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    Prefer Actors Working Inside Out Or Outside In?

    "Good work is good work, no matter how you get there. However, it's thrilling to witness character-building based on externals." -- Michele Mulroney & Kieran Mulroney

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    Should Clients Produce Their Own Work?

    "In Hollywood, a talent can be waiting forever to get a callback. Everyone and anyone, including the gas station attendant, is in the biz. The competition is fierce." -- Daniel 'Big D' Mahan

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    When To Brand Yourself?

    "I think that branding yourself is a great idea if you are very specific to begin with. Many actors are more versatile, so branding can pigeonhole them." -- Josselyne Herman-Saccio

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    Using Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube?

    " We're entering a new era where everyone is using MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter, and it would be silly not to take advantage of that." -- Sean Marks, Barbara McNamara Casting

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    When Does An Actor Need a Financial Planner?

    "Immediately! Anyone who is devoting his or her life to a career like acting, in which 2.5 percent of those trained in it make their living at it, needs financial planning." -- Erin Burns

  • Advice

    Actor Training Abroad?

    "I would say the gung-ho attitude toward the work would be the most obvious difference between training abroad and training actors here in the U.S." -- Ron Burrus

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    Best Acting Advice?

    "We have to allow ourselves to let go and be vulnerable and allow people to question our sanity. Then the audience will forget they're watching a performance and feel guilty about intruding in our personal lives."

  • Advice

    Interviewing An Actor?

    "Let the agent conduct the interview. Some actors come in, sit down, and proceed to do a monologue about themselves. That doesn't usually go over well with me." --Renee Glicker

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    Manager and Agent Working Together?

    "When building a team, an actor hires agents—legit, commercial, voiceover—and a manager who can work together, complement each other, and provide opportunities to achieve success."

  • Advice

    How Do You Give Notes?

    "I think giving notes is among the most important tasks a director must do. And how one gives a note is often as crucial as what the note is." -- Scott Alan Evans, Co-Artistic Director of Actors Company Theatre