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Rehearsal Technique for Theatre Auditions: Bringing Your Work To Life, Part 1

Tips for Theatre Auditions

Watch as Executive Director Maurice LaMee and theatre luminaries, Pam Berlin and William Carden take a careful look at the heart of theatre performance – The Process – from the rehearsal hall to the stage.

Director Pam Berlin (Faculty – Rutgers University; Endpapers (Variety Arts Theatre); Steel Magnolias (Off Broadway); To Gillian on her 37th Birthday (Circle in the Square downtown) and former President of the Stage Actors and Choreographers Union (2002 – 2008).

Artistic Director and Actor William Carden is former Artistic Director of HB Playwrights (NYC) and the current Artistic Director of the Ensemble Studio Theatre (NYC), William has also worked extensively with theatre legend Uta Hagen.

So you got the job. You’re excited to get started and you want to make a great impression. This is a particularly natural and appropriate place to want to begin a rehearsal process. This instinct to impress, however, is often contrary to the work that needs to happen in rehearsal and the preparation for that work that should take place before rehearsal.

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MTT Hosting Reels, Part Two

In my previous article, I discussed some of the do’s and don’ts of hosting reels. In my video, “Hosting Reels Part Two” found at www.mastertalentteachers.com, I show you what I think is an example of a good hosting reel in its entirety.

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The Pre-Read With The Casting Director

The pre-read with the Casting Director is usually held in the Casting Directors office. You are usually being “pre-read” by the Casting Director because she doesn’t know your work or has not seen you do this kind of part before. This office is often a small room and you usually see a lot of other Read the Rest…

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Learn about MasterTalentTeachers.com

Watch a short introduction to learn more about MasterTalentTeachers.com

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Joe Tremaine Recognized by Louisiana Governor

When Joe Tremaine accepted the President’s Award from Dance Masters of America on July 9, in Orlando, he also received a special presentation from the Governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal. Take a look at the award…

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Mock Auditions for kids and teens

Audition Tips: Mock Auditions for Kids and Teens

Mock Auditions are the most preparatory portion of on camera training and although I am not a firm believer of being on camera every week, I feel adding mock auditions for kids and teens once a month is perfect for fine tuning the young Actors audition technique. Today we will concentrate on what happens once Read the Rest…

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The Missing Link: An Introduction, a Story and an Epiphany

“Sing from the diaphragm!”, yelled the teacher! You looked around you and everyone else seemed to understand what she meant. So you did your best to sing louder as your face got red and your veins popped out on the sides of your neck. But you lacked a couple of pieces of essential information – where the heck IS your diaphragm and how do you “sing” from it?

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