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    Do You Read Reviews of Your Work?

    Positive or negative, I read reviews. Hearing other people's take on the productions I'm in is interesting to me.

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    A Halloween Tale

    It was a bright and joyful Monday morning when the headshots first came to life...

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    Networking Q's, Open Calls

    I know I need to market myself, but how exactly can I do that? Is there anything I can do to stand out?

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    Capturing You

    The $10,000 questions are: How do you get a great headshot? And for that matter, what is a great headshot?

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    Finding the Real Sell

    "I feel that 60 to 70 percent of the actors who audition for commercials have no idea what to do in the audition room."

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    Commitment Issues

    It's risky to burn bridges, even when you know it's necessary. But I knew I had to follow my instincts. It was never that school I had chosen to commit to—it was acting.

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    Banking on Voicebank

    He's never actually stepped into the voiceover booth, but Stewart Wilson-Turner, vice president and chief technology officer of Voicebank.net claims to shave the speed bumps between performers and producers.

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    Circus Dreams

    It's such a clichéd fantasy—running away and joining the circus. But if you're a highly expressive dancer with a creative bent and an interest in long-term employment, you may want to seriously consider it.

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    Standing Up to My Nerves

    Once I began acting, I had an affinity toward comedic roles. But stand-up comedy? That remained in an entirely too frightening league of its own.

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    Leave the Agony Behind

    "Think of your pet dog having a thousand needles stuck into him over his entire body. Think of his pain. Now, while in this state, do your monologue for me." I don’t ever want to think of those images, especially before shooting a scene.