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    How Technology Can Hurt You As An Actor

    The problem isn’t the technology – it’s our overuse of it that's made us numb. The tablet and smartphone are just sitting there – we’re the ones who can’t put them down.

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    Be Open To Being Yourself

    Start with yourself. If you start anywhere else, it’s a false start, and you’ll just be forced to go back to the starting line and begin again and again.

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    3 Strategies For Framing a Meeting

    A frame is the way your brain mentally packages your power, authority, strength, information, and social status. In any meeting for any reason between two or more people, one person grabs the power.

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    Stop Fighting Your Success

    I can't count how many actors I've coached, at every career level, who come in telling me they’re doing all the right things, yet their vision of the future has been just that—a vision of the future. It hasn’t had the chance to become a ...

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    5 Ways to Give a Great Interview

    Whether you’ve paid hard-earned money to spend a few minutes with a casting director or agent or they’ve called you in, there are some tricks to making those fleeting moments work for you.

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    Why You Should Play to the Camera in Auditions

    The most important part to any audition is the camera. It captures the story/concept that the actor is responsible for executing or portraying for us the audience.

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    Don't Hide Behind Your Voice at Auditions

    Let's focus on one critical factor: Not hiding behind your voice in your auditions! The folks behind the table want the human connection to happen, which is what you want too. Right? So, why is your voice running your audition?

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    How Acting Affects Your Self-Esteem

    It is a socially accepted way to fulfill the need for attention and approval, and I think most would agree that the sound of applause is thrilling, empowering, and sometimes addicting.

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    4 Tips for Memorizing Lines for Young Performers

    Reading and acting are completely different. Someone may be a great reader but a so-so actor or vice versa. If reading is getting in the way of acting, then memorizing lines may be what your child needs to do in order to have a successful audition.

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    How To Become More Charismatic

    Can charisma be learned? It is certainly up for debate, and I don’t profess to know the answer. However, I do know that one of the most bewitching traits of charismatic people is their ability to make whoever they are talking to feel special and important.