Category: Acting Advice Columns

What Do You Do If Your Agent Dumps You?

What you must not do, under any circumstances, is allow yourself to think for a second that this means the end of your acting career.

Reminder: It’s Not All About the Destination

It’s not only about the end destination. It’s about having something to reach for.

An Actor’s Creativity: How Art Can Save Lives

An actor’s creativity may stem from some form of trauma or abuse, but out of this rough earth, a rose garden can bloom.

How to Take Control of Your Work and Not Waste Time Explaining or Defending Your Choices

Face it, acting is about pretending. And the goal is to pretend in a way that looks and sounds believable.

Being an Actor: What is Your WHY?

As you move further into your career as an actor, you need to realize that it is not going to be easy.

Why You Should Embrace Failure as a Positive

Excepting failure is one of the critical things that an actor must embrace in order to be successful.

3 Tips on How to Break into the Voice Over Industry

Here are some tips on breaking into the industry and building a reputation as a reliable and professional voice actor

How to Find that Quality that Gives You The Best Opportunity to be Cast

When you walk into your next audition, take with you an unlimited level of self authenticity and before long you will become an irreplaceable asset to every project you are fortunate to be apart of.

Get Your Casting Type Nailed!

One of the most important things you need to know as an actor is what your casting type is.

You Booked the Job! What Do You Do Next?

When you book the job, it means they like YOU, they wanted YOU, and YOU were the “solution” to their “problem." Now, whats next?

Do You Feel Like You’re Not Getting Enough Auditions or Callbacks?

In order to maximize your efficiency in booking roles, monitoring your figures is essential.

Audition Etiquette: Some Do’s and Don’t

Having been to quite a few auditions & listened to a lot of Casting Directors, actress Sharon Spink has a list of etiquette rules when it comes to auditions.

21 Ways to Find Acting Work Without an Agent

Never wait for opportunities to come to you or for that one magic person to come and make your career.

How to Harness Your Twitter Power

This is not going to happen overnight but as part of your marketing strategy it can have a big impact on your career.

Have You Ever Had Someone Tell You That You’re Not Good Enough?

Other people will have their own beliefs and opinions, and do you know what? That’s fine.

From Acting Studio to TV Studio: Making the Transition from Training to Working!

Here are 6 guidelines that will help take the mystery out of launching your career

12 Answers to Important Questions About Your Acting Career

Gwyn Gilliss answers questions questions about agents, classes, headshots and more!

18 Ways to Self-Tape Like a Pro!

Not everyone likes to record them however, but as with anything, the more you practice, the more confident you will become with it.

Actors: Embrace Self-Tape Auditions!

Actor Tony Gibbons on the reason why you should love self-taped auditions.

How to Rock That Commercial Audition!

Here are five tips to help you smash that next commercial audition.