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Misconceptions About The Working Actor

Cast It Talent isn’t for actors who like to sit by the phone or wait in the soda fountain to be discovered.  Cast It Talent is for actors who recognize the value of the tools we provide and uses them to submit themselves, create their own projects, deliver a professional virtual package, and take their […]

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Where Do I Start? – David Strasberg Answers Your Acting 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 acting questions regarding recovery after an emotional scene. See his […]

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Dear Actors: We’re On Your Side!

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One of the most popular comments that I hear from actors is that they are “surprised”‘ to find out that Casting Directors are rooting for them. The audition room can be an intimidating place; you walk into a (very often cramped) room filled with competitors, you go into an office where complete strangers are staring […]

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Sanity Tips for Parents of Child Actors

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Bonnie Wallace is the author of  THE HOLLYWOOD PARENTS GUIDE, an accurate, experience-based tested information on every step needed to give your child the best possible opportunity to make it in Hollywood. Bonnie includes wisdom, inspiration, and resources to help you on your own journey and even help you decide if this dream is right […]

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Breaking into Hollywood: A Guide for International Actors

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Hollywood, the Mecca of entertainment, has become an increasingly popular destination for international actors looking to showcase their work on the world stage. Actors such as Penelope Cruz, Lupita Nyong’o, Javier Bardem, Sofia Vergara, and Michael Fassbender, to name a few, have had wonderful success breaking into Hollywood from abroad. However, many actors who are […]

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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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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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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 – Acting Is… Creating Your Own Opportunities

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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 Eugenio Derbez of the new Netflix hit, How To Be A Latin Lover how he took advantage of what Acting Is… and created his own successful career in acting. Acting Is… is our new video series that provides insight […]

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VIDEO – “If I’m not tortured I can’t be an Actor”

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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 staying inspired between gigs. See his response […]

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