Advice

Acting advice from NYCastings. Advice on everything to do with Acting, Modeling, Theatre & Show business.

socialmedia-NYCastings

It’s a mad, mad, mad digital world out there, and we’re all caught up in it to some degree. No matter how badly we might like to escape from the ...
Auditions-Headshots

There are a few workplace norms that are seen as old-fashioned, relics from another era. Suits and ties on men are rapidly giving way to a casual Friday look that ...
Audition blunders

“Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion. ” –Kate Reid  “Some actors I have met possess an intelligence that I can only dream of. It’s about ...
jack sparrow

“There’s nothing like getting yourself into character and seeing a different person. It really wears on your vanity.” –Elizabeth Moss If you’ve ever gotten to meet a truly great actor ...
Memorizing lines

So you’ve been cast in your dream job, and you’ve got an entire script to digest. First, congrats on breaking all the legs! But if you’re like most actors, that ...
whiplash film

As actors we are very lucky–for a lot of reasons. One, the job is fun! We literally get to play every time we audition, rehearse or perform. Not many people ...
sag-awards-2018

The SAG Awards are taking place Sunday night, recognizing top performances in television and film. Kristen Bell is serving as the ceremony’s first-ever host, while presenters include Emma Stone, Halle Berry, ...
Millennial Actors

“Hey! You kids get off my lawn!”  –some old guy “Prithee, take thee hence, thou scoundrel, and quit mine pasture!”  –some even older guy The world is a rapidly changing ...
nervous person

“I remember that Jack Lemmon, who is one of my favorite actors of all time, says that the day he stops being nervous is the day he should leave the ...
AuditionMyths

“I had to stop going to auditions thinking, ‘Oh, I hope they like me.’ I had to go in thinking I was the answer to their problem.” –George Clooney If ...