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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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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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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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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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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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