Acting Tips

Acting Tip: Special skills means special SKILLS

Acting Tip: On your acting resume, “special skills” means special SKILLS, not your “I-do-this-with-my-leftover-beer-money” hobbies. It might be tempting to load your resume up with lots and lots of “special skills”. Some actors…

Acting Tip: Wanna get more “looks”?

  Acting Tip: Get More “Looks” From a Photoshoot Wanna get more “looks” during a headshot photoshoot for free? Wear layers and slowly “undress” for the camera. Great headshots are essential for almost…

Acting Tip: No Messy Headshots.

Acting Tip: Don’t make your headshot messy. Make sure that YOU are the star of your headshot. Never allow yourself to be upstaged by your shiny jewelry, distracting clothing, busy wallpaper patterns or…

  • Acting Tip: Never arrive late to audition.

    Acting Tip: Never arrive late to the audition. “One of the worst things you can do is arrive late to an audition. In addition to being unprofessional, arriving late shows the casting director…

    Acting Tip: Send unsolicited, if necessary

    Acting Tip: Send unsolicited submissions, if necessary. Just because an agency says, “No unsolicited submissions”, doesn’t necessarily mean they won’t open or read it. There’s a slim chance they will. And this is…

    Acting Tip: Audition begins upon arrival

    Acting Tip: Your audition begins when you arrive! Your acting audition begins upon arrival, at the audition location, not just when you’re in the audition room. The casting director may be watching you…

    Acting Tip: Audition with sides in-hand

    Acting Tip: Audition with sides in-hand! Memorize your lines but audition with sides in-hand, as if you are unfamiliar with the lines. Then blow them away with your performance!

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

    Learn more about the different ways actors use headshots to market themselves! Learn More

    Acting Tip: Get Professional Headshots

    Acting Tip:  Get professional headshots! Unprofessional headshots make casting directors think YOU are…unprofessional. Don’t go cheap!    

    Acting Tip: Wait before signing to audition

    Acting Tip: Wait a few minutes b4 signing in to audition. This gives more time to prepare sides…and nerves.

    Acting Tip – Headshot Must Look Like You!

    The most common rule of thumb for an actor’s headshot is also the simplest and most straightforward: It must look like……YOU!