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Top 5 Absolute Best Books on Acting Business

April 9, 2014 • Topics: , ,
Top 5 Absolute Best Books on Acting Business

It’s great how with all this technology and the mighty internet around, good old literature is still the first place thespians look for reliable information. I’ve previously listed my opinion on the six best acting technique books (I still stand by that list, by the way). Today, let’s look into what are the best books […]

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Top Secret Formula of How to Be a Successful Actor

April 5, 2014 • Topics: , ,
Top Secret Formula of How to Be a Successful Actor

Ambitious people are always striving for success. Whether you’re trying to be a lawyer, entrepreneur, dancer or a plumber — if you’re ambitious enough, you won’t live a fulfilling life until your thirst for success has been satisfied. Acting is no different, and the question of how to be a successful actor has bothered more […]

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7 Things to Look For in Your Audition Classes

December 4, 2013 • Topics: , ,
7 Things to Look For in Your Audition Classes

Your audition experience can certainly mean the difference between executing a fine performance, that puts you well and truly under notice, or not being considered because you weren’t able to offer your best work. For many actors, the audition process can pass as a blur, without you ever having had control over the 10 or […]

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3 Lessons Great Actors Learned from Sanford Meisner

November 21, 2013 • Topics: ,
3 Lessons Great Actors Learned from Sanford Meisner

I’ve received some interesting responses for our 5 books every actor must own article. Most of them were opinions from other performers on exactly which books and teachers helped them the most. What I really found curious was actors paraphrasing quotes about “actor’s faith” and “truthful acting“, while at the same time saying how none […]

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Best Networking Tips for Actors

November 15, 2013 • Topics:
Best Networking Tips for Actors

Like it was said about a dozen times in our short handbook for actors, Networking¬†(with a capital “N”) is a skill that every actor looking for a break has to master. Some of us choose to ignore this, but the fact remains that entertainment business is about who you know (or rather, who knows you). […]

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5 Books Every Actor Must Own: Acting Techniques

November 10, 2013 • Topics: ,
5 Books Every Actor Must Own: Acting Techniques

To begin at the beginning: for those still thinking about an acting career and those already on the road — books have always been a great source of valuable information for actors, whether it’s the acting craft or the acting business. Below you will find a list of 5 books every actor must own, or […]

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Things Actors Should Say ‘No’ To

November 9, 2013 • Topics: ,
Things Actors Should Say ‘No’ To

We have previously covered how important a positive outlook on your life, and on your career, is to an actor. The problem with many budding artists of today is they often get ahead of themselves and when they hit a big brick wall, they collapse. When you’ve decided to pursue this career, you knew what […]

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6 Things to Consider When Choosing a University

November 4, 2013 • Topics:
6 Things to Consider When Choosing a University

Very recently the question of whether drama school is a good choice or not has came up in British media, and received a multitude of various responses from different professionals in the field. The very same question has been raised many times on this website as well, and as we have established in Acting Schools […]

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