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KNOW WHAT YOU’RE AUDITIONING FOR

I had just finished reading for Barbara Claman. It was a great supporting role for a feature film and she was a casting director with a long history of casting top quality projects. When I was done she said, “You … Continue reading

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Only Eight Emotions!? Really?

First things first. The Industry Workshop with guest instructor Donna Grossman went extremely well. Twenty-seven actors got to showcase their work for Donna and her assistant Sara Bernstein. But instead of me prattling on telling you how wonderful it was, … Continue reading

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FINDING THE EVENTS/ORCHESTRATING THE SCENE

I’ve had a lot of inquires regarding my last post—actors wanting to know more about orchestrating a scene. In order to orchestrate a scene you first have to know what the sequences of events are. Every scene is constructed around … Continue reading

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A SHAKE-UP IN THE LINE-UP

Here it is, short and sweet. Unfortunately Donna Grossman is not able to attend the Free industry workshop on the 28th of Jan. However, we are very pleased to announce that the immensely talented director Matthew Penn will be stepping … Continue reading

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TAKING ADVANTAGE OF YOUR OPPORTUNITIES

When I was writing last month’s post I was reminded of a story about my lovely bride, Marsha Mercant, and her audition for the sit-down company of Les Miserables in Los Angeles a number of years ago. A little history … Continue reading

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Have You Been Glazered?

What’s Glazered you’re probably asking yourself. It’s Tony Glazer, the award-winning writer and director. He is going to be the next guest in our FREE INDUSTRY WORKSHOP SERIES. His workshop will be from 6:30 to 9:30 PM on Wednesday Nov. … Continue reading

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THE HIGHER UP YOU GO…

Often a student will say, usually after a not so good audition, “What is wrong with these people?” “That director, what a jerk!” Or, “I can’t believe she was so rude.” I’m always quick to say, “Hey, there are a … Continue reading

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