Acting Career Blog Posts

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

Millicent Simmonds
Jun 7, 2021

Millicent Simmonds on Reprising Her ‘A Quiet Place’ Role

For her audition for the post-apocalyptic thriller A Quiet Place (2018), Millicent Simmonds was instructed to cry and express the emotions she would feel if her father was leaving. After submitting her audition tape, the 13-year-old received a personal email… Read More

Jun 1, 2021

Acting Coach Terry Knickerbocker on How Consistency Wins

Terry Knickerbocker, director of the two-year conservatory program Terry Knickerbocker Studio in Brooklyn as well as his online acting classes, bases his instruction on the Meisner Technique. He has coached Vice’s Sam Rockwell, Shameless actress Emmy Rossum, Narcos actor Boyd… Read More

May 24, 2021

10 Famous Actors Who Used to Be Roommates

Friendship, mutual support, saving money—many actors opt to live together for any number of reasons. Here are 10 famous actors who dished on what it was like when they used to be roommates.   Jamie Dornan and Eddie Redmayne  In… Read More

May 17, 2021

5 Famous Comedians on What Drew Them to Comedy

Psychologists have long been intrigued about what makes comedians gravitate toward comedy. Some research indicates that comedians tend to come from low socioeconomic households, and comics are often the youngest child in the family. In fact, humor can be used… Read More

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May 14, 2021

Producing Your Best Work As An Actor

The key to unlocking your best work as an actor is something many acting courses merely skim the surface of. Fortunately, it’s a practice you can teach yourself. If you want to produce your best work, you have to be… Read More

May 13, 2021

Actress and Executive Producer: Brooke Lewis Bellas

Actress Brooke Lewis Bellas shares 20+ years of show business experience with us.  One of the biggest takeaways from this interview is Brooke’s advice to have health insurance. As we all know, being unable to work due to sickness is… Read More

May 10, 2021

Giancarlo Esposito Reveals His Early Career Struggles

Giancarlo Esposito is best known for portraying the villainous Gustavo Fring in the AMC series Breaking Bad and the powerful Moff Gideon on Disney+’s Mandalorian. His countless film performances can be seen in Do the Right Thing, The Usual Suspects,… Read More

May 6, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Finding Casting Calls in 2021

2020 shook up the entertainment industry. So much changed. Especially when it comes to auditions. There’s a lot less driving across town and a lot more time spent in Zoom waiting rooms. The way actors search for work, audition, book… Read More

Apr 16, 2021

5 Ways for Actors to Practice Outdoors

When actors think about rehearsal, usually thoughts of a dusty black box materialize. While these blank spaces are excellent for the transformable needs of performers, there are many benefits to stepping outside the box. Literally. Art and nature are ideal… Read More

Apr 12, 2021

Flawless Virtual Audition Tips

You want your virtual auditions to stand out and I want your virtual auditions to stand out. So, how do we make this happen every time? It’s pretty simple. Keep reading for a list of clear virtual audition tips to… Read More

Apr 12, 2021

3 Actors Share Their Health and Fitness Routines

It can be tough to feel motivated to work out and focus on matters of health during the cold, dark winter months. But now that spring has arrived, it’s the perfect time to get moving and establish healthy habits to… Read More

Apr 12, 2021

Edgar Ramirez on How His Background in Journalism Informs His Acting

“I love to research, and I have a very journalistic approach to my characters.” — Edgar Ramirez  Edgar Ramirez never saw acting as a career option during his college years. However, he was certainly attracted to theater arts. At first… Read More