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Is Having an Agent Necessary for Landing an Acting Job?

There are an endless amount of online resources that can help put yourself out there for artistic employers to view you. Sites such as Backstage.com, or Stars.com will give you access to an online profile where you can upload your professional headshot and resume for directors to see your credentials.

The Quadruple Threat

The Quadruple Threat Performers looking to be involved in musical theatre have to be multi-talented. You should know how to act, sing, and dance to better market yourself as a performer to theatre companies. These three skills are considered “The Triple Threat.” In...

Acting Lingo To Know

Acting lingo is something that all actors need to know when they are on set and in auditions. All of the different words and codes can seem daunting if you don’t have a dictionary or someone helping you out with what everything means. Being on set is very fast paced...

Great Reasons For Actors To Live In LA

As an aspiring actor or actress it can be hard to break into the industry if you are not in an area that hold auditions or have to travel far to find work. Making valuable connections and friends in the industry is essential because you never know you can be...

How to Prepare for a Big Acting Role

If you’re preparing for a big acting role, stage fright should not be an issue for you. A big acting role can take time and experience to land, so here’s what you can do in the meantime. Follow these tips to prepare yourself for that big acting role and you’ll be...

How To Get Into Character

Getting into character is extremely important for actors to be able to do. In order for the audience or viewers to believe your performance, you have to become one with the character. Developing their characteristics, looking the part, as well as knowing how to behave...

Quotes To Be Inspired By

Acting is a profession that is constantly testing you. From being rejected for a part because you have the talent but not the right look to constantly going on auditions without any success, it can be easy to give up. However, some actors did not get their break until...

How to Find and Ace an Acting Audition

Acing auditions are an essential part of becoming an actor or actress. Often they can be nerve wracking and stressful if you aren’t prepared but one great audition can land you the part and change your whole career. Getting an Agent or Manager It is important to find...