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    6 Steps To Putting Yourself On Tape

    Being a bi-coastal curious actor means that you should be ready to put yourself “on tape” for an audition at the drop of a hat. So, here are a few things to keep in mind for next time.

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    Create a SWOT Report for Your Acting Career

    Although this may not guarantee hoped for results, it certainly increases the odds that specific planned action will bring a higher measure of success.

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    15 Ways to Be Happy in 2013

    In the tradition of New Year’s resolutions, here are a few things that might just make it a little easier, even a little more fun, as you create your practice.

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    What To Leave Behind In On-Camera Auditions

    This is why a greater awareness of "what you leave behind" is so crucially important. If you have little or no on-camera experience, you probably have no idea if what you do in the room works on tape.

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    Steinberg Cubasis Turns Your iPad into a Multitouch Digital Audio Workstation

    As its name suggests, Cubasis is a new “entry point” for Steinberg’s Cubase software for Digital Audio Workstation arranging, recording, and editing tasks—and one that takes full advantage of the unique features of the iPad (particularly multitouch), just like GarageBand does.

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    3 Ways To Create a Path to Success in the New Year

    In the thirty years I’ve been in the film business, I’ve discovered some crucial steps needed for the journey to be successful. Here are three simple ways to create a clearer path to success in 2013.

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    5 Rules for Recovering From Losing a Role

    In thinking about my experience of loss and recovery, I wanted to relate it to an actor’s experience in losing a role. Below are five rules of recovery when you're dealing with loss.

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    The Demo Reel Secret Nobody Told You

    "The secret about demo reels" evokes an air of mystery, doesn’t it? But a secret is just a piece of information that you don’t know yet, and former VP of Casting at HBO Amy Jo Berman is gonna spill it for you here!

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    5 New Year's Intentions for Actors

    I don’t make New Year’s resolutions anymore. They never worked for me and I think the reason was that they always seemed a bit selfish, like I was asking the world for favors.

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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.