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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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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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Accents & Dialects In TV Commercials

Sometimes, accents and dialects are used in TV commercials. Do you know the difference between the two? An “accent’ is foreign and a ‘dialect’ is regional. In other words, if you were raised in the southern part of the US, … Continue reading

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What Are ‘Sides’?

‘Sides’ are pages from a movie or TV script that have been excerpted for the purpose of auditions. The TV and film prescreens usually involve a cold reading from “sides”. If the “sides’ are given to you cold, ask for … Continue reading

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Female Model’s Tote Bag

From the start of a model’s career, she must build a ‘tote bag’ and stock it with all the tools of the trade. The bag should be light weight, waterproof, large enough to hold a portfolio and have a shoulder … Continue reading

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How To Dress For An Acting Audition

First, consider the role for which you will audition for. Decide which clothing will complement the character but don’t dress in a costume unless you were asked to do so by your agent or casting director. This is not a … Continue reading

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How To Dress For A Modeling Audition

A model’s appearance is everything in the modeling industry! Agents, managers and designers prefer to see a model in his/her most natural state. In other words, what you are and not what you could be. A clean and moisturized face … Continue reading

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ACTING AUDITION TIPS!

At the audition, you will asked to ‘slate’ which typically requires standing on the “mark”. What exactly does this mean?  To ‘slate’ is to verbally address the camera and introduce oneself on tape to those conducting the audition before one … Continue reading

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ACTING FOR KIDS!

Child actors are hired to play children in film, television, commercials and stage. The best time to start acting is when you are a child. This is because the entertainment industry is always looking for the next child star. There … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING TV COMMERCIALS & ACTING

The TV commercial industry is a multi-billion dollar business According to the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), commercials represent half of the total income of all actors Actors make as much money acting in commercials as they make acting in movies … Continue reading

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