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

NYCastingsexpressions

“The close-up, according to D.W. Griffith, allows subtle changes of facial expression – the raising of an eyebrow or the flicker of a smile – to become part of the ...
NYCastings-GettingDirectorstoNoticeYou

“A star does not compete with other stars around it; it just shines.”  – author Matshona Dhliwayo Anyone who has been in the acting game for more than five minutes ...
NYCastings-ActingTechniques

The following is a partial list of major acting techniques explained. Classical acting is an umbrella term for a philosophy of acting that integrates the expression of the body, voice, ...
NYCastings - 5 Casting Director Tips

They say it isn’t what you know, but who you know in this business of show. Although that is an old and overused sentiment, it continues to be true. And ...
NYCastings-AllAboutTheBenjamins

There’s a well-worn cliché you’ve probably heard before about writing, usually uttered by a clueless coffee shop Shakespeare who spends more time on social media than Microsoft Word: “Writers write,” ...
NYCastings-BodyMovment

“Fie, fie upon her! There’s language in her eye, her cheek, her lip,  Nay, her foot speaks; her wanton spirits look out  At every joint and motive of her body.” ...
NYCastings-LondonActing

From time to time, we all get the travel bug. And sometimes it’s not only the travel bug, but a sense that it’s simply time to try something – or ...
Stand-Up Comedy Can Fuel Your Acting Career

So an actor walks into a comedy club… That’s it, there’s no joke here, just a thought: when was the last time you deliberately took yourself out of your comfort ...
Why You Should Reconsider If You're Thinking About Quitting Acting

Actors can be a sensitive lot, as we all know. It just makes sense; in order to to do this job and do it well, you have to be closely ...
Five Ways To Be Your Own Talent Agent

As dedicated actors, we all know just how hard we work. But the truth is that, when it comes to the actual acting, it really isn’t like “work-work” in a ...