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The NYC Actor Podcast: Michelle Walson and Christine Giorgio discuss auditioning and casting their latest film.

I sat down with director Michelle Walson and producer Christine Giorgio to discuss how they auditioned and cast their film “Chin Up.” They share some great information about headshots, basic audition etiquette and how casting director Mary Clay Boland helped them find the perfect cast. Advertisements

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Advice for the week: Scheduling

So much of our success as actors comes down to time-management. Casting Directors and other industry professionals take in to account your ability to be where you’re meant to be WHEN you’re meant to be there. When you’re submitting yourself for auditions on websites such as Actors Access and NYCastings.com/Casting Networks (etc) the audition/rehearsal/shoot dates […]

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Auditioning jitters

Jitters – try tremors! Since I’ve been out here working for a few years now, my relationship to auditioning/performing has changed somewhat. At some point I crossed over from fearing them to actually really enjoying them. So, my empathy for how terrifying it can be was numbed somewhat. Until one specific audition. I had been […]

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Do I pick up that phone??

What do you do when you eventually start receiving phone calls (because it’s going to happen – mark my words!) from agents and such regarding auditions and call-backs? When I first got started in this industry, the pager was in. Eughh!! That makes me sound ancient.. Most agents and casting directors would simply call it, […]

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Actors casting/breakdown websites and services: To Pay Or Not To Pay?

To Pay Or Not To Pay? Well, it depends. A friend recently asked me about a casting website for voiceovers in England. I didn’t have any real feedback for her regarding that particular site but it made me think about the casting venues that I do know and that I use here in the US […]

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