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

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 Actors are funny creatures.  Funny-haha? Sure. Quite often.  But let’s be real: some of us are also funny-peculiar.  Surely we all have that one actor friend who has a boatload ...
NYCastings - The Right Place at the Right Time

We’ve all been brought up on the stories of the huge celebrity who is “discovered” in some random, unlikely place and suddenly catapulted to fame. In the old days, she ...
NYCastings Don't be a hot shot

Actors, cut it out right now.  .. I’m talking about your ego, of course. There’s no place in show business for arrogant actors.  .. While I admit having an ego ...
Directing Young Performers – With John David Coles

As a young performer, you’re going to be working with numerous Directors. Each Director has their own style so you’re going to have to learn how to adapt from one ...
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 ...