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don’t do an accent unless you can do an accent
I run into this a lot. I probably can’t tell you the specific…Read more.
don’t let the nerves win.
If you come into audition for me, and you’re so nervous that you…Read more.
getting an audition is not just a step on the way
I’ve noticed that many people tend to think of an audition as a…Read more.
headshots – starting out
Ah, the long-lamented, woefully redundant, ever-exacerbated topic – headshots. Much like online dating…Read more.
is it possible to get a job with nothing on your resume
It’s a common fear among developing actors, that a fleshed-out resume is what…Read more.
is it possible to get in the room with nothing on your resume
As I’ve mentioned, it’s a common fear among developing actors, that existing credits…Read more.
keep in mind the character isn’t yours
I know when you find a character who really speaks to you, and…Read more.
lightning prep guide
It’s difficult, to be an auditioning actor these days, with the pace of…Read more.
lightning prep guide – example
Before we start – there is no outlet for this monologue, as it…Read more.
no one gets everything they want
In light of our society’s pursuit of constant happiness, I wanted to address…Read more.
self tape guidelines
In an increasingly digital world, in which we’re able to live and work…Read more.
self tape guidelines – addendum
Please, for the love of anything you hold sacred – don’t get naked…Read more.
so you didn’t get the role – 2 of 4
So you didn’t get the role – because you’re not the right ‘fit’…Read more.
so you didn’t get the role – 3 of 4
So you didn’t get the role – why couldn’t I just tell you…Read more.
so you didn’t get the role – 4 of 4
So you didn’t get the role – and it just plain sucks. …Read more.
social media for an actor
I’ve been asked this question a lot in recent months, so let’s discuss…Read more.
take a note from MMA
In auditioning fighters and wrestlers who are transitioning into actors, I’ve noticed a…Read more.
theater to film and back again
Having discussed this a few times over the past weeks, I’d like to…Read more.
what to wear – keep it simple
When in doubt – AKA unless otherwise instructed in the audition notes –…Read more.
why I believe in workshops
I appreciate your acting teachers, and the work they do with you. I…Read more.