Acting

 “I think the word “acting” is a bad word for what we do.” (Dennis Haysbert)

 “I think the word “acting” is a bad word for what we do.” (Dennis Haysbert) (Arranged by AM Staff) Do you consider acting to be the art of performing a character or the…

Don’t Do These 7 Things When Choosing a Monologue

Don’t Do These 7 Things When Choosing a Monologue Here are some things you should absolutely avoid when choosing your next monologue (by Jim Webb) Are you looking for a new monologue? Don’t…

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…

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  • You’re Not Really Acting When You’re Over-Acting

    You’re Not Really Acting When You’re Over-Acting It’s amateurish and does a disservice to the script, your fellow actors and to the audience. (by Jim Webb) It’s understandable for aspiring actors to want…

    What is a “Sense Memory”?

    What is a “Sense Memory”? Armed with a sense memory, the actor’s experience is no longer rooted in fantasy. It is now real to them. (by Tonya Tannenbaum) (Photo: Aliya Jamous/Unsplash) Sense memory…

    Booking Commercials: Talent, Looks or Luck?

    Booking Commercials: Talent, Looks or Luck? What does it take for an actor to be successful in commercials? (by Carmichael Phillips) What does it take for an actor to be successful in commercials?…

    Never Apologize When You Make a Mistake During an Audition

    Never Apologize When You Make a Mistake During an Audition Don’t apologize during an audition. Ever. If you stumble over your words or make a mistake, simply correct it. Confidently. (by Carmichael Phillips)…

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

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

    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…

    5 General Rules for Demo Reels

    5 General Rules for Demo Reels Before you get knee-deep into this endeavor, there are a few general rules you should consider (By Jim Webb) Are you putting your first demo reel together,…

    Before You Approach an Agent, Get Your S@#t Together!

    Before You Approach an Agent, Get Your S@#t Together! Before you approach an agent, make sure that you are ready to present yourself as an actor who understands the business and understands what…