Advice

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

Avoid Boring Auditions

“Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all.” – Ray Bradbury It’s difficult to explain to ...
The High Price of Bad Acting

“I’d love to be a diva. But I’d then have to send so many apology notes for my abhorrent behavior.” –Amy Adams We talk all the time about what we ...
the casting process explained

There is a great deal of mystery that goes into the process of acting, a great deal of unknowable connection and subjective emotions and hard-to-explain technique that can often be ...
Audition Callbacks

There’s nothing like that feeling when you walk out of an audition feeling great, knowing in your bones that you killed it. You remembered the lines, you were funny and ...
anxietyinActing

“Now what I have worked out is that it would actually be physically impossible to be perfect for everyone. Everyone has a distinct idea in their head of what each ...
Audition Qualities

Ah, auditions. If only there were some scientific formula actors could follow to ensure that they would book the job every time they go read. Of course, there isn’t. (And ...
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“If something isn’t special, then it’s ordinary.”  –Nora Roberts “It’s not usual to be unusual.”  –Syed Sharukh If you’re an actor, you are special, and you already know it. Don’t ...
age-appropriate-headshots

“You are as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fears; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.” – Samuel Ullman Age for actors can often ...
Actor wellness

“You are a ghost driving a meat-coated skeleton made of stardust. What do you have to be afraid of?” –Reddit post This quote has been making the rounds on Reddit ...
film set indie

As independent entrepreneurs marketing the product that is ourselves, it can be tough for actors to manage that most elusive of commodities: time. We’re busier than most civilians, and we’re ...