Tag: auditions

  • 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 […]

  • Is There Any Honor In Commercials?

    Is There Any Honor In Commercials?

    The last time I heard an actor say, “I don’t want to do commercials,” was in the 1990’s. But much more recently I was asked by a young actor, “How do you do commercial work, voiceover, trade shows and everything else and feel like you’re not selling out?” Obviously this person was thinking in absolute […]