How To Be An Actor Without Getting Scammed

How to be an actor without getting scammed…It's something every new actor should know.  There are many unscrupulous “Hollywood” scammers out there.

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It's tough enough trying to figure out how to be an actor, you certainly don't want to get burned in the process.

Here are some important tips to allow you to identify and avoid “Hollywood” scams.  Read more >>

Audition Tip | To Memorize or Not To Memorize?…What Casting Directors Really Want

As far as audition tips go, this question comes up over and over again:

Should I memorize the sides for my audition?

Based on my experience as a Casting Director, here is my answer:


6 Reasons Becoming An Actor Was the Worst Decision of Your Life

When it comes to becoming an actor, you are quite literally inundated with an unlimited supply of obstacles from others on what can and will go wrong.

becoming an actorWhether it’s the odds being stacked against you, Read more >>

3 Steps To Use Other People’s Emmy Nominations For Your Acting Career

The Emmy Nominations came out yesterday.  For some of you reading this now, your own Emmy nomination seems so far away.  Others of you can taste your Emmy nomination it like it's happening right now.

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Regardless of which group you fall into, today I want you to learn this one important thing: Read more >>

Acting Audition Psych Out – Uh-Oh…I’m Not Right For This Acting Audition!

Acting Audition Psych Out…It happens to every actor at one time or another.

You get the call from your agent about the acting audition.  You look at the breakdown description for your character.  Your heart skips a beat.  Just to make sure you're not crazy, you flip through the sides and the script to see if there was a typo.  But it's the same.

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And you realize you got called in for a character that sounds like your polar opposite.   Panic sets in.  How on earth can you play this?  Read more >>

The Jim Carrey Commencement Video: 6 Acting Tips Every Actor Needs To Know

The Jim Carrey Commencement Video…You may have seen it flying around Facebook, Twitter or some other social media site. There’s a reason that it’s gone viral. It is chock full of amazing inspirational, life & acting lessons all wrapped up in the gut-busting, face-twisting wrapper of hilarity that is Jim Carrey.

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After seeing the Jim Carrey commencement video shared ad nauseum on Facebook and refusing to watch (just to be rebellious I guess?…Oh, come on, you know you’ve done that too!), I finally relented. And I’m so glad I did.

Although it was jam-packed with awesome stuff, I pulled out 6 key points that every actor should know and apply to their life, their craft, their acting careers. There were so many more but heck, this is a blog post, not a book! Read more >>

Casting Director Mind Hacks – Choosing Great Audition Material

Casting Director Mind Hacks…What are they?

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First let’s talk about “hacking”. What is it ? Well, the modern version, according to our good friend “Google”, defines hacking as:

“use a computer to gain unauthorized access to data in a system.”

So, then, what is a Casting Director Mind Hack? Read more >>

Audition Tips & One Sure Way To Turn a Casting Director’s Head in the Audition Room

Audition tips that give you insight into what to do better in the audition room, particularly when they come from Casting Directors, can really help you book more acting jobs.

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Today you will learn what the best source for your audition tips is and then, of course, you’ll get an awesome audition tip. Sound good? Read more >>

Tips On Acting | Why Most Actors Fail

When it comes to tips on acting, the biggest void that exists is actor training on belief. Yes, belief.

As an actor, you need to train yourself in how to maintain your belief in order to succeed as an actor, so you can land squarely on that red carpet where you belong.

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Of all the tips on acting I share when it comes to helping you be better and book more, my absolute favorite thing to discuss is in the area of belief, largely because there is such a void.

What I’ve found is

You’ve Been Dealing With Audition Nerves Wrong This Whole Time…

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They're following you…


It's not a who actually; it's a “what”.

What's following you?

Audition nerves.

They stalk you like the paparazzi on Kim Kardashian!

Relentless, irritating. Audition nerves can ruin everything IF… Read more >>

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