Actor Stories

ACTOR STORY | I’m Officially Done with In-Person Auditions! 

ACTOR STORY  I’m Officially Done with In-Person Auditions!  I hope to never have this experience again! (The Anonymous Actor) (Photo: Liza Summer | Pexels) I hope I NEVER have to go to another…

ACTOR STORY | Have I been booking out too much? 

ACTOR STORY Have I been booking out too much?  You have to be all the way in or all the way out…  (The Anonymous Actor) (Photo: Jorge Salvador | Unsplash) In the past,…

ACTOR STORY | I Got an Acting Job Without Auditioning! 

ACTOR STORY  I Got an Acting Job Without Auditioning!  Why repeat customers are the best customers  (The Anonymous Actor) (Photo: Razvan Chisu | Pexels) I recently got a job without auditioning for it!…

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  • Do Casting Directors Even See Our Self-Tapes? 

    Do Casting Directors Even See Our Self-Tapes?  All that anticipation for nothing!  (The Anonymous Actor) (Photo: Ryoji Iwata | Unsplash) My self-tape, on more than one occasion, was not seen. How do I…

    My Self-Tape Evolution 

    My Self-Tape Evolution  A brief history of how my self-taping improved  (By Kesha Tyler) (Photo: Cottonbro | Pexels) My early self-tapes were a rather shitty affair. I’m embarrassed to say it, but it’s…

    Natalie Martinez: “Just keep working hard, because the struggle never stops.” 

    Natalie Martinez:  “Just keep working hard, because the struggle never stops.”  (Arranged by Carmichael Phillips) (Natalie Martinez) “Just keep working hard, because the struggle never stops.” Model and actress, Natalie Martinez, talked about…

    ACTOR STORY | My Girlfriend Was My Reader for Self-Tape Auditions 

    ACTOR STORY  My Girlfriend Was My Reader for Self-Tape Auditions  We Just Broke Up!  (The Anonymous Actor) (Photo: Alena Darmel | Pexels) My girlfriend and I just broke off a nearly five-year relationship. But…

    ACTOR STORY | How the Late Michael K. Williams Almost Gave Up on Acting 

    ACTOR STORY  How the Late Michael K. Williams Almost Gave Up on Acting  Michael K. Williams’ struggles and triumphs, as an up-and-coming actor (by Carmichael Phillips) (Michael K. Williams) In honor of the…

    OPINION | What Annoys Me the Most About Casting Directors? Ambiguity! 

    OPINION  What Annoys Me the Most About Casting Directors? Ambiguity!  I want specifics! I’m trying to book this thing. (The Anonymous Actor) (Photo: Pixabay | Pexels) You know what annoys me the most…

    ACTOR STORY | Technical Difficulties Ruined My Virtual Audition! 

    ACTOR STORY  Technical Difficulties Ruined My Virtual Audition!  I never even got the chance to act…  (The Anonymous Actor)  (Photo: Daniel Reche | Pexels) Do you want to know how crazy my last…