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VIDEO – How To Execute A Commercial Copy Successfully by Mae Ross

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1. Energy. You are hired because they love your energy. So pace yourself when working so you can keep your energy pumping. Commercials are most always shot in one day. Make sure you get enough rest and eat before and during the shoot. Commercial are “happy-lands- ville.” Got a problem? Commercial products will solve all your problems; hair is […]

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VIDEO – What Makes A Great Actor? 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 Zoe Welsch’s questions regarding what makes a great actor. See […]

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VIDEO – Emotional Before a Scene? How To “Use It!”

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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 Behat Saka’s questions regarding how to “use” your emotions previous […]

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Acting in Comedy vs. Drama

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Throughout your career, you’re going to be faced with all sorts of projects to read for—short films, feature films, television, theatre, etc. Of course, under these types of mediums, there are genres that separate projects—and most of the time, the two main genres you will be faced with are comedy and drama. Of course, there […]

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VIDEO – Get OUT of that Acting Rut!

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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 Sarab Singh Gill’s interesting questions regarding timing and precision when delivering […]

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VIDEO – Timing & Precision vs. Speed & Power

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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 Sarab Singh Gill’s interesting questions regarding timing and precision when delivering […]

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VIDEO – You Wanna Hit A Home Run? You Gotta Swing Easy!

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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 Sarab Singh Gill’s questions on this week’s Masterclass! Lee Strasberg was […]

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VIDEO – David Lee Strasberg Answers YOUR Actor Questions!

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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 actor questions on this week’s Masterclass! Lee Strasberg was […]

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VIDEO – How To Deliver A Winning Personality Slate

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In the video accompanying this article you will see 2 young acting students from 3-2-1- Acting School in Los Angeles demonstrate what I like to call the “Personality Slate.” As you know the “slate” is what actors use to introduce themselves when auditioning for TV and Film acting roles. Why is a great slate so […]

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You Can’t Relate to Your Character… Now What?

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“What if I can’t relate to my character?” To be honest, it surprises me how little consideration I generally give this question. For me at least, and I think for many of the actors I talk to, we are so driven by habit, training, and necessity to find something in every character to which we can relate, […]

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