Saying your name before an audition seems simple, but many actors stress over the slating process. Should you be in character? Should you smile, or appear expressionless? Backstage Expert and New York acting coach Matt Newton shares some basic slating tips for your upcoming projects! Welcome to the latest episode ...
The best leading actor in a musical nominee remembers using Backstage to find his big break in New York City—brief visits not unlike his character’s in “On the Town.”
Fans of the hit AMC show may have a hard time imagining anyone other than Anna Gunn play Walter’s wife Skyler. Check out the audition that got her the role!
Most actors have found themselves in an audition that didn’t feel quite right.
Casting Director Deborah Aquila talks about finding actors to bring to life the moving story of Maria Altmann in "Woman in Gold," and shares why paying attention to the details of the role can make all the difference in casting.
Theme parks like Disney can be a great way for actors to get a variety of skills under their belts, from singing and dancing to character work and magic tricks.
Acting for the better part of her life, Hanratty can currently be seen scaring audiences on WGN’s “Salem” and making them laugh in the film “Moms’ Night Out.” She shares what she’s learned about growing as an actor while growing up.
Space Station Casting Studios owners Ben Rovner and Dan Velez share the steps they take to keep actors comfortable and empower them to focus on giving their best performance.