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25 Best TED Talks for Actors

February 15, 2015 • Topics: ,
25 Best TED Talks for Actors

In 2015, most actors are regular Internauts browsing online for research purposes, looking for casting breakdowns, acting tips, advice, inspiration and other good material. Some of you are probably familiar with TED talks. I’m a big fan of these speeches, so I decided to put together a list of the best TED talks for actors […]

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How to Become a Commercial Actor: Part 2

February 1, 2015 • Topics: ,
How to Become a Commercial Actor: Part 2

This post is a followup article to last week’s How to Become a Commercial Actor: Part 1.  Most budding actors these days attempt to begin their careers in commercials for two reasons: first, it’s quick money for a relatively short amount of work, and second, you still get to practice your acting chops which beats waiting […]

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Jenna Fischer’s Advice to Aspiring Actors

January 29, 2015 • Topics: , , , ,
Jenna Fischer’s Advice to Aspiring Actors

We’ve received a few requests to publish this before, and I decided now would be a good time to remind all budding actors out there of the great tips that Jenna Fischer has shared with all of us some years ago on her MySpace page. For the uninitiated, Jenna Fischer is an actor who got her […]

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25 Most Important Plays Every Actor Should Read

January 24, 2015 • Topics: , ,
25 Most Important Plays Every Actor Should Read

It’s becoming increasingly more unpopular for actors to read plays. Thespians seem to forget the people responsible for creating the art form of drama, and that’s only to the detriment of their own careers. When it comes to theatre, some will normally watch the performance on stage, if that. But the biggest issue is that by […]

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How to Become a Commercial Actor: Part 1

January 21, 2015 • Topics: , , ,
How to Become a Commercial Actor: Part 1

Commercial acting is a great way to financially support your acting career and avoid regular day jobs. Some commercial actors make millions in cash for a few days of work, all mostly from royalties. If you get lucky, and your commercial gets picked up for a national spot to run for years, you can do […]

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Top 10 Best Acting Schools for Kids in UK

January 19, 2015 • Topics: , , ,
Top 10 Best Acting Schools for Kids in UK

Parents who are interested in letting their children follow the creative path should start looking into some of the best acting schools for kids in UK. Children at a young age will benefit from learning drama at stage schools in many different ways, not least of which is gaining confidence. Acting schools for kids help with raising child’s […]

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Placebo: 16 Super Motivational Videos for Actors

January 15, 2015 • Topics: ,
Placebo: 16 Super Motivational Videos for Actors

Here’s the truth: motivational videos for actors will not always work. You must have the right mindset, and be open to accept the meaning behind empty words from overly optimistic people. Efficacy of motivational videos have no scientific proof, and some of them are nothing more than digital pep talks from Tony Robbins type “inspirational preachers” […]

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How to Become an Actor with No Experience

January 9, 2015 • Topics: ,
How to Become an Actor with No Experience

Everybody has dreams, and everybody starts somewhere. Once you begin exploring your own ambitions, you might run into these types of questions, like how to become an actor with no experience. Is it even possible? The obvious answer to that, somewhat even rhetorical question, is a definite yes. Every single actor has started without any experience. But […]

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Top 10 Best Books to Expand Your Imagination

January 5, 2015 • Topics: , ,
Top 10 Best Books to Expand Your Imagination

Every aspiring actor knows how important imagination is to practice the craft. An actor with poor imagination is like an accountant with poor math skills. But what trains imagination? There are many things that will help you expand it, but one of the surest ways is reading. Here we’ll list top 10 best books to expand your […]

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Top 10 Best Drama Schools in New York

January 3, 2015 • Topics: ,
Top 10 Best Drama Schools in New York

New York City is where the Broadway’s at. If you’re an aspiring actor, when you think “New York,” you don’t think “Yankees” – you think theatre, musicals, stars, acting, songs, glamour, success, and Broadway. New York City is where acting training has received its roots in the US, so it’s only natural for us to now list […]

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