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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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Don’t Think Twice – Casting Review

“Your twenties are about hope. Your thirties are about how dumb it was to hope.” There’s a window between the quarter-life crisis and the mid-life crisis that I like to call the 30-something career crisis. This is defined as the moment in your life where you have decided what you are being pulled towards but […]

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Randy Buescher Answers YOUR Singing Questions!

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Q: I often deal with phlegm and morning voice.  What causes that? A: Many people complain about phlegm and blame it on allergies. Are allergies the culprit when it comes to this? Usually not. Allergies usually produce post-nasal drip, where as phlegm is most likely the result of reflux or hydration issues. My suggestions are […]

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The Goal is Less Acting, While Acting. Confused? Watch This Week’s Masterclass!

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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. The goal is less acting, while acting. Watch while David Lee Strasberg and Charles White […]

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Booked Web Series: Now Stroke the Wood

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Ali and Sarah want to be Actors in the worst way. What kind of insanity drives someone to try to become and actor?  Watch every Friday on Cast It Talent to see the hurdles, obstacles, zip lines, and triumphs that actors encounter when climbing the ranks of the Hollywood jungle gym.  You’ll take the rollercoaster ride right […]

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Partner Auditions: You Never Know What You’re Going To Get

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Ali and Sarah want to be Actors in the worst way. What kind of insanity drives someone to try to become and actor?  Watch every Friday on Cast It Talent to see the hurdles, obstacles, zip lines, and triumphs that actors encounter when climbing the ranks of the Hollywood jungle gym.  You’ll take the rollercoaster ride right […]

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How Can You Fulfill A Script’s Enormous Emotional Demands?

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The Larry Silverberg Masterclass Lesson 14 is here! Remember, EVERY Lesson is FREE to view with your Cast It Talent registration at either the free Basic level or the paid Pro level. Register here. In this week’s Masterclass with Larry Silverberg, learn an approach to getting inside the text of the script in the most personal, meaningful and authentic […]

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