Catherine Balavage

Five Reasons You Should Start a Blog

Catherine Balavage | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Tech
Catherine Balavage

Blogging is one of the most satisfying things that you can do. Get an idea, write it and then hit publish. Your thoughts are then out there for other people to read. When people read your blog and give positive feedback it feels amazing.

Five Habits of Successful Actors

Catherine Balavage | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Catherine Balavage

There are tens of thousands of actors in the UK and hundreds of thousands, if not millions, worldwide. The competition is huge and casting directors see an insane amount of actors. What to do? Well, keep in touch of course.

How To Be Successful A Successful Actor: Become A Triple Threat

Catherine Balavage | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Catherine Balavage

Acting is a hard business. Don't get me wrong, doing the actual job isn't hard, it is a brilliant career, but the industry is a tough one and many actors remain out of work and in poverty. That is why I wrote my book, How To Be a Successful Actor: Becoming an Actorpreneur.

Five Mistakes Actors Make That Stop Them Getting Work

Catherine Balavage | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Catherine Balavage

They say success is opportunity meets preparation. So here are my top five tips to make sure you are prepared and stop making the mistakes that stop you having the best career you can. Here are five mistakes actors make in their career that stop them being successful.

Actors Who Make Their Own Work

Catherine Balavage | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Catherine Balavage

This American producer, director, writer and actress caused a stir with Another Earth. She was only 27 at the time. Now 30 and with 13 films under her belt. She was even on the front cover of Vanity Fair's prestigious Hollywood edition. She has written four films and directed one.

In Search of Calm

Catherine Balavage | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Balavage

I once read that who we are is somewhere between how we see ourselves and how others see us. I have always found this interesting. Especially when the...

Zac Goldsmith on the Environment, Jemima and Becoming an MP

Catherine Balavage | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK Politics
Catherine Balavage

I met Zac Goldsmith through a friend. I found him so inspiring and genuine that I helped out on his political campaign. Zac was elected and is now MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston.

Is Feminism Still Worth It?

Catherine Balavage | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Balavage

Recently I came across an article that women still do more housework than men , so I started asking my friends if they did more housework than their men. The answer was yes. My experience is the same. Yet when it comes to money I split everything down the middle with my boyfriend, and so do my friends.

Where Has Sisterhood Gone?

Catherine Balavage | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Balavage

I was at an audition recently, a dance audition for a part in a major TV show, and it is fair to say there was no love between any of the women in the room. Which leads me into the million dollar question: Where has sisterhood gone? The patriarchal society wins again - but only because we let it.

The Rise of Female Bloggers

Catherine Balavage | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK
Catherine Balavage

I am not actually a fan of things that pick out gender, race or class. A person should be solely judged on who they are and what they do, but we don't live in an ideal world. Then I read Dr Duncan Green's blog post on why there are so few female bloggers and I thought 'what the hell is he talking about?'