Acting Resumes

What is a SAG-AFTRA Must-Join? 

What is a SAG-AFTRA Must-Join?  Let’s explore this SAG-AFTRA status… (by Tonya Tannenbaum) (Photo: Eunice Lituanas | Unsplash) A “Must-Join” is the label placed on actors who have surpassed the grace period (usually…

3 Misdemeanors to Avoid on Your Acting Résumé

3 Misdemeanors to Avoid on Your Acting Résumé Misdemeanors aren’t felonious, but they can still be problematic (by Jim Webb) (Photo: Niu Niu/Unsplash) When it comes to an actor’s résumé, there are differing…

The Callback Checklist

The Callback Checklist Check these items off your list before you go in for your next callback (by Carmichael Phillips) (Photo: Emma Matthews/Unsplash) Are you ready for your next callback? Check these items…

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  • 3 Minor Violations to Avoid on Your Acting Résumé

    3 Minor Violations to Avoid on Your Acting Résumé When it comes to an actor’s résumé, there are differing levels of crime that an actor can commit. Here are 3 Minor Violations. (by…

    Never Do This on Your Acting Résumé!

    Never Do This on Your Acting Résumé! This is a brief “NEVER and WTF Were You Thinking!” list (by Carmichael Phillips) Sometimes there are “Should and Shouldn’t” lists. Sometimes there are “Do and…

    What is Slating?

    What is Slating? The slating process is very simple, yet vitally important (by Tonya Tannenbaum) The term, “slating”, for auditions, describes a standard industry practice whereby the actor briefly introduces themselves while facing…

    Don’t join SAG-AFTRA (too fast)!

    Don’t Join SAG-AFTRA (too fast)! As soon as you become eligible to join a union, celebrate! But only join when you are fully prepared. (by Jim Webb) Joining the union and getting a…

    Beef-up Your Acting Résumé with Training, Not Lies!

    Beef-up Your Acting Résumé with Training, Not Lies! Rather than lying on your résumé about all the great acting jobs you’ve done, why not simply take more acting classes? (by Jim Webb) (Photo…

    Special Skills Means Special Skills

    Special Skills Means Special Skills If you can’t really swim, then don’t put swimming on your acting résumé. The same goes for all the other special skills you claim. (by James Webb) (Photo:…