Actor

NYCastings-Harnessing-Confidence-without-Succumbing-to-Ego-as-an-Actor

Not to sound cliché, but hey, I’m being cliché — it’s important to understand the fine line that separates having an ego from being confident. While confidence can propel actors to new heights, an unchecked ego can hinder growth and ...
NYCastings-Actors-Showdown-East Coast vs-West-Coast

East Coast vs. West Coast. Oh, boy, here we go! The entertainment industry in the United States is dominated by New York and California. Despite providing actors with varied opportunities, these states have unique qualities that differentiate them. This piece ...
James Price - The Acting Studio - New York

In the realm of theater and the performing arts, the names of iconic actors shine brightly, leaving an indelible mark on the stage and screen. Behind the scenes, however, lie the visionary individuals who shape and nurture these stars, enabling ...
Breathing Life into History: The World of Historical Reenactments and the Actors Who Make it Possible

The world of historical reenactments is a captivating way to transport audiences to significant moments in history and provide a tangible connection to bygone eras. Actors who specialize in reenactments of past events are at the heart of these immersive ...
NYCastings-Laughter-Lessons-and-Learning-The-Impact-of-Childrens-Theater

Children’s theater is a vibrant part of the performing arts world, focusing on creating theatrical experiences specifically designed for young audiences. It demands a unique set of skills from actors, including the ability to engage, entertain, and inspire children through ...
Bozo the Clown and Pipo de Clown

For centuries, audiences have been captivated by the ancient and intriguing art form of clowning. A well-crafted clown character is the key to a successful performance, as it goes beyond mere makeup and costumes to create a special connection with ...
James Gandolfini in The Sopranos

There are countless opportunities for performers to embody a diverse range of characters. However, many actors find themselves stuck in the confines of typecasting and stereotypes. Breaking free from these limitations and expanding one’s range is a crucial pursuit for ...
Role-Playing Has Healing Powers

The field of therapy has expanded to embrace diverse and alternative approaches that recognize the profound impact of creativity, expression and self-discovery on emotional well-being. One such approach gaining recognition is acting as therapy, harnessing the power of performance to ...
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 positive mindset, establishing a supportive community, expressing emotions through creative ...
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 be challenging. While parental guidance is essential for navigating the ...
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 in the industry while fostering positive relationships with cast and ...
Aidan Wojtak-Hissong. Photo by Paula Tizzard.

At age 16, Aidan Wojtak-Hissong has already established himself as a rising star, and his latest role in the film adaptation of Judy Blume’s novel, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, is further proof of his talent. Are You ...
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Katherine Kupferer, who plays Gretchen Potter in the film adaption of the Judy Blume book Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, has brought to life one of the most cherished characters from the pages of this iconic coming-of-age story. ...
Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut. Photo Courtesy of Viacom & CBS.

Welcome to an exclusive DirectSubmit NYCastings interview with Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut, the actress who has made her mark on the iconic series Star Trek: Picard. We had the privilege of delving into Ashlei’s journey, from her initial introduction to the ...
Simms May. Photo by Kenneth Dolin.

Simms May, a budding child actor, has recently left his mark on the big screen with his portrayal of the goofy kid, Norman Fisher, in the film adaptation of Judy Blume’s novel, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. At ...
Amari Alexis Price. Photo by Doreen Stone.

In the captivating world of cinema, young talents often emerge, bringing fresh perspectives and remarkable performances to the silver screen. Among these promising stars is Amari Alexis Price, a child actor who has captured the hearts of audiences with her ...
Christian Convery in Sweet Tooth

Welcome to our interview with the talented young actor, Christian Convery, who has captured hearts and minds with his exceptional performances in the hit Netflix series, Sweet Tooth and blockbuster film Cocaine Bear. At such a young age, Christian has ...
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 demanding, requiring dedication, perseverance and guidance. To support these budding ...
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 old) I didn’t understand the business aspects of the entertainment ...
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 profession that demands immense dedication, hard work and an ability ...