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Ask Me!: How to find principle work in NY?

QUESTION FROM: Benjamin Wood What is the Best way to find principle work in NY. I am on NYcastings,Actors Access,casting networks and registered with central casting. I am in the industry 3 years as an actor 12 years as a former WWE pro wrestler. I do not have an agent for most of my principle […]

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Ask Me!: How do I find auditions?

QUESTION FROM: Maria Hi I’m an 18 year old girl living in NYC and pursuing an acting career I’m also a student at Borough of Manhattan Community College. I’ve been searching nonstop online for any auditions for possible commercials, student films, short films or maybe even independent films and I haven’t found any. I know […]

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Understanding TV/film casting lingo

Lead, Co-lead, Principal, featured, background, supporting, U-5. These are the titles of some of the various roles in any given film/TV casting. But understanding what all these mean can be tricky and if you are unfamiliar with the lingo it can dampen your experience on set – especially if you mistake a featured role for […]

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Anecdotes on the Job: Clean hands and feet!

You’ve got to remember about your hands! I seem to forget that with commercial auditions your body is quite frequently (and for lack of a better way of saying it) a prop. So much of the time there will be closeups of the product with you holding it, eating it, playing with it, etc. And […]

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Ask Me! – New York movies casting in NYC or LA?

Anonymous asked If they are filming a big movie in NYC does that mean they will also hold casting call for roles in NYC or in LA? It’s not as simple as that, I’m afraid. A lot of times a project will cast where it will shoot. Although, every single project that is produced has […]

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