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    Why You Need To Get Out There and Pursue Your Acting Career Now

    Why so many excuses? Most actors are confused about their careers and end up putting it last. Everyone and everything comes before their acting.

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    6 Things Actors Can Learn From Children

    Be more childlike in your approach to acting, and you will soon enjoy and be much better at what you are doing, which is what play(s) is all about after all.

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    How Actors Can Leverage Good News

    There are a variety of possible reactions to booking a job and how you handle it could determine how fast your career moves from that point forward, or if it moves at all.

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    5 Reasons You Don't Need An Agent

    Agents aren’t for everyone, however. The vast majority of newer actors and even some more experienced ones don’t really need to be in the market for an agent. Here are five reasons having an agent might not be for you…yet.

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    4 Acting Scams and How To Spot Them

    When your guard is low and your hopes are high, it’s easy to spend money on things you don’t need or be convinced to do something that goes against your moral compass. Here are some of the common and not so common things actors may be "conned" into ...

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    How to Choose an Acting School

    Choosing where and what to study might be the single most important decision you make in your acting life. Choose correctly, and it could lead to personal and financial fulfillment beyond your wildest dreams.

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    Why You Should Find a Day Job in the Industry

    Acting is a tough business. While you are building up your chops and doing all those student films, you have to make a living somehow. You want a job that makes you available for your acting classes and auditions. I get it. OK, now forget it.

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    5 Ways to Build Trust as an Actor

    There are a variety of ways that an actor can attract attention and get more opportunities. My personal favorite is to develop relationships with people who can hire you or, short of that, people who can put you in front of someone who can hire you.

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    5 Simple Steps To an Acting Career

    As it turns out, my system might have been used before…by the apes. It seems as though a few thousand actors (and people) around the world have been relying on their common sense and confidence for years.

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    3 Pieces of Acting Advice from Joe Estevez

    Estevez shared his secrets to how to have a prosperous and fulfilling acting career. As with most secrets in life, it kind of boils down to "things your mother told you."