Tag Archives: working actors

6 Tips for Stressed-Out Actors Juggling Day Jobs

Day jobs and actors go together like peanut butter and jelly in an overworked sandwich. When you’re in the “hustling” phase of your career (Spoiler: That’s pretty much all of it), you’re going to need some strategies in place so that you have space to create your art, and also money. So you can, like, eat, […]

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Featured Artist Series: Ted Ferguson

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Actors often believe that working as an actor is a function of luck.  If you happen to be in the right place at the right time, with the right hair color, the right relationship, the right look, then you can’t help but succeed.  Working as an actor, then is dependent on others: casting, producers, directors, […]

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Featured Artist Series: Justin Phillip & No Slowing Down In The Pursuit Of Your Dreams

After a very interesting chat with Justin Phillip to catch up on what he has been up to since he was a featured artist, November last year; I honestly expected a brief answer about a project or two that he was working on, but I was instead blown away by all he has been able […]

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VIDEO – Dealing with Trauma & Emotion: Acting Tips with David Strasberg

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Erik Vidal is back for the second segment of this Masterclass lesson! 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 […]

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Featured Artist Series: Anthony John Thomas and How to Overcome a Late Start Acting Career

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Sometimes life can sidetrack your acting career. When that happens, it is easy to become discouraged, to feel rusty and overwhelmed at the thought of jumping back in the game. But as showcase winner Anthony John Thomas demonstrates, with the right cocktail of perseverance, hard work, and courage, success can come around any corner. Anthony […]

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Featured Artist Series: Justin Phillip On Leaning into Success

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After seeing his tweet that he booked an audition the day after signing up for Cast It Talent, we interviewed Justin Phillip to get his take on the business and how to get one’s career rolling. Justin is the picture of a self-made career, though acting wasn’t always his primary goal. Justin originally went to […]

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2 Years and 105 Episodes Later, Omar Dorsey is BACK!

Actors Anonymous, founded by Wesam Keesh, is a podcast that focuses on the Los Angeles actor and the struggles and hardships of their careers, as well as their success stories. Cast It Talent is proud to sponsor the Actors Anonymous Podcast. We believe that the message promoted by Wesam and Producer, Jordan Burbank helps actors stay unified as a […]

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Featured Artist Series: Lisa Renée Miller and How to Take Control of Your Career

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If you’ve ever felt intimidated but the sheer weight of competition, or been daunted but the odds, this is one for you. As part of our Featured Artist Series, I spoke to Lisa Renée Miller and got the skinny on how she made a career out of nothing. Lisa Renée Miller, from Detroit, stumbled into […]

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Actors Working In Casting Offices

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It may have crossed your mind that as an actor, it may be beneficial to try to work in a casting office. In a sense, you’d be taking a peek behind the curtain and seeing just how the casting process works. You could gain valuable insight and become more well-rounded, as auditioning isn’t always just […]

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Have YOU ‘Scoped’? Learn how Periscope is changing the face of interactive television

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Have YOU ever Periscoped? Producer/Actor Steven Ellison (Satisfaction, True Detective, Undead Diaries) discusses how Periscope is changing the face of interactive television. Actors Anonymous, founded by Wesam Keesh, is a podcast that focuses on the Los Angeles actor and the struggles and hardships of their careers, as well as their success stories. Cast It Talent is […]

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