CIT Guest Blog – Nurture Yourself And Find Your Hidden Talent

Actors need to constantly be working on material that excites them.

I get calls from Hollywood agents and managers all the time asking me if I feel a certain actor has talent. Very rarely do I say, ‘no’ because most actors have talent. I remember Stella Adler once said, “You have to have a talent for your talent,” which means: do the work. Everyday fulfill the steps you need to take that will …


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How to Harness the Power of Social Media for Your Acting Career

Never has the up-and-coming actor had so much personal power and control!

Everyone is familiar with the concept of marketing yourself in acting or any other pursuit through your Facebook page or Twitter or any number of apps and sites, but here I’d like to delve a little bit deeper into social media and talk about some of the ways in which the savvy actor can use …


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7 Things You Need in Your Professional Arsenal

(Your tools) need continual maintenance, makeovers, and care.

Hi, actor friends! You know those times, (maybe a lot of the time), when you feel like you just don’t have your, erm…stuff together? Do your colleagues always seem one step ahead, just a smidge more profesh? Luckily, when that happens, there are a couple helpful things you can remember. One is that, especially when …


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Flash Back Friday – Auditioning: Artistic Advice


Editor: As Episodic season starts, we thought we’d jog your memory as to how to get ready to deliver the best possible audition.  Don’t miss your chance to be the Right Actor for the Right Job.  Follow Adam Lazarre-White’s advice.  LA Actors are lucky enough to be able to take his class here in Hollywood. …


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Two Ways to Save Money in Your Acting Career

pursuing a career as a professional actor is expensive

Here are a couple of money management tips to take special note of as we approach Episodic Season. If there’s one thing I’d bet almost every member of the acting community can agree on, it’s that pursuing a career as a professional actor is expensive.  Photography, classes, initiation fees, union dues, subscriptions, mailings, clothing, transportation, …


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Branding can be limiting

How can an actor be realistic about their career while still holding onto their big dream?

There are plenty of acting schools, coaches and workshops out there that emphasize how to “brand” yourself as an actor.  There’s no shortage of people (agents, managers, Casting Directors, etc)  ready to put you in a box or label you, which is not necessarily the wrong approach but it can be limiting and I think …


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Be Personal In Your Work To Be An Artist – #4

make personal “Choices” that excite you

This is the fourth and final article in the Being Personal in your Work series by Acting Coach, Adam Lazarre-White.  The previous three articles are: #1 Be Personal In Your Work, Never General, #2 Creating Character, #3 Techniques and Exercises. It is your personal connection to your work that will define you as an Artist: your …


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