, a laugh and share some more thoughts and anecdotes on this little thing we called #actorslife. So get your headphones, "slather your tata's" and tune in! Thank you SO much for all your supp…
 
From the self titled "Aachan Baachan show" in the deep African bush to the mean streets of London, Mike Rogers joins Alexa and Katie for the latest green room episode. The 98% and The Show People Podcast dedicated their special Christmas crossover episode to the dancing Hamley's Elves who went viral over the Christmas period and now Alexa and Katie…
 
This weeks guest, Tom Ramsay, and Alexa and Katie have a new word; 'Sexualinity'. Sexuality and Masculinity. Two things that shouldn't have an affect on someone's journey as a performer but this industry has other ideas. In this important episode Tom inspiringly opens up about how his struggles with his sexuality didn't just end after coming out to…
 
"It’s like shooting a lame dog. Just put me out of my misery." There's not much more to say here that isn't in the episode apart from that Alexa and Katie want to say on behalf of them, and all actors, that they so so appreciate the casting directors who do give a yes or no after auditions. Those who have been doing it all along, those who have sta…
 
Alexa was so pleased to be asked to speak on a panel for a live podcast recording with Industry Minds in association with Bumble celebrating International Women's Day and opening up the conversation about mental health in the creative arts. These are Alexa's moments from the event, talking about what is within actors control to help make the day to…
 
The 98%'s second green room episode is with the amazingly articulate and insightful Robyn Holdaway. Robyn talks to Katie and Alexa all about 98% life as a non-binary actor in this eye opening and interesting chat about things most people may have never pondered! “In its original form ‘queer’ means different or odd and I like that. I don’t fit into …
 
Something lots of performers do when the phone's not ringing is make their own work. While this isn't something Alexa and Katie feel actors should feel pressured to achieve, it can be an avenue that provides a type of fulfilment and control that the normal life of an actor doesn't. Isabelle Schuler (actor) and Martha Reed (writer) joined forces to …
 
Introducing...The Green Room! Episodes of Series 2 of The 98% where Alexa and Katie chat to members of The 98% about their real life #actorslife journey and something that is unique to them. The first green room guest is Elliot James Langridge who talks about how he got started in the industry, why his story could have been very different and how h…
 
SELF TAPES!! Love them or hate them this is an episode everyone in the 98% should pay close attention to as self tapes grow more and more popular. The wonderfully helpful Manuel Puro, casting director and self tape enthusiast, breaks down the do's and dont's or self tapes, why he champions them and what you can do to give yourself the edge! Alexa a…
 
This week Alexa and Katie speak to the inspiring Alexandra Laurence about her experiences surrounding body image, how being an actor can affect it and her journey to self acceptance and positivity. "The perfect body does not exist. It exists when you sort your head out." If you are struggling with issues covered in this episode, please reach out. T…
 
Alexa and Katie are back!! Series 2 of The 98% starts right here with a catch up about life stuff (clue: some exciting things!) and acting stuff (clue: not many exciting things at all) and everything in between! Thank you so much for your patience, hopefully you think Series 2 is worth the wait! Follow The 98% on twitter: @the98percentpod Check out…
 
Happy Christmas to all the wonderful listeners of The 98%. May 2019 bring you all that you hope for and more! Thank you for all your amazing support of the podcast this year, see you soon for Series 2! In the meantime follow @the98percentpod on twitter and check out the website the98percentpod.com Happy Holidays! See acast.com/privacy for privacy a…
 
For the special Christmas episode Alexa and Katie team up with theatre Director, artistic director of Arion Productions and podcaster extraordinaire Andrew Keates from The Show People Podcast! It's a festive fun bonanza with games, never before heard stories and, as always, frank and honest discussion about the creative arts. At the end of this epi…
 
The curtain falls on Series 1 of The 98%! Katie and Alexa finish off the series by telling a story that happened to them recently that absolutely sums up life in The 98% and the REAL #actorslife Keep your eyes peeled for Series 2 & in the mean time go to the98percentpod.com to find out more about the podcast and read blogs from Alexa, Katie and lis…
 
"Never give up on your dreams!!!" But at what cost? For the penultimate episode of Series 1 Alexa and Katie talk to this weeks guests about a part of the performing industry that is rarely broadcast - moving on from acting and leaving this crazy, frustrating and unpredictable life behind. What made them decide to stop pursuing performing work, how …
 
Underrepresentation, stereotypical characters, less roles but more people, sexism everywhere from the casting call to the rehearsal room and spending more time worrying about if you're too tall, too small, too fat, too thin, too old, too young, too 'plain' or too pretty than you do learning lines for an audition - just a few examples of recurring f…
 
This episode is a bit over the hour mark but there's so much good stuff in it, particularly towards the end! This week Katie and Alexa speak to award winning director, Matt Holt, about various topics including the actor/director relationship, being on set, self tapes, the audition process through the eyes of a director & lots more! Plus Sir Tom Cat…
 
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