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Knowledge and Power: Take Control of Your Online Presence

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We’ve talked a lot on this blog about tools you can use to direct your own career. But while it’s easy to list steps we could all be taking to boost our presence, sometimes taking those steps can be harder than it sounds. With a sea of online resources geared toward actors, how are you […]

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Success Stories: Shaenia Ayeni

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So much of this business is learning to deal with rejection. Managing your own, watching as your friends get rejected, even listening to endless stories of actors who gave up or “didn’t make it.”  It can seem endless and all-consuming. And then sometimes, a story comes along that rekindles that hopeful spark, and makes you […]

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Destination: Hollywood – Part 2

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Continuing our Hollywood Story from Part 1 Representation is Key  Whether moving to Hollywood as an established actor like West, or in the early stages of a career like Knai, getting the paperwork approved is not an insurmountable task, according to casting director Carla Hool.  “I’ve seen a lot of actors who get their paperwork,” […]

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Clementine Mills Selected as Top Performer in October/November Showcase

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We are thrilled to announce that Clementine Mills of Sydney, Australia, has been chosen as the Top Performer in the October/November Edition of our Monthly Showcase. To recognize Clementine’s efforts, she will receive $500, as well as feedback on her performance from our panel of noted casting professionals. We also want to congratulate the other finalists: […]

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Dylan Prince is Chosen as the Top Performer in the August Showcase

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We are thrilled to announce that Dylan Prince of New York, NY, has been selected as the Top Performer in the August Edition of our Monthly Showcase. To recognize his efforts, Mr. Prince will receive $500, as well as feedback on his performance from our panel of noted casting professionals. We also want to congratulate […]

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The Cast It Talent Monthly Showcase Returns!!

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Our Monthly Showcase is back!! The Cast It Talent Monthly Showcase is a fantastic chance for actors to get seen by and get feedback from some of Hollywood’s top casting professionals, no matter where you are based. All you need to do is film yourself performing any scene of your choice (3 minutes max). The […]

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Know When to Break the Rules—Part II

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Ladies and gentlemen, you may now sleep peacefully at night. The much-anticipated sequel to my previous post, “Know When to Break the Rules—Part I,” has arrived! Last time we focused on the rules of fashion—what to wear (or not) to an audition. But now I would like to move on to the audition itself. From […]

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International Actors: Part II

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In Part I of Advice for International Actors, we covered some of the basic fundamentals that all international actors should be aware of if they are serious about pursuing a career in Hollywood. Let’s say you’ve been working on the aforementioned topics for the past couple of years now. You’re pretty good with English, you […]

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How to Market Yourself as a Professional Actor

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These days, being a professional actor doesn’t necessarily mean fancy credits on your resume and paparazzi following you around town. As Hollywood expands past Los Angeles with the use of the internet and other modern technologies, anyone can be the actor they want to be. It often comes down to attitude, confidence and perseverance. The […]

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Advice for International Actors: Part I

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We’ve already written a good number of articles focusing on regional actors (check out, for example, Regional Actors: How to Successfully Utilize Social Media or Regional Actors! How to Get Noticed by Casting Directors)–U.S. actors that don’t actually live in New York or Los Angeles. However, the American entertainment industry is not just relegated to domestic […]

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