Monthly Archives: September 2012

Where is the love?

Two of my students were complaining after class one day that they weren’t booking as much work as they thought they should. They both listed a number of reasons why they felt they weren’t getting the jobs. One said, “ … Continue reading

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What should I do when I’m directed to act “bigger”?

Nervous directors often don’t trust the actors and ask for bigger and bigger “acting.” They want to make sure they’ve “got it.” The best answer I’ve come up with…is to give them what they want (as truthfully as you can) … Continue reading

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What do new actors overlook when seeking representation?

When it comes to actors new to the business seeking representation, what are some things you feel actors overlook in getting representation? – James R. I think the biggest problem actors have is, knowing who they are. Not who they think … Continue reading

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Using Your Real Life in Your Reel Life

As actors we rarely experience in our real lives the same exact situations that our characters experience in their reel lives. But we still have to play those characters, make them honest and believable. How do we do that? First, … Continue reading

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