Acting

The 3-Second Pause

The 3-Second Pause A 3-second pause allows me to refocus, regroup and recognize that this is MY audition (by Javier Guerra) (Photo: KoolShooters | Pexels) I used to have a BIG problem staying…

One Fact About Post-Audition Fears That You Should Always Remember 

One Fact About Post-Audition Fears That You Should Always Remember  More likely than not, the casting director thinks you did fine!  (by Javier Guerra) (Photo: JJ Jordan | Unsplash) Look, it’s normal to…

10 Daily Affirmations for Actors

10 Daily Affirmations for Actors Use these affirmations to shape the way your mind views your acting career (by Jim Webb) (Photo: Patrick Fore | Unsplash) One of the best ways to control your…

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  • Bill Duke: “Don’t wait for Hollywood to discover you. Discover yourself!”

    Bill Duke:  “Don’t wait for Hollywood to discover you. Discover yourself!” (arranged by Carmichael Phillips)  (Bill Duke) “Don’t wait for Hollywood to discover you. Discover yourself!” (Bill Duke) Bill Duke’s 40-plus year career…

    If You Weren’t an Actor, What Would You Be? 

    If You Weren’t an Actor, What Would You Be?  Spoiler alert: It’s a trick question  (by Jim Webb)  (Photo: Tima Miroschnich | Pexels) What are three professions you could see yourself getting into…

    OPINION | Casting Directors Should Give Us Feedback on Our Self-Tapes! 

    OPINION Casting Directors Should Give Us Feedback on Our Self-Tapes!  Casting directors demand so much, yet don’t even give us the courtesy of feedback on our self-tapes  (by The Anonymous Actor)  (Photo: Pixabay…

    OPINION | Self-Taping is a Godsend! 

    OPINION Self-Taping is a Godsend!  If the choice is between a self-tape and sitting in rush-hour traffic, I’ll choose self-taping every time! (by The Anonymous Actor) (Photo: Jill Wellington | Pexels) Anyone who…

    What is Relaxation? 

    What is Relaxation?  The actor’s body is an instrument that must be tuned up (by Tonya Tannenbaum)  (Photo: Mikhail Nilov | Pexels) Relaxation, in the world of acting, is an exercise (or series…

    The Acting World Goes Virtual 

    The Acting World Goes Virtual  And that’s a good thing!  (by Carmichael Phillips) (Photo: Beci Harmony | Unsplash) As the old saying goes, “The only constant is change.” But in this new Covid-19…

    10 Actors We Loved and Lost in 2020

    10 Actors We Loved and Lost in 2020 Here’s a partial list of some of the actors we will miss (by Carmichael Phillips) (Photo source: Jamie Street/Unsplash) No doubt, 2020 was a rough…