Category Archives: Acting

Acting Warm Ups

As an actor, it is your job to be ready physically and vocally for the roles you take on. After all, your paycheck comes from your ability to embody a wide number of characters on a daily basis. Like any … Continue reading

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Market Basics

In any line of work, from business to art, understanding your ideal market and how to find it is a major key to unlocking success. While the execution of finding this niche can be nebulous, having at least a small … Continue reading

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The Monologue, The Cold Read and The Two Person Scene

While reading from a script isn’t new to an actor, there are two other scenarios to be aware of. Knowing how to prepare and what directors are looking for with each is necessary for making your audition stand out among … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Child Acting

Movies, television and stage productions need everyone – from the old grandma to the infant child and everything in between. While adults know how the scene works, not as many understand how it does for children. If you’re a parent … Continue reading

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Headshots and Comp Cards: Who Gets What?

As modeling and acting have merged more and more, so, too, have their means of communicating information. Where the headshot was once strictly relegated to the actors and the comp cards belonged to the models, the line between the two … Continue reading

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Overcoming Stage Fright

Whether you want it to happen or not, there’s no denying the increased heart rate and sweaty palms that signify every performer’s greatest demon – stage fright. It’s a frustrating feat that keeps many away from ever auditioning for anything, … Continue reading

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Signing with an Agency

Agencies are passports to regular, scheduled work. They hook you up with professionals that know both how to market your talent as well as how to secure gigs in the modeling and acting world. When you’re ready to be picked … Continue reading

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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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