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Mar 1, 2021

3 Voice Acting Tips

It takes long-term dedication to grow a career as a voice actor. There’s the building of performance skills, the mastering of technical aspects of audio recording, learning the business end of voice acting, and then of course all the auditioning… Read More

Mar 1, 2021

Ben Affleck on How His Life Experiences Inform His Acting

“Growing older and having had more intense personal experiences has made acting much more interesting and made me drawn to the kinds of movies about people who are flawed.” —Ben Affleck Ben Affleck recently told The Hollywood Reporter his performance… Read More

Mar 1, 2021

Actor Reid Miller On Portraying Jadin Bell, a Bullied Teenager in Film ‘Joe Bell’

In Joe Bell, actor Reid Miller gives an emotional performance as Jadin Bell, the teenager who committed suicide after being bullied for being gay.   Films that help raise awareness require an actor who is willing to listen, feel, and… Read More

Feb 22, 2021

Tips on How to Enter and Exit the Audition Room

“I just did what I consider to be one of the most difficult things to do in my profession of acting, which is to walk as yourself.” —Helen Mirren Walking and greeting people are actions that most of us take… Read More

Feb 22, 2021

Hollywood Greats Discuss Misconceptions about Acting

Zendaya, Glenn Close, Kate Winslet and Carey Mulligan were recently asked about misconceptions people have regarding acting during a Hollywood Reporter Roundtable. While there are many acting myths, here are four responses these exceptionally talented women gave on the spot. … Read More

Feb 17, 2021

Flexibility: How It Can Affect Your Career in Many Positive Ways!

How can a little flexibility help you as an actor? In more ways than you might think. Actors should be flexible students of their craft. Why have just one teacher? Why train in only one technique? You can study at… Read More

Feb 16, 2021

3 Tips to Improve Your Demo Reel

Everyone knows how important headshots are in making a first impression, but a high-quality actor demo reel is no less essential. Reels showcase your unique personality, look, and brand. They also document your best on-camera performance to date and display… Read More

Feb 16, 2021

‘United States vs. Billie Holiday’ Star Andra Day Receives Two Golden Globe Nods

Andra Day initially tried to talk herself out of taking on the role of Billie Holiday in United States vs. Billie Holiday, but now she’s nominated for two Golden Globe Awards—Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama as well as… Read More

Feb 12, 2021

Dear SAG-AFTRA Actors, It Is Time To Get Educated

If you’re a SAG-AFTRA actor auditioning and working in television and film, here’s a situation you may find yourself in: It is expected of you to read and know all the terms of the SAG-AFTRA TV/Theatrical Contract, but there isn’t… Read More

Feb 8, 2021

Timothée Chalamet on the Craft of Acting

Timothée Chalamet’s superstardom has grown with rapid speed and remarkable acclaim. At 25 years of age, the charismatic actor has garnered tremendous respect from his fellow thespians for his ease with the craft. He’s also gained an almost cultish admiration from… Read More

Feb 8, 2021

‘Sound of Metal’ Star Riz Ahmed Receives Golden Globe Nomination

The 78th Annual Golden Globes Awards nominations are in, and Sound of Metal star Riz Ahmed is up for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama. Writer-director Darius Marder’s feature debut tells the riveting story of a punk-metal drummer named… Read More

Feb 4, 2021

Alix Wilton Regan: Behind the Voice of Cyberpunk 2077’s Alt Cunningham

Actress Alix Wilton Regan is the voice of Alt Cunningham in Cyberpunk 2077, the action role-playing video game developed and published by CD Projekt. Regan is also the voice and body of several characters in other well-known games that have… Read More

Feb 1, 2021

7 Inspiring ‘Big Break’ Stories from Lupita Nyong’o and More Actors

Imagine scarfing down a slice at your local pizza shop as a stranger approaches. “Are you interested in modeling?” they ask. You reply that you would much rather act and are looking for an agent. And that’s how it happens…. Read More

Feb 1, 2021

Best Cameras for Self-Tape Auditions

Choosing a camera setup for self-tape auditions can feel like an overwhelming task. Fortunately, Casting Frontier has excellent solutions for self tapes to give actors the competitive edge. But, for now, let’s consider the potential value of various cameras based… Read More

Feb 1, 2021

Audition Advice from Broadway Casting Director Tara Rubin

When casting director Tara Rubin speaks about her work with actors, her love and respect for performers is clear to see. During her college years, Rubin herself majored in acting at Boston University. “It was pretty clear after the first… Read More

Jan 25, 2021

Epic Actor Training for the ‘Bridgerton’ Series

While 63 million viewers are binge-watching Bridgerton, the stars are likely recovering from all the training sessions they endured bringing the characters to life. Set in 1813 Regency London, siblings of a high-society family search for love in the romantic,… Read More