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Photo by Sheri Angeles, Hair: DaRico Jackson, Makeup: Shannon Pezzetta,
Stylist: Lisa Marie Cameron, Asst stylist: Anna Lownes

Actress Tamara Bass wants women to know that they should stop asking for permission to create – and to make opportunities when none exist. Tamara Bass stars in the film, If Not Now, When? set to release in select theaters ...
Dedee Pfeiffer. Photo courtesy of  ABC / Kharen Hill

ABC’s Big Sky Actress Dedee Pfeiffer has a message for all actors: Don’t apologize for growing older! In this interview, right here, right now, Dedee Pfeiffer settles the age-old dispute (see what I did there?) about the stigma in the ...
Jordan Kristine Seamón. Photo by Yannis Drakoulidis / HBO

How did teen actor Jordan Kristine Seamón take on the most difficult scene for her in HBO’s We Are Who We Are? How do actors make us believe that what we are watching is truly real (even though we know ...
Richard Lawson

Richard Lawson went from military war soldier to actor to founder of Richard Lawson Studios where people come to learn the business of acting which includes traditional scene study, exercises, audition classes, on-camera instruction, filmmaking and business administration. Based out ...
Sarah Douglas as Ursa in Superman II

Sarah Douglas, who played the Kryptonian anti-superhero Ursa in Superman and Superman II, had no idea that 42 years later, she’d still be approached on the street by fans wanting to discuss all things Superman. With nearly 50 years in ...
Madison Taylor Baez in Netflix's Selena: The Series

Netflix’s Young Selena, 9 year old Madison Taylor Baez, sure packs a pint-sized punch! Madison Taylor Baez had to learn to sing in Spanish in order to play her role in Selena: The Series, which is about the tragic life ...
Ellen Hollman. Photo courtesy of Global Digital Releasing. Bjoern Kommerell

Matrix 4 and STARZ’ Spartacus action actress Ellen Hollman is an Army of One this December. We got a special inside look at what it’s like for Ellen Hollman to take her career to the next level by adding writer ...
Diane Franklin Amityville II The Possession

Dude. Actress Diane Franklin is to acting as Maxwell House is to coffee. Let’s face it – there are certain staples we just have to have in the house such as pizza and junk food. And what goes best with ...
Ashley Ganger of Netflix's Grand Army

23 year old actor Ashley Ganger of Netflix’s Grand Army booked her starring role with no prior acting experience. How, how, how??? And what was going through her mind during the process? Netflix’s recently released series GRAND ARMY is a Young ...
THE BLACKLIST's Laila Robins as Katarina Rostova. Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC

LAILA ROBINS, who portrays the character of often misunderstood, ruthless KGB double agent Katarina Rostova in NBC’s The Blacklist says, “The readiness is ALL”. What does Laila mean, exactly? Well, actors, you’re about to get an eyeful of delicious reading ...
Zach Avery

Zach Avery shares his work ethic on how he got to L.A. and climbed the ranks of the working actor. When you have a dream, a passion, your focus should always be clear. The entertainment field is saturated with great ...
Photo Courtesy of Terry Berland

Actors, today you’ll read how to get on a Casting Director’s radar. Four prominent Casting Directors; four different perspectives on casting. We interviewed four CDs who work with different types of people and companies looking to book and protect clients. ...
Email from NYCastings

If you have questions about getting emails from DirectSubmit / NYCastings. Here are all the details. You can get emails from us in a couple of ways: 1. You can join our general email list. You can join our list(s) to ...
RJ Mitte Photo by Bobby Quillard

You know actor RJ Mitte as Walt White Jr., a character with cerebral palsy, on AMC Network’s Breaking Bad which ran from 2008 – 2013. Seven years after the finale, RJ Mitte is still being recognized and talked about as ...
From Disaster to Master of your Acting Career

An acting career is like any other career in terms of skill level and how well you can market you skills. The one thing that totally separates an acting career from everything else is that what you look like, and ...
Film Set Terms

Here is a great list of acting terms and Entertainment industry terms which you will hear often on film sets, in theatre productions and in recording studios.   Above the Line – A budgetary term for movies and TV. The line ...
NYCastings Getting Your Career Off The Ground

The whole world seems to be focused on Westeros right now as the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones gets rolling – as of this writing already one-sixth of the way over (arrrgghh!!). The epic fantasy’s tales of ancient ...
Self-Taped Auditions - NYCastings Direct Submit Group

Here is a fast breakdown of how an Audition occurs when an NYCastings Talent Direct Submits to a Casting Notice…   A. Our Talent, (Amber Waves) DirectSubmits to a NYCastings Casting Notice.   B. The Casting Director sees the Talent’s complete ...