How to Run Your Own Auditions

Actors are constantly encouraged to create their own content. But often the advice stops there. For actors who are new to wearing the producer hat, these can be difficult waters to navigate. So today we’re going to take it one step at a time. If you’re creating your own content, you’ll probably need more actors… Continue reading How to Run Your Own Auditions

You’ll Never Be Ready (And Why That’s A Good Thing)

Hey. You’ll never be ready.   You’ll never have the training to tackle Hamlet. You’ll never be ready for your first feature. You’ll never have the charisma to carry an AMC series and you can’t afford home studio equipment.   You won’t be skinny enough to book that commercial. You won’t have the star power… Continue reading You’ll Never Be Ready (And Why That’s A Good Thing)

5 Signs You’re About to Burn Out (and What To Do About It)

Burnout claims us all eventually. The uncertain nature of the entertainment industry often means actors are overloaded with day jobs, multiple overlapping projects, and the daily stress of survival with little job security. We’re afraid to say no to any gig in case it will be our last. We take on extra shifts and extra… Continue reading 5 Signs You’re About to Burn Out (and What To Do About It)

Commercial Actors Should Never… Be Confused About Commercial Representation

To agent or to no agent… and which agent? Those are the questions! Sometimes I feel like you can find an opinion to match what you think/want to hear on any aspect of the industry. I always go with the study that confirms that I’ll live longer for drinking a glass of wine a day,… Continue reading Commercial Actors Should Never… Be Confused About Commercial Representation

[VIDEO]: Allow Things To Affect You – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

“Just because there are lines (on a page), it has to trigger YOU somehow.  You see those things and it leaves you open to what’s possible for you.” 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… Continue reading [VIDEO]: Allow Things To Affect You – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

Top Ten Finalists For Our Oct/Nov Cast It Showcase

KUDOS ARE IN ORDER!!! Ladies and Gentlemen, your Cast It Showcase Top Ten finishers!!!! Give ’em some love and stay tuned for our Top Performer as chosen by our casting panel and who will receive, Feedback and US $500!!! October-November Showcase Top 10 in NO particular order: Breeze Woodson Jonathan Medina Brett Geddes Heather Fusari Rebekah… Continue reading Top Ten Finalists For Our Oct/Nov Cast It Showcase

Acting and your Daily Habits – 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 Acting and your Daily Habits – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

7 Tips to Speed Up Memorization

Whether you’re in a cold read or stepping in to an unexpected role, there are times when you will need to memorize lines at lightning speed. Below are some tips to help you get in the fast lane. Read through the material. Scene or feature length script, it’s always a good idea to get a… Continue reading 7 Tips to Speed Up Memorization