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Acting and your Daily Habits – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

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In our 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 describes the most common acting mistakes he see’s actors succumb to when performing […]

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7 Tips to Speed Up Memorization

Whether you’re in a cold read or stepping in to an unexpected role, there are times when you will need to memorize lines at lightning speed. Below are some tips to help you get in the fast lane. Read through the material. Scene or feature length script, it’s always a good idea to get a […]

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David Lee Strasberg Monologue Contest Winner: Reid Emmons

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Congratulations to Reid Emmons, who was selected as the top performer of the David Lee Strasberg Monologue contest! David Lee Strasberg of the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute called for actors to submit their best self-taped monologue to Cast It Talent. The selected actor receives a critique on the submitted video, from David himself. Watch […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… Educating Yourself

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Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. Dane DeHaan, star of the new Luc Besson feature film Valerian, shares the importance of acting education and just being at the right place at the right time. Acting Is… is our new video series that provides insight from stars and insiders […]

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VIDEO – TENSION: Acting Tips with David Strasberg

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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VIDEO: Advice for Actors from Adam Sandler’s “SANDY WEXLER” Red Carpet

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Acting Is… Cast It Talent will be bringing you advice and news from the Red Carpet, Hollywood Premieres, and all over the world about what it takes to be an actor in today’s world of entertainment. We know that acting takes incredible commitment.  Sometimes it’s nice to hear what it takes from people who have […]

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The ABC’s of Vocal Health

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Sometimes our voice does not work the way we want it to. It will feel tired, hoarse, be lower in pitch than normal, or have a different quality. There are several reasons this can happen. One common issue is reflux. Reflux occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter and upper esophageal sphincter are too relaxed. This […]

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The Reviews Are In! Don’t Miss ‘La La Land’

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We have always had a soft spot for Cast It user Ryan Gosling (who doesn’t?). When Ryan plays a lead, the movie has an explosive opening, AND the Casting Directors used Cast It to cast the film – there’s no way we can ignore it! Congratulations to Deborah Aquila and Trisha Wood, the Casting Directors […]

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Actorpedia: Hollywood Definitions

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The Hollywood entertainment business is quite different from other typical industries. Days don’t usually start until 10AM, office attire usually consists of t-shirts and jeans, and going to red carpet premieres is considered “work.” Not surprisingly, the entertainment “biz” is also rife with its own language and terminology – definitions that you should familiarize yourself […]

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Q & A with David Straberg: Laura Eletel

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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 Actor Laura Eletel questions on this week’s Masterclass! Lee Strasberg […]

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