Category Archives: Acting

Gifts for Your Model or Actor

You’re not a photographer. You’re not a director. You can’t offer your model or actor friend the gig they want. Luckily, though, both models and actors do need practical things that you can gift them with to help them get … Continue reading

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The First Movie Stars

The film industry is relatively young, really only getting going in the early 1900s. Despite this youth, major movie stars arose almost as soon as there were audiences to fill seats. By the 1910s, Hollywood was already pumping out household … Continue reading

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Learning Lines

Memorization is an essential for every actor, whether you prefer to perform on stage or in front of a camera. Many, however, also find this to be the most challenging part. Luckily, technology is changing all of that with apps … Continue reading

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How to Learn Accents

Having at least one or two accents under your belt increases your marketability. Luckily, there are ways to learn and practice accents without needing to dump money into a language coach. So long as you can master the basics, you’ll … Continue reading

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Your Acting Type

As an actor, you’re expected to be able to fill virtually any role presented to you. It’s the ultimate game of pretend. Yet even with this requirement, we have all worked with those that can only seem to do one … Continue reading

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Decoding Acting

Of all the artistic industries, acting is one of the most prolific when it comes to inventing terms to describe oddities only found on the stage. This is hardly surprising, however, since so much of their livelihood revolves around playing … Continue reading

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The Reel Deal

Every artist needs a portfolio. For the artist, this means paintings. For the singer, this means songs. For the actor, this means the reel. The Demo Reel In its simplest iteration, the reel is a collection of the best work … Continue reading

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Building Your Acting Resume

Your resume is a veritable offshoot of your audition. This list compliments the talent you exhibit on stage and also further emphasize other parts about you. It outlines your breadth as a performer in terms of play ages and characterizations, … Continue reading

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Selecting an Audition Monolgue

Instead of interviews over tables explaining your strengths and weaknesses to potential bosses, the acting audition is the monologue. Even with so much noise surrounding how to pick the perfect piece or how to write the monologue that’s sure to … Continue reading

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Do Famous Actors Take Acting Classes?

Typically, anyone interested in acting is spending a lot of time, energy and hard work learning how to act. But, what about famous actors? Do they every brush up on their professional acting skills? The answer is a YES! Famous … Continue reading

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