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    What Do You Do When You Have a Bad Reader at an Audition

    Whatever you do, don’t shrink to the level of this bad reader. If you try too hard to connect to this reader, you risk being sucked into his/her low-energy, lack-of-connection vortex, and then you would be doing yourself a great disservice.

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    6 Ways To Live in the Moment as an Actor

    In life and in acting, living in the moment is one’s greatest gift. Here are six ways to make the most of each blissful moment.

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    The Backstage Guide to Voiceover

    Don't know how to jumpstart your voiceover career? Here's a tip: do it yourself! We've got all the insider advice on how to build your own recording studio, cut your own demo reel, and take great care of your instrument!

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    7 Vocal Care Tips

    Everyone’s different. Listen to your body to find what works best for you, but keep these things in mind if you’re about to get behind the mic.

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    How To Clear Your Head As An Actor

    If you want peace, equanimity, clarity, and access to wide-open spaces in your mind, you have to cut through the clutter, the white noise, and the mental static and step into the empty space that actually originates thought.

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    3 Reasons Your Acting Career May Be Suffering

    Want some food for thought? Here are three reasons you may be struggling to reach your goals in your acting career.

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    5 Free Ways to Become a Better Actor

    Acting class is a great start, but here are a few other easy, fun, and free things we can all do to become better artists.

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    21 Things That Make Casting Directors Happy in the Audition Room

    Casting directors are your advocates and your champions. Your work reflects on us. Your wonderful work makes us look good and gets that role cast. Your disconnected, tentative, muddled work does nothing for anyone. We need you to be great.

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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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    3 Crucial Parts of Any Audition

    Auditions have three crucial parts. Most actors understand the first two—preparation and execution—but many forget the third. Often overlooked but extremely helpful, willful amnesia is something it may benefit you to cultivate.