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Questions You Should Settle Before Signing a Contract for an Acting Gig

So you were offered an acting gig…congrats! Pick up a bottle of wine (go ahead and grab one from the shelf second to the bottom, you’re fancy tonight)! Call your mom and choke into the phone that a Bachelor of Fine Arts is paying off after all. Celebrate! And then start preparing. Now is the […]

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Questions You Should Settle Before Signing a Contract for an Acting Gig

So you were offered an acting gig…congrats! Pick up a bottle of wine (go ahead and grab one from the shelf second to the bottom, you’re fancy tonight)! Call your mom and choke into the phone that a Bachelor of Fine Arts is paying off after all. Celebrate! And then start preparing. Now is the […]

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Yassie Hawkes: How One Young Actor Made it Big (And What You Can Learn From Her)

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Sometimes, as actors, it can feel like circumstances are everything. If you don’t live in Times Square or Hollywood you might as well give up and take a business course because you will never, ever, ever be seen by anyone who matters. If you’re untrained, unconnected, or don’t seem to fit a type, forget about […]

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3 Steps to Profiting from Unpaid Projects

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Easily one of the most discouraging things about being a professional actor is the tendency of the rest of the world to treat you as though you have no profession at all. People will ask you what your “real job” is. Friends, family and even industry professionals will expect you to perform for free, for the love of […]

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Go From Auditions to Offers

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All of these celebrities are doing it: Jonah Hill, Jason Segel, Judd Apatow, Jon Hamm, the Duplass brothers, past and current SNL cast members. Why aren’t you? What are they doing, you ask?  Working with the same people again and again. In business it’s what is called the Know-Like-Trust Factor.  And it’s the true secret to going […]

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