Audition Tip: How To Master Transitions To Make Your Audition Stand Out

Weird Fact: Audition tips about audition transitions are scarce.

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I know. I looked.

There are tips on so many other things when it comes to acting — self-taping tips, mastering a crying scene in auditions, how to not psyche yourself out in auditions, etc.

But nada on transitions…until now.

Don Draper’s Advice For Actors

If you’re a “Mad Men” fan, you know that the series finale recently aired…And it got me thinking about you.  Yup…YOU and your acting career.

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Pour yourself a scotch, light up a cigarette and I’ll tell you all about it.  ;-)


Self-Taped Auditions: What Casting Directors Really Want To SEE

During my career in Casting, I've seen A LOT of self-tapes. And, as most Casting Directors these days, I've cast directly from self-taped auditions from as well.

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However, the one thing that just kills me about self-tapes is all the could-have-been-great-self-tapes that you got terribly wrong… And so, you lost your shot.


While there are a lot of reasons to love self-taping, it's easier to love if it produces results for you…aka BOOKINGS.

In today's self-taping audition tip video below, you'll find out the number one thing you must get right and, more importantly WHY… Read more >>

How To Get An Agent or Manager To Work Their Tail Off For You…And Love It!


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“How do I get an Agent who's going to work their tail off for me?”

Have you ever wondered?…

Whether you need to get an Agent or already have one, the one thing you know for sure is that they are supposed to:

  • Get you in the door
  • Get you more auditions
  • Get your more meetings
  • Get your career in a better position than it was when you were flying solo

Yes, a good Acting Agent or Talent Manager is supposed to do all of those things, but the truth is, you may have experienced otherwise. Read more >>

2 Film Audition Tips For Stage Actors – A Casting Director POV

Film audition tips can sometimes be the hardest to digest when you're an actor coming from theatre to film and television. It can almost feel like you have to learn acting all over again…

…Which is crazy because you didn't accumulate all those theatre credits from NOT knowing how to act, right?

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But acting for film and television is different from theatre acting.  It just is.

And therefore, auditioning for film and television is also different.  Read more >>

Audition Tip | How To Ask A Question In Your Audition Without Getting Your Head Bit Off

In today's video audition tip I'm going to answer a question I get from a lot of my audition coaching clients…

Is it okay to ask a question in the audition room?


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The answer seems obvious but it's not.

Vulnerability, Rejection & Acting Coaches…Oh My!

Vulnerability & Rejection.  These 2 words represent running themes that you, as an actor, experience regularly throughout your acting career.

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Here's the million dollar question….

How can you be expected to be vulnerable so you can give your best audition or performance, when you are also dealing with rejection and judgment?  This is the conundrum we will tackle in this VLOG. Read more >>

Shockingly Simple Sabotage You Inflict On Your Acting Career Daily

There is one simple thing you may be doing that’s hurting your own acting career.


It’s not obvious. It’s sneaky. It’s subtle…It’s shockingly simple.  But it has profound results. And it’s all in the VIDEO below.  Read more >>

Best of  The “Tips On Acting” Blog 2014

When it comes to helping actors, I'm grateful to say that in 2014 a lot of wonderful things happened. The results you have all been getting have really inspired me.

I created a bunch of new trainings to help you be better and book more. I made lots of new video acting tips for you. And, 2014 was the year I launched this Tips On Acting Blog for you.

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I went back through all the content I posted this year and pulled out what I consider the “Best Of” my blog in 2014. I heard from you that these are the posts you loved best, shared most and couldn’t get enough of. Read more >>

How To Hit An Audition Curveball Out Of The Park

Watch out.  It’s coming.  And if you’re not careful, it will knock you out.

Audition curveballs can hit you hard.  And they’re not only painful, they can KILL your audition.


What Is An Audition Curveball?

Audition Curveball:  When a Casting Director (or Producer or Director) says or does something at your audition that you weren’t expecting and hadn’t planned for that could possibly throw you for a loop and tank your audition. Read more >>

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