acting business

Don't You Forget About Me

If you’ve been a working actor for any length of time, you’ve surely experienced the surreal moment of walking into an audition waiting room and seeing a dozen or more people who look a whole lot like you. I had ...
Instagram famous

It’s hard to imagine in this social media-saturated world that there was a time before Facebook, before Twitter, even before MySpace. But that’s the ancient past of course. These days if you want to make a splash and grab some ...
Acting Success - The Need for Speed

“Take all the time you need, and just go ahead and start whenever you’re ready.” As actors we’ve all heard some version of this sentence as we’re getting ready to read audition sides, rehearse something, or perform in a scene. ...
The Studio at NYCastings - On on One

Have your Actors Resume & Monologues Reviewed by a Professional – Free If you are new to the acting business, you really need to start off right to have the best chance of getting jobs right away. Every Actor’s path is ...
NYCastings-GettingDirectorstoNoticeYou

“A star does not compete with other stars around it; it just shines.”  – author Matshona Dhliwayo Anyone who has been in the acting game for more than five minutes realizes that it’s a crowded industry. Who among us hasn’t ...
Audition room

For over a decade, Steve has been involved with finding and booking diverse union and non-union talent for Commercials, Web, Branded Content, AR, VR, Print, Voice Over, Film, TV Music Videos, Industrials, Documentaries and New Media Platforms in NYC and LA. ...
NYCastings - How to Get Seen at Equity Auditions

How to Get Seen at Equity Auditions… It’s a tale as old as time – or at least as old as our modern definition of work: you get out of school, your fresh little brain just jam-packed with new knowledge ...
NYCastings-AllAboutTheBenjamins

There’s a well-worn cliché you’ve probably heard before about writing, usually uttered by a clueless coffee shop Shakespeare who spends more time on social media than Microsoft Word: “Writers write,” they’ll say smugly with a knowing smile, before they return ...
NYCastings-LondonActing

From time to time, we all get the travel bug. And sometimes it’s not only the travel bug, but a sense that it’s simply time to try something – or someplace – different. Whether the drive stems from events in ...
Why You Should Reconsider If You're Thinking About Quitting Acting

Actors can be a sensitive lot, as we all know. It just makes sense; in order to to do this job and do it well, you have to be closely in touch with the entire spectrum of human emotions, and ...