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Sanford Meisner: Acting Is Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances.

“Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances.” (Sanford Meisner)     _________________________________________________________________________________________ Sanford Meisner (August 31, 1905 – February 2, 1997) was a legendary actor and acting teacher, and was one of the…

Acting Definition: Financial Core or Fi-Core.

Acting Definition: Financial Core or Fi-Core. Financial core, or Fi-Core, is a designation or status that allows actors to work in both union projects and non-union projects. Union members are only allowed to…

Acting Fact: Union commercial actors earn 10 times as much.

  Acting Fact: Union commercial actors earn as much as 10 times more money than non-union commercial actors. Non-union actors earn significantly less money in commercials than their SAG-AFTRA union counterparts. In fact,…

  • Find Your Paragon Actor

    Find Your Paragon Actor (Don’t Be A Boat Without a Sail) It is difficult to achieve any big dream. It is especially difficult to be a successful actor. Consider this: *Most Actors Never…

    Acting Definition: Audition Notes.

    Acting Definition: Audition Notes. After you perform a scene at an audition, a casting director might ask you to do it again. Only this time, they might give you notes. Notes are the…

    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…

    Marlon Brando – “To grasp the full acceptance”.

      “To grasp the full acceptance of life is the actor’s duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it is his dedication” (Marlon Brando)   ______________________________________________________________________________ Marlon Brando (April 3,…

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

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

    Acting Definition: Headshot Reproduction

      Acting Definition: Headshot Reproduction. Headshot reproduction, also known as duplication, is the conversion of headshot images into marketing materials, such as an 8×10 photograph, an actor postcard or an actor business card….

    Acting Definition: Clip

    Acting Definition: Clip. A “Clip” is a small but important piece of footage from a film. If you perform in a film or television show, or even a theatrical performance that is filmed,…

    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!