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Rachel Frawley

Rachel Frawley is an actor living in Atlanta. She holds a B.F.A. in Theatre from Michigan State University (with cognates in Music and Professional Writing) and is an Apprentice Company graduate from the Atlanta Shakespeare Co. She also works as an education artist for local theatres, which have included the Shakespeare Tavern and Aurora Theatre. For more information, visit her website at www.rachelfrawley.com

Featured Artist Series: James Berberich and How Cast It Can Help You as a Filmmaker

We talk a lot on this blog about how you can use Cast It Talent to your advantage as an actor, but what about those on the other side of the table? James Berberich spoke with us about how he worked Cast It to his advantage and made his first feature film. James Patrick Berberich […]

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Questions You Should Settle Before Signing a Contract for an Acting Gig

So you were offered an acting gig…congrats! Pick up a bottle of wine (go ahead and grab one from the shelf second to the bottom, you’re fancy tonight)! Call your mom and choke into the phone that a Bachelor of Fine Arts is paying off after all. Celebrate! And then start preparing. Now is the […]

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5 Ways Your Acting Career Can Make a Difference

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Hey, all. It’s time to get back to our roots. Take a second and really remember why it was you decided to devote yourself to this grueling career. If it was the prospect of fame and fortune, I wish you good luck, but must advise that this article will not help you on that front. […]

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How to Write an Actor’s Resume: Part I

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Writing and maintaining a resume can be overwhelming. Endless possibilities and ever-evolving industry preferences can make for a thankless and seemingly Sisyphean task. But do not lose hope! A few simple tips can serve as a great foundation for a lifetime of rewrites and rebranding! Coincidentally, many of those incredibly useful tips can be found […]

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6 Looks You Should Have on Your Online Profile

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Crafting an online presence is tough. Headshots are an investment, and trying to decide what looks to feature on Cast It Talent or your personal website can be overwhelming. To help you decide, here are six different looks every actor can use to catch a casting director’s eye. Commercial. This is your basic headshot. Sunny, universal, […]

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5 Resolutions to Boost Your Acting Career In the New Year

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New Year, new you, right? While it’s always good to stay on top of your game, we all let things slide. The post-holiday slump is the perfect time to throw yourself back into your acting career with renewed vigor. So to start off the new year right, here are some resolutions that can get you […]

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5 Non-Acting Classes that will Improve Your Acting

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The education of an actor is unending. This is both exhilarating from an academic standpoint and daunting from a financial one. But often, actors get so focused on studio classes, text coaching, and audition masterclasses that they neglect their broader education. The scope of the modern film and television show is epic, and requires not […]

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5 Tips to Keep You Sharp During Slow Seasons

Whether auditions have slowed to a trickle, or the temptations of the holidays are making you drag your heels, “off seasons” can be brutal on both morale and income. Here are some tips to keep you sharp in the slow times. 1) Make Sure You’re Self-Submitting. It’s easy to kick back and wait for your […]

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Featured Artist Series: Anthony John Thomas and How to Overcome a Late Start Acting Career

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Sometimes life can sidetrack your acting career. When that happens, it is easy to become discouraged, to feel rusty and overwhelmed at the thought of jumping back in the game. But as showcase winner Anthony John Thomas demonstrates, with the right cocktail of perseverance, hard work, and courage, success can come around any corner. Anthony […]

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Featured Artist Series: Justin Phillip On Leaning into Success

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After seeing his tweet that he booked an audition the day after signing up for Cast It Talent, we interviewed Justin Phillip to get his take on the business and how to get one’s career rolling. Justin is the picture of a self-made career, though acting wasn’t always his primary goal. Justin originally went to […]

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