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    5 Ways to Build Trust as an Actor

    There are a variety of ways that an actor can attract attention and get more opportunities. My personal favorite is to develop relationships with people who can hire you or, short of that, people who can put you in front of someone who can hire you.

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    How to Invest Wisely in Your Acting Career

    If you’re like most actors, you want to put everything you can toward classes, subscriptions, and events. However, most don’t actually have a system in place designed to help you avoid over-spending so you can put your money where it matters most.

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    Bring Reality On the Stage With You

    Jackie Apodaca, an associate professor and the head of performance at Southern Oregon University, says before you go on stage, create a "moment before."

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    Why 'Acting Naturally' May Land You the Role

    I can learn more about you before and after the audition, than I can from the audition itself. This is not at all to imply that the audition is unimportant or insignificant. But you would be wise to consider that the entire experience is part of the audition as well.

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    My Journey With the Indie Film 'Tunnel Vision'

    I just resurfaced from directing and producing the feature length suspense thriller, “Tunnel Vision,” starring Cristos, Ion Overman, Scott Haze, Courtney Geigle, and Leslie Mills.

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    Form Healthy Habits For Better Audition Results

    As an actor, your health has an especially relevant impact on everything from your looks to your audition anxiety. You only get one body in this lifetime, and yet many people are more aware of their car breaking down than they are about themselves.

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    5 Reasons To Avoid Fixing Your Project in Post-Production

    From the technical to the tactical, here are five tips to develop the best post-production strategy for your project and help you get your plan started before it’s too late.

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    4 Questions To Ask An Agent or Manager

    Before the meeting, think about some questions to get the conversation going. In my previous article on assembling your team, I suggested some contractual questions. Here are some more conversation starters to consider.

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    How to Make Friends and Influence Your Career

    Secret Agent Man doesn’t want you to beg for help. Instead, try staying professional, friendly, and pleasant when networking.

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    Why Not To Get Attached to Audition Outcomes

    When you’ve got an audition and you’re attached to an outcome of any kind - saying your lines a certain way, impressing the room, booking the role - you’re going to get into a state that’s more likely to sabotage the outcome than make it happen.