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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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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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Misconceptions About The Working Actor

Cast It Talent isn’t for actors who like to sit by the phone or wait in the soda fountain to be discovered.  Cast It Talent is for actors who recognize the value of the tools we provide and uses them to submit themselves, create their own projects, deliver a professional virtual package, and take their […]

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Where Do I Start? – David Strasberg Answers Your Acting Questions

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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 YOUR acting questions regarding recovery after an emotional scene. See his […]

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Acting Is… Never Stop Learning

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Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. Producer of the Netflix smash series The Get Down gives advice on exactly where to start your dream career, and how important it is to keep learning! Acting Is… is our new video series that provides insight from stars and insiders about what […]

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5 Tips to Make Your Special Skills Pop

It’s that portion of the resume that freezes you in your tracks. You instantly flash back to every summer camp where you were ever asked to “Tell us your name and something interesting about you.” Suddenly nothing is interesting about you. You have no skills to speak of. There is nothing to set you apart […]

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How to Improve Your ESSENTIAL Networking Skills

Networking is essential to creating a name for yourself as an actor, and that is why for this week’s CIT Flashback Friday blog post we are revisiting the article ‘How to Improve your Networking.’ “But I just want to act,” your inner artist voice laments. “I’m not good at networking. It feels fake. I’m socially […]

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Breaking into Hollywood: A Guide for International Actors

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Hollywood, the Mecca of entertainment, has become an increasingly popular destination for international actors looking to showcase their work on the world stage. Actors such as Penelope Cruz, Lupita Nyong’o, Javier Bardem, Sofia Vergara, and Michael Fassbender, to name a few, have had wonderful success breaking into Hollywood from abroad. However, many actors who are […]

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5 Essential Things to Teach Your Child Actor

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We talk a lot on this blog about how to further your own career, but what if you’ve got a young rising star at home? Being the parent of a child who is interested in starting their acting career early is a difficult road to navigate, especially if you have limited experience in the industry. […]

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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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