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How to Write an Actor’s Resume: Part I

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Writing and maintaining a resume can be overwhelming. Endless possibilities and ever-evolving industry preferences can make for a thankless and seemingly Sisyphean task. But do not lose hope! A few simple tips can serve as a great foundation for a lifetime of rewrites and rebranding! Coincidentally, many of those incredibly useful tips can be found […]

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6 Looks You Should Have on Your Online Profile

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Crafting an online presence is tough. Headshots are an investment, and trying to decide what looks to feature on Cast It Talent or your personal website can be overwhelming. To help you decide, here are six different looks every actor can use to catch a casting director’s eye. Commercial. This is your basic headshot. Sunny, universal, […]

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VIDEO – Thought VS Experience: 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 Behsat Saka’s questions regarding what makes a great actor. See […]

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5 Non-Acting Classes that will Improve Your Acting

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The education of an actor is unending. This is both exhilarating from an academic standpoint and daunting from a financial one. But often, actors get so focused on studio classes, text coaching, and audition masterclasses that they neglect their broader education. The scope of the modern film and television show is epic, and requires not […]

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5 Tips to Keep You Sharp During Slow Seasons

Whether auditions have slowed to a trickle, or the temptations of the holidays are making you drag your heels, “off seasons” can be brutal on both morale and income. Here are some tips to keep you sharp in the slow times. 1) Make Sure You’re Self-Submitting. It’s easy to kick back and wait for your […]

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VIDEO – Script Analysis Through YOUR Eyes

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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 Geetika Budhiraja’s interesting questions regarding timing and precision when delivering your […]

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Actorpedia: Hollywood Definitions

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The Hollywood entertainment business is quite different from other typical industries. Days don’t usually start until 10AM, office attire usually consists of t-shirts and jeans, and going to red carpet premieres is considered “work.” Not surprisingly, the entertainment “biz” is also rife with its own language and terminology – definitions that you should familiarize yourself […]

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Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Michael Palladino

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This week in our featured artist series, I got the scoop on showcase winner Michael Palladino. Michael grew up in Oaklyn, in the heart of small town New Jersey. Though he studied Psychology at Loyola Marymount University, he says he’s been acting since he was very young. “I would perform anything and anywhere I could, […]

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Q & A with David Straberg: Laura Eletel

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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 Actor Laura Eletel questions on this week’s Masterclass! Lee Strasberg […]

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The Art of Good Listening (And Why It Gets You Hired)

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There is a reason we call them “scene partners.” Every scene is (or should be) a fully functioning partnership. It all boils down to one thing: listening. Good listening will make a scene worth watching, bad listening is a death knell. It is insidiously easy for actors to get so involved in our own acting […]

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