theater

Behind the Scenes for Dress Rehearsal

In any form of theater, be it a play, musical or opera, rehearsal is essential to the success of the production. Without rehearsal, actors would not know their lines, singers would not know their notes and the stage crew would ...
Evolution of a Character

In a work of fiction, a character undergoes an evolution as the story progresses. This is often due to the character’s interactions with other characters, as well as the challenges they face. The result is a changed person, who is ...
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In order to be a great scene partner, one must be able to understand and respect the personal boundaries of their fellow actors. They must also be able to work together as a team in order to create a believable ...
Voiceover work can be very lucrative.

There are many different careers in the acting industry. Some of the most common actors and actresses work in Television, Film, Theater, as TV/Radio presenters, do Voiceovers and work as Stunt Performers. Each of these careers has its own unique ...
Child appearing beneath the curtain.

The first step in teaching a child about acting is to help them understand the basics of the craft. This includes explaining what acting is, what it means to be an actor, and what skills are necessary for the profession. ...
Marin Hope Casting Director DirectSubmit

Marin Hope is a Los Angeles native and an experienced Casting Director who has put talent forward for theater, film, and TV projects for the past 10 years in both her hometown of L.A. and New York City, where she ...
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 ...
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Drilling through a monologue can often feel as nerve-racking as a trip to the dentist’s office. It can make your jaw bolt shut and mind race to do something, anything else! Yet there is another approach. A way to look ...
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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If you’re reading these pages, it’s a safe bet that you’ve already been bitten by the acting bug, in one capacity or another. Somewhere along the line, anyone working as an actor, dancer, singer, agent, director or casting director saw ...
outer critics circle awards

Nominations for the 2017 Outer Critics Circle were announced yesterday by Danny Burstein and Jane Krakowski. Leading the pack is the new musical, Anastasia, with a total of 13 nominations. Hello, Dolly! is next in line with 10 nominations, including ...
broadway shows

Come From Away: Schonfeld Theatre- Opened 3/12/17 A musical based on the true story of Gander, Newfoundland on September 11, 2001. Thirty eight international planes were sent to Gander and the city welcomed them with open arms. It doesn’t seem ...
Heléne Yorke.
Photo by Paul Smith.

Heléne Yorke – I moved to the city with $3k my father lent me and about five boxes of things. I had two roommates, no furniture, and was routinely stretching $20 as far as I could. Actress Heléne Yorke is ...
stagevstheatreacting

What’s The Difference Between On-Camera Acting & Stage Acting? When you decided that you wanted to be an actor, odds are you pictured yourself in one specific medium over another. You saw yourself dominating the Broadway stage. You saw yourself ...
theatre-techbs

ACTING STAGE TERMS GLOSSARY Common Theater Terms Auditions: Readings before a director to determine casting of a play. Call Backs: An additional audition for the final actors being considered. Similar to semifinals in sports. Clear the Stage: A direction given ...
Film work

“If this is what you are called to do then you must do it.” Victor Verhaeghe is a multifaceted, seasoned actor and writer, having been in NYC for upward of 30 years.  His career has spanned over many different artistic ...
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You’ll recognize Adina Porter from the CW’s The 100, HBO’s True Blood and HBO’s The Newsroom. Soon you’ll see her on the new show Underground. Adina Porter is a master at transformation. She’s barely recognizable from role to role. Even if ...
auditions

We, as humans, tend to overthink situations. An audition is a situation. No matter where you are in your career, going on an audition gets your blood pumping and the adrenaline just doesn’t stop. You’re so excited you have trouble ...
choosetoproduce

Award Winning Writer * Producer * Partner… If these accolades appeal to you as an artist, then get ready to mentally devour every word of advice from the award winning partners of Choice Films and Choice Theatricals… Summer Crockett Moore and TonyGlazer ...