Choose Your Female Comedic Script Carefully

Comedy has become a big part of auditioning and you need to be prepared. Every woman should have at least one female comedic monologue in her repertoire. Look for material that really resonates with you. The subject matter may be something that reminds you of an experience you have had. It’s also good if you can find something that is [...]

December 12th, 2013|

How to Coach Kids in Acting?

Kids monologues can be whimsical and fun, dramatic and emotional, or anything in between. The important thing is that the piece is well performed and leaves a lasting impression. The material should be age appropriate and something that the child performing the monologue for kids can relate to. Make sure they understand the material they are presenting. Often, smaller children [...]

October 9th, 2013|

Break Into The Female Comedic World

In the last number of years female comedy and comediennes have come to dominate a noticeable portion of the comedy world. A lot of them came up through the comedy clubs. Roseanne Barr, Chelsea Handler and Sarah Silverman (who actually started on SNL) are examples of women who have branded themselves to be strong, sharp, witty, “don’t mess with me” [...]

August 17th, 2013|

Adult Script and Kids Development

Most parents who are helping their child pursue an acting career dream of the day their daughter or son books a big role. Whether it be TV, film, Internet or theater, we all want to see our children flex their creative muscles and enjoy the experience. Go for it!….but proceed with caution. Not every child’s role comes stamped with a [...]

August 14th, 2013|

Memorization And The Child Actor

Some actors find it very freeing to get “off book” as quickly as possible. Others keep the script in their hands as long as they can throughout the rehearsal process. Everyone has their own method that works for them. Children often have a hard time digging their head out of the script if it is in front of them. And [...]

July 23rd, 2013|

Should Teens Join the Actors’ Unions?

Thanks to the merge of SAG and AFTRA into one union, there are now only two actor unions: SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Arts) and AEA (Actors Equity Association). The first has jurisdiction over film, TV, radio and multimedia including the Internet. AEA, often referred to as ‘Equity,” covers live performance such as theatre. We, as [...]

July 16th, 2013|