Monologues for Auditions

Monologues for Auditions If the casting director asks you to bring a monologue instead of providing you sides, you can ask him or her if they prefer a comedy or a drama. Usually for film you are better off with contemporary or finding a piece of a movie that you can perform.  If you are […]

Self Submitting for Auditions Like a Pro

Submitting for Auditions. There are many great places to find casting notices online.  For the new actor with no agent you will be submitting for roles yourself.   Submitting for Auditions Keep your resume and headshot handy electronically so you can quickly attach this to your e-mails when submitting for a role.   Your message […]

The Untold Secret To Mastering Auditioning

Unfortunately for many actors, auditions are very daunting and stressful.  You know you are a trained actor, you know you can do it but for some reason when you are in that room that little voice comes back and starts trying to distract you and tear you down.  “You’re doing it wrong”, “you’ll forget your […]

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Your Headshots Should Reflect Your Actor’s Type

Actor’s type. Are you getting ready to take your headshots? No pressure, but don’t blow it! Just kidding.  Before you take your headshot, you need to do a little bit of homework. What are you going to wear?  How will you wear your hair? The answer to these and other questions will come as soon […]

Rejection and Motivation for Actors

Rejection. All actors face a lot of rejection, that’s part of the job.  Even Hollywood movies with popular actors bomb sometimes. You have to have a thick skin going into this.  And you have to believe in yourself, respect and love yourself otherwise you will not stand. You have to keep working regardless of the […]