All posts by "Kurtis Bright"

Kurt is an award-winning stage and film actor, playwright, and theater critic from Colorado who is traveling long-term in South America. Currently he is working on his Spanish, acting, writing and playing gringo music for Latin American audiences.
NYCastings-Improv Scenes

When we talk about the greatest movie scenes of all time, sometimes it’s easy to forget all the work that goes into them – and all the takes. That is, ...
joaquin-phoenixs-best-joker-scenes/

As awards season heats up and the Oscar nominations are grabbing entertainment headlines, one actor’s heartfelt, tortured performance in particular is the subject of much water cooler talk: of course ...
Actor-Sterotypes

One of the primary stepping stones that most actors have from a very young age, and what often drives us to pursue a career in acting is imagination. We were ...
Why Study Acting

“The only true wisdom is knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates “You know nothing, Jon Snow.” – Ygritte, Game of Thrones “I know.” – Jon Snow, Game of Thrones Did ...
Actors Looks

Most of us actors get in the game and stick with it because we love what we do. (If you’re not in it for the love of acting, you might ...
NYCastings 2020 Acting Audition Goals

Well, we’re fully immersed in the doldrums season around the holidays where most everybody is in recovery from the overindulgence of Thanksgiving and already gearing up for the next big ...
Don't You Forget About Me

If you’ve been a working actor for any length of time, you’ve surely experienced the surreal moment of walking into an audition waiting room and seeing a dozen or more ...
Instagram famous

It’s hard to imagine in this social media-saturated world that there was a time before Facebook, before Twitter, even before MySpace. But that’s the ancient past of course. These days ...
Get Your Look Together And Get Cast

If you’re dedicated to the life of the working actor, then you know as well as I do how much fun we get to have doing the best job in ...
Actors Pay and Vetting

There’s an old truism regarding computers and data: garbage in, garbage out. If your data is flawed, you’re going to end up with flawed results. That should seem obvious, right? ...