Finance Workshops

5 November 2017

The Business of Acting – Bookkeeping and Finance Workshop

A workshop for all acting students in Drama Schools and Universities who aim to act professionally.

This 2 hour workshop will fully equip you to with the financial knowledge necessary to run your acting business efficiently. This workshop will explore expenses, tax, pensions, National Insurance, how to do your first self-assessment, and more.

Run by bubbly Actress and part qualified Accountant Stephanie Yamson, this will be a fun and interactive workshop that will break down the unbreakable (and slightly boring!)

We are now taking bookings for 2018. If you would to enquire further or are interested in booking us for a workshop, please email us at ascend@ascendag.co.uk. We look forward to working with you. 


How to Prepare and Submit Your Self Assessment Workshop

A workshop for all acting students in Drama Schools and Universities who aim to act professionally.

Preparing your first self-assessment in your first year out of Drama School can be slightly tricky. And who has got money to hire an accountant in your first year? No worries, this straightforward workshop will teach you how to prepare properly for your self assessment, so when it comes to submitting it the first time round, it’ll be a walk in the park.

This workshop will explain what a self-assessment is, why it’s important and how you can save money learning to prepare and submit it yourself.

We are now taking bookings for 2018. If you would to enquire further or are interested in booking us for a workshop, please email us at ascend@ascendag.co.uk. We look forward to working with you. 


Lauren Banio“Thank you so much! The advice you’ve given me is invaluable. It’s such a stressful topic for most actors but I feel the power is back in my hands now. “
Lauren Banio

Andrea Aboagye“An invaluable workshop for the creative professional. It was relaxed and inclusive, and thanks for the snacks! “
Andrea Aboagye 

Cheska Hill Wood“A very necessary and helpful tool for actors at any stage of their career. “
Cheska Hill Wood

Durassie Kiangangu“Dear Stephanie! Thank you for inviting me to this workshop. This is a brilliant, supportive idea and I have thankfully gotten a clear idea of how to think of my earning in the LONG TERM. And I emphasis long-term in capitals!”
Durassie Kiangangu

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