Acting Career Blog Posts

Greg Sims
Nov 26, 2019

How to Embrace Fear in Your Next Audition with Greg Sims

“Everything changes when we give up trying to get rid of fear and just make friends with it.” — Greg Sims Greg Sims is a professional actor and goal setting coach. His clients include everyone from multimillion-dollar pop stars, to… Read More

Kickstart Your Career
Nov 14, 2019

Eight Ways to Kick Start Your Acting Career

Here are 8 ways to kick-start your acting career. Whether you are just getting started or just in a rut, use these simple tips to get things moving! Take A New Acting Class If you’ve been sitting in the same… Read More

The Safety To Soar
Nov 13, 2019

The Safety To Soar

The terms, “let go,” and risk,” often get carelessly thrown around when it comes to acting and auditioning. However, both take a high functioning skill set and the confidence that such a skill set brings. They also take having a… Read More

Performing arts students Taking Singing Class At Drama College. Student Singing
Nov 12, 2019

How to Shine as an Understudy

At Casting Frontier, our mission is to help actors everywhere supercharge their careers by applying to auditions, castings, and other acting opportunities online at the touch of a button. But while every actor dreams of the lead role in a… Read More

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Oct 18, 2019

What Makes a Great Actor

The craft of acting is one of the most complicated to master. There have been thousands of books, countless classes, and endless workshops dedicated to exploring and understanding it, and most actors continue the process of ‘learning to act’ for… Read More

Oct 15, 2019

Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy Part Three: Punctuation

In PART TWO of Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy, I talked about how the rhythm of comedy is formed by WORDS and FUNNY WORDS that can never be changed. In PART THREE, you will discover how vital it is to… Read More

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Oct 8, 2019

How to Promote Yourself As an Actor

At Casting Frontier, our online platform makes it easy for actors to submit headshots, acting resumes, and audition videos to casting calls from top entertainment and advertising casting directors and content creators. But if there’s one thing we’ve learned from… Read More

shoot your own content
Sep 16, 2019

Shooting Your Own Film or Pilot

You’ve finished the script, so the hard part is over. Time to have some fun. Don’t have much money? That’s okay. I’ll explain what you can do cheaply– and what you can’t. First, some production basics. You may have heard… Read More

Sep 13, 2019

Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy Part Two: Funny Words

In PART ONE, I talked about NEVER CHANGE A WORD in sitcom scripts because it will change the RHYTHM the writer intended. The other reason to follow the script to the letter is because a word in the script could… Read More

Emotional Acting
Sep 11, 2019

Acting Tips for Emotional Scenes

Whether a play or a movie, every scene counts – but some are more demanding than others. The emotional climax of a piece is always one of the most important for an actor to excel in, but nailing a deeply… Read More

Aug 13, 2019

Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy | pt. 1

A Three Part Series from sitcom guru coach Scott Sedita. Here are edited excerpts from his international bestselling book, “The Eight Characters of Comedy. A Guide to Sitcom Acting & Writing, 2nd Edition” about how the Rhythm of Comedy is… Read More

Financial Core for Actors
Jul 15, 2019

Understanding Fi-Core

“Fi-Core,” short for “Financial Core,” is one of the most controversial issues facing on-camera performers today. Many actors, agents, managers, casting directors and other industry professionals do not fully understand what it is, and are therefore making uninformed, unwise, and… Read More

Jun 14, 2019

The Five Items You Need In Your Self-Tape Studio

The biggest draw of online casting is the ability to put your best foot forward. Take a break from crowded casting calls and hurried auditions to let the perfectionist in you take control. Film as many takes as needed until… Read More

Jun 13, 2019

A Plan for Networking

Doesn’t the very word send shivers down your spine? Are you breaking out in a sweat at the thought of networking for your acting career? So, let’s bust some myths and make this whole process a lot easier and a… Read More

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May 16, 2019

The Refuges

Do you ever feel the need for a safe haven? A place to go to rest and regroup? We all do. But I think actors, writers, directors, dancers and anyone in the arts need refuges more than most. There is… Read More