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Originality as an Actor

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There is only one “you”.  You do not have to be funny, or sorrowful, or angry, or mean, ecstatic, content, delighted or joyful—to be you.  You must, however, be truthful.  Be truthful to your tastes, prejudices, loves, culture, and temperament.  Be truthful to your particular perceptions, opinions and understanding of any given situation, relationship or […]

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6 Tips on Successful Artist Collaboration

The deeper you trek into the wilderness of an artistic career, the more likely it becomes that you will have to actually collaborate with other artists. (Hint: This trek will take you approximately five seconds and will snowball from there for the rest of your life. Or until you retire permanently from the arts and […]

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5 Questions to Answer Before You Say Yes

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We’ve talked before about red flags, and reasons to turn a project down, but sometimes it can be equally difficult to know when to accept work. As artists, we’re often swamped with pleas from friends and colleagues to all but donate time for this web short or that indie project, and it can be hard […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… In Search of Fellini Premiere

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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 the stars of the new feature film In Search of Fellini. They share their best audition tips, how they combat stage fright and audition jitters, and how to shift your film ideas into realities. Acting Is… is our […]

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Know Your Casting, But Be Bold!

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It is commonly accepted in Hollywood that an actor should know their casting.  That means that if you are dark and swarthy, have shifty eyes, and a rat-like nose, you probably shouldn’t be trying out for Elsa in the live action version of Frozen. The reason that this advice is given and why it is […]

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VIDEO – 4 Expert Commercial Audition Tips: Part 2

Hi, I’m Mae Ross the owner/director of  https://321ActingStudios.com We are an acting school for children, teens and young adults in Los Angeles.  I am excited to bring you another article and video edition of: How to audition “Tips and Quips” with Mae and Morehouse. Here are 4 tried and true tips that will make you […]

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VIDEO – 4 Expert Commercial Audition Tips Part 1

The video that complements this article is with me and https://321ActingStudios.com acting instructor Ron Morehouse. I  can boast that Ron has 50 National commercials to his credit, and I have starred in dozens! So yes, you can consider us experts. Here are are some of our tried and true tips for you to be ahead of the […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… Insider Jona Xiao

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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 Jona Xiao, Career Coach and Actor, for our new Acting Insider series. She shares the importance of your industry contacts, and how most actors are approaching their careers the wrong way. Think of what you can ADD to […]

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VIDEO – How to be your Talent Agent’s Dream Client

Agents Love Parents and Actors Who: Are always REACHABLE within an hour by phone, text or email. Within 2 hours (of an audition notice) confirm the date & time of auditions in the manner the agent has requested. SAY THANK YOU to everyone! (In an email to your agent for a great audition, to the […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… Insider Mario Campanaro

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Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. Jeff Locker interview Mario Campanaro, master and teacher and coach, for our new Acting Insider series. He shares the importance of having a coach vs. a teacher, and how you KNOW you are ready to perform. Acting Is… is our new video […]

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