Actor Advice

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Sustainable acting careers. Is there really such a thing? The commonly held perception of an actor’s profession is one of glamour, featuring red carpet events, accolades, and high-profile film debuts. Yet, the reality of forging a prosperous acting career entails ...
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ABC actor, Stumptown’s Adrian Martinez, has muddled blurred lines in more ways than one. First, he has tested the boundaries of being an actor by becoming an actor who also produces and directs. Second, he has erased the category of ...
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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 to avoid that awful feeling: 1. Always read and re-read ...
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Schooling is a huge discussion when you have young performers in show business. In today’s world, there are many different options: public, private, home school and on set schooling. Did you know that, for theater, requirements for on set tutors vary by ...
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Should I dye and/or change my kid’s hair? This is a very tricky question with multiple layers, especially when you have a child in the business. Here are the scenarios I’ll be talking about: The production wants to dye and/or ...
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Unless you’ve been camouflaging yourself in an underground bunker for the past seven years (I’m looking at you Kimmy Schmidt), Breaking Bad has definitely been high on your radar. Growing into somewhat of a cultural phenomenon, it’s only natural that ...
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Many parents have asked me on numerous occasions if their child should join the unions: Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, now merged as one and respectively called SAG-AFTRA. There are many factors that determine ...