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Maryam Basir in Lace.   Courtesy of allblk.tv

Actress Maryam Basir stars as the title character in the ALLBLK legal drama, Lace. Photographer: Aston Watson. Hair: Nicola Augustine. Makeup: Safi Stylist: Rahco Thompson In the acting world, there’s always a lot going on. Auditions, call backs, network and chemistry tests ...
Kian Talan in NCIS: Hawai’i. Courtesy of CBS.

Actor Kian Talan keeps his Asian-American roots right in his pocket. As a Filipino thespian who used to try to conform to American standards, Kian Talan quickly realized that he shouldn’t hide his true self. By being authentic, Kian Talan ...
Kola Bokinni in Ted Lasso

Actor Kola Bokinni plays Isaac McAdoo in the Emmy Award Winning Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso. Born in London, England to Irish and Nigerian parents, Kola reminds us that having a job you love is a privilege. Staying humble and ...
Misha Osherovich - The GIrl in the Woods - Photo by Scott Green - Courtesy of Peacock

Actor Misha Osherovich, currently seen in Peacock’s The Girl in the Woods, has been sharing their story about addiction and mental health. True to life, Misha’s character, Nolan Frisk, has similar truths, so bringing the character to fruition is a ...
Roger Dorman. Photo by Mitch Rose of Roses Reelz

Actor Roger Dorman can currently be seen in the BET movie Karen which is about a racist woman (played by Taryn Manning of Orange is the New Black) who takes it as a personal mission to displace the new Black ...
Sydney Mikayla. Photo by Tim Schaeffer. Hair and Make-Up by Alie Fleck

Sydney Mikayla is a teenager on the ABC long-running soap opera, General Hospital. Navigating through teen years, finishing high school and applying for college, all while working full-time as an actor, is no easy feat! So when Sydney was accepted ...
Casting Directors Krisha Bullock and Jamie Snow at the Heller Awards in 2020. Photo credit Willy Sanjuan and Jessica Sherman

Casting Directors Krisha Bullock and Jamie Snow of Bullock and Snow Casting give us an inside look at the way they cast talent. Specializing in children’s comedy television shows such as Nickelodeon’s iCarly and Victorious, Krisha and Jamie share what ...
Nicholas Alexander Chavez. Photo Courtesy of ABC

General Hospital actor Nicholas Alexander Chavez has been cast as the troubled teenager Spencer Cassadine. 22 years old and new to daytime, a fun fact is that Nicholas has been acting since high school, so he’s had more than half ...
Rosie Day - Photo by Faye Thomas

Rosie Day is a name you can put to the face. You’ll recognize her as series regular Mary Hawkins from the hit show Outlander. With two more projects in the works plus the October 14th launch of her book Instructions ...
Ewan Horrocks

Teenage actor Ewan Horrocks is making a name for himself, having just finished filming the British television series The Last Kingdom. You can catch up on the previous seasons on Netflix. Show business is a whirlwind and juggling time is something ...
Gabrielle, Joxer & Xena of Xena: Warrior Princess

Some actors tend to believe that if they are charismatic, they will win the audition room over and get the part. While that may be somewhat eensy teensy true, the real test is to see if you can bring charisma ...
Connie Giordano. Photo by Ken Volpe.

Actress Connie Giordano, who can be currently seen in Mare of Easttown with Kate Winslet and Jean Smart, was super enthused to learn she’d be working side-by-side with actors she’s adored from afar. However, Connie soon realized that she had ...
Andrene Ward-Hammond. Photo by Wesley Volcy.

Showtime’s Your Honor actor Andrene Ward-Hammond certainly knows how to ham things up on screen. Have you heard that saying “Bigger is better”? Well… let’s just say Andrene takes exploring and playing to the next level – or even to ...
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 ...
Neil Jackson Photo By Bernardo Doral

DC Universe Stargirl actor Neil Jackson didn’t realize something was missing in his early acting years – the ability to let loose and explore his characters. By taking the script and his characters so literally, it created a strict effect ...
Rebecca Metz as Tressa in Better Things. Photo by Jessica Brooks / FX.

Actor Rebecca Metz took a controversial role which, unbeknownst to her at the time, was the key to catapulting her career to the next level. The risk Rebecca accepted in an episode of FX’s Nip/Tuck, where she played against the ...
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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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I repeat, I repeat… If you want to score more acting jobs – book the company, not just the gig. As an actor, you know the work that goes into getting auditions. Every day, you pour your soul into training, ...
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Good things come in 3’s – and so here’s some radiant news – for the last Top Ten Tips from NYCastings Top Booker of 2009… Lauren Francesca reveals her tips for nailing auditions. HER BIG SECRET WEAPON (drum roll please)… ...