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You Can’t Relate to Your Character… Now What?

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“What if I can’t relate to my character?” To be honest, it surprises me how little consideration I generally give this question. For me at least, and I think for many of the actors I talk to, we are so driven by habit, training, and necessity to find something in every character to which we can relate, […]

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Casting: 1 Minute Acting Lesson by Adam Lazarre-White

Casting: 1 Minute Acting Lesson by Adam Lazarre-White

Cast It Talent is proud to bring you a new learning series focused on a professional approach to acting: Acting Truth by Adam Lazarre-White. Adam has been teaching acting in Hollywood for well more than a decade. Before that and still today, he is a successful actor, working in projects that range from important Theatre productions to […]

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Discovery: 1 Minute Acting Lesson by Adam Lazarre-White

Discovery: 1 Minute Acting Lesson by Adam Lazarre-White

Cast It Talent is proud to bring you a new learning series focused on a professional approach to acting: Acting Truth by Adam Lazarre-White. Adam has been teaching acting in Hollywood for well more than a decade. Before that and still today, he is a successful actor, working in projects that range from important Theatre […]

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Will Roberts: Riding into the Self-Made Sunset

Faced with the same rejections as we all are, Will carved out space for the life he wanted.

All right, I’ve got a special one this time. Continuing in our series of actor profiles, I am very excited to announce that this week’s subject is none other than the wonderful Will Roberts. If you don’t know who he is, you should (you are, in fact, about to find out), and I couldn’t be […]

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Branding can be limiting

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There are plenty of acting schools, coaches and workshops out there that emphasize how to “brand” yourself as an actor.  There’s no shortage of people (agents, managers, Casting Directors, etc)  ready to put you in a box or label you, which is not necessarily the wrong approach but it can be limiting and I think […]

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Be Personal In Your Work To Be An Artist – #4

Being ‘general’ in your work is death to the Actor

This is the fourth and final article in the Being Personal in your Work series by Acting Coach, Adam Lazarre-White.  The previous three articles are: #1 Be Personal In Your Work, Never General, #2 Creating Character, #3 Techniques and Exercises. It is your personal connection to your work that will define you as an Artist: your […]

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Cast It Talent Casting Review: Pitch Perfect 2

Pitch Perfect 2 should provide some fun counter programming to the CGI action gore

**MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS** The summer blockbuster sequels are upon us! Avengers: Age of Ultron kicked off the box office season with record breaking numbers, and now it’s time for Pitch Perfect 2 to enter the fray. Although I make no assumptions that a movie will be able to equally go toe-to-toe with the Marvel juggernaut in terms […]

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BEING PERSONAL IN YOUR WORK #3 – Techniques and Exercises

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This is Part 3 of a 4 of Adam Lazarre-White’s Personalization Series: Parts 1 and 2 are available for you. Private Moment Exercise There is a quote from Meryl Streep, perhaps the greatest living actor, “Often the scenes that are the most exciting, and most illuminating in film, are the ones with no dialogue. The […]

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CIT Casting Review: Avengers – Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron

**MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS** Avengers: Age of Ultron is a momentous occasion on multiple levels. It’s the highly anticipated sequel to the 2012 monster hit The Avengers, that already broke its fair share of box office records, and finally, it’s the official kickoff to the summer blockbuster season. That’s right, that magical time of the year […]

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Easy Choices to Flesh Out Physicality: Part 2

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Last time we started breaking down the basics of physicality. Today we persevere in that quest. The mission: specific, fully realized character development. The strategy: isolating possible choices. The motive: ART! Glorious ART! Also hopefully a paycheck. And yet another opportunity to say, “Yes, Aunt Myrtle, I do have a real job.” So. Now that […]

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