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    The 1 Thing Actors Aren’t Doing in Their Auditions

    Isn’t that why you signed up for that Acting 101 class in college? It wasn’t just to discover that there were lots of kids just like yourself. You enrolled because it simply looked fun.

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    7 Things You Should Know Before You Accept an Audition

    It's important you don't go through the audition process for a job you wouldn't accept. So here are seven things you should know before accepting an audition!

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    Acting Not for Fame, But for Feeding Your Inner Fire

    How do we journey forward in a cutthroat industry without being crushed by cynicism and self-doubt?

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    4 Things You Need To Accept During the Audition

    A great audition requires you to be in complete command of yourself, your work, and the room. Accepting everything as it is in the present moment is key to having this kind of command.

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    15 Reasons Every Actor Should Attend Comic Con

    Comic Con is the ultimate nerd fest, but don't let the costumes bely the fact that it's a great opportunity for actors to network and learn more about their favorite shows! Here are 15 reasons why every actor should attend Comic Con.

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    Without Failure, There Is No Success

    When you hear someone failed, it means that person took a chance. It means that person was brave. And that’s a good thing. Cowards never fail because they never try.

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    The Reason Why We Act

    "There were times during the shooting when I doubted whether the film would ever see the light of day. Not because of the quality of the film but because of the complexity of the film business. But that didn’t matter either. I realized I wasn’t doing the film ...

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    How To Stop Auditioning and Still Book the Job

    You deserve to be here—on this planet and in a casting room. You are already whole and complete regardless of what an agent or manager or casting director thinks about your work.

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    5 Ways To Tell If Your Child Is a Natural Actor

    The fake cry. Every parent has heard it and knows in an instant when their child is pretending. I would say the same is true for good casting directors. They can spot a young actor pretending to feel something they don’t.

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    Stagelighter.com Offers Training, Ups Its Game

    An interactive website tailored to theater performers seeking personalized advice from experts such as Shoshana Bean, Telly Leung, and Rebecca Luker, casting directors from notable companies, and more has just launched out of its beta period, adding lower rates, 50 new coaches, and video feedback.