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Actor Stories: Charles S. Dutton

Actor Stories: Charles S. Dutton Charles S. Dutton begins an amazing acting career in “the hole”, a tiny, urine-infested, concrete box, reading his first play using light that seeped from under the door….

Stella Adler Quotes

Stella Adler Quotes (by AM Staff)         _____________________________________________________________________________________ “The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on his voice. But the most important thing the actor…

Basic Facts about Actor Labor Unions

  Basic Facts about Actor Labor Unions (By AM Staff) Do you know why SAG merged with AFTRA? Do you know why Actor’s Equity Association was created? Do you know how unions benefit…

  • Editorial: Geoffrey Owens and an actor’s right to privacy and survival

      Editorial: Geoffrey Owens and an actor’s right to privacy and survival (by AM Staff) One of the most difficult things about being an actor is the lack of appreciation that people outside…

    What is a “Breakdown”?

    What is a “Breakdown”? (By AM Staff) A “breakdown” is a brief description of a forthcoming production, along with the characters and roles featured in that production. It is created and released to…

    Master Quote: “We must overcome the notion that we must be regular”

    Master Quote: “We must overcome the notion that we must be regular…it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.” (Uta Hagen) ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Uta Hagen (June 12,…

    Headshot rule: Make sure that YOU are the star of your headshot.

      Headshot rule: Make sure that YOU are the star of your headshot. (by Webby) Is it time for you to get new headshots? Fantastic! If you are a new actor getting headshots…

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

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

    Neil Simon passed away at 91

      Neil Simon passed away at 91, due to complications with pneumonia. (By AM Staff) American playwright and screenwriter, Neil Simon, passed away, due to complications with pneumonia. He was pronounced dead at…

    Crazy Rich Asians Opens at Number One

    Crazy Rich Asians Opens at Number One (by AM staff) It has taken Hollywood twenty-five years to produce a nationwide-released film with a majority Asian cast. And given the tremendous success of Crazy…

    What is a “Casting Director”

      What is a “Casting Director” (by AM Staff) A casting director is the person responsible for finding the talent to fill available acting roles in a film, television show, commercial or play….