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Watching Out for Scams, Part II: Everything Else

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In part one of this series, we explored some tips on how to protect yourself from getting taken advantage of when finding representation. The same sort of vigilance can go a long way when looking at casting directors, acting coaches, and workshops, as well. So, in addition to last week’s warning signs for talent agencies, […]

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Watching Out for Scams, Part I: Talent Agencies

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We’d like to think in the entertainment community all of us are out there to help and support one another. After all, everyone is on a similar path and we all know what it’s like to be passionate about our craft. Unfortunately, just like any other industry, there are people out there who are looking […]

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Coping With Rejection

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You’ve got the agent, you’ve got the headshots, you’ve got a professional demo reel and your resume is proudly on your agency’s letterhead. Your agent and manager are successfully selling you to casting directors and producers and you’re getting in the room several times a week for a variety of projects—television, film, web series and […]

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Acting in Comedy vs. Drama: What’s the difference? Is one more important than the other?

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Throughout your career, you’re going to be faced with all sorts of projects to read for—short films, feature films, television, theatre, etc. Of course, under these types of mediums, there are genres that separate projects—and most of the time, the two main genres you will be faced with are comedy and drama. Of course, there […]

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Simone Renault Receives 12 Free Classes at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute has selected Simone Renault to receive 12 free classes at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. Like last months selected actor, John Shartzer. Renault will be attending the Institute’s Los Angeles campus. Each month Cast It Talent holds an open call where actors can submit an online […]

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Acting in Film and Television

By andrew hadzopoulos From an acting standpoint, the difference between theater, television, and film is immense. Most audiences can see the differences between theater and filmed performances – it makes sense that live performances are, by definition, theatrical. With no close-ups or edits to direct your attention, the actors are the ones tasked to keep […]

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Beginning Your Acting Career

By Andrew Hadzopoulos – You’ve made up your mind. Some people may have encouraged you, others might have tried to dissuade you. Ultimately, you’ve decided that you want to try your hand at acting. Like any career or job, starting out can often be the most frustrating time of the entire experience. You’re confident though […]

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Staying Busy While Looking for Representation

Two weeks ago, we talked about how to go about approaching agents and managers. It’s important to  note that you can be a busy and productive actor while looking for representation. Below are some easy  ways to build your professional resume, make connections, and grow as a performer. Enroll in acting classes Regardless of your […]

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Audition Skills

It may seem like being a good actor should lead to getting good parts but that’s not necessarily the case. Auditioning is a much different skill set than acting and to be successful, you have to be good at both.

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Should You Pursue an Acting Degree?

William Hurt, Laura Linney, Kevin Spacey, and Kelsey Grammar are all alumni of Juilliard. Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei, Alec Baldwin, Billy Crystal, and Rainn Wilson are just some of the alumni of Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. Paul Giamatti, Paul Newman, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep and Sigourney Weaver all attended the Yale […]

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