Uncategorized Blog Posts

Jun 6, 2016

Adam Driver Brings Theater to the Military

When you think of Adam Driver, you likely associate him with his performances as the hot-headed villain Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens or as the aloof Adam Sackler from HBO’s comedy-drama series Girls. But Driver is also… Read More

May 26, 2016

Do You Feel Like a Misfit?

Do you ever find yourself looking around the waiting room before auditions and feel like you don’t fit in? When assessing the competition you might notice visible things like you’re too tall or too short; too young or too old;… Read More

May 19, 2016

How Does Your Brand of Beauty Measure Across the Globe?

Do you look in the mirror and see a beautiful person–inside and out–and yet find it a challenge to feel appreciated within the strict beauty standards of the Hollywood industry? Or maybe you’re an actor who indeed meets the criteria… Read More

May 12, 2016

‘Billions’ Actress Malin Akerman Talks about Her Humble Beginnings

Swedish Canadian actress Malin Akerman portrays Lara Axelrod, a lower-middle class, tough street kid turned poised, devoted, beautiful-but-tough as nails billionaire’s wife in Showtime’s financial thriller and drama series Billions. Akerman immediately felt drawn to the strong female character as… Read More

Apr 28, 2016

Celebrating 400 Years of Shakespeare

April 23rd marked the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, and celebrations honoring the world’s most famous playwright took place in the United Kingdom and across the globe. In particular, Stratford-upon-Avon hosted festivities throughout the streets including a parade, plenty of… Read More

Apr 23, 2016

A Look at Prince’s Acting Roles

The prodigious musical talent and original artist Prince passed away earlier this week in his suburban Minneapolis home. His multitude of fans across the globe are mourning the loss of the 57-year-old pop star listening to songs like Purple Rain,… Read More

Apr 15, 2016

Did Dustin Hoffman Go Too Far with Method Acting in ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’?

The set of Kramer vs. Kramer could have been described as Dustin Hoffman vs. Meryl Streep according to Michael Schulman’s cover story for Vanity Fair. Schulman’s biography entitled Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep will soon be released, and he wrote an adaptation… Read More

Apr 9, 2016

Charlize Theron on the Difficulties of Being a ‘Gorgeous’ Actress

In British GQ magazine’s May issue, the statuesque Charlize Theron talks about her difficulties in finding powerful roles in Hollywood because of her stunning appearance. “Jobs with real gravitas go to people that are physically right for them, and that’s the… Read More

Apr 4, 2016

Surprising Habits of Creative People

In this Ted Talk, top-rated Wharton School professor and organizational psychologist Adam Grant admits feeling regret after declining to invest in the company one of his students started back in 2010. The company, Warby Parker, would go on to be… Read More

Mar 28, 2016

Sally Field: “You Find a Way to Do the Work You Want to Do”

Two-time Oscar winning actress Sally Field recently revealed to BuzzFeed that she’s felt like an underdog throughout the course of her 50-year acting career. Considering the worthwhile roles she’s played over the years, her career momentum has appeared to come… Read More

Mar 18, 2016

Are You Hurting Your Career with Procrastination?

Are there certain things you know you should be doing to move your acting career forward–things you know you could do today–but you keep putting them off for one reason or another? Maybe you know you need to update your… Read More

Mar 13, 2016

What Is An Actor’s Responsibility?

What exactly is an actor’s responsibility, and how is it experienced by the actor? Certainly, levels of responsibility differ for every actor. After all, some feel a tremendous responsibility to be a role model, whereas others strongly believe an actor’s… Read More

Feb 4, 2016

New Study Calls Out Hollywood’s Offensive Fat Jokes

It’s probably certain that you can recall countless references to weight in the films you’ve watched over the years. But just how prevalent are these potentially offensive weight-related terms actually brought up in the movies? Well, recently researchers rolled up… Read More

Jan 28, 2016

Angelina Jolie in an Acting Class as a Teen

A teenage Angelina Jolie appears in this video giving us a glimpse of her as she was developing her craft. It features a three-part exercise alongside two other aspiring actors, one of which is Dagmar Stansova. Although the clip states… Read More

Apr 4, 2013

Your Powerful Voice

“I am, beneath everything else, a fan. I was fixed in this mode as a young boy and am awed by people who take the risks of performance.” –Roger Ebert Pulitzer-winning and legendary Chicago Sun-Times film critic, Roger Ebert died… Read More