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Griffin Santopietro of Netflix's Cobra Kai

Cobra Kai actor Griffin Santopietro realizes that patience is important in show business, as well as in life. When an actor books a series or film that gets the attention of the public, it seems that the actor shot to ...
SAG-AFTRA

A notice to SAG-AFTRA talent. You are able to add yourself to the DirectSubmit/NYCastings database for free. Just click here to add yourself now. Once you have created an account, make sure you add all of your photos, reels and credits ...
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 ...
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 ...
Actor and Comedian Matty Cardarople

Actor and comedian Matty Cardarople is a recognizable face with words of wisdom for his fellow actors – Take charge of your career. Most recently, you can see Matty on Netflix’s Wheels of Fortune, also starring Matt Jones from Breaking ...
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 ...
the krasny office

With close to 40 years in the talent industry, Lynne Jebens gives the essentials on what an Actor must do in order to be successful in the business. Lynne works at The Krasny Office located in New York City and ...
Kevin Kennison Casting

To properly equip yourself for the entertainment industry, you don’t just need a camera, a script, a degree, or a reel. You need versatility, you need the ups and the downs, and most importantly – according to Kevin Kennison of ...
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 ...
Ask an Agent book cover - Jason Lockhart

By: Kayla Klatzkin   Jason Lockhart looks every bit the part of the hip Hollywood agent. Tattooed, in a stylish suit, fast talking and confident from his years of experience and success in the industry, you can tell right away ...
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 ...
Photo by Russll Baer

Jimmy Kimmel, Oprah Winfrey, Faruq Tauheed, Ellen DeGeneres, David Letterman, James Corden. Do you recognize all of the above names as television show hosts? You betcha’! We spun the Wheel of Fortune and it landed on Faruq Tauheed! Yes, THE ...
Talent Agencies for Kids

Your child wants to be a performer. You go to the mall and pay big bucks for glamour shots, perhaps even hair and make-up for the photos. Then you hear ads on the radio how your child can be Disney’s ...
Tricia Helfer in Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica actor Tricia Helfer played the unforgettable incarnations of character Number Six. Currently, Tricia is in two back-to-back shows which premiered at the same time: Shudder Network’s Creepshow and Syfy’s Van Helsing. Just like Number Six, Tricia follows, and leads, with ...
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 ...
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 Production Terms for Actors

So you just got cast in your first professional production. Congratulations! Beyond the excitement and anticipation, for many first-time professional actors, stepping onto set can be a little intimidating. They don’t quite know where to go, or what to expect, ...
NYCastings - How to Get Seen at Equity Auditions

How to Get Seen at Equity Auditions… It’s a tale as old as time – or at least as old as our modern definition of work: you get out of school, your fresh little brain just jam-packed with new knowledge ...
NYCastings-UKActing

We’re all different, we actors. Especially when it comes to the creative industries, everybody carves out their own path. No two roads are exactly the same when it comes to becoming a working actor – some of us start out ...

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