Category Archives: Acting

Online Portfolios: The Dos and Don’ts

Online portfolios are the modern man’s business card. Accessible to anyone with an internet connection and able to house your entire body of work, it’s one of the best ways to catch the eye of a possible employer. However, not … Continue reading

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Learning a New Skill for a Role

All great actors embrace learning. Accents, physical feats, and languages are all par for the course. If you’ve been cast in a role or are auditioning for one that requires you to learn a new skill or language, here’s how … Continue reading

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Standing Out in an Audition

There are a lot of artists out there and you’re just one more in a sea of hundreds of thousands. Each one of you is vying for that next gig and the audition is where the rubber meets the road. … Continue reading

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Different Roles and Staff on Set

Filming anything, even something as simple as a commercial, is a huge undertaking requiring the expertise of a lot of people. Here’s who you’ll see on set. Director The director is the person in charge on set. They manage everyone, … Continue reading

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Self-Taping and Submitting a Reel from Home

Now that the technology available to the public has caught up to the quality that used to only be accessible through professionals, it’s no surprise that many auditions are moving to self-taped reels. While this gives the artist greater control … Continue reading

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Continuing Your Training

It’s a falsehood to assume that once you’ve done enough training, you’re set for life. The reality of the matter is training is never completed only continued. Those that refuse to learn anything more once they’ve graduated to what they … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Acting Age Range

Age plays a very important role in what you can and can’t be cast as. Instead of taking this as a limiting factor, here’s how to use your age as leverage to land more parts. The Basics So where do … Continue reading

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Learning an Accent

Convincing and correct accents are an incredible way to expand your potential as a performer. However, where do you even start? With around 6,500 languages in the world and each with their own dialects, it is pretty overwhelming. Don’t let … Continue reading

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Acting Audition Etiquette

As an actor where personalities are a huge part of auditioning, etiquette becomes an extremely invaluable toolkit. It teaches you where to draw your line so that you don’t go too far and ruin your chances of landing a part. … Continue reading

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How to Build Your Portfolio: Local Work

We all have to start somewhere. Whether you were born in a big city or out in the middle of nowhere, you can still begin amassing the things you need to slowly grow your career into something lucrative. Just Start … Continue reading

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