How-to

How to do things in entertainment.

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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 ...
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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 ...
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The Actor Headshot: A necessary — and sometimes painful — first step towards having a serious acting career. As much as we actors love to be in front of the camera, ...
auditions

We, as humans, tend to overthink situations. An audition is a situation. No matter where you are in your career, going on an audition gets your blood pumping and the ...
Toddlers

“Your child should be a model! Your kid should be on television!” your neighbors, family, friends and babysitters shout to you. It all sounds so fun and so easy! Then ...
memorizing lines made easy

  Brain Freeze! That’s what it feels like when I first look at an intimidating stack of sides that I must memorize. And since many actors feel the same way, I’ve asked ...
survivingadisastrousproduction

Unless you’re putting on Titanic, the production you’re a part of should not feel like a fast sinking ship. Unfortunately, more often than not, at some point in every actor’s ...
9factsaboutcreatingyourownwork

No doubt! Creating your own work can catapult an acting career because it gives you a chance to express your voice and take control of how your talent is presented ...
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Ready to explode on the indie film scene? To strut down some film festival red carpets? And finally get those locked doors to burst open? Well get your inner dreamer ...
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So you’re meeting an agent… Palms are sweating. Hopes are high. You want to make the best impression! Take a deep breath, sit back, and read this advice from agent ...
5thingsagentslookat

No need to wonder if an agent looks closely at your resume. They do! Of course they do. Because beyond seeing you perform, agents rely on your resume to tell ...
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As actors, we learn that we must overcome any uncomfortable situations. As a matter of fact, sometimes feeling uncomfortable makes us do our job better. So what’s it like being ...
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Hit the road actors! And don’t you worry about a thing, a thing, a thing, a thing. Because these 10 tips will help you prepare for all types of on-location ...
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Have a burning desire to act in a pilot? To write a web series? Or create your own new form of new media? Steven Becker of Blue Carioca Entertainment knows ...