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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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How to Become a Commercial Actor: Part 1

Jan 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

Jan 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

Jan 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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