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    How To Handle Bullying As an Actor

    Essentially, the bully targets you for what you represent—often the qualities he will never have. Just as some say, “imitation is the highest form of flattery,” so is bullying, as it comes quite often from a place of pathological jealousy.

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    Want to Change Your Life and Book the Job? Let's Talk Physics

    We have a hard time connecting to that truth because we’re stuck on the physical form of matter. We look at ourselves and see things we don’t like. We’re too fat or too old or don’t look like Heidi Klum.

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    Why Every Actor Needs a Mother

    Moms want their kids to follow their passions and find success. They want them to fall in love, be true to themselves, and remember to call their mother at least once every week, and occasionally offer up a big thank you mom!

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    6 Steps To Writing a Web Series

    I want to share some “keep it simple stupid” tips used to write my Web series “Parker and Steve: a bromcom."

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    How To Find the Right Manager For Your Child Performer

    One of the questions I get asked most often by parents is about manager representation. This can be a confusing question to answer because figuring out who you want to represent your child should be supported by both personal and professional reasoning.

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    3 Pieces of Acting Advice from Joe Estevez

    Estevez shared his secrets to how to have a prosperous and fulfilling acting career. As with most secrets in life, it kind of boils down to "things your mother told you."

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    3 Tips to Help Actors Deal with Audition Desperation

    Dallas Travers offers advice on something all actors go through at some point in their careers.

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    3 Ways To Take Ownership of Your Art

    Let's set your intention to open a new pathway to strengthen your inner artist. Here are ways to take ownership of your artistry.

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    When Should An Actor Hire a Publicist?

    I get asked a lot about the timing of hiring a publicist. The truth of the matter is a publicist will always be an asset, at a beginning of a career and during. However, getting the most out of a publicist depends on a combination of your work and the ...

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    5 Tips For Performing Via Skype

    So, as many other artists, when I saw what Skype can do, I hurried to use it as a theatrical tool. The result is a show we call “Long Distance Affair," which is a show that we are presenting around the world and is in New York this month.