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Apr 19, 2019

Tune Into Episode 5 of Casting Frontier’s ‘Bring It!’ Series: ‘Can I Go Again?’

This week, Casting Frontier features the fifth of nine episodes in the Bring It! video series with casting veteran James Levine and actor and session director Charles Carpenter. The casting duo discuss the times when actors feel compelled to ask,… Read More

Actor and Acting Coach Judy Kain
Apr 16, 2019

Judy Kain’s Commercial Audition Tips

For commercial acting coach Judy Kain, the key to successful auditions is personality. “Your authenticity comes from your training as an actor,” Judy says. “But, your personality is what lands you acting jobs. Often, you’re going to be auditioning with… Read More

Apr 15, 2019

Tom Hiddleston’s Tips for Success

“Deal with rejection because no matter what you’re trying to achieve, if you can’t do that, then you will likely give up.” —Tom Hiddleston English actor and producer Tom Hiddleston’s wide-ranging career includes many Shakespearean roles, the Marvel antihero Loki,… Read More

Actor shooting a self tape audition
Apr 15, 2019

Take Advantage of Technology

In a lot of ways things for actors are better than ever before in Hollywood. Let’s take a look at some of those things and how you can take advantage of some of the recent changes in the business. Social… Read More

Apr 13, 2019

Watch Bring It! Episode 4: ‘Don’t Lead with Need!’

Casting Frontier’s YouTube channel now features weekly content designed to empower talent by providing valuable insider knowledge. And this week we’re excited to share the fourth of nine episodes of our Bring It! video series: Don’t Lead with Need. Casting… Read More

Apr 10, 2019

WATCH ‘BRING IT!’ EPISODE 3 – TIPS TO MAKE EACH PERFORMANCE YOUR OWN

Casting Frontier’s YouTube channel now features weekly content designed to empower talent by providing valuable insider knowledge. And this week we’re excited to share the third of nine episodes of our Bring It! video series. Casting veteran James Levine and working actor… Read More

Mar 29, 2019

Watch episode 2 of Casting Frontier’s ‘Bring It!’ series with casting veteran James Levine

As Casting Frontier’s YouTube channel now features weekly content designed to empower talent by providing valuable insider knowledge, we are excited to share the second episode of our Bring It! video series. Action Casting’s James Levine and session director Charles… Read More

Feb 19, 2019

Reap the Benefits of Poetry Slams and Spoken-Word Events

Do you go out on auditions, involve yourself in theater, film, and TV productions every chance you get and are still looking for more opportunities to perform before audiences? If so, you might consider participating at open mic events held… Read More

Jan 22, 2019

Jodie Foster Teaches Filmmaking in New MasterClass

Hollywood legend Jodie Foster is ready to share many valuable insights she’s learned over the course of 50 years in the entertainment industry with students via an online Masterclass. From the point of view of an actor-director, the two-time Academy… Read More

Jan 19, 2019

Fitness Trainer Jason Walsh on Preparing Actors for Movies

When a big acting role calls for specific physical preparation with a fitness deadline, many celebrity actors call on movement expert Jason Walsh. The Los Angeles-based personal trainer is famous for whipping actors into shape and sculpting bodies in the… Read More

meditation
Jan 15, 2019

Can Meditation Improve Your Daily Life?

In this busy, multitasking world, it’s healthy to unplug and reset your mind every once in awhile. One way to do this is to set aside a few minutes a day to meditate. Meditation is a mental tool you can… Read More

Jan 5, 2019

Tips to Improve Audition-Day Acne

On the day of a big audition, it always helps to wake up to a smooth, glowing complexion. But sometimes the morning starts out with unwelcome blemishes instead. Model and online personality Cassandra Bankson knows only too well what it’s… Read More

Content Creator
Dec 11, 2018

Creating Your Own Original Content

As an actor, you’re constantly trying to find work. As classes, auditions and casting calls can take up a considerable amount of your time – not to mention any side hustles. In auditions and productions, you’re pretty much at the… Read More

Nov 26, 2018

Scenebot App Gives Young Actors a Chance to ‘Be Scene’

Child actors now have a new digital tool to gain acting experience, increase their exposure, and improve their chances of connecting with legitimate casting professionals. By downloading the Scenebot app or visiting the Scenebot website, aspiring actors can “get scene”… Read More

Nov 24, 2018

Ways to Improve Your Self-Tapes to Help Land Auditions

Self-tapes are rapidly growing in popularity within the casting industry and have, in fact, revolutionized the way actors audition. After all, a performer living in, say, Tennessee can audition just as easily for a gig in California as the locals… Read More