Acting Career Blog Posts

Best Auditions
Jun 16, 2020

Best Auditions Ever!

I’ve seen approximately 25,000 auditions in the past 30 years. I don’t remember all of them; not even close. But I remember the worst…and the best, even 30 years later! Let’s take a look at the very best of the… Read More

Gino Cafarelli
Jun 12, 2020

Capone Actor Gino Cafarelli on Working with DeNiro, Pesci and Dillon

Gino Cafarelli is a one-stop shop of a guy. A native New Yorker who loves the Mets, Gino is dipping his hands into everything entertainment. Most recently, you can see him in the newly released video on demand film called… Read More

May 27, 2020

How to Keep Your Singing (and VO) Voice in Shape

While you may stuck at home during this pandemic, there are a number of exercises you can practice to keep up your singing (and VO) voice in shape for your next audition. Do a very basic vocal warm up every… Read More

Allison Munn
May 15, 2020

Allison Munn of Netflix’s The Big Show Show On Comedy vs. Drama

Allison Munn of Netflix’s The Big Show Show is no stranger to the acting world. With a career spanning decades, Allison has performed on stage, television and film so is definitely versed to give us her perspective on comedy vs…. Read More

May 14, 2020

Meeting Casting Directors While Quarantined

During this quarantine, it’s easier than ever to get seen by a huge casting director. I feel a bit guilty offering exciting news when there are people dying. Bear with me, I’ll have the details in a moment. The show… Read More

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Apr 23, 2020

How to Be Your Own Acting Agent

At Casting Frontier, we understand that roles and job titles are always changing in the fast-paced theater business, especially for unrepresented actors. If you’ve ever found yourself in a new regional market as unrepresented talent, we encourage and empower you… Read More

Victoria Cartegena
Apr 16, 2020

Almost Family’s Victoria Cartagena On Her Journey to Booking Better Roles

Why did it take actress Victoria Cartagena three years to land more substantial roles? As actors, we are always looking for that great character; one that we can really dig deep into and share with the world. Usually, just like… Read More

Actor working at home
Apr 15, 2020

How to Set up Your Home Audition Studio (With No Equipment)

Everything has changed. In a matter of a few weeks, Hollywood is filled with tumbleweeds. Even before COVID-19, self-tape and virtual auditions were gaining popularity. It’s easy for casting directors to see more actors without the confines of a scheduled… Read More

Apr 14, 2020

Staying Proactive, Staying Safe

It’s true that Hollywood and other markets around the world have shut down for the foreseeable future. Nobody right now can say how long this is going to last. So, what can actors do right now to stay sharp and… Read More

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Apr 10, 2020

How to Be a Voice Actor in Los Angeles

Transitioning into voice acting can be an interesting experience if you have previously been a theater actor or worked on camera. Although it is very similar, there are some distinct differences to be aware of. At Casting Frontier, we want… Read More

Mar 16, 2020

Hollywood, USA

Actors live all over the United States and abroad these days and some make a serious attempt at booking acting work in film and television. How do you increase your odds of being one of them? Keep reading. No matter… Read More

Mar 15, 2020

Enjoying It More Than Ever | Acting Goals Part 1

I love actors. Most of my friends are actors. They’re ballsy, they’re nuts, creative, curious, and their craft is all the emotions that make us human. But here’s the problem with people who love to pretend. They fool themselves. On… Read More

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Mar 5, 2020

Tips For Actors to Increase Social Media Followings

In the old days, the key to success in the acting business was craft, luck, and charisma – but these days, Instagram is just as important as anything else on that list. Social media has become an essential part of… Read More

Self Tape Auditions
Feb 27, 2020

Self Tapes for Pilot Season

Self-tapes are the new pre-read. You need to be great at it. It’s pilot season, casting is happening faster than ever, and actors need to know how to turn around an amazing professional self-tape with only a few hours notice…. Read More

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Feb 25, 2020

The Best Places for Actors to Live In LA

At Casting Frontier, our mission is to help actors everywhere advance their acting careers by connecting them to online casting calls and auditions through our intuitive casting platform. Applying for auditions and castings online is a great way to build… Read More