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Actor Stories: Tiffany Haddish

Actor Stories: Tiffany Haddish Here is Tiffany Haddish’s story of homelessness and triumph. Let this story inspire you! (By AM Staff) ________________________________________________________________________________________________ If you think your acting journey has been more bad than…

Quote of the day: Viola Davis

Quote of the day: “I created a production company out of necessity, because if I literally waited for Hollywood, I would still be [playing] mama [roles]” (Viola Davis)     ________________________________________________________________________________________________ This quote…

4 Great Reasons to Audition with Your Sides In Your Hands

4 Great Reasons to Audition with Your Sides In Your Hands Question: Now that you are off-book, should you bring your sides into the audition room with you? Should you use them during…

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  • 4 Facts about Actors and Blackface

    4 Facts about Actors and Blackface Blackface was the makeup that non-black actors used in performances to caricature African-Americans. (by Webby) ________________________________________________________________________________________________ There has been much discussion about the use of blackface lately,…

    On this day: Casablanca premieres

    Casablanca On this day, in 1942, Casablanca premiered in Hollywood. The film, starring Humphrey Bogart, in his first romantic film, and Ingrid Bergman, won an Academy Award for Best Picture. Set during World…

    Quote of the day: Martin Landau

    Quote of the Day: “In a well-written script, what people say to each other – the dialogue – is what a character’s willing to reveal, willing to share with another person. The 90%…

    Actor Stories: Ann Dowd

    Actor Stories: Ann Dowd Perseverance, determination and willpower! Mrs. Dowd refused to give up no matter how long it took. Her patience is now being richly reward and she is certainly living her…

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

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

    Beware Career Advice From Family During the Holidays

    Beware Career Advice From Family During the Holidays (by Carmichael Phillips) Going home for the holidays can be a social minefield for actors, sometimes. It can be replete with uncomfortable stares, snide remarks,…

    Headshots are like bread. They can get “stale” over time.

      Headshots Are Like Bread They can get “stale” over time. (By Carmichael Phillips) You may have heard all the reasons for why it might be necessary to change your headshots. Perhaps you’ve…

    Quote of the Day: Dennis Haysbert

    Quote of the day: To develop a character, I try to figure out who the person is, where he’s from. Who were his parents? How did he relate to his parents? Where did…