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Basic Vocal Warm-Ups for Actor and Singers

Vocal Warm-Ups

Just like athletes stretching out their body and muscles before a big game, vocalists and actors alike must make vocal warm-ups a habit before a performance or rehearsal. Stretching can prevent the athlete from unnecessary damage and pain. Stretching the voice is just as critical. The voice is one of the main tools of an actor, it being the instrument that carries key elements of […]

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Getting Ready for On-Camera Auditions

Preparing for On-Camera Auditions

Auditioning and trying to book acting jobs can be a long and tedious process. You fly coast to coast for auditions, or you could be spending endless hours getting ready for one. For child actors, it is always inspiring to see how far parents are willing to go just to support their kid’s dreams. For older aspiring actors, the same challenge is inevitable. So you […]

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Everything Background Performers Need to Know About Background Acting

Everything Background Performers Need to Know About Background Acting

Behind every film are people who work 25/7 to make the whole two-hour movie worth sitting through. Some of these films fail to meet expectations, while some go on to become cult classics. But one thing’s for certain: they are all fruits of hard work, dedication, and the main goal to inspire people. There are a lot of people to […]

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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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Here’s How You Can Deal with Unprofessional Co-Stars and Other Industry Pros

Heres How You Can Deal with Unprofessional Co-Stars and Other Industry Pros

The glitz and glamour of show business could sometimes make rookie performers oblivious to the harsh reality that comes along with it. Show business, like any other industry, isn’t always about the bright lights and dizzy parties. For the most part, you’ll need to work to earn a living and make a name for yourself. And at some point, you will find […]

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Tired of Making Coffee? Here Are Other Side Job Ideas for Actors

Tired of Making Coffee Here Are Other Side Job Ideas for Actors

If you’ve seen the movie La La Land, then you might have witnessed Emma Stone‘s character trying to juggle her budding acting career and a side job as a barista during the first half of the movie. More often than not, acting hopefuls find themselves in similar situations. It can be really hard to earn a decent living while pursuing an acting career, but the […]

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5 Failed Auditions That Led to Iconic Roles

Hollywood is one of the most unpredictable and cutthroat industries one can ever break into. Actors may think at one point that they have earned a role after a successful audition only to find out it was given to someone else. The best thing they can make of such situations is to move on and strive for more opportunities. But at […]

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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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Pre-Show Rituals Theater Actors Should Take Note Of

Pre-Show Rituals Theater Actors Should Take Note Of

The stage is set, rehearsals are done, and the audience are waiting to be treated to a performance of a lifetime. Every actor knows that the process of creating a great performance requires a lot of hard work. They fully understand that the hours are spent in rehearsals, and a lot of restless nights spent on memorizing lines and learning […]

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