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    How Involved Should Your Agent Be?

    Relationships with agents can be tricky. You’re paying him or her to aid you in your career, but at the same time, you’re in the trenches together in what can at times be an intensely personal business. So how involved in clients’ lives do agents become? Abrams Artists ...

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    4 Tips on Becoming a Broadway Belter

    You know that voice—the one that shakes the rafters and makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up. From Ethel Merman to Patti LuPone to Idina Menzel, audiences have loved the big Broadway belt—and you would probably love to do it yourself. So we asked ...

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    2 Quick Fixes for Dance Audition Jitters

    Nerves can overcome anyone and derail even the audition for which you prepped extensively. Backstage Expert Erika Shannon (Don’t Dodge the Dance Call) shares a few tips and tricks to relax enough so that you can put all that pre to good use!

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    1 Agent on What Makes a Great Headshot

    Everyone has a different take on what makes a great headshot, and your best bet is to look at them all and make your decision from there. That’s why we asked Abrams Artist Agency’s Robert Attermann what he thinks makes a good headshot!

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    Rules for Singers to Create a Great Book

    Whether you're a belter, a soprano, or both, Backstage Expert and voice teacher Andrew Byrne explains the rules of crafting a one-stop book for every auditioning singer.

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    Tips to Increase Your Singing Range

    When it comes to a big vocal range, you may never be able to compete with Mariah in her prime, but you can increase the number of notes you can reach with a few simple exercises. Backstage Expert and voice teacher Andrew Byrne explains how and what in a new ...

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    3 Things Every Singer Should Do Before Auditions

    Before singers reach for those money notes in auditions, it’s vital to warm up. But that doesn’t just mean running up and down the scales! There’s a lot more that will get your voice pitch perfect, according to Backstage Expert and voice teacher Andrew Byrne!

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    Does Traditional Pilot Season Still Exist?

    To say the least, pilot season is…confusing. There’s an emphasis on casting for TV pilots between January and April every year, but it seems that new shows (and new casting notices for pilots) are popping up all the time! So we asked Robert Attermann, COO of Abrams Artists ...

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    4 Ways Agents Find New Actors

    COO of Abrams Artists Agency Robert Attermann discusses four ways agents find new actors to add to their rosters!

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    3 Simple Stretches to Increase Flexibility

    Staying flexible is important—and not just in the way you think about your work and career. That’s why we asked Backstage Expert Erika Shannon to demonstrate a few simple stretches to keep us all loose and ready to dance!