Acting Tips

5 Things You Should Never Do After an Audition

  5 Things You Should Never Do After an Audition (By Jim Webb) There are many things you should never do after an audition. You should already know the obvious ones: Don’t make…

Don’t Sabotage Yourself

Don’t Sabotage Yourself It’s difficult enough for an actor to find and secure a paying gig. Why make it even more difficult by sabotaging your own chances? (By Jim Webb) It’s ok if…

All Acting and No Play Makes You a Dull Actor

All Acting and No Play Makes You a Dull Actor Ironically, spending too much time on all things “acting” can actually make an actor worse at acting. (By Carmichael Phillips) You know what…

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  • Don’t Just Tell a Talent Agent About Your Dreams. Show Them Your Work!

    Don’t Just Tell a Talent Agent About Your Dreams. Show Them Your Work! Your dreams are not much different from any other actor’s dreams. It’s your work that sets you apart. (By Carmichael…

    The Callback is Not the Time for Experimenting

    The Callback is Not the Time for Experimenting Why tinker with a winning formula? (By Jim Webb) The callback is not the time to start taking chances. Unless otherwise instructed, try to do…

    Don’t just pursue an agent. Study the craft. Do good work. Then, invite them to pursue you.

    Don’t just pursue an agent. Study the craft. Do good work. Then, invite them to pursue you. (by Jim Webb) Pursuing a talent agent is one of the more unsavory, yet necessary, aspects…

    Check Your Ego at the Door, But Bring Your Confidence into the Audition Room

      Check your ego at the door, but always bring your confidence into the audition room. And bring lots of it! The audition process, in many ways, is like the job interview process….

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

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

    Why Natural Actors Still Need Training

    Why Natural Actors Still Need Training While an actor might be a natural performer, he or she is also a human being. (Jim Webb) ____________________________________________________________________________ Training is vital to the actor’s life. Being…

    When you speak words you don’t truly understand, you are not truly acting.

    When you speak words you don’t truly understand, you are not truly acting. So, pull out your dictionary or get busy on Wikipedia and find out the answer… (by Jim Webb) ____________________________________________________________________________ When…

    Don’t Be Afraid to Politely Ask for an Audition Do-Over

    Don’t Be Afraid to Politely Ask for an Audition Do-Over The goal is not to be nice, the goal is to leave the audition room feeling good about the performance you put on…