down the rabbit hole latest off the top of my head pandemic aftermath come on down… 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 region of someone’s accent, but what I don’t let the nerves win. If you come into audition for me, and you’re so nervous that you can’t get through your audition – that’s 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 step, or a test, on the way getting off-book Being off-book is ideal. Being off-book is what I want to see, when an actor walks into an audition. When headshots – starting out Ah, the long-lamented, woefully redundant, ever-exacerbated topic – headshots. Much like online dating – it matters. A lot. Until the hey sexy… 😉 It drives me insane when a creative team says they want someone who looks ‘sexy.’ ‘Sexy’ covers such a gamut 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 stands between them and a job. And 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 are what stands between them and a keep in mind the character isn’t yours I know when you find a character who really speaks to you, and that you really feel you can bring knowing your look I’m a very judge-y person. I don’t deny it – it’s partly my job; to size up a person I’ve lightning prep guide It’s difficult, to be an auditioning actor these days, with the pace of casting and also the level of confidentiality lightning prep guide – example Before we start – there is no outlet for this monologue, as it was written for this blog post, and new year, new rules It’s a new year, and with the entire world in constant turmoil, every which way you turn, it’s been hard no one gets everything they want In light of our society’s pursuit of constant happiness, I wanted to address an issue that I see plaguing a pacing The speed of the dialogue in a scene is difficult to nail down. And often – you prepare certain rhythms pandemic aftermath Sometimes, I have so many words running through my head I don’t know how to put them into writing. Sometimes self tape guidelines In an increasingly digital world, in which we’re able to live and work anywhere, self tapes are a fact of self tape guidelines – addendum Please, for the love of anything you hold sacred - don't get naked in your self tape. Yes. You read so you didn’t get the role – 1 of 4 So you didn’t get the role – and you don’t know why. It’s hard, with every role you don’t so you didn’t get the role – 2 of 4 So you didn’t get the role – because you’re not the right ‘fit’ Some of it is stuff you can’t so you didn’t get the role – 3 of 4 So you didn’t get the role – why couldn’t I just tell you that? First things first – I so you didn’t get the role – 4 of 4 So you didn’t get the role – and it just plain sucks. Yeah, it does. It sucks. I can social media for an actor I’ve been asked this question a lot in recent months, so let’s discuss – what importance does a social media take a note from MMA In auditioning fighters and wrestlers who are transitioning into actors, I’ve noticed a distinctly different approach to acting. There’s an theater to film and back again Having discussed this a few times over the past weeks, I’d like to dive into the question of transitioning as to the actors not based in LA Hello. Hi. I see you. I know you exist. We all know you exist. One of the beautiful things about what I can’t do for you The purpose of this isn’t to tell you the class to take, the book to read, or the bar to what to wear – keep it simple When in doubt – AKA unless otherwise instructed in the audition notes - jeans and decent top. Make sure you’re why I believe in workshops I appreciate your acting teachers, and the work they do with you. I really do. But there is a distinct you can always wear less makeup The truth of the matter is, we’re living in a post-HD world. The camera can see if you don’t know getting new posts by email would be a lot easier than remembering to check the site every so often.