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    The Secret to Guaranteed Success

    A most cherished holiday tradition has formed among my friends—my inner circle, my Mastermind group—in which we come together to talk about the year that has past and the year yet to come.

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    3 Steps To Making Good Acting Choices

    Here is an easy three-step proven process that I have used in all my projects to help find the right performance style and actor choices that deliver on my clients' concept or idea and proves clearly, there are no bad actors, just bad choices.

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    4 Hot Tips For Being Off-Book

    For the first audition, we expect you to be completely familiar with the material, to have read the script if available, and to have made distinct character choices. You can look down at your sides for reference as long as your head isn’t buried in them.

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    12 Steps to Consistently Brilliant Performances, Part 2

    Having an outlined plan of how to prep for an audition will only make your character and the story clearer for everyone! Part 2 examines character exploration, and several other aspects of prep.

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    12 Easy Secrets To Audition Success

    Actors coming in for a commercial audition should arrive on-time, with copy memorized or as close to memorized as possible, and with the wardrobe that was written on the breakdown.

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    3 Tips to Help Young Actors Get into Character

    Try these creative ways to get into character!

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    How To Stop Auditioning and Still Book the Job

    You deserve to be here—on this planet and in a casting room. You are already whole and complete regardless of what an agent or manager or casting director thinks about your work.

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    How To Succeed Between Bookings

    As actors, unless you are in a Broadway show or are a regular on television series, you work from time to time, perhaps a week in a film, a day on a commercial, six weeks in a play.

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    4 Ways to Leave ‘Em Wanting More

    You want to leave ‘em wanting more so that they are inspired to call you again for that second meeting. So, here’s four ways to leave ‘em wanting more in your meetings and auditions.

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    Make Choices in the Audition Room

    You can't rest on the laurels of basic preparation. Acting is storytelling, and it's possible the story can change during your audition. Who knows? Perhaps your look inspired them to make a revision specific to YOU.