show business

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 ...
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New York is the city of opportunity and there is no better place to start your child’s career than with a New York City talent agent. But before you start calling around, you need to ask yourself: Are you and ...
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In the entertainment industry, it is not uncommon for actors to experience financial instability. This is often due to the volatile nature of the industry, as work can be sporadic and unpredictable. While some actors are able to maintain a ...
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If you want to be a successful actor, there are a few things you need to master. First and foremost is your monologue. A monologue is a speech that is given by an individual, typically in a dramatic play. It ...
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Time is ticking! As the calendar year nears a close, the entertainment industry begins to ramp up its releases in an effort to create a “fourth quarter frenzy.” This is the time of year when studios start to release their ...
Show Business is Rough Business

Execute. Achieve. Accomplish. Memorize those three words because they should be in your Script of Life. Living in today’s world is hard; it just is. You’re either in it for the count or you’re a lump on the casting couch. ...
Marc Singer

Actor Marc Singer has a strong work ethic. He treats every project with the same dignity and respect, no matter how big or small the role. It’s that intensity that allows him to fully embody the character and understand how ...
Raechelle Banno Photo by Mollie Rose

Pilot Season can really take a toll on you. Just ask actor Raechelle Banno, who plays the lead character ‘Ruby Landry’ on the upcoming Lifetime event series, V.C. Andrews’ Ruby, based on the best-selling V.C. Andrews novels. A typical Pilot ...
Reggie Lee. Photo: Tina Thorpe/2019 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Actor Reggie Lee, who stars in CBS’s All Rise, is part of the Asian community, being Filipino American. Sometimes casting calls for a certain ethnicity and sometimes casting sends out a blanket casting call and figures out the rest after ...
Amy Manson in HBO's The Nevers. Photo Credit HBO / Keith Bernstein

Actor Amy Manson plays one of the most interesting characters in HBO’s original series, The Nevers. Being in all of the episodes certainly makes for a grueling schedule. That, coupled with Amy’s desire to always do her best to bring ...
Aadila Dosani. Photo Credit Farrah Aviva.

The CW’s Nancy Drew actress, Aadila Dosani, is a “yes” person. Opportunities are out there and Aadila wants you to take every single one that comes along your way. You never know when you’re going to hit that gem of ...
Han Soto. Photo by Josh Stringer.

Netflix actor, Han Soto, who is in Season 3 of Cobra Kai, has a great philosophy on life which helps him through the grueling audition process. Whether you’re new to the scene or a veteran actor, truth be told, you ...
Zoë Tapper. Photo by Jon Holloway.

Zoë Tapper plays bisexual character Kate in the very anticipated Netflix series The One. The filming of The One was done a little differently than what actors are used to, so we’re happy to have been let in on the ...
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 ...
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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 ...
Actor-Sterotypes

One of the primary stepping stones that most actors have from a very young age, and what often drives us to pursue a career in acting is imagination. We were the kids who loved to play dress up, who created ...
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 ...
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Since the Arts & The LGBTQ Community go hand in hand, we want to say that NYCastings and it’s staff Love Free Love, and we love supporting everyone in all that you do! Get out this weekend and celebrate!! See a calendar ...
The Passage

Child actor Saniyya Sidney has a heavy message to deliver. Working non-stop, she still has time to share her thoughts on how Hollywood can be more diverse so roles are more inclusive. You’ll recognize Saniyya from the Oscar nominated films ...
Actors in Acting

You’ve got the jitters and your head is spinning, yet you’re not sick. You know there’s something going on but you can’t explain it. You feel helpless because whatever it is, it’s driving you crazy. … And then you go ...