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How to set the Stage for a Killer Self-Tape in 2024: Background

Self-tapes have become more common and practical for casting directors as well as for actors, but what will be the perfect self-tape background? Listen up, future stars! When it comes

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Measure Twice, Act Once: Costume Size Card for Actors

Have you ever found yourself in the hot seat, facing the inevitable “size card” interrogation during auditions, or the triumphant moment of clinching that movie role? If your dream is

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Measure Twice Act Once Size Card
Cold Reading The Art of Nailing An Audition Without Knowing The Script

Cold Reading: The Art of Nailing an Audition Without Knowing the Script

Are you an actor trying to make it big in Hollywood? If so, you probably heard of cold reading or even had the experience of doing Cold Reading during an

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  • February 14, 2023
  • Acting
  • 9 Mins Read

Acting Techniques: From Stanislavski’s System to Suzuki’s Bodies

Acting is a challenging and complex art form that requires a combination of technical skill, emotional depth, and creative imagination. With all these, you can create magic. The magic happening

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Acting Techniques: From Stanislavski's System to Suzuki's Bodies
Acting Jargon for the confused a hillarious guide

Acting Jargon for the Confused: A Hilarious Guide

Welcome to the world of theater and film, where actors and actresses use words and terms that might sound like a foreign language to those outside of the industry. But

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  • January 21, 2023
  • Acting
  • 4 Mins Read

Rejection: The Actor’s Nemesis

As an actor, rejection is a part of the job. It’s like a badge of dishonor, a necessary evil. But let’s be real, it sucks. Handling rejection in acting can

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Handling Rejection in Acting
How to start carrer as an actor: Actor's package | group of actors in dark colored clothes on rehearsal

How to Start a Career as an Actor: Actor’s package

Are you an aspiring actor? But do you know how to build your actor’s package – the essential things to do and start to be a successful actor? It’s never

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Mastering cold reading for actors

What is cold reading? Should I wear a jacket or the cold read won’t be that cold? How to improve my cold reading skills? Cold reading will challenge how fast

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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

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  • December 20, 2021
  • Acting
  • 5 Mins Read

Memorizing lines for actors

7 pm. You just received an email that you have a callback for tomorrow morning and along with the email sides with ten pages of lines. Or you should take

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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

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Self-tape audio setup for any budget

Should I invest in my audio setup? And if so, how much? As we learned in the article about sound (here if you haven’t checked it yet), sound is the

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How to create a self-tape – “Sound”

The sound quality is the most important thing for self-tape. So, how is it that we create the best audio set-up? Did you know you can improve your sound without

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Opening Creativity – A Summary

If you don’t want to read all six articles, I happily will outline the goals and intentions of each I have shared as my insights into opening creativity. Here we

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Opening creativity, part 6 – Side projects

Your creativity happens only if you are working on something. If you don’t have anything to work with within your niche, have some side projects. There is nothing better than

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Opening creativity, part 5 – Do something now

Have you ever struggled with creativity? Didn’t you know where to start? To do something, we need to start first. Do something now. (more…)

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Opening creativity, part 1 – Observe

Have you ever struggle with creativity? Didn’t you know where to start? Or you didn’t know where to get an idea? Or you felt you don’t know how to play

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