Advice

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

Casting Director Donna Morong

Casting Directors can certainly tell if you’re serious about acting. Your audition is one of the most important steps in your career. There are many layers of auditioning — there ...
Success in Acting

Finally! After what seems like forever, (probably because it WAS forever), you land the juicy job that gets you noticed. Welcome to the land of frenzy, Actors! … Your life ...
Voiceover Work

There are a lot of great reasons to love the actor’s life – even aside from the simple fact that we get to play other people: our job is to ...
What Agents Want

Being an actor is kind of like being in a club. And the people who aren’t in the club are often really perplexed by what we do: “How do you ...
SurvivingShowBusiness-DrFranWalfish

This episode of Surviving Show Business is about Good Mental Health in Acting. Facing rejection, uncertainty, setting goals and helpful tips for high stress situations like auditions & agent meetings. ...
Branding for the Actor: Making An Impact Before You Even Walk In The Door

If we actors can learn anything at all from having watched Jon Hamm play Don Draper all those years on “Mad Men,” it’s the importance of having a high tolerance ...
self-taped auditions

So let’s talk self-taped auditions. The ability to make a good self-taped audition will affect your Acting Career from Now till the End of Time! These days, with the proliferation of ...
KidsinActing-shy

First ask yourself why you want to put your kid in show biz. … Then ask your child if they want to be in show biz.  … If their response ...
Actors Resume

As actors we spend a lot of time honing our skills. We spend countless hours working on scene study, memorizing new monologues, submitting for work and taking classes – and ...
Booking the Job

As every seasoned actor knows, there’s nothing like learning by doing. It doesn’t matter what you’re trying to learn how to do: you can read all the books in the ...