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Dear Actors: We’re On Your Side!

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One of the most popular comments that I hear from actors is that they are “surprised”‘ to find out that Casting Directors are rooting for them. The audition room can be an intimidating place; you walk into a (very often cramped) room filled with competitors, you go into an office where complete strangers are staring […]

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Surrendering is Not Giving Up

Actors – you know how it works when you’re working in theater; you audition, you are cast, start rehearsals, then tech, then dress, then opening night! After learning lines, blocking, cues, and choreography, you’ve trained your body, mind and spirit to know your character inside and out. At a certain point, usually just before opening night, you […]

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Insight Into The Audition: A Workshop With Casting Director Joanna Colbert

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Working Actors are constantly looking to improve their craft. What better a way to do this than to learn from the best? Casting Director Joanna Colbert is hosting her own Audition Workshop May 21st, 2016 from 11am to 2pm in Los Angeles! What You Will Learn: -The Do’s and Don’ts in the audition -‘Less is More': How […]

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What Makes You Unique

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken –Oscar Wilde   In the HBO documentary Casting By, the late great matriarch of casting, Marion Dougherty says “every actor has a unique quality to bring to the screen.” When I first heard her say this, I paused and thought that it did not make sense.  I thought […]

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Insight Into The Audition: A Workshop With Joanna Colbert

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Working Actors are constantly looking to improve their craft. What better a way to do this than to learn from the best? Casting Director Joanna Colbert is hosting her own Audition Workshop April 16th, 2016 from 11am to 2pm in Los Angeles! What You Will Learn: -The Do’s and Don’ts in the audition -‘Less is More': […]

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How to be PRO-active Actor

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There has never been a better time to be a Pro-active actor! Before we get into that, I suggest that the first thing to do is DECIDE what kind of acting career you would like to have. It’s very important to be CLEAR about how you see yourself in the marketplace. The first exercise that […]

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