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

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 ...
NYCastingsMODELS@TONE

Here we will describe the many types of modeling you will find in the modeling industry. Some models only fit into one category, while another model may fit into multiple. ...
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? ...
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 ...
Rebecca Metz as Tressa in Better Things. Photo by Jessica Brooks / FX.

Actor Rebecca Metz took a controversial role which, unbeknownst to her at the time, was the key to catapulting her career to the next level. The risk Rebecca accepted in ...
Acting Success - The Need for Speed

“Take all the time you need, and just go ahead and start whenever you’re ready.” As actors we’ve all heard some version of this sentence as we’re getting ready to ...
Film Set Terms

Here is a great list of acting terms and Entertainment industry terms which you will hear often on film sets, in theatre productions and in recording studios. Above the Line – ...