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The Role Isn’t An Exact Fit… Should You Still Submit?

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What should you have settled before your move to LA? The role isn’t an exact fit… Should you still submit? Amy answers these questions and more on this week’s Ask Amy! Each week Amy answers your questions here! Do you need acting technique tips or career advice? Send them here: AskAmyLyndon@gmail.com. Amy Lyndon is a […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… Collaborating!

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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 Actor Rob Huebel and Director Ken Marino of the new Netflix hit, How To Be A Latin Lover how they took advantage of what Acting Is… and created their own successful careers in the industry. Acting Is… is our new video series that […]

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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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Six Steps to Get Your Way (Without Being a Diva)

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Actors and performers attract a lot of stereotypes, and, despite our winsomely bleached smiles and inherent charm, not all of those stereotypes are positive. Today we are going to tackle one of the most enduring loaded labels ever to be muttered behind an actor’s back: DIVA. While this term has many connotations, it likely inspires […]

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Honesty in Performance

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Honesty is a hot topic in the acting world. Actors, directors, and critics alike love to talk about it: how to attain it, whether it existed in various performances (and in what measure), and whether or not it can be taught. But, like many concepts in an actor’s repertoire, honesty is a nebulous and subjective […]

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Bold Choices: Make Them Remember You

As actors, I feel like we are constantly being told to make “bold choices.” The phrase has become shorthand for directors, auditors, casting directors, instructors, and even fellow actors. It is generally accepted to be a positive thing, a thing you definitely should do, but how does one harness the power of such a nebulous […]

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FIRST EVER Feedback Series! Featuring the Hilarious Renee Pezzotta

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The best self-tapers get the gig! Self-taping is more important than it has ever been before. Don’t blow your opportunity – the quality of your self-tape could be the difference between booking the role and being passed over. We want Cast It Talent members of all acting levels to be synonymous throughout the industry with […]

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Featured Artist Series: Ted Ferguson

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Actors often believe that working as an actor is a function of luck.  If you happen to be in the right place at the right time, with the right hair color, the right relationship, the right look, then you can’t help but succeed.  Working as an actor, then is dependent on others: casting, producers, directors, […]

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VIDEO – Hard to Find a Great Script? 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 YOUR acting questions regarding staying inspired between gigs. See his response […]

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