Louisiana’s H.U.R.D Casting Network helps local actors navigate Hollywood South with a free, established network of industry pros willing to help newcomers.
When you go to an audition, expect to be there an hour. Under SAG-AFTRA rules, first auditions and callbacks are allowed to be a full hour. After an hour, the performer is entitled to payment.
Sometimes, I can't believe it. I'm performing with an Academy Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner, with a woman whose career shines alongside those of many of Hollywood's brightest stars.
The acting world is not a kind one. Variations in income are a regular fact of life. But what if your steady but variable income takes a big hit? Like in half. How do you address that?
Some folks save their true passions for after retirement. Ria Erlich always knew deep inside that acting was her calling, but she kept putting it off in favor of a "real" job.
Casting directors, especially those who deal with musical theater, have taken the liberty to view themselves as teachers.
Theater for the New City
Welcome to the Actor's Finance Workshop. For the next eight weeks, this column will explore the basics of personal finance.