Behind the Curtain: The Wacky World of Acting Unions

As an actor, you’re used to playing all sorts of roles, from the dramatic to the comedic. But did you know that there’s a whole cast of characters behind the

Acting 101: From Zero to Hero (or at least a decent extra)

You’ve decided to pursue your ambition of becoming an actor or actress. It’s exciting to think about standing on stage in front of the camera, mesmerizing viewers with your performances. And who knows, maybe one day you’ll be giving that all-important

How to create an actors’ demo reel

What is an actors’ demo reel? How do I create a demo reel? Do I need one? What should I include in a demo reel? Is a video of my

Promoting yourself as an actor – social media

Acting is about promoting yourself. You are the product you want to sell (to get cast). And so we ought to ask ourselves: what exactly should I do? How can

How to create a self-tape – “Camera”

What is the right self-tape camera to create your best self-tape? Does it really matter? What are some things to consider? Is my cell phone just enough? Read more in

How to create a self-tape – “Background”

What background to use for a self-tape? What is the right background? Is there any industry standard? Do I have to use any background, or is just a blank white