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Shomari Love in Homicide City

Shomari Love is a multifaceted talent in the entertainment industry, with a reputation for excellence as an actor, producer, and director. His passion for the craft and his dedication to delivering outstanding performances have earned him critical acclaim and a loyal ...
Dustin Hoffman in Tootsie

Drag acting is a form of performance art that involves performers, often members of the LGBTQ+ community, dressing up in exaggerated costumes and makeup to portray characters of a different gender or identity. While drag acting has long been a ...
The Great Gatsby. Photo Credit Mark Senior, Helen Maybanks, Sam Taylor

Immersive theater is a form of live performance in which the audience members are not mere spectators but active participants in the unfolding of the story. In immersive theater, the boundary between the performers and the audience is blurred, and ...
Grant Hall. Photo Credit Audrey Slinger.

Many of you may recognize Grant Hall from his role as Kyle on Freeform’s hit series, Grown-ish. What you may not know is that Grant’s journey to success has been anything but easy. He struggled at the beginning of his ...
Lurking-in-the-Background-Gets-You-Nowhere-and-Everywhere

Shhhh. That’s my first thought that comes to mind when I think about lurking in the background. Call it sneaky, creepy or dirty, but to me, staying quiet is a way to observe my surroundings. How does this help with ...
Hayley Sales. Photo Credit: George Holz

Hayley Sales is a singer-songwriter, actress and advocate who has made it her mission to promote a healthier world through her art and activism. In this candid interview, Hayley opens up about her personal experiences with marginalization and how she ...
Industrial-Acting-101-What-It-Is-and-How-to-Succeed

Industrial acting continues to be a growing industry that provides actors with the opportunity to showcase their talents in a unique setting. Industrial productions are typically created for businesses to train their employees or to promote their products, services and ...
The-Art-of-Puppetry-Bringing-Inanimate-Objects-to-Life-Jim-Henson-The-Muppets

To become a puppeteer, an actor needs to learn specific techniques that are unique to puppetry. While there is some overlap with traditional acting skills, such as creating character and expressing emotion, there are also many differences in terms of ...
The-Thrill-of-the-Fight-A-Look-at-the-World-of-Action-Films-Sylvester-Stallone-in-Rambo-Bandana

Action films have been a staple of cinema for decades, offering audiences thrilling and exciting experiences through adrenaline-fueled sequences of explosions, car chases and hand-to-hand combat. These films have captured the hearts and minds of moviegoers around the world, drawing ...
Taraji P. Henson, Ron Clinton Smith, Octavia Spencer & Janelle Monáe in Hidden Figures

Acting is an art form that has been around for centuries, yet, in my opinion, its potential has not been fully tapped. For all I know, it may remain fully untapped because the world is evolving so quickly, it’s a ...
This Is Good Training

As an actor, achieving peak performance requires more than just talent and skill. It takes consistent effort and dedication to develop habits that support your craft. What is a habit? A habit is a routine behavior or action that is ...
3-Things-Aspiring-Actors-Should-Learn-Shakespeare-To-Be-Or-Not-To-Be

If you’re an aspiring actor, you’ll want to develop a range of skills to help you stand out in auditions and bring your characters to life in compelling performances. Three main areas for actors to focus on are: The history ...
Elliot Page in The Umbrella Academy

The entertainment industry is notorious for placing a high value on image and reputation. In an industry where success is often measured by popularity and public perception, celebrities and performers are constantly under pressure to maintain a flawless image. From ...
The-Power-of-One-Embracing-Your-Independence-as-an-Actor

As an actor, it can be easy to fall into the trap of waiting for opportunities to come your way. It’s natural to feel like you need to rely on others, whether it’s a casting director, agent or manager, to ...
Do-You-Have-What-It-Takes-to-Become-an-Actor-Dwayne-The-Rock-Johnson-in-Black-Adam

Becoming an actor is a dream that many people hold. There’s something exhilarating about the idea of stepping into someone else’s shoes and bringing a character to life. But do you have what it takes to become an actor? Why ...
Cracking-the-Code-to-Confident-Acting

Acting is a craft that requires skill and an unwavering sense of confidence. The ability to embody a character, convey emotion and captivate an audience is no easy feat, and for many aspiring actors, finding that sense of confidence is ...
9-Tips-on-How-to-Break-into-Dramatic-Roles

Breaking into dramatic roles as an actor can be a challenging, yet rewarding experience. These types of roles demand a high level of emotional depth, vulnerability and intensity, not to mention that the competition for these roles can be fierce. ...
Positive human reaction, feelings, attitude and emotions.

Acting can transport you to another world, allowing you to explore a variety of characters and storylines. It can be a deeply rewarding experience that boosts your confidence and allows you to express yourself in powerful ways. But it takes ...
The-Child-Actors-Guide-to-Financial-Responsibility-Managing-Bills-and-Expenses

This is show business, and just like any business, there are bills, expenses and financial responsibilities. From paying taxes to purchasing insurance, child actors have to plan ahead and be financially responsible in order to manage their earnings. Understanding what ...
A-Guide-For-Parents-Of-Child-Actors-Positive-Attitude

Over the past couple of weeks, we gave you the Introduction Guide for Parents of Child Actors Part I and Part II. Now we bring you the concluding part of this series, which discusses how to cultivate a healthy mindset ...