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Featured Artist Series: Sarah Beth Hester and Unexpected Puppetry

Embarking on a career in the performing arts is a journey best undertaken with creative use of map and compass. Often when actors start out, we imagine a linear yellow brick road to Hollywood, but a career in the arts is littered with unexpected and rewarding opportunities. We just need an open heart and open […]

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Featured Artist Series: Jonathan Medina Takes Charge Later in the Game

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Sometimes it feels like if you don’t follow in the footsteps of a child prodigy, you’ll never get a crack at Hollywood. With the tsunami of young adult novels-turned-films, it seems the stars keep coming younger and younger. But just because you didn’t tap dance your way out of the womb doesn’t mean you can’t […]

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Featured Artist Series: Millicent Simmonds of Wonderstruck

14-year-old deaf actress Millicent Simmonds made her outstanding, breakthrough performance film debut in 2017’s Wonderstruck, where she plays Rose, a 12-year old deaf girl living in 1927 Hoboken, NJ, who runs away from home one day to find her mother, the actress Lillian Mayhew (played by Julianne Moore). I recently had the pleasure of connecting […]

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Featured Artist Series: Alex Ray Barth

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In the wise words of Theodore Roosevelt, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” In a competitive industry made ever smaller by social media and the very technological advances that make wide-reaching services such as Cast It Talent so useful, feelings of inadequacy can become overwhelming. There will always be actors younger, thinner, better trained and […]

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Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Aubrey J Marquez

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The more I speak with our showcase winners, the more I notice a pattern. These are not your cliched Hollywood darlings, blossoming in the shelter of a long line of silver screen veterans and cutting their teeth in major studios. Our success stories come from everywhere, from the “nowheres” of the U.S. They use their […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… Insider Jeffrey Reddick

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Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. Jeff Locker interviews Jeffrey Reddick, Writer, Producer, and Director, for our new Acting Insider series. He shares the importance of creating your own content, and having a writer best friend. Writing your own material can help you become a better […]

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Featured Artist Series: Andrew Bee – Belief Is Key

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Anyone trying to break into the industry knows the old saying, if you want to make it in Hollywood, you have to move to LA; because living in the Hollywood hub, puts you in closer proximity to your next opportunity, your next break out role, your next ‘thing’ that would kick start your career. But […]

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FEATURED ARTIST SERIES: Rob Lobosco and Creating Your Own Opportunities

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Sometimes, as an artist, inspiration can be overwhelming, while opportunities seems scarce. What do do when you’re brimming with ideas that no one wants to hear? Create space for them yourself. Rob Lobosco, this week’s subject of our Featured Artist Series, is no stranger to that concept. He lived in Brunswick till he was ten, […]

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Aimee Gets a Career Advice Skype Sesh with Actor Brendan Robinson!

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The acting business is rough. As in, like, really rough.   While it’s easy to find plenty of examples of actors who have achieved big success—just turn on your tv!—navigating the career path to your own success can be a very different story. You probably have about a million questions… Just once, wouldn’t you love […]

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Acting Is… Building Your Artistic Community

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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 the talented actors on the red carpet premiere of Band Aid about how to keep yourself working and focused. Acting Is… is our new video series that provides insight from stars and insiders about what it takes to […]

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