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How to do things in entertainment.

emotional resilience

Child actors must develop emotional resilience to cope with the ups and downs of their careers. They can achieve this by comprehending the nature of triumph and disappointment, fostering a ...
parental involvement

When it comes to children in show business, parental involvement is crucial for their success and well-being. However, finding the right balance between being an advocate and being overbearing can ...
Set Etiquette

Being a child actor comes with the responsibility of maintaining professional conduct both on and off the set. Proper set etiquette and on-set behavior are expected for kids to thrive ...
Nurturing-the-Spotlight-Advice-for-Aspiring-Child-Actors

Brimming with talent and ambition, young actors often embark on a remarkable journey into the captivating world of acting. For aspiring child actors, the path can be both thrilling and ...
Exploring the Common Ground and Contrasts Between Entrepreneurship and Acting

As a child, I was brought into the acting world by my parents, who both had their own businesses. At the time, (I started acting and modeling at 6 months ...
The-Paradox-of-Acting-Striving-for-Authenticity-Amidst-the-Need-to-Perform

Being an actor is an exhilarating and fulfilling career choice, one that allows you to step into the shoes of various characters and transport audiences to different worlds. It’s a ...
The-Power-of-No-10-Essential-Lessons-for-Actors-in-Setting-Boundaries

Let’s get right to the point. Learn the power of ‘no’. It’s important to be selective with the projects you take on. Don’t be afraid to decline opportunities that don’t ...
Stagecraft-101-Essential-Skills-Every-Actor-Should-Master

Actors should be interested in learning about stagecraft, which includes blocking, stage movement, interacting with props, understanding stage terminology and working with stage crew. It plays a crucial role in ...
7-Strategies-for-Efficiently-Managing-Your-Day

I’d like to touch upon the importance of time and prioritizing strategies for efficiently managing your day. Actors, and when I say “actors”, I’m including every age, have to juggle ...

Auditioning can be a nerve-wracking experience for any actor, but for child actors, it can be even more challenging. As a parent, you want to help your child succeed, but ...
The-Impact-of-Diversity-and-Inclusivity-in-Childrens-Entertainment-Ethnic

We released an article about Why Diversity Matters In Storytelling. This was based on a spectrum geared toward adults. Now, we’re going to talk about the impact of diversity and ...
NYCastings-The-Power-Struggle-Actors-vs-Casting-Directors

The power dynamic between actors and casting directors can be debated til the end of time. While both actors and casting directors play crucial roles in the industry, the power ...
NYCastings-Masked-Theater-The-Flash

Masked theater is a form of performance where actors wear masks to portray characters, tell stories and improvise. Think Phantom of the Opera. We have a lot to talk about ...
NYCastings-Viewpoints-Ensemble-Based-Theatre-A-Guide-to-Using- Time and Space

Dance and acting are two distinct art forms that have been combined in various ways throughout the history of theatre and performance. The combination can create a powerful experience for ...
Kristen Stewart in Crimes of the Future

In Part I of this series, we discussed Conquering Weaknesses and Celebrating Strengths. No actor is without weaknesses or areas in which they can improve. It’s important for actors to ...
Michael-Douglas-in-The-American-President-Conquering-Weaknesses-Celebrating-Strengths-A-Guide-for-Aspiring-Actors

To be a successful actor, it’s a must to have a clear understanding of your strengths and weaknesses. Knowing your strengths will help you to showcase your talents and stand ...
Unraveling the Character: A Guide to Making Informed Choices for Actors

As an actor, your ability to create a rich, layered character that resonates with audiences is paramount to your craft. When handed a new script, the choices you make will ...
Mastering the Art of Callbacks: Essential Tips for Actors

Callbacks are a critical stage in the audition process, as they provide an opportunity for actors to demonstrate their suitability for a role. This stage can be both exciting and ...
Dustin Hoffman in Tootsie

Drag acting is a form of performance art that involves performers, often members of the LGBTQ+ community, dressing up in exaggerated costumes and makeup to portray characters of a different ...
Mastering the Art of Character Development 10 Essential Tips for Actors

Just received a script for a self-taped audition, and you’re eager to make a lasting impression? Fear not! In this article, we’ll explore ten essential tips from expert acting coaches to ...