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Social Media for Actors
Jul 24, 2021

4 Tips to Create Engaging Videos for Social Media

The number of content creators on social media is ever-expanding and there’s no reason to think you can’t be a part of the phenomenon. Social media channels empower you to embrace your creativity, increase your brand awareness, reach new audiences,… Read More

Judith Weston
Jul 24, 2021

Wisdom from Directing and Acting Coach Judith Weston

The internationally renowned directing and acting coach Judith Weston has dedicated herself to connecting actors and directors for 35 years. Weston’s students include Alejandro G. Inarritu (The Revenant, Birdman), Ava DuVernay (Selma, A Wrinkle in Time), Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit,… Read More

Actors who are shy
Jul 12, 2021

Actors Who Struggle with Shyness

Tom Cruise Tom Cruise struggled with shyness and dyslexia as a child. His family had to move a lot, so he was continually uprooted from schools which limited his ability to form lasting friendships. Cruise recalled, “Because I grew up… Read More

The Glow Girls
Jul 12, 2021

V.O. Stars The Glow Girls Give Tips for Breaking Into Voiceover

The Glow Girls quite literally glow in the voiceover industry. Cassie and Sabrina are an award-winning pair, breaking into the voiceover space together at a young age. The duo has already accomplished more than some do in a lifetime, working… Read More

Comics to Watch
Jul 11, 2021

5 Comics to Watch

Variety recently listed 10 comics to watch in 2021 featuring stand-up comedians, writers, and content creators who’ve managed to spread lightness and laughter despite all the challenges the world has endured the past 15 months. Here are five of those… Read More

aspects of acting
Jul 11, 2021

The Mysterious Process of Acting

Audiences far and wide can spot, or rather become fully gripped by a compelling acting performance. The power is undeniable, moving people to laughter one moment and tears the next. And yet it’s quite challenging to fully describe just what… Read More

Actress Roundtable
Jun 28, 2021

Actress Roundtable on Separating Self from Character

During a Hollywood Reporter Roundtable discussion, dramatic actresses Anya Taylor-Joy, Elizabeth Olsen, Cynthia Erivo, MJ Rodriguez, and Gillian Anderson had plenty to share about the challenges they’ve experienced when separating from their characters. Just because a director hollers, “Cut!” doesn’t… Read More

Acting Tips
Jun 28, 2021

3 of the Greatest Acting Tips

Clearly, the craft of acting requires layers upon layers of devoted work. But what makes critically acclaimed performances stand out above the rest? Let’s listen to three actors who delivered such masterpieces give their sage advice.   Matthew McConaughey: Transitioning… Read More

Jun 25, 2021

15 Inspirational Reminders from Actors That You’re In the Right Place

Inspirational quotes from successful actors can serve as hallmarks for unknown performers hustling to follow their dreams. Nothing lifts up a fellow entertainer like hearing a motivational quip from someone who has been there. Especially on the tough days. From… Read More

Acting Coach Brian Patacca
Jun 25, 2021

Career Coach Brian Patacca: Break Your Industry Standard Habits

Career coach Brian Patacca goes against the grain on many of the things actors are told to do from the very beginning, but his reasoning makes complete sense. Thankfully, he’s sharing all of his advice in his new podcast called… Read More

Issa Rae’s Commencement Speech
Jun 21, 2021

Issa Rae’s Stanford Commencement Speech

Actress Issa Rae recently visited her alma mater Stanford University to share her life experience and wisdom with the graduating class of 2021. Using a rap lyric, she illustrated the most important lessons she learned during her college years and… Read More

Kevin Hart
Jun 21, 2021

Kevin Hart Takes on His First Dramatic Role in ‘Fatherhood’

Stand-up comedian Kevin Hart is showing a more serious side of himself these days. The Jumanji actor is starring in his first dramatic role, playing a new father whose wife dies shortly after childbirth in the Netflix movie Fatherhood.  … Read More

Nicole Kidman
Jun 14, 2021

Nicole Kidman on the Challenge of Playing Lucille Ball

Nicole Kidman is set to portray the iconic television trailblazer Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming biopic Being the Ricardos. The film gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse at Lucille Ball’s rocky relationship with her real-life and on-screen husband, Desi Arnaz. Specifically,… Read More

Jun 14, 2021

10 Challenging Broadway Songs to Sing

Ahhh, which Broadway songs are the most difficult to sing? That is a topic that will be hotly debated for centuries to come. But here is a list of ten serious contenders based on various sources on the internet. The… Read More

Social Media for Actors
Jun 14, 2021

3 Ways Actors Can Use Social Media to Their Advantage

When you break down the term social media it quite literally boils down to a community of communicators. Essentially, is that not also a way to define actors? A community of people striving to communicate a story. Seen in this… Read More

Jun 7, 2021

So You Want to Be a Casting Director?

If you’ve ever wondered if a job in casting would be a good fit for your particular personality and skill set, you’ll want to watch The Network’s So You Want to Be a Casting Director? posted by the American Theatre… Read More