Advice

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

Talent Agencies for Kids

Your child wants to be a performer. You go to the mall and pay big bucks for glamour shots, perhaps even hair and make-up for the photos. Then you hear ...
From Disaster to Master of your Acting Career

An acting career is like any other career in terms of skill level and how well you can market you skills. The one thing that totally separates an acting career ...
Using Downtime To Get More Screentime!

Since many of us have a lot more time free time right now, due to our social distancing practices, it can give actors some time to ‘up their resume’ game ...
Self-Taped Auditions - NYCastings Direct Submit Group

Since we’re all trying to keep a little more distance right now for safety, we want to remind Talent & Clients that we have features to accommodate self-taped auditioning. … ...
NYCastings-Improv Scenes

When we talk about the greatest movie scenes of all time, sometimes it’s easy to forget all the work that goes into them – and all the takes. That is, ...
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As awards season heats up and the Oscar nominations are grabbing entertainment headlines, one actor’s heartfelt, tortured performance in particular is the subject of much water cooler talk: of course ...
Katee Sackhoff in Battlestar Galactica

Actor Katee Sackhoff wasn’t prepared for the fallout she received from fans of the original Battlestar Galactica TV series (1978) in which her character, Starbuck, was male and played by ...
Laura Vandervoort in Age of Dysphoria

Netflix V Wars Actress Laura Vandervoort says, “‘Fake it ’til you make it’ really is a bible in this business.” As an actor for over two decades, Laura Vandervoort has ...
Actor-Sterotypes

One of the primary stepping stones that most actors have from a very young age, and what often drives us to pursue a career in acting is imagination. We were ...
Why Study Acting

“The only true wisdom is knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates “You know nothing, Jon Snow.” – Ygritte, Game of Thrones “I know.” – Jon Snow, Game of Thrones Did ...
Tricia Helfer in Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica actor Tricia Helfer played the unforgettable incarnations of character Number Six. Currently, Tricia is in two back-to-back shows which premiered at the same time: Shudder Network’s Creepshow and Syfy’s Van ...
Adrian Martinez. Photo By Tommaso Boddi. Getty Images for IMDb. 2019.

ABC actor, Stumptown’s Adrian Martinez, has muddled blurred lines in more ways than one. First, he has tested the boundaries of being an actor by becoming an actor who also ...
NYCastings 2020 Acting Audition Goals

Well, we’re fully immersed in the doldrums season around the holidays where most everybody is in recovery from the overindulgence of Thanksgiving and already gearing up for the next big ...
Marcus Zane. Photo by Russell Baer.

The CW’s Riverdale Actor Marcus Zane balances life between his hometown of Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles, CA. It’s not easy just picking up, sometimes at a moment’s notice, to ...
NYCastingsMODELS@TONE

Here we will describe the many types of modeling you will find in the modeling industry. Some models only fit into one category, while another model may fit into multiple. ...
Don't You Forget About Me

If you’ve been a working actor for any length of time, you’ve surely experienced the surreal moment of walking into an audition waiting room and seeing a dozen or more ...
Instagram famous

It’s hard to imagine in this social media-saturated world that there was a time before Facebook, before Twitter, even before MySpace. But that’s the ancient past of course. These days ...
Get Your Look Together And Get Cast

If you’re dedicated to the life of the working actor, then you know as well as I do how much fun we get to have doing the best job in ...
Actors Pay and Vetting

There’s an old truism regarding computers and data: garbage in, garbage out. If your data is flawed, you’re going to end up with flawed results. That should seem obvious, right? ...
Brett Cullen

Joker Actor Brett Cullen has what we, as actors, strive for: a long, distinguished acting career which consists of actual acting. Brett Cullen, who played Batman’s father Thomas Wayne in ...