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Real Actors Do What?

Real actors learn to act in theatre. If you can’t act on stage, you aren’t good enough to be an actor! Stage acting is where you learn and gain experience, build your resume and make important industry connections Real actors … Continue reading

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What Is Voice Acting?

Voice acting is the art of providing voices for animated characters (including those in feature films, television programs, animated short films, and video games) and radio and audio dramas and comedy, as well as doing voice-overs in radio and television … Continue reading

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What Is ‘Method Acting’?

Method acting involves adopting the lifestyle, habits or traits that are a reflection of the character you are trying to portray. Immersing yourself heavily into your characters mindset, will enable you to understand their motives or actions and gain a … Continue reading

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Actor’s Unions

There are two major unions for actors. Actors Equity Association (AEA) is a union created for stage actors. The other union is the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). The two unions … Continue reading

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What Is An Actor’s Reel?

A ‘reel’ is a compilation of clips from an actor’s body of film and/or television work that shows them at their acting best. Reels can be posted to online casting services in addition to the actor’s headshot and resume or … Continue reading

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Rapid Fire/Long Dialogue For Actors

Many TV commercials present slice-of-life scenarios in which the actors engage in naturally flowing dialogue. In some instances, however, a spokesperson for a product in a commercial will have the task of cramming a great deal of factual, descriptive information … Continue reading

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What Is A Television Pilot?

A “television pilot” is a standalone episode of a TV series that is used to sell the show to a television network. It is a test episode of an intended TV series. Each summer, the major American TV networks receive … Continue reading

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MEMORIZING A MONOLOGUE… BY HANDWRITING

Most actors have their own unique approach to memorizing monologues. One tip is to handwrite your monologue. The time it takes to write out each word will definitely burn the words into your mind. A few hours of doing this, … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s 2012 – 2013 Top 5 Highest Paid Actors

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. – $75 MILLION CHANNING TATUM – $60 MILLION HUGH JACKMAN – $55 MILLION MARK WAHLBERG – $52 MILLION DWAYNE JOHNSON – $46 MILLION

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Hollywood’s 2012-2013 Top 5 Highest Paid Actresses

ANGELINA JOLIE – $33 MILLION JENNIFER LAWRENCE – $24 MILLION KRISTEN STEWART – $22 MILLION JENNIFER ANISTON – $20 MILLION EMMA STONE – $16 MILLION

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