Advice

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

DDO Artists Agency

Written by: Kayla Klatzkin Gina Manfredi is the award-winning talent agent of the on-camera division of DDO Artists Agency (New York branch). She is also a genuinely nice person, who ...
RJ Mitte Photo by Bobby Quillard

You know actor RJ Mitte as Walt White Jr., a character with cerebral palsy, on AMC Network’s Breaking Bad which ran from 2008 – 2013. Seven years after the finale, ...
Lidya Jewett and Retta in Good Girls

Lidya Jewett is just 13 years old and already has been working her way to help the world become more knowledgeable about diversity in the entertainment field. It appears that ...
The Big Show Show with Paul Wight, Allison Munn, Reylynn Caster, Lily Brooks O'Briant and Juliet Donenfeld

Juliet Donenfeld,10 years old, is currently a leading lady on Netflix’s The Big Show Show with WWE star Paul Wight and That ‘70s Show’s Allison Munn. Juliet is no beginner ...
Ask an Agent book cover - Jason Lockhart

By: Kayla Klatzkin   Jason Lockhart looks every bit the part of the hip Hollywood agent. Tattooed, in a stylish suit, fast talking and confident from his years of experience ...
7 Singers Who Got Their Name Out There Unconventionally

Written by: Donna Maurer .. Singers sometimes have a difficult time getting themselves out there, when there seems to be so much talent throughout the world accessible to anyone online. However, ...
Neil Jackson Photo By Bernardo Doral

DC Universe Stargirl actor Neil Jackson didn’t realize something was missing in his early acting years – the ability to let loose and explore his characters. By taking the script ...
Raphael Sbarge Photo By Cameron Postforoosh

In this digital growing age, especially now with the downtime from COVID-19, accomplished actor, producer and director Raphael Sbarge suggests that this is an opportune time for us to make ...
Shadow  Casting

Written by: Kayla Klatzkin Auditions are part of an actor’s life. As a writer who’s also an actress, getting to talk with a casting director is a unique opportunity to ...
Photo by Russll Baer

Jimmy Kimmel, Oprah Winfrey, Faruq Tauheed, Ellen DeGeneres, David Letterman, James Corden. Do you recognize all of the above names as television show hosts? You betcha’! We spun the Wheel ...
Jessica Frances Dukes_Feature

Ozark Actress Jessica Frances Dukes is in love…with theatre! The sparkle in Jessica’s eyes when talking about theatre is off the chart, and by off the chart, I mean, I ...
The Studio at NYCastings - On on One

With Resume Reviews – Get Hands-on Written Reviews of your Resume, Photos, Reels and  Self-Taped Recordings. If you are new to the acting business, you really need to start off right ...
Phillip Lewitski Photo by Benjo Arwas

Actor Phillip Lewitski of Hulu’s Utopia Falls doesn’t leave any stone unturned. He takes his job seriously, as we all should, but even he has times where he’s just not ...
DirectSubmit - 2nd Assistant Director

We’re talking about the 2nd AD now! This is the second video in the Assistant Director Series. Tip me ya’ll! Do You want to thank me for anything? Just buy ...
Writing a great casting notice

It’s been said by great directors that 90% of great directing lies in great casting. So get started the right way… We spend a lot of time here focused on the ...
Acting Auditions at Home

BY MICHELLE DANNER As an actor, you are always training regardless of whether you are seasoned or just starting out. You want to say, “I have a craft.” You are always ...
How and why to create your own work

You can only wait around for opportunities in film for so long! Get out there and create your own stuff. Equipment I use: Canon Rebel T4i – https://amzn.to/2MGXksm Boom Rode ...
What's a 1st Assistant Director

So, let’s talk about the 1st Assistant Director, what they do, their responsibilities, and what are some characteristics/skills they should have. Equipment I use: Canon Rebel T4i – https://amzn.to/2MGXksm Boom ...
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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 ...
Talent Agencies for Kids

Your child wants to be a performer. You go to the mall and pay big bucks for glamour shots, perhaps even hair and make-up for the photos. Then you hear ...