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Acting Resume 101

Writing any resume is hard, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be easy. Understanding what directors search for is the key to unlocking the apparent mysteries when it comes to landing a role. Here are the tips you need to … Continue reading

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Reputation Management and Respecting Schedules

Time is money. If you understand this phrase, you understand why always being on time is necessary when working to manage a positive professional reputation. The Bigger You Are As you become more successful, your time becomes increasingly more limited. … Continue reading

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Preparations and Expectations for Commercial Auditions

One of the most common auditions on an actor’s docket, commercials are a great way to make money and hone acting skills in front of a camera. Unfortunately, the process can seem wild and unpredictable with more failures than successes. … Continue reading

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Acing Your Voice-Over Audition

Nerves are rough during auditions but are the worst when it comes to voice work and singing. Your breath becomes shallow, your mouth goes dry and it seems as if your diaphragm will never settle again. Don’t fret! Even with … Continue reading

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How to Stand Out in an Audition

Let’s face it. At an audition, it’s you versus the world. Countless individuals show up to give it their all in the hopes they’ll prove their worth as a potential employee. Though the area of expertise may be different, it’s … Continue reading

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SAG and Joining a Guild

SAG and Joining a Guild Labor unions emerged as a way for employees to leverage their power over a company to demand fair and equal work agreements. From pay to allowable hours of work, groups like this can be found … Continue reading

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Best Way to Record Your Actor Reel

The actor reel is the single most important method of selling your talent currently in existence. It is a short, one minute video showcasing either three to four clips of professionally filmed work you’ve already done or a single body … Continue reading

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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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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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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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