Tag: auditions

  • The Self-Tape Situation And How To Improve It

    The Self-Tape Situation And How To Improve It

    Maybe you’ve been following the drama playing out on the West Coast between actors and casting directors. If not, I’ll briefly catch you up. In early March, a few actors sparked a discussion about the industry’s embrace of self-taped auditions by venting their frustrations with them on Twitter. The resulting discourse has opened the floodgates,…

  • Here’s How To Audition With EcoCast LIVE From Actors Access

    Here’s How To Audition With EcoCast LIVE From Actors Access

    Let’s talk about how actors are going to audition in the future. The days of physically going to a casting director’s office, sitting in a waiting room with a dozen (or more) other actors, and walking into the room to tape your audition are on hold for now. In an effort to provide a safe…

  • What Hollywood’s Re-Opening Means For Actors

    What Hollywood’s Re-Opening Means For Actors

    Since the middle of March, the business of producing entertainment and advertising has been at a standstill. But now that states are beginning to re-open, everyone is wondering what life in our industry is going to look like in the future. I’m most concerned with how actors are going to be impacted as production re-starts.…

  • The 10 Commandments of Being a Quarantined Actor

    The 10 Commandments of Being a Quarantined Actor

    Boy, this sucks. Nothing like spending years and plenty of money training to do a job (or pursue a dream) only to have that job (dream) disappear on you in a matter of days. I try not to make blanket statements but I feel ok making this one:  every actor is wondering just what the…

  • Moving To Chicago For Acting? Start Here.

    Moving To Chicago For Acting? Start Here.

    So you’re thinking about moving to Chicago to pursue acting. Hello and welcome! There’s plenty to know, and I’m happy to show you around. I’ve put together a list of helpful things actors should know and consider. I’m an actor and the author of Acting In Chicago: Making A Living Doing Commercials, Voice Over, TV/Film…

  • I Do This ONE THING In Every Audition, And It Works

    I Do This ONE THING In Every Audition, And It Works

    Every actor has their own way of prepping and executing auditions. For a lot of us, our way of doing things is constantly evolving. I don’t know about you, but I’m always open to suggestions about how I can improve my chances in the room. My goal is to put myself in a position where…