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Breaking Out of a Creative Rut

Creative people love to create. We find joy in producing, in inventing, in devising and composing and imagining. We live for the feelings this creating gives us, and for the feelings engendered in ourselves and others as our creations reverberate off an audience. But what happens when a creative person finds themselves unable to create? […]

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THE BUSINESS & YOUR CAREER

  Your ability to succeed in this very competitive industry depends on 4 main factors: 1 – HARD WORK; 2 – BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS; 3 – TALENT; 4 – LUCK. HARD WORK – An actor who is prepared, both from honing his or her craft and skills, and from applying that craft to the audition at […]

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The Actor’s Lament: Why Am I Not Booking Anything?

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One of the most frustrating things about being an actor is the dry spells—long stretches of time when you just don’t book anything. Dry spells are always stressful for actors: not only are you worrying about where your next paycheck is coming from, you also end up questioning your acting abilities and wonder if there’s […]

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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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Meyon Mordechai Receives 12 Classes at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute for Open Call Audition

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The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute has selected Meyon Mordechai of Atlanta, GA to receive 12 free classes at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute for her audition that she submitted for the June talent search. Like the previously selected actor, Simone Renault, Mordechai will be attending the Los Angeles campus. Each month […]

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Actor Workshops: Everything You Need To Know

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If you’re looking for ways to improve your skills and network with other industry folk, actor workshops may sound like a viable option. However, in a city full of desperate actors looking to get noticed, most are all too willing to fork over their money for these “workshops”. While certain types of workshops are definitely worth […]

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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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How to Get the Most Out of a Casting Workshop

There are a lot of workshops around town that’ll offer you the opportunity to meet and read for someone from a casting office.  These can be great opportunities if your heart is in the right place. Here are some tips to make sure you understand exactly what you’re getting yourself into:

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