Tag Archives: acting

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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Avoid Jumping to the Conclusion

Not sure how many of you were cursed with the flu that is going around but it laid me low for almost a month. Hence the lag time between posts. I was down in the bed for two weeks and … 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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NEW YORK – GET READY. DONNA GROSSMAN IS COMING!!

Okay, Donna is already in New York. What’s different though is that she’s helping us kick-off our Free Industry Workshops Series for 2015. And in a few days you could have the chance to showcase your work for her. If … 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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