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Separation Anxiety: Tips to Keep Your Personal Life from Killing Your Acting

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Acting is a messy business at the best of times. More than messy, it is profoundly personal. To be a good actor requires a certain level of self-awareness and reflection, coupled with emotional accessibility, an ability to draw on one’s personal experiences, and the courage and willingness to risk vulnerability and exposure. That is some […]

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Don’t Want To Be PREDICTABLE? – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

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“You don’t need to experience the whole beach… just a couple of grains of sand.” -David Lee Strasberg. Lee Strasberg was a seminal acting teacher and his Method Acting technique remains alive at the Institute in West Hollywood: the only source that delivers Strasberg’s teaching in its consummate form. As CEO and Creative Director, David […]

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Not-So-Lost in Translation: 6 Tips on Transitioning Between Film and Theatre

Film and theatre can seem like two completely different beasts, especially if you’ve only ever done one or the other. But if you’ve ever wondered if you could hack it on the other side of the fence, here are some tips for your transition starter kit!   Energy. The most obvious difference lies in the […]

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7 Tips to Summon Tears

Getting called upon to portray a wide range of emotions is all part and parcel to the actor gig. But some emotions are more difficult to access than others. Tears, in particular, can be an intimidating challenge. While an organic moment is always preferable to canned tears, sometimes a script will explicitly demand that an […]

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TRAINING SENSORY: Let the Mask Break – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

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In our 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 gives his best advice for international actors trying to make a career in Los […]

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Stuck in a Rut? 10 Tips to Spice Up Your Self-Tapes

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Booking is a numbers game. But what about when those numbers are racking up without callback in sight? If you’re feeling frustrated and stale, it might be time to work on your self-tape game. Below are some tips to help you get your groove back.     Find a New Coach. Nothing like a fresh […]

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Advice for International Actors in Hollywood – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

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In our 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 gives his best advice for international actors trying to make a career in Los […]

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HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: 6 Ways to Sell the Supernatural

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It’s that time of year! Horror flicks, zombie romps, and supernatural spooks are the name of the game. But if fantasy/sci-fi isn’t for everyone. Even devotees can quail in the face of a hopelessly convoluted monster-of-the-week script. So in honor of season, here are some tips to keep you grounded in the face of other-worldly […]

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Originality as an Actor

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There is only one “you”.  You do not have to be funny, or sorrowful, or angry, or mean, ecstatic, content, delighted or joyful—to be you.  You must, however, be truthful.  Be truthful to your tastes, prejudices, loves, culture, and temperament.  Be truthful to your particular perceptions, opinions and understanding of any given situation, relationship or […]

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Acting and your Daily Habits – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

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In our 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 describes the most common acting mistakes he see’s actors succumb to when performing […]

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