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Ask Me: Non Union Print (with option to broadcast)

QUESTION FROM: anonymous Just wondering if you would know the answer to this one.  A SAG actor is chosen for a (non union) print job and is asked if they can use the stills for a tv broadcast commercial.  Would this fall under the SAG jurisdiction? Great question. As always, questions regarding the unions are […]

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Ask Me!: Can I audition without the correct visa?

QUESTION FROM: Aidan Whytock  Hi NYC Actor, Thanks for your blog – very insightful. I’m moving to NYC from Cape Town, SA, for 3 months as I have the opportunity to take up a room there. So I’m coming over to:1. Experience a new life and have a quick change from Cape Town.2. Finish editing […]

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Ask Me!: How to tackle stage fright?

QUESTION FROM: Paula Hello angelaa, i am doing a play this saturday and it s the first time i am ever up on a stage. I am so nervous. Do you have any advice to calm my nerves so that everything goes as planned? thank youu so much. By the way you have a very […]

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Ask Me!: How does direction work?

QUESTION FROM: Annie I was just wondering. Does director tell the actor that in that scene he will come across the room, take a mug with coffe and sit on a couch? Or maybe an actor do it by himself? I mean, does someone tells him what to do or he has to imagine it […]

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Ask Me!: One Source Talent?

QUESTION FROM: Melissa What do you think of the program One Source Talent? Have you heard about it? If so, what do you know about it? I registered online and have an evaluation set up but I’m scared that I’ll have to pay before finally being submitted into the program. I’m from a single mother […]

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