show business

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
gay pride

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 ...
Actors booking out

As with any job, frustration is a big part of show business. Being an agent comes with many frustrations, but one of the most under-the-radar frustrations is when a client forgets to book out. Booking out is when you tell ...
indie film set

Recently I posted a list of things most actors probably wish they had known when they were just getting started. But as the list developed I realized I was really going to need to list more than five. There are ...
making it

Nowadays it seems we live in a fame-obsessed world. So often I hear people exclaim, “Wow, he’s really made it!” after learning of a job that will offer fame and fortune in return. While these jobs are, of course, something ...
Jason George and Chandra Wilson in Greys Anatomy _PhotoByMitch Haaseth ABC1

Jason George and Chandra Wilson in Grey’s Anatomy Photo by Mitch Haaseth / ABC Jason George has been in show business since the late 1990’s. This explains why he’s such a seasoned actor. But even with a resume taller than ...
PennTeller_BrainJumpRope

To hell with 15min of fame! For those hoping to build and maintain an acting career, here are 6 tips to help you achieve this kind of longevity – from the legendary Penn & Teller and acclaimed Director Adam Rifkin. ...
Casting Actors Now

How & When to Join NYCastings / DirectSubmit lets Actors, Models, Singers & Dancers (Kids to Seniors) ‘DirectSubmit‘ themselves to Film, TV, Theatre, Commercial, Print Casting Calls & Talent Agencies nationwide. To do this, the Talent submits their Resume through this ...