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    4 Tips On Re-Entering the Acting Game

    The "Re-Entry Actor" is the actor who started out pursuing the biz back in the day, left for whatever reason, and now, usually years later, is trying to get back in.

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    How To Overcome Your Fear

    Whether you are preparing an audition, or on your way to an interview with an agent and you suddenly have an attack of fear or doubt, how do you get over it? What do you do?

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    7 Steps To An Olympic Mindset as an Actor

    How do you compare to an gold medal winner? Do you have a winning mindset? Here are qualities that give athletes the ability to win!

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    Why You Need to Do It Yourself

    The truth is that actors are innovators by nature – a core skill is the ability to reinvent yourself and to create a character. But, it is more and more clear that with the changes in technology and the need to search and create opportunity, actors must take the reins of ...

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    7 Elements Of A Great Monologue

    Here are Brian O'Neil's observations for a successful monologue performance.

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    4 Steps To Choosing an Arts Camp for Your Child

    Acting teacher Denise Simon shares her best advice for selecting a performing arts camp for you child actor.

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    How To Embrace Your 'Type'

    The business is built on “types.” And you’re going to get work according to your type. But we often have so many judgments about those parts of ourselves that we exclude ourselves from even being considered for the job.

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    4 Acting Scams and How To Spot Them

    When your guard is low and your hopes are high, it’s easy to spend money on things you don’t need or be convinced to do something that goes against your moral compass. Here are some of the common and not so common things actors may be "conned" into ...

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    6 Steps To Giving a Memorable Performance

    Josephy Pearlman shares elements that are always present in every piece of “great” acting.

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    What Is Your Acting Brand? (Or Do You Need One?)

    When you think of yourself as an actor, do you think of yourself as a brand? Or do you think of yourself as an actor who is more interested in expanding your boundaries?