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Best 6 Steps to Writing a Great Actor Bio

Why do you need a bio? What’s the purpose? How do you format it? These are all common questions actors ask. A bio is a summary of the highlights of your career—your training, credits,...

Top 10 Tips for a Winning Audition

Your dream is to be a working actor. You’ve always been told you “have it,” but the phone doesn’t ring for callbacks. What separates professionals from wannabe talent show prodigies isn’t inspiration. It’s preparation...

Audition Tricks & Tips for Actors 2019

What do we mean by audition tricks & tips? We mean the small stuff. Stuff you may never have thought about. But it makes a huge difference. Over the years, we’ve been to hundreds of...

Top 10 Audition Tips for Actors

10 Audition tips on how to have a better audition experience. Always bring a picture and resume. I don’t care if you have an Agent, a Manager, and a Momma Rose-style “mom-ager” who all promised to...

Expressions: What Your Face Tells The Audience

“The close-up, according to D.W. Griffith, allows subtle changes of facial expression – the raising of an eyebrow or the flicker of a smile – to become part of the action.”  – Chuck Jones...

Top 7 tips Artists Can Build Self-Confidence

  Do you ever doubt yourself, your art, or your abilities? You’re not alone. It’s easy to feel vulnerable when you’re promoting and selling an extension of yourself. So how do you build self...