Braff’s first piece of advice from Florence Pugh may seem obvious, but he’s noticed that some actors aren’t aware of it: know your material
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Adam Scott shared a memory from filming the first episode that has helped him play audience surrogate characters in many of his projects.
Carmen Cuba on finding the perfect actor for Stranger Things: “It’s about finding someone who can bring something unique to the role.”
When it comes to casting actors to play real-life people, John Papsidera makes an effort to avoid simply going off an actor’s resemblance.
Alan Alda shared some of the lessons he’s learned as an actor, including the advice he gleaned from his collaborators over the years.
Austin Butler speaks about landing the role and how becoming Elvis became something of an obsession for him during the audition process.
Actor Manager Eric Schulman answers questions about demo reel, good headshots, finding talent and his advice to actors.
Actor Alexander Skarsgård details how he initially became an actor and why he takes such a structured approach to reading a script.
Kate Winslet says that actors should “enjoy” what they are doing. “Acting is a joy and a pleasure. Just keep enjoying what it feels like.”
Casting Director Rachel Tenner talks Severance, Ben Stiller, what makes a memorable audition and what she likes to see on a demo reel.
Casting Society of America Award winner Kim Coleman spoke about casting the series and how the period setting made it more challenging to cast.
Casting Director Robert Sterne on why they kept calling Emma Corrin back since they didn’t believe how good she was in the role.
Casting Directors Corinne Clark and Jennifer Page on Schmigadoon!, Zoom auditions, and self-tape advice that every actor should check out.
Voice Actor Casting Director Linda Lamontagne talks about the challenges of casting, but also reveals that it offers a world of opportunity.
Sharon Bialy and Sherry Thomas talk about casting, their thoughts and advice on self-tapes and much more!
“I always break the script down the way I have since school. What does the…
Kate Winslet spoke about “homework” and why it’s so important to her to develop the backstories of her characters.
Michael Keaton explains why he stepped back from acting and what he learned about becoming a better performer.
Casting Director Sarah Finn spoke about casting the Marvel series and why Kathryn Hahn and Wyatt Russell were ideal choices for their roles.
Erica Jensen highlights the important role that casting directors play in creating positive chemistry on a set.