Advice

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

SurvivingShowBusiness

In this episode we ASK A TALENT AGENT about the acting business and explore things like: Getting Started, How Agents and Managers work with the Actor, SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity, Agent ...
Man older lead actor

When I teach my acting classes, I generally get two types of people thinking about signing up: young kids and teens, and older folks. And it’s interesting: knowing what we ...
KidsinActing

Most anyone who had the opportunity to learn something about acting when they were a kid would agree: there is no experience in the world that can match it. For ...
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Auditions are a mysterious beast. If you talk with any five casting directors, you’ll get five different takes on what makes a great audition:  It’s a job interview. Be professional. ...
film set young male lead

Ask anyone who acts: there is no better job in the world. Nowhere else do you get paid money to connect with the deepest, most intimate parts of yourself and ...
kids - actng class

So you’ve got a talented child with a budding aptitude for the stage and screen – first of all, congratulations! Your kid is one of a very, very lucky few ...
SOCIAL MEDIA-sexy

With social media such a dominant part of everyone’s lives these days, it’s amazing that there are still actors who shy away from jumping into the game with both feet. ...
SpecialSkills

“What I do have are a very particular set of skills, skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you.” ...
La 2

If there’s one thing that becomes abundantly clear after you’ve been around the acting business for a while it’s that no two roads are identical. Everyone from MFAs to people ...
Killing it in your next audition

Let’s face facts: Being an actor is the best job in the world! Sure, there are challenges to the job, but even with all the hard work, auditions, late nights ...