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    How To Access Your Inner Director

    Our inner critic rears its ugly head at the most inopportune moments—auditions, opening nights, first days on set—and reflects our own self-doubt and fear. It’s that little voice that says, “That was terrible. You’re not good enough. You’re a failure.”

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    You Need to Love Yourself as an Actor

    If you don’t love yourself, how can you possibly love another and radiate that love to your work and creativity? How will you birth new ideas and bring something tangible and worthwhile into the world?

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    Why Acting Is Not a Work-In-Progress

    Each scene presented at anytime must be a committed work, woven with all your vulnerability, doubts, thoughts, and intention.

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    Don't Act From the Neck Up

    Unless an actor is paralyzed from the neck down, there is absolutely no reason to act from the neck up. As actors, we’re seeking to create real people and surely those real people should live in their entire bodies as we do.

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    3 Reasons You Need a Professional Bio

    As an actor, your calling card is your headshot and resume. To get an audition, you need a sizzle reel, preferably on your website. So why do you need a bio? Here are three reasons.

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    Find The Moment Before 'Zero'

    When you rehearse a scene over and over again, it’s easy to get stuck in the emotional place at the end of the scene instead of rewinding to where you were at the beginning.

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    Why You Need To Take Control Of Your Acting Career

    One of the biggest obstacles in life is knowing whether to blend in or stand out. Should you listen to the "experts" or break your own trail?

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    3 Steps To Approaching Each Day Like a Work Of Art

    The secret to juggling your day job and your personal commitments with your acting opportunities is seeing each day as a work of art—something you create and can have control over.

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    3 Ways to Make Your Acting Dangerous

    It’s your job to figure out where the danger in the scene is and to consistently ask yourself where and how you can add a more genuine element of danger.

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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.