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SHOULD I SIGN WITH AN AGENT OR SHOULD I FREELANCE?

Signing or freelancing is a dilemma many actors will face at some point in their career. There are pluses and minuses to both sides. First of all, what’s the difference between signing and freelancing? The simplistic answer is freelancing is like … Continue reading

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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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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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