Category Archives: Acting

How Does One Without Experience Start an Acting Career?

Is getting into acting like needing a valid ID just to get very your first valid ID? Is it like needing experience just to get your first job? Fortunately, it’s not. However, it does take quite long for most aspiring actors. Just like any dream career, acting takes grit, perseverance, hard work, and dedication to achieve success. If you’ve just […]

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The Different Ways the Casting Panel Gauges Your Skill During Auditions

For those of you who have gone to a few auditions, you may have found cold reading and the prepared audition to be the most common way of auditioning. While they are indeed the usual ways to showcase your acting chops in auditions, there are also other audition methods you should be aware of. You would not want to be […]

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What Different Types of Acting Auditions Are There?

An audition is a systematic process in which industry professionals select performers for a project. For performers, an audition is a trial performance to demonstrate his/her ability, suitability, or skill. In the corporate world, an audition is simply akin to an interview and entrance exam. If you’re entirely new to the casting process, your first few experiences may seem different […]

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Vital Things to Learn about Demo Reels

Demo Reels

Why are demo reels important? What are they? How do you make demo reels? These and more are just some of questions that parents, teenagers, and kids are asking when it comes to creating and using demo reels for their auditions–and all these queries will be answered here. How Important Are Demo Reels? Demo reels are important in this fast-paced, highly […]

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Find That Best Piece: 5 Tips for Choosing the Right Audition Monologue

Find That Best Piece 5 Tips for Choosing the Right Audition Monologue

A majority of acting coaches will tell you that selecting an audition monologue is like choosing the best outfit to wear to a party. The first thing you’d likely ask yourself is, “What kind of party is it?” You would also want to know the kind of people attending, the venue, and if you’re feeling brave, you might even ask […]

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7 Movies from 2017 That Have a Good Chance of Winning Best Picture

7 Movies from 2017 That Have a Good Chance of Winning Best Picture

It could be a little too early to place your bets on the movies that could win big next awards season, especially since some of these movies from 2017 have yet to be released to the public. But based on promising reviews and a powerhouse production team, it is hard to ignore them as possible recipient for the highly coveted Best […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Choosing Your Next Audition Attire

The Dos and Donts of Choosing Your Next Audition Attire

By now, you’ve probably memorized your script, set your alarm for the big day, and mentally prepared yourself to act your heart out in front of casting directors. If you’re thinking that your outfit is the least of your worries, then think again. With auditions, appearances do matter, so it is important that you walk into the hall wearing that professional […]

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Audition Mistakes You Need to Stop Doing NOW

Audition Mistakes You Need to Stop Doing NOW

An audition can go two ways: you either come out successful or you don’t. This is why you should feel like you have nothing to lose when walking into an audition room. Casting directors love seeing performers who exceed expectations, those whose acting will make people feel like the character was especially written for them. That said, actors cannot afford […]

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Auditions Tips for Aspiring Teen Actors

Auditions Tips for Aspiring Teen Actors

Teen actors may find it difficult to navigate around the industry. For one thing, they have to deal with personal issues, school and deciding which direction they want to take next. But even if they encounter a handful of challenges, there are still a lot of teen actors that have found their own level of success. All it really takes […]

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How to Help Child Actors Stand Out for a Commercial Audition

How to Help Child Actors Stand Out for a Commercial Audition

If your child wants to be an actor, a commercial gig is always a good place to start. Commercials are a good stepping stone for those who want to break into the business, and their shorter scripts are perfect for children who want to hone their acting skills. It is natural for any parent or guardian to want nothing more than […]

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