Category Archives: Career Advice

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie!

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Well, if your main desire is to fly around wearing nothing but your tighty whities and a red cape with black polka-dots and singing TRA-LA-LAAA, then Captain Underpants is most definitely the superhero for you! Based on the hugely popular children’s novel series of the same name by Dav Pilkey, Captain Underpants: The First Epic […]

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5 Essential Things to Teach Your Child Actor

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We talk a lot on this blog about how to further your own career, but what if you’ve got a young rising star at home? Being the parent of a child who is interested in starting their acting career early is a difficult road to navigate, especially if you have limited experience in the industry. […]

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Acting Is… Building Your Artistic Community

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Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. Jeff Locker hears directly from the talented actors on the red carpet premiere of Band Aid about how to keep yourself working and focused. Acting Is… is our new video series that provides insight from stars and insiders about what it takes to […]

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Featured Artist Series: Jules Bruff

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After a relationship implodes a woman is forced to deal with her own illness.  She chooses to do this by making a documentary about real people suffering with depression. The film, Part Time Fabulous, is essentially a documentary within a film, wherein real people suffering with depression, not actors, were used in the documentary portion […]

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Surrendering is Not Giving Up

Actors – you know how it works when you’re working in theater; you audition, you are cast, start rehearsals, then tech, then dress, then opening night! After learning lines, blocking, cues, and choreography, you’ve trained your body, mind and spirit to know your character inside and out. At a certain point, usually just before opening night, you […]

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BREATH: the Antidote for Fear and the Technique for Focus

Whether you are approaching a public speaking engagement, an important athletic moment, or an artistic performance of any kind, your BREATH–the flow of oxygen to your brain and body–will determine your ability to concentrate, function and excel.  Believe it or not, the first thing inexperienced performers of any kind forget to do is BREATHE.  That […]

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VIDEO – How Important Is It To Have an Agent / Manager? ACTING TIPS with David Strasberg

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In our new weekly series, Cast It Talent is proud to bring you the wisdom and work of the great Lee Strasberg as shared by his son, David Strasberg, Creative Director and CEO of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. David Lee Strasberg answers YOUR acting questions regarding recovery after an emotional scene. See his […]

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How to be PRO-active Actor

Your acting career is a business, and you are the owner, president, and CEO

There has never been a better time to be a Pro-active actor! Before we get into that, I suggest that the first thing to do is DECIDE what kind of acting career you would like to have. It’s very important to be CLEAR about how you see yourself in the marketplace. The first exercise that […]

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5 Questions to Answer Before You Say Yes

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We’ve talked before about red flags, and reasons to turn a project down, but sometimes it can be equally difficult to know when to accept work. As artists, we’re often swamped with pleas from friends and colleagues to all but donate time for this web short or that indie project, and it can be hard […]

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VIDEO – Method Acting 101: Acting Tips with David Strasberg

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In our new weekly series, Cast It Talent is proud to bring you the wisdom and work of the great Lee Strasberg as shared by his son, David Strasberg, Creative Director and CEO of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. David Lee Strasberg answers YOUR acting questions regarding recovery after an emotional scene. See his […]

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