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Working on a student film for experience and scenes for your reel- What you need to know

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Often new actors and actresses will work on student films for free in exchange for experience, a copy DVD of the movie for their reel and snacks. Working with film students is a great way to learn the ins and outs of working on movie sets.  This also gives you the advantage of meeting filmmakers in training who may have…

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Get acting gigs from these websites- Casting Call Cheat Sheet

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Hi!It dawned on me that a lot of you who are new to acting in the Austin area or Texas in general, may not know where to look for legitimate casting notices.   To help you out I created a free cheat sheet that has clickable links to websites that provide casting calls from different regions in Texas.  These regions are…

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3 Easy things you can do right now to start your acting career

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To become and actor or actress, you don’t have to move to L.A. right away.  In all reality,  to start an acting career there are many things you should do before you pack up and move to Hollywood.   Since I don’t want to overwhelm you, here are 3 easy things you can do right now to get into acting.While I…

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How to become an actor from a small town or city

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I’m very excited to announce that I am finally finished writing my book, “Acting in Texas: A Step by Step Guide to Getting an Agent & Texas Actor’s Directory”.  While I was putting together the resource portion of my book, I realized just how lucky I am to live in this wonderful city where theater and film are not only booming…

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3 of My Favorite Blogs From BackStage

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A great way to keep yourself informed and keep growing as an actor is to read about the industry constantly.  I gathered 3 of my favorite blogs from BackStage.com that helps new actors get started.  BackStage.com constantly updates their blog so make sure to bookmark this link to stay up to date on industry news and advice.  Check out my…

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Freebie- Clothing Measurements Card for Actors

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A prepared actor is a professional actor.   Here is the free clothing measurements card that will help save you time when self-submitting to small projects, casting directors and agents.  Your resume should include your height, weight, eye color and hair color but this card has the rest of the information needed for costume fitting.  A casting director may need your…

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Where to Look for Casting Calls and Auditions

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Today I wanted to talk to you about having a routine for checking out new gigs online & self submission.If you already have an agent or even if you do have an agent, it is still a good idea to keep your eyes and ears open for new casting calls on the internet.  There are several places where you can find casting calls…

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Start Your Acting Career Today

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I know what it feels like to have the itchy acting bug throughout every fiber of my being (yes, I tend to be a tad dramatic) but the point is that if you are curious if acting is for you as a career or if you’ve been holding back because you don’t know what to do to get started, I…

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Acting In Film Free Lesson

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A couple of years ago I took a film acting class.  This class was exactly what I needed to have more experience in front of the camera.  I always wondered if I was offered a role, who would show me how to stand in front of the camera, how to walk, look into my partner’s eyes or not?  I didn’t…

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