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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 ...
Biggest problem in getting the audition

You know that old saying ‘I was at the Right Place at the Right Time’? Well, the right place at the right time in Show Business is the Casting Room for the ...
Fi-core

Every actor is aware of the union or non union dynamic that is always at the forefront of every performer’s career. But one option that flies under the radar most ...
Michael Caine

“The theatre is an operation with the scalpel, I think movie acting is an operation with the laser.” Michael Caine teaches in this documentary the art of movie acting to ...
Theatre Production

There’s more to theatre than just someone enacting something on the stage. There are different kinds of theatre productions that cover different types of themes and styles. Whether you’re planning ...
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I always like to remind singers that in order to optimize your warm-up routine, you must warm-up your entire body. Your body is your instrument, and the way you treat ...
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Reinventing the term “Casting Couch” – Skype now brings auditions directly to your living room! That’s right! The free online service that lets you video chat with your friends across ...
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So, you live in Small Town, USA and want to make it to the Big City. How do you do it? There are numerous steps and options. But let’s start ...
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On Sunday night, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards revealed this year’s winners at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium. Now in its 23rd year, the ceremony recognized the best performances in both ...
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Dance Terms Glossary Ballet adagio: A music term used for slow, sustained movements. The ‘adagio’ portion of ballet class may encompasses high développés above 90°, or partnering work. allegro: Rapid tempo movements, ...
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Voice-Over Terms Glossary ADR: Automated Dialogue Replacement in a film. A process where actors replace dialogue in a film or video. Ad lib: A spontaneous spoken addition or alteration to a ...
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ACTING STAGE TERMS GLOSSARY Common Theater Terms Auditions: Readings before a director to determine casting of a play. Call Backs: An additional audition for the final actors being considered. Similar ...
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Have you ever been to an audition or a job and you walk out not sure what just happened? Or something just doesn’t feel right? Here are five tips on how ...
1 Great Tip to become a Better Actor

Here is 1 great Tip to becoming a Better and more Successful Actor. Many people think the only way to become a better Actor is to take classes constantly, which is ...
Auditioning

There’s no one clear way to become a successful actor. Aside from the fact that everyone defines success differently, it’s not like going to school, doing your fair share of ...
Acting Natural

Starting today! You can OWN every audition and performance by embracing the acting advice of these three working actors – on how to be 100% natural. Tip #1. Give yourself permission ...
film script

You finally hear those three little words: You booked it! That’s right. You have your next acting gig before you and the character you have been chosen to perceive is ...
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Performing Acting Monologues can be nerve ­wracking. For a time span of 1-­3 minutes it’s all eyes on you. You need to create the character, the scene, and the circumstance all ...
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You did it! You found the perfect casting notice, you submitted for the role, and now it’s time for you to head into the casting office for an audition. So, you ...
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“If you think you don’t need a refresher acting class, you’re dead wrong.” I was torn between titles for this article, so I decided to stick with my original thought ...