Acting Tips

7 Ways to Do a Self-Tape Without a Reader

7 Ways to Do a Self-Tape Without a Reader For auditions that require more than one person, there are several options available when you don’t have a reliable reader (By Jim Webb) (Photo:…

Memorize Your Lines in 5 Easy Steps!

Memorize Your Lines in 5 Easy Steps Eventually, your brain will effortlessly recall the words (By Jim Webb) (Photo: Monstera | Pexels) I can memorize lines in half the time it takes other…

Perfect or Not, Always Submit Your Self-Tape! 

Perfect or Not, Always Submit Your Self-Tape!  Never let perfect be the enemy of the good  (By Javier Guerra) (Photo: Karolina Grabowska | Pexels) So, I was listening to a casting director the…

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  • Should I Put My Weight on My Acting Resume? 

    Should I Put My Weight on My Acting Resume?  (By AM Staff) (Photo: Ketut Subiyanto | Pexels) The answer, in most cases, you don’t have to! It is not necessary for you to…

    What are Some Special Skills to Put on an Actor Resume?

    What are Some Special Skills to Put on an Actor Resume?  (By AM Staff) (Photo: Anna Tarazevich | Pexels) The special skills section of an actor’s resume can help casting locate actors with…

    The Perfect Self-Tape Audition Reader 

    The Perfect Self-Tape Audition Reader  Make sure your reader helps, or at least doesn’t hurt, your self-tape (By Jim Webb) (Photo: Jodie Cook | Unsplash) Don’t let your audition reader ruin your audition….

    How to Act Realistically 

    How to Act Realistically  10 things you can do to not look like you’re acting  (By Tonya Tannenbaum) (Photo: Ron Lach | Pexels) Acting is easy. Acting realistically is also easy. The only…

    Don’t Over-Produce Your Self-Tape

    Don’t Over-Produce Your Self-Tape  If your acting doesn’t match your effort, nothing else will matter  (By Carmichael Phillips) (Photo: Anete Lusina | Pexels) Don’t over-produce your self-tape! Don’t let the desire to stand…

    Learn Your Lines by Writing Them Down…Repeatedly!

    Learn Your Lines by Writing Them Down…Repeatedly! It’s a phenomenally simple, yet effective technique  (By Javier Guerra) (Photo: Sam Lion | Pexels) Here’s an interesting way to learn your lines: Write them down….

    The Reason to Thoroughly Learn Your Lines is So You Can Forget Them 

    The Reason to Thoroughly Learn Your Lines is So You Can Forget Them  Once the audience believes you’re reciting from the script in your head, you’re dead! (By Jim Webb) (Photo: Cottonbro |…