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Auditioning has a great deal to do with the art of social networking. Everything in an audition sends a message and builds a profile in the mind of the casting director. The more you know, the larger potential you have ...
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You’ve got to know “when to put your hand on the table and when to discard it,” says Talent Agent Peter Coe, about the entertainment industry.” Know when to say what you are feeling and thinking, how to recognize body ...
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Casting Director Tony Pichette speaks scientifically about the casting process How often do you meet a casting director who majored in Theatre and minored in Chemistry? Not too frequently! That is why I had to ask Casting Director Tony Pichette ...
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Casting over 30 projects a year, Jamibeth Margolis knows what it takes to build a note worthy career. I love working with actors and knowing actors, says Jamibeth. I love the creative process of working with writes, directors, producers and ...
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Truths from the set of his latest movie Between myth and reality, Colin Farrell has learned to live with the many reputations that precede him. We all, as human beings, probably do a good job of misrepresenting ourselves a lot ...
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Attention talented actors… If you want to get work and keep working then you must conduct yourself like a business, says personal manager Ingrid French of Ingrid French Management. Sometimes very talented and creative individuals can forget that this is ...
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Audition boosting advice from the CDs of Paladino Casting Ready, set go… From head to toe, it’s time to get your energy flowing because action and determination will lead to success in entertainment. You have to be persistent, says Kristen ...
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Casting Director Kristian Sorge testifies about the audition process Capture this… Compelling, heart-pounding performances can happen every time you step into an audition room as long as you expose your true life story. Truth is, a lot of actors need ...
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Tell all at The Moth StorySLAM in NYC Living in the limelight… the universal dream… For those who wish to be seen, you can step in front of a packed audience and share your real life stories at The Moth ...
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Casting Director Erica Palgon helps open your eyes and mind Actors need to be real, aware and awake, says Casting Director Erica Palgon. They should be awake to their surroundings and not live in a bubble. Known as an actor’s ...
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Stacy Gallo helps you book commercial work Commercial casting is definitely like the lottery because a lot of it is being in the right place at the right time, says Independent, Commercial Casting Director Stacy Gallo. For over ten years, ...
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If Barbara McNamara Casting was a fashion label, it might be called Rock and Rescue’, because Barbara approaches casting with a hard-core passion and caring attitude. Oh and… she handles all of the background for 30 Rock and Rescue Me. ...
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Let’s be honest, when a good part comes along who doesn’t want it? says Casting Director Adrienne Stern who has placed countless actors into dream rolls. Adrienne helps actors move from point A… to point indie so NYCastings asked for ...
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Talent Manager Henry Ravelo Reveals the Origin of Opportunity To stand out in the acting universe, Talent Manager Henry Ravelo suggests shining like a star… creating a light force that draws people toward you. Key Element #3 to the Big ...
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I liken performance to athletics, says casting director Judy Bowman. You have to trust that you’ve practiced enough. Trust your preparation, your technique, your experience, your instincts, and just do it. For nearly 18 years, Judy Bowman has been casting ...
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If only it were a straight and narrow path, says Erica who has placed actors in TV, Film, and Theatre for over ten years. Currently casting for Army Wives, as well as several prestigious theatres, Erica believes that many actors still ...
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Keeping it real with casting directors Brooke Thomas and Mary Egan In a chic Hell’s Kitchen loft, I sat down with the dynamic duo known as Brooke and Mary within the commercial industry… to chat about their opinions as casting ...
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From the inside, out, Angela Mickey knows the art of acting. She studied drama at NYU and went through the auditioning process before shifting roles to work at Liz Lewis Casting as their receptionist. Swiftly, Angela built a career at ...
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A playful conversation with Casting Director, Producer, Consultant – Jodi Collins In New York there is something in the water that breeds a comedic sensibility, says Casting Director Jodi Collins who specializes in the funny business – aka… casting comedic ...