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How to Become a Comedian

Aug 17, 2015 • Topics: , ,
How to Become a Comedian

 Comedy, comedy, comedy! Everybody loves comedy. Comedy satisfies a universal need for laughter in the face of sadness. We all have troubles and worries in our lives, but comedy provides an amazing escape, if only for a minute or an hour. Whether it’s the classic routines of Abbot and Costello or your favorite Will Ferrell movie, […]

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How to Become Famous on YouTube

Aug 10, 2015 • Topics: , , ,
How to Become Famous on YouTube

 Aaaaah, YouTube. Another gift for artists from the 21st century. With the New Media exponentially gaining momentum, many aspiring performers and entertainers want to know how to become famous on YouTube, Vine, Tumblr, social media sites or through the help of proprietary websites. For budding actors, naturally, YouTube is the place to go. While YouTube was […]

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Not Impossible: How to Make It in the Film Industry

Aug 3, 2015 • Topics: , ,
Not Impossible: How to Make It in the Film Industry

 Let’s be honest here: movies is an attractive medium, and everybody wants to know how to make it in the film industry, particularly actors. Why actors? Because this falsified trend of “overnight success” doesn’t seem to be dying off yet. A good chunk of aspiring performers still believe that all you need is to get in front of the camera, […]

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How to Become an Extra on Film Sets

Mar 16, 2015 • Topics: ,
How to Become an Extra on Film Sets

 If you’re looking to get a start in the film industry and want some tips on how to become an extra on film sets, we’ve got them for you. But know that becoming an extra is most certainly not the way to start a career as an actor. It didn’t work for Brad Pitt or most […]

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8 Acting Myths That All Aspiring Actors Believe

8 Acting Myths That All Aspiring Actors Believe

 As I’m sure you already know, Internet can be a good thing and a bad thing. When it comes to learning how to become an actor and seeking tips online, you need to be able to filter through randomness and know what advice is accurate and what’s misleading. All in all, there’s simply too much poor guidance […]

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3 Reasons Actors Fail and How to Avoid That

Mar 3, 2015 • Topics: , ,
3 Reasons Actors Fail and How to Avoid That

 I hope that by now you already know how competitive entertainment business is. We made it a mission to dedicate an entire chapter to reality check in our handbook, because there are a few budding performers who are still delusional about this career path. Becoming an actor is not easy, and the likelihood of you becoming a failure instead is […]

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25 Best TED Talks for Actors

Feb 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

Feb 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

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

Jan 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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