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Oct 22, 2018

Selma Blair Shares Her Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

On Saturday, Selma Blair announced that she’s been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis via a heartfelt Instagram post. The 46-year-old actress learned she had the incurable disease of the central nervous system in August, but felt compelled to share the news… Read More

Bad Advice Actors Are Glad They Ignored
Jul 9, 2018

Bad Advice Actors Are Glad They Ignored

With all the relentless competition in the acting world, sage advice can be invaluable. Acclaimed movie stars share their golden words of wisdom with aspiring actors during interviews; casting professionals advise talent according to their hands-on, practical experience in the… Read More

The Psychology of Horror
Sep 14, 2017

The Psychology of Horror

“The horror … the horror.” —Apocalypse Now Stephen King’s It is officially breaking box-office records in just its first week of distribution. In fact, the frightening clown-themed horror flick raked in a staggering $123 million in its opening weekend, shattering… Read More

Millie Bobby Brown & Evan Rachel Wood
Aug 19, 2017

Millie Bobby Brown & Evan Rachel Wood

Although 16 years apart, Millie Bobby Brown and Evan Rachel Wood have a lot in common. Both celebrated talents started pursuing acting with purpose and determination at about the age of eight years old; they both tend to play strong… Read More

Feb 14, 2017

How To Break Free From Typecasting

Important questions actors should ask themselves are: What is my type? What are the parts that I would readily be cast for? Am I the girl next door, am I an Action hero, am I a sensual leading lady, am… Read More

Feb 14, 2017

17 tips for Actors in 2017

I thought we would bring in 2017 in appropriate fashion. In no particular order, here are 17 tips for actors to help you navigate an acting career in film and television! Be early to everything. Make being early your new… Read More

Commercials – A Slice Of Life
Nov 14, 2016

Commercials – A Slice Of Life

  Hundreds of years ago (well maybe it just seems that long ago) I moved to Los Angeles to be an actress and a singer. Like most people, I was told the way to become an actress and get a… Read More

Sep 21, 2016

Listening Is Key | Pt. 2 of what directors look for from actors in auditions

I was speaking with a group of television and film directors and asked them what are the top 3 things  they look for when watching actors audition. In the previous article, I shared their responses regarding the first 10 seconds of… Read More

Sep 20, 2016

Actors: Always Be True to Your Impulses

When we were kids, we acted on our impulses all the time. We wanted what we wanted and we wanted it NOW! Anyone or anything that got in the way had better be ready for a temper tantrum. But the… Read More

Aug 17, 2016

What’s so Special about those Skills?

Most actors list some “special skills” on their resumes, but have you ever stopped to think about how this information actually helps casting know if they should call you in? Do your special skills tell us anything useful? I can… Read More

Jul 11, 2016

Relationships and your acting career (part two)

  Relationships are familiar As easy as it would be to put the blame on your significant other for distracting you from your career, you can’t. Just like with family, it comes down to you and your personal choice. Whether… Read More

May 13, 2016

Casting Tips For Your First Project

Are you planning to produce a commercial, web series, film or TV show this year? Contrary to popular belief, actors are not (always) desperate to be in your project. You want the best actors, don’t you? Great actors don’t struggle to… Read More

Oct 26, 2015

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Aug 16, 2015

Be Like Mike — Michael Jordan’s Gatorade Commercial and The Power of Dedication

You may have noticed Gatorade has been running a “Be Like Mike” revival campaign over the last few weeks. The classic Be Like Mike spot aired 23 years ago, and it was a ubiquitous marketing operation that proved to be… Read More

Feb 13, 2015

What 10 Celebrity Actors Eat for Breakfast

It’s touted as “the most important meal of the day” by many doctors and nutritionists. That’s because what you eat–or don’t eat–for breakfast has the power to make you sluggish by mid-morning or feeling bright and energized till lunch. A… Read More