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Important tools for actors online

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A few actors have asked me what websites for actors I find most useful.  So I put together a very handy list just for you.  These websites offer many different tools for actors online. Clink on the link and browse through their archives for all sorts of information from acting seminars to advice from agents, casting calls and more!   Backstagehttps://www.backstage.comAn entertainment-industry…

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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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An Actress’ Fear of Failure

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I love to read blogs and articles in the acting industry. I often come across comments like the one below on those blogs and try to help as much as I can. But since I am limited to the length of the comments I’m allowed to leave on those blogs, I decided to write my extended response to this question.…

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Stop calling yourself an “Aspiring Actress” and here is why

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What is an aspiring actress? According to Merriam Webster’s to be an aspiring actor (actress) is “a person who aspires to be and is trying to become an actor”aspiringadjective  aspir·ing \ə-ˈspī-riŋ\:  desiring and working to achieve a particular goal :  having aspirations to attain a specified profession, position, etc. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aspiringI called myself an aspiring actress for over a decade and…

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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 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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16 Motivational and Inspiring Quotes from Actors and Influential People

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  Sometimes when I find that my motivation is dwindling I read a few quotes from actors or other inspirational people who have found success and this helps replenish my motivation.   When I am talking about success I’m not referring to expensive cars and big mansions.  No, I am talking about doing what you love to do and being surrounded…

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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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Wardrobe Basics for Film Actresses

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Hello!! Sometimes it is easier for me to edit my blog when I read it aloud.  I decided to record myself reading this blog while I edit it, 1. to find my mistakes and 2. if you aren’t able to read this blog, you have the option to listen to this blog instead. 🙂  Enjoy!(Please excuse the audio quality, I…

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