The Weight of Words: Why We Need to Do Better When We Talk About Actors – Candy McLellen

Sometimes it can feel like we, as actors, exist in isolation. We work and promote ourselves as individuals. It’s easy to forget that we are part of a greater community of actors, artists, and storytellers. It’s easy to forget the responsibility that entails. I am part of the Atlanta theatre community, and something happened recently… Continue reading The Weight of Words: Why We Need to Do Better When We Talk About Actors – Candy McLellen

Featured Artist Series: Millicent Simmonds of Wonderstruck

14-year-old deaf actress Millicent Simmonds made her outstanding, breakthrough performance film debut in 2017’s Wonderstruck, where she plays Rose, a 12-year old deaf girl living in 1927 Hoboken, NJ, who runs away from home one day to find her mother, the actress Lillian Mayhew (played by Julianne Moore). I recently had the pleasure of connecting… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Millicent Simmonds of Wonderstruck

Don’t Want To Be PREDICTABLE? – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

“You don’t need to experience the whole beach… just a couple of grains of sand.” -David Lee Strasberg. Lee Strasberg was a seminal acting teacher and his Method Acting technique remains alive at the Institute in West Hollywood: the only source that delivers Strasberg’s teaching in its consummate form. As CEO and Creative Director, David… Continue reading Don’t Want To Be PREDICTABLE? – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

VIDEO – Acting Is… Morgan Freeman – “Just Getting Started”

Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. The brilliant Morgan Freeman shares his advice with struggling actors and his own moments of doubt throughout his career. Acting Is… is our new video series that provides insight from stars and insiders about what it takes to create your… Continue reading VIDEO – Acting Is… Morgan Freeman – “Just Getting Started”

Director VS Actor – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

In our weekly series, Cast It Talent is proud to bring you the wisdom and work of the great Lee Strasberg as shared by his son, David Strasberg, Creative Director and CEO of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. David Lee Strasberg gives his best advice for international actors trying to make a career in Los… Continue reading Director VS Actor – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

CAST IT and CASTING NETWORKS (LA CASTING) Have Joined Forces: What Does this Mean for YOU?

CLARIFICATION:  In our communication on 21 November we erroneously conveyed the message that Talent Representatives were required to have an active and approved Cast It Talent profile in order to be able to submit clients to FOX and other Projects/Roles. This is not required at this time. Please do focus your attention on your Casting… Continue reading CAST IT and CASTING NETWORKS (LA CASTING) Have Joined Forces: What Does this Mean for YOU?

Advice for International Actors in Hollywood – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

In our weekly series, Cast It Talent is proud to bring you the wisdom and work of the great Lee Strasberg as shared by his son, David Strasberg, Creative Director and CEO of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. David Lee Strasberg gives his best advice for international actors trying to make a career in Los… Continue reading Advice for International Actors in Hollywood – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

5 Questions to Answer Before You Say Yes

We’ve talked before about red flags, and reasons to turn a project down, but sometimes it can be equally difficult to know when to accept work. As artists, we’re often swamped with pleas from friends and colleagues to all but donate time for this web short or that indie project, and it can be hard… Continue reading 5 Questions to Answer Before You Say Yes

Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Aubrey J Marquez

The more I speak with our showcase winners, the more I notice a pattern. These are not your cliched Hollywood darlings, blossoming in the shelter of a long line of silver screen veterans and cutting their teeth in major studios. Our success stories come from everywhere, from the “nowheres” of the U.S. They use their… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Aubrey J Marquez

Hard Things Are Possible – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

In our weekly series, Cast It Talent is proud to bring you the wisdom and work of the great Lee Strasberg as shared by his son, David Strasberg, Creative Director and CEO of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. David Lee Strasberg describes the most common acting mistakes he see’s actors succumb to when performing… Continue reading Hard Things Are Possible – Acting Tips with David Strasberg