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How to Get Acting Work When You Lack Formal Training

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Increasingly these days, actors are getting work through online calls and video submissions. The days of traveling to a big city to get an initial audition are rapidly fading into history. But taking control of your online presence as an actor can be intimidating. It’s easy to fall into the trap of imagining an infinite […]

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How to Handle (Good and Bad) Reviews

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Reviews are the bogeymen of the acting biz. Objects of both desire and dread, they hover in the shadows, singing a siren’s promise of approval, or else waiting to ambush the unwary actor with briskly-typed derision. If you act professionally long enough, you will accumulate both “good” and “bad” reviews. I put these words in quotation marks […]

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