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    8 Tips For Raising a Child Actor

    I believe they have their child’s best interests at heart, but with lack of education in the business, a parent can derail their child before they even get started.

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    3 Ways to Find Love for Yourself and Your Art

    Without an intense love for yourself and your art, you cannot grow as an actor.

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    5 Ways to Avoid Audition Wardrobe Malfunctions

    The Actors's Market Founder Gwyn Gilliss has had her share of audition wardrobe malfunctions, and wants to make sure that you never do.

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    How To Handle Competition

    Being competitive doesn’t help you get the part. In fact, for most actors, it’s an uncomfortable, self-sabotaging experience. What happens to your mind, emotions, and physiology in a competitive state takes you out of the moment and away from your power.

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    5 Things To Do When You Book Your TV Series

    Here are five things to do when you book that coveted series regular role.

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    How To Spend Your Money As An Actor

    Don’t allow yourself to make excuses that because of money, you can’t progress in your career. Have you ever noticed that when you truly, truly need something, you find a way to do it? Invest in YOU. You are worth it!

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    5 Things Actors Can Learn From Entrepreneurs

    Actors are constantly marketing themselves. So how do you present yourself in an exciting, original way? You just have to believe and know that you’re a great product worth investing in.

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    10 Ways for Actors to Survive the Holidays

    Make the most of the holiday season and new year. If you stay in touch with your inner life, celebrate in moderation, are accepting of others, and connect with generosity, you'll survive anything that the holidays can throw at you.

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    5 Ways To Stay Sharp When the Industry Slows Down

    There are some known stretches of industry downtime and some unexpected pockets where everything grinds to a sudden halt and leaves us wondering if we’ll ever work again. How we deal with those periods of inactivity is directly related to our ability to stay ahead of the game.

  • Advice

    You Never Know Where An Audition Will Lead

    If your agent or manager gives you an audition, go on it! It doesn’t matter if you think you are too tall or too blonde or too fat or too good to do one line. You never know where any opportunity will take you.