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    6 Tips For Auditioning With a Dialect

    Auditioning with an unfamiliar dialect can really get in your way of landing the role. When learning a new dialect, here are some tips to keep in mind to help you have a successful audition.

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    How to Expand Your Network as an Actor

    Acting teacher Jackie Apodaca gives tips on how to successfully network as an actor and advance your career through the people you know right now.

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    3 Tips For Great Actor E-mail Etiquette

    Thanks to the glorious Internet, it’s easier than ever to stay connected to your industry fans with e-mail marketing. If you want to make the most out of email marketing, you must follow these three essential rules.

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    4 Tips For Upping the Action in Your Scene

    We’re all familiar with the concept of action, intention, and objective in acting. It’s a staple of most acting classes and conservatory training. And frankly, if it’s not being discussed, it’s a red flag.

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    When Is the Best Time for a Child Actor To Get Braces?

    There may be no perfect time to begin orthodontic treatment, but here are a few helpful tips as you begin your investigation.

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    Why You Need To Show the Casting Director What They Don’t Know

    What you need to be doing is showing the people in the room what you have to add to words on the page, not just that you can spit back the words with some inflection or random emotions.

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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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    You Need To Decide To Succeed

    We often find living our creative lives and accomplishing our goals to be a haphazard experience. This is partly due to our mind’s thousands of thoughts telling us we can’t have what we truly desire.

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    How To Exercise Your Imagination as an Actor

    There are certain things that all great actors share: talent, dedication, and courage, to name a few. Another thing I have found that many great actors who I’ve known over the years share is a rich and vibrant imagination.

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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.