Major Email Providers' New Blocking of Your Emails

Actor emails for seeking auditions, representation, or announcements of career updates are newly being blocked by email Big Boys like Yahoo. Gmail will soon follow. Actor emails, with multiple recipients, don’t survive the electronic journey to intended recipients. 512 more words

How To Become An Actor

A Brilliant Object Lesson on Good Acting

The most awesome thing happened in my Intro to Theatre Arts Class today.

We were in our drama circle, and I was debriefing an exercise we did two days ago where one person sat in a chair and was told that if she left the room, her family would die. 460 more words


What Your E-mail Address Says of You to Others

Your e-mails seeking audition appointments may be ignored, or deleted based on your e-mail address.

The target recipient—whether it be a casting director, a talent representative, director, producer, or any entertainment colleague—potentially evaluates your professional skills based on your e-mail address. 771 more words

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How to Make Any Director Love You

     The secret to staying in work is to establish and maintain good relationships with directors. It goes without saying that when you work well with a director, they’re going to want to work with you again, plus they’ll recommend you to other directors. 515 more words

My First Photoshoot!

Besides the required shoot that I had to have for my head shots, I’ve never had a photoshoot job. I finally got to try my hand at modeling for a small new company which I will not name for my own privacy.   831 more words


James Rebhorn - Leaves Behind a Gift of Advice to Actors

James Rebhorn, who recently passed, was the actor audiences recognized instantly on the screen whether in hit television shows including “Homeland” as Claire Danes’ father, or as Rebhorn (Jimmy to his friends) would often humorously quip, “That guy in the suit” in countless smash films including “Scent of a Woman,” “Independence Day” and countless luminous titles. 231 more words

How To Become An Actor

5 Key tips to break into voice over work

Voice over work is a fast growing section of the acting industry and a potentially valuable  additional income stream for  professional actors. If you have already trained as an actor then the chances are that you will be able to monetize your vocal talent. 348 more words