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7 Tips to Speed Up Memorization

Whether you’re in a cold read or stepping in to an unexpected role, there are times when you will need to memorize lines at lightning speed. Below are some tips to help you get in the fast lane. Read through the material. Scene or feature length script, it’s always a good idea to get a […]


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Actorpedia: Hollywood Definitions


The Hollywood entertainment business is quite different from other typical industries. Days don’t usually start until 10AM, office attire usually consists of t-shirts and jeans, and going to red carpet premieres is considered “work.” Not surprisingly, the entertainment “biz” is also rife with its own language and terminology – definitions that you should familiarize yourself […]


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#FBF: Advice on “Quick Prep” Auditions


6:59pm: TV “Guest Star” sides arrive.  2 scenes; not allowed to read the full script. 10am audition the next day . . . If you get audition material late and there isn’t much time to prepare–DON’T WORRY.  Do the best you can.  Account for the elements that you can.  Know what you are doing in […]


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