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

Be Readt to Self-Tape

As creative professionals, it’s one of the great joys in any actor’s life to get thrown into an unexpectedly extra-creative situation while on stage or on set. Who doesn’t love ...
Acting Terms for Aspiring Actors

Acting Terms to know for Aspiring Actors. Knowing the terminology used by professional actors will help you understand what being a professional actor is all about. ARTICULATION: The clarity with ...
NYCastings Production Terms for Actors

So you just got cast in your first professional production. Congratulations! Beyond the excitement and anticipation, for many first-time professional actors, stepping onto set can be a little intimidating. They ...
Casting Director Chat

Our new Messaging system makes it easy for Casting Directors to send you files such as: – Scripts – Contracts – Reference Photos, Videos – Call Sheets If you see a ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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My head is exploding from speaking with Larry Silverberg, one of the leading authorities on the Meisner acting technique. What makes Larry an authority? Well, Mr. Sanford Meisner was Larry’s acting ...
Bringing Your A-Game to the Cold Read- NYCastings

As actors we spend a lot of time obsessing about auditions – with good reason, of course. We are in the only profession that I know of that requires workers ...
NYCastings - How to Get Seen at Equity Auditions

How to Get Seen at Equity Auditions… It’s a tale as old as time – or at least as old as our modern definition of work: you get out of ...
NYCastings-UKActing

We’re all different, we actors. Especially when it comes to the creative industries, everybody carves out their own path. No two roads are exactly the same when it comes to ...