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Create Your Reel: Using a Demo Reel to Show Off Your Range

In this video by Create Your Reel, Retta Pugliano talks about the importance of having a demo reel that shows off an actors range.

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Writing in the “ZONE”- Part I

by: Minda Burr Writing is such a great opportunity for you to express your “one-of-a-kind” self uniquely, so it’s important to know how you can best access your own personal “creative genius”. So, we are first going to take a look at our big, beautiful brains and how they help us (and hinder us) creatively. Read the Rest…

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How to Become a TV Host, Part 2

In Part 1 of How To Become A Host we reviewed what it takes, the (3) T Core Values it takes to become a host. -Think, Talk and Teach- In this video I break it down to (3) Key Areas of connection every host needs to understand. TV Hosting is a Mind Mouth and Body Read the Rest…

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How to Become a TV Host, Part 1

How do you become a host..well that’s a loaded question.

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Actors Must Balance Training & Showcasing

By Master Teacher ~ Diane Christiansen The career of acting is a tightrope. In order to stay on your toes you have to strike a good balance between cultivating your technique through training and unveiling the fruits of your labor through showcasing. Maintaining this balance means continually pushing beyond your comfort zone. Because acting can Read the Rest…

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Acting: From Stage to Screen – Part 2

Working your Internal Life with “Intentional Energy” Acting is the ability to believe in an event as if it’s happening now. In film and television, it’s particularly crucial that the acting feels like it’s occurring for the first time. This is true, no matter how many takes are needed to complete the job; acting requires Read the Rest…

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Stage to Screen Acting

For years I’ve been coaching talented theatre actors as they make the transition from stage to film and television acting. It seems the distinction between stage and film acting has become an obsession for actors who want to make the leap! The ability to adapt between the two has undeniably become an extremely important skill Read the Rest…

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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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NETWORKING… NETWORKING… NETWORKING…

by: Suzanne Lyons Early on in my producing career here in Los Angeles I would be at a party or event and all too often people would approach me and say, “Suzanne, I hear you’re a film producer. I’m an actor, here’s my headshot.” Or, “Hi, my friend told me you’re a producer. I’m a Read the Rest…

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Insider Casting Tips to do Your Best Auditions – The Waiting Room

No matter how good of an actor you are or how well you have prepared, once you enter the waiting area and then the audition room, if you don’t know how to “be” in that war zone then your audition work could suffer. Sitting in the holding area with a dozen or more actors, waiting Read the Rest…

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