4 Headshot Tips to Keep In Your Back Pocket

When you walk into an audition, you need to have your tools in your pocket. Here are a few of those tips related to headshots. You Must Look Like Your Headshot You MUST have an 8x10 color headshot that truly looks like you. You would be amazed at how many headshots do not represent the true likeness of an actor. [...]

October 14th, 2020|

How Do I Create My Child’s Resumé?

Overwhelmed on how to start creating your child's resume? It’s really not that scary. First rule of thumb: Don’t clog it up with too many words. Unlike other types of resumes, full sentences are not necessary for an acting resume. Put the pertinent information in columns and use 10-or 12-point type in a simple font. At the top center, list [...]

October 8th, 2020|

3 Tips for Self-Taping in the Age of Covid

The common practice for decades was for actors to report to a specified location to give their audition — often the casting director’s studio offices. More recently, even before the COVID pandemic, it’s become popular (and now necessary) for casting offices to request you tape your audition on your own and email it to the casting office. Here are [...]

September 30th, 2020|

So your kid wants to be an actor… now what?

Parents often have children who want to get into “the business” but have no idea how to go about it. The first thing I recommend is a good acting class. Raw talent is important, but having a teacher mold that talent and teach your child “the craft” of acting is extremely important. There are a lot of great acting studios. [...]

September 23rd, 2020|

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|