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    Why You Need to Face Your Fears

    The fears in our heads are always louder and bigger than the actual experience of them in reality. In fact, once we face the things we are most scared of, we realize that they actually aren’t that scary at all.

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    Actor Audition App Is An Acting Coach on Your Smartphone

    Can you pack a full class’s worth of acting advice into a single iOS download? L.A.-based coach Scott Sedita seems to think you can and has set out to prove it with his $9.99 Actor Audition App, a largely static collection of useful tips about auditioning ...

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    How to Get Laid (Spiritually)

    When you can tell a new story—rewrite how you perceive events that are occurring to you—you get connected to your own lay.

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    5 Ways to Build Trust as an Actor

    There are a variety of ways that an actor can attract attention and get more opportunities. My personal favorite is to develop relationships with people who can hire you or, short of that, people who can put you in front of someone who can hire you.

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    Why 60 Minutes Can Make a Difference

    Maybe try letting the first hour of your day be about embracing yourself. Creativity often strikes in the early morning.

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    Why You Shouldn't Assume Anything As an Actor

    Assumptions often get us into trouble because they generally stem from our fixed conditioned mind patterns that assume things incorrectly based on our paradigms of doubt, fear, and cynicism.

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    Stop Waiting and Live Your Life Now

    Stop waiting for things to get better or easier or less busy. Stop saying that you need to wait to be better prepared or more secure or more certain of yourself.

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    Why You Need To Let Go of Control As An Actor

    Control creates a significant amount of pain and suffering because nothing is inherently controllable in our existence. So when we clamp down on life, our controlling nature just creates more stress or constriction or resistance.

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    How To Act With Your Entire Body (Part 2)

    In part one of this series, we discussed the importance of being a vibrant, energetic presence in your work even when you are required to be perfectly still. We also introduced a simple technique to help you feel your choices in your body.

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    Introduction to Meditation for Actors (Part 2)

    Your whole audition can be made or broken by what happens during the first few minutes you spend with the sides. You only get one shot at reading a piece for the first time, and if your mind is agitated you have wasted a golden opportunity.