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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…

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  • 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…

    Why You Should Always Get Coached Before a Big Audition 

    Why You Should Always Get Coached Before a Big Audition  Think of it as an investment (by Jim Webb) (Photo: Cottonbro | Pexels) You obviously don’t need to get an acting coach for…

    Daniel Kaluuya: “I ask the script, ‘What do you want me to do?’” 

    Daniel Kaluuya:  “I ask the script, ‘What do you want me to do?’”  (arranged by Carmichael Phillips) (Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out) “I ask the script, ‘What do you want me to do?’”…

    The Ultimate Audition Preparation Checklist 

    The Ultimate Audition Preparation Checklist Are you fully prepared for your upcoming audition? (by Jim Webb) (Photo: Andrea Piacquadio | Pexels) You were just going about your day, minding your own business. You…

    Uta Hagen, on her definition of bad acting

    Uta Hagen, on her definition of bad acting: ‘If you can see what an actor has pre-arranged, it’s bad acting.’ (arranged by Carmichael Phillips) (Uta Hagen) “When I go to the theater, if…

    The Asian Actor: New opportunities, and a new awakening

    The Asian Actor:  New opportunities, and a new awakening (by Tonya Tannenbaum) (Photo: Aiony Haust | Unsplash) On March 16, 2021, a gunman walked into Young’s Asian Massage in Acworth, Georgia. The massacre…

    What are Residuals? 

    What are Residuals?  A brief breakdown of this important payment arrangement (by Jim Webb) (Photo: Shane | Unsplash) When you book a role on a television show or in a movie, you are…