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    Thirty Second Monologues Can Get You Where You Want to Be

    Actors, stop your whining and work those ruby red slippers. The scene is the venue chosen for auditions for a production you'd give your eye teeth to be a part of. The foyer is packed with actors in line, signing up with their bios and their head shots, names,  dates, phone numbers, times of availability and the [...]
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    10 Things You Should Know Being on Set As an Extra 2015

    10 Things You Should Know Being on Set As an Extra Casting Calls & Auditions, Acting Auditions, acting tips Rules to Surviving Extra Work Everyone needs a place to start their acting career. One of the best places to practice acting and still get paid for it is doing background extra work.  But, extra work [...]
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    How to Get Great Headshots – The Inside Story

    Q. What are Actor's Headshots and how are they used? A. Actor's headshots are images of actors which are used as an aid in casting by Casting Directors, Agents, Managers, Directors, Producers and anyone involved in auditioning talent for the various markets in the entertainment industry. From the earliest Hollywood "Pub Shots" i.e. Publicity Shots [...]
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    Quick Poses for Models

        Description: When I first started modeling, I used to search for videos on model's secrets to posing in front of the camera. They were hard to find! There's no doubt about it, nailing hundreds of usable poses in a matter of minutes takes some practice. Even now, after over 10 years in front [...]
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    Professional Acting and the Reality of Casting

    So, the million dollar question in every actors mind is usually "how do I get a part?" Well, let me tell you all about it... The basic path goes something like this. Someone needs an actor, so they hire a casting director to find one. The casting director puts out a notice on 'Breakdown Services' [...]
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    5 Tips for Parents Interested in Baby/Toddler Agency Representation – Acting and Modeling Industry

    First, some agencies vary in this, but I recommend getting industry-standard professional photography for your baby or toddler. Why? Because industry-standard professional pictures show the potential buyer or casting director exactly what your child will look like when shooting for their professional project. I do not recommend using portrait photography or snapshots as the sole [...]
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    What you need to WIN: Acting Resumes, Cover Letters, and Headshots.

    A lot of things are out of your control as a commercial actor, but here are some things you can do on your end to make yourself as bookable a possible—a couple you might not have thought of, and a couple reinforcement reminders. 1. Have evidence. If you have a special skill (juggling, skateboarding, BMX [...]
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    Secrets to Becoming a Successful, Paid Actor

    Do you know who hires actors? Producers hire actors. Producers hire and fire everybody. So, whom do you want to meet? Producers! Of course! Do you know what your job is? As an actor, your job is to bring life to the producer's vision. You must understand that this is your job, so . . [...]
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    Actors on Acting: Casting & Auditions

    When attending an audition it is of the utmost importance to be prepared. Most decisions to eliminate you from consideration are made during the first 30 seconds of an audition. When you walk into the room it's very important to stay in your own space. Don't start comparing yourself to others. Women tend to do [...]
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