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A-Guide-for-Parents-of-Child-Actors-Part-II

The dream of becoming an actor is one that’s captivated young people for centuries. The glamour, fame and artistry associated with the profession is alluring to many children. Whether your child is just beginning to express a desire to pursue ...
A-Guide-for-Parents-of-Child-Actors

Being a parent of a child actor can be an exciting and rewarding experience. It’s also one that comes with unique challenges. From finding the right acting classes to navigating auditions, there’s a lot for parents to learn. This guide ...
Struggling With Occupational Stress

The acting industry can be an incredibly stressful environment, with high levels of competition, long hours and a lot of uncertainty. Not only do actors have to compete against their peers for roles, but they also have to face rejection ...
Unhappy Child Actor

Child actors, who often work long hours on set and maintain grueling schedules, are paying a heavy price for their success in the entertainment industry. While the bright lights of Hollywood may seem glamorous, the reality is far from it for young ...
The-Actors-Lexicon-Understanding-Acting-Terms-and-Phrases

Acting, like any other field of art, has its own unique terminology. If you’re looking to enter the world of acting or just curious to learn more about this creative pursuit, understanding these terms is essential. From terminology related to ...
10-Proven-Tips-and-Tricks-for-Delivering-a-Great-Acting-Performance

Acting is a complex and multi-faceted craft, requiring both imagination and technique. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced actor, there are certain tips and tricks to help you achieve a great acting performance. Overall, the steps when preparing for ...
Idina Menzel in Wicked. Photo by Jane Marcus.

Acting is an art that has captivated audiences for generations. Its power to evoke emotion and transport onlookers to another world is undoubtedly a skill admired by many, so it’s no surprise that actors are revered as some of the ...
Cloris Leachman, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr, Gene Wilder in Young Frankenstein

This article delves deeper into body language, particularly, the negative kind. It’s a follow-up to our previous article Too Much Body Language can Destroy Your Performance. Be sure to check it out if you missed it because there are some great ...
Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford in Mommie Dearest

The power of body language has been established and recognized in many aspects of life, especially in the field of acting. It’s a potent tool in communication and can express subtle emotions that words may not be able to capture. ...
Babylon’s Telvin Griffin

You may recognize Telvin Griffin from the Emmy-Award-Winning ABC comedy, Blackish and a bunch of national commercials including Dodge Ram. Well, Telvin just made his big screen debut alongside Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Diego Calva in the Paramount Pictures ...
5-Tips-for-Mastering-Method-Acting

For aspiring actors looking to take their craft to the next level, method acting is a powerful tool. It involves becoming fully immersed in a character in order to create a more authentic and realistic performance. Actors will benefit from ...
Running-a-Theater-Business

Running a theater business is an exciting but daunting task. It requires immense dedication and hard work to make sure the show is successful, especially if you have kids in the play. For most people, this is a dream come ...
Youthful-Stardom-Pros-and-Cons

Youthful stardom can be a dream come true for some, but it also comes with its own set of challenges. From the outside looking in, it may seem glamorous and thrilling to be a celebrity at a young age, yet ...
Lucille Ball in I Love Lucy

Capturing the audience’s attention is a challenge all actors face. Whether it’s delivering a monologue, performing a scene, or even telling an anecdote on stage, the actor must be able to keep the attention of their audience. A captivating performance ...
Jennifer-Babiak-of-Fiddler-on-the-Roof-Discusses-Her-Pre-Show-Rituals

Every actor has their own unique pre-show rituals that help them prepare for a performance. Whether it’s an intense warm up or just a few moments of meditation, these rituals can become essential for any actor to get in the ...
3-Keys-to-Building-Trust-and-Rapport-with-Kids-on-Set

Working with children on set can be both incredibly rewarding, and incredibly difficult. With so many people involved in the production, it’s important that actors are able to build trust and rapport with the kids they’re working with. There are ...
Harry Styles and Florence Pugh in Don't Worry Darling, directed by Olivia Wilde

Acting has been a staple of the entertainment industry for centuries and its influence on society cannot be denied. There has been an increasing concern that acting may be linked to social decline. I’m analyzing this possible link by examining ...
How-Acting-Promotes-Negative-Values

Acting is an art form that has been around for centuries, and it has the power to both entertain and educate audiences. However, when executed poorly or without proper consideration, it can also be a conduit for promoting negative values. ...
The-Impact-of-Film-and-Television-on-Society

Now more than ever, society is being exposed to the influence of film and television – both in our personal lives and in the public discourse. While film and television can be an excellent source of entertainment, its impact on ...
Steven-Skybell-Fiddler-on-the-Roof-On-Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism is creeping back up. Or perhaps it never went away but is more prevalent in our lives due to instant news and social media. What does anti-Semitism have to do with acting? I’ll tell you… Steven Skybell has reprised ...