acting auditions

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As creative professionals, it’s one of the great joys in any actor’s life to get thrown into an unexpectedly extra-creative situation while on stage or on set. Who doesn’t love it when a director or AD says something like, “Hey, ...
Communication

I was talking with a casting director the other day who was relating war stories from the olden times, back when she was just breaking in to the business. This is only a couple of decades ago give or take, ...
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Recently I posted a list of things most actors probably wish they had known when they were just getting started. But as the list developed I realized I was really going to need to list more than five. There are ...
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If you’re reading these pages, it’s a safe bet that you’ve already been bitten by the acting bug, in one capacity or another. Somewhere along the line, anyone working as an actor, dancer, singer, agent, director or casting director saw ...
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It’s a Saturday afternoon, and I decided to join a workshop with Casting Director Brette Goldstein. There are many CD’s in town, but I chose Brette after doing my research because, on her website, she says, “a casting relationship with me is ...
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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 with voice lessons, acting class, dance class, auditioning, networking, and ...
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As many other actors, I wasn’t always getting paid to act.  One of my numerous jobs was that of a door to door sales person. It was at PI Advertising where I learned the 8 steps to success.   Some ...
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Unless you’re on the fourth planet of the star Sirius, you’ve probably heard all about diversity in film and television – especially in the past couple of years. She made a comment to me once about how this business is such ...
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 adrenaline just doesn’t stop. You’re so excited you have trouble ...
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Which are you? A nervous newcomer, a seasoned actor or somewhere in between? Agents and Casting Directors can tell right away which one you are before you even speak. Heck, they can tell even before they read your resume! Here’s ...
Casting Actors Now

How & When to Join NYCastings / DirectSubmit lets Actors, Models, Singers & Dancers (Kids to Seniors) ‘DirectSubmit‘ themselves to Film, TV, Theatre, Commercial, Print Casting Calls & Talent Agencies nationwide. To do this, the Talent submits their Resume through this ...
NY Casting Directors

For the last 19 years, NYCastings /DirectSubmit has been a staple in the New York Production Community helping Casting Directors & Content Creators in Casting Talent on thousands of Films, TV shows, Theatre, Commercials & Print productions a year. We serve NY, LA, San Francisco, ...
Zabryna Guevara

Much like the commitment required to truly be a performer, running Gotham City is no easy undertaking. However, Zabryna Guevara manages to complete both tasks with ease. Actors seeking jobs on TV, Film and Theatre can find inspiration in her ...
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Last article we found out how actresses handled same-sex scenes. Now it’s the guy’s turn! Gale Harold of Queer as Folk, Freddie Smith of Days of Our Lives and Dan Feuerriegel of Spartacus weigh in on what was once the ...
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Talent Manager Henry Ravelo reveals the Origin of Opportunity. Break out roles require strong actors and Talent Manager Henry Ravelo believes that uniqueness plays an essential role in landing jobs. He described how to make the most of your attributes ...