All posts by "Kelly Calabrese"

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Smiling, energetic, driven... Kelly Calabrese lives each day as a creative spirit. She began performing in children's theatre at the age of 7 and takes ongoing acting classes in NYC. She studied improv at The People's Improv Theater (The PIT NYC), performed on their house team, appeared in many comedy sketches, independent short films, and has written her own one woman murder mystery called "Wasn't Me." In addition to acting, Kelly received a BA in Creative Writing from Binghamton University as well as a BA in Psychology. Currently, Kelly is a spokesperson for AT&T, and an on-camera host for NYCastings.com and Hollyscoop TV. She interviews celebrities while learning how to NOT trip on the red carpet.
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Drilling through a monologue can often feel as nerve-racking as a trip to the dentist’s office. It can make your jaw bolt shut and mind race to do something, anything ...
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Reinventing the term “Casting Couch” – Skype now brings auditions directly to your living room! That’s right! The free online service that lets you video chat with your friends across ...
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YES! You read that right. We have 20 golden nuggets of advice that will help you rock your next film audition. These 20 simple yet vital points, are brought to ...
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Starting today! You can OWN every audition and performance by embracing the acting advice of these three working actors – on how to be 100% natural. Tip #1. Give yourself permission ...
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It isn’t easy being green! Yet every aspiring actor has to begin somewhere – so how do you start trekking down that windy road to Hollywood without coming across as ...
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To hell with 15min of fame! For those hoping to build and maintain an acting career, here are 6 tips to help you achieve this kind of longevity – from ...
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We all know her as the infamous voice behind Apple’s directions, weather forecasts, and restaurant tips; the all-knowing assistant who answers our most challenging and mundane questions. Yet the actual ...
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  Brain Freeze! That’s what it feels like when I first look at an intimidating stack of sides that I must memorize. And since many actors feel the same way, I’ve asked ...
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Everyone can use a little change. Especially when it’s for the better! So go ahead and get ready to make a difference in the way you approach auditions, with these ...
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Pharrell Williams has everyone singing about being HAPPY – yet that’s not always the case when you take an honest look at the heart of young actors. It’s tough out there! And you ...
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Looking to heat up your acting career? You can! By learning how to spark on-screen acting chemistry in every scene, you’ll help ensure that all eyes stay on you from ...
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Ready to make 2014 a game changing year for your acting career? Well then check out this truth packed advice from the cast and director of COLD IN JULY, which ...
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Whoot! NYCastings!!! It’s time to celebrate doubly loud because our Top Booker of 2012 has once again snagged the coveted title with a total of 168 booked days of work ...
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Hey young actors! If you’ve had a hard upbringing, tough times, or any kind of daily grind – don’t think that makes you just another Lifetime Channel story line. In fact, your rough road ...
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No doubt! Creating your own work can catapult an acting career because it gives you a chance to express your voice and take control of how your talent is presented ...
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Powerful acting hooks your attention to a scene. Vulnerable acting lures your heart in. Yet powerfully vulnerable acting can make you react without warning – evoking laughter, tears, sighs, and ...
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Ready to explode on the indie film scene? To strut down some film festival red carpets? And finally get those locked doors to burst open? Well get your inner dreamer ...
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So you’re meeting an agent… Palms are sweating. Hopes are high. You want to make the best impression! Take a deep breath, sit back, and read this advice from agent ...
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No need to wonder if an agent looks closely at your resume. They do! Of course they do. Because beyond seeing you perform, agents rely on your resume to tell ...
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Hit the road actors! And don’t you worry about a thing, a thing, a thing, a thing. Because these 10 tips will help you prepare for all types of on-location ...