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When is the Best Time to Come to LA for Pilot Season?

Every weekend Agents and Managers are traveling to some city scouting for new kids and teens for pilot season. The top kids Agents will look at from 100 to 300 kids every week from now through the end of January. These are the brightest kids from around the country with parents who can afford expensive Read the Rest…

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Casting Insider Tips, Part 2 - The Audition Room

Insider Casting Tips to do Your Best Auditions – Part 2

The Audition Room Inside the Audition Room is where all your training as an actor and your preparation come together so that you can do your best and hopefully book the job – OR NOT. What the heck happens in there that often inhibits us from doing our best? The following audition pointers were formulated Read the Rest…

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Advice & Career Tips from Dancer and Social Media Personality Meghan Sanett

Meghan Sanett – Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher & Social Media Personality – shares some insight on taking classes, coming to LA, getting and working with an agent and more!

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What You Need to Know Before You Get Your Headshots Taken

What You Need to Know Before Getting Your Headshots

Insights into the process of headshots, and ways to prepare.

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Acting – The Power and Magic of Listening

Kimberly Jentzen presents a new and dynamic series: The Power and Magic of Listening, Part One. The following is an excerpt from her newly released book, Acting with Impact: Power Tools to Ignite the Actor’s Performance. POWER TOOL: LISTENING LISTENING IS WHERE THE MAGIC LIVES Listening is opening up and hearing with not only your Read the Rest…

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Writing Great Characters for the Stage and Screen: Part 2 – COMEDY

If you recall, in the last video, we talked about how your main characters need to have a strong “want” and then they are forced to deal with all of the obstacles in the way of achieving their goal. We also talked about how every compelling character has distinct personality traits – a combination of Read the Rest…

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Writing Great Characters for the Screen, Novels and Stage Plays – Part One

So what comes first – the development of fascinating and compelling characters? Or creating the world (or the story) in which the characters participate? It can work both ways, but you have a big advantage if you start with some unique and complex characters to begin with. So, let’s jump in and look at a Read the Rest…

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