23 Feb, 2011

Getting Past the “Door-Keepers”

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By: Bob FraserFrom: TheProfessionalActor.comDespite what you may have heard about “door-keepers” there are many people on the other side of the desk who are really on your side. One of the tragic mistakes many actors make, is to assume that casting directors and assistants are there to make things difficult.In point of fact, actors are [...]

19 Feb, 2011

10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Deciding to Become an Actor

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By: Jackie ApodacaFrom Backstage.comBuilding and maintaining an acting career is a daunting endeavor, especially in the early years, when you've got so little idea about how to navigate the terrain. Here's a list I've pulled together, with help from some folks with a few years of experience under their belts, of things I wish I [...]

17 Feb, 2011

Staying On The Radar

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By: Jamie Painter YoungFrom Backstage.com Targeted mailings can work for savvy actors.Actor Anna Nugent was frustrated when trying to come up with a selling point she could use to promote herself to agents and casting directors—one that she felt good about and that rang true to her. Then she had an epiphany one night while [...]

6 Feb, 2010

Finding an Agent: Timing

By |2016-10-23T17:01:12-07:00February 6th, 2010|actors, Advice, Agent, Los Angeles, Representation|0 Comments

I found this article interesting because a week after it was written I signed with my agency. By Paul RussellNovember 17, 2009"It's the most wonderful time of the yearWhen casting comes stallingAs actors are bawling'Why is my calendar clear?'It's the most wonderful time of the year" Let me explain. My adulterated Andy Williams brings to question: [...]