Category Archives: Acting

Spotlight on John Casablancas Alum: LaKeith Stanfield

From high school drama student to the star of numerous critically acclaimed films, LaKeith Stanfield may be young but his career is far from amateur. Born and raised in California, Stanfield never really identified being an esteemed performer as a … Continue reading

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Learning Lines

Memorization is 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 designed … Continue reading

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How to Cry on Cue

It’s the dream of every actor. Not a single role goes by where a good tear couldn’t make the moment even better, especially on camera. While not all actors can let loose when told, it’s a skill that certainly comes … 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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The Top Movies and Shows Now Streaming

Every month, a cavalcade of entertainment is loosed upon the internet. How are you supposed to possible sort through it all? Don’t sweat it. Here are the best of the best choices currently available. TV Shows WandaVision – Disney+ Though … Continue reading

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Top Films Featured this Award Season (and Where to Watch Them)

The pandemic has transformed this year’s award season. From the Oscars now waiting until April to reveal their winners to streaming-only movies being added to the roster, it’s an exciting time to be a film fan. As you prep for … Continue reading

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Streaming Services and Pilot Season

Back before streaming services exploded, network television was the be-all and end-all of television shows. From January to April, networks would buy up scripts, shoot pilot episodes for audience testing, and then greenlight the ones that showed the most promise. … Continue reading

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Slating

What is it? Why is it important? How do you slate successfully? Here’s how to ace one of the most overlooked aspects of an audition. What is slating? Slating is the short introduction that kicks off an audition where you … Continue reading

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“Yes, and…” Improv Technique – What is it?

Improv theatre is a fast-paced form of performance that challenges actors to create and tell a story together on the spot with minimal inspiration and a live audience. It’s a challenging art form that comes with its own exercises to … Continue reading

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Top Actors of 2020

What a wild year it’s been! But with 2021 on the horizon and fresh starts just around the corner, it’s always nice to take a look back and celebrate the performers that really made this year shine. Samuel L. Jackson … Continue reading

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