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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 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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Backstage: How To Turn the Table on the Audition Process

A helpful article from Backsatge.com: As I record video auditions for actors and watch them do several takes, it’s apparent that what many of them are agonizing over are things that are not at the top of the list of things the casting director is evaluating at the audition.  My concern is that these actors […]

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Name your Headshot and Resume files!

I just had a brief stint casting a project and what was curious to me was how many actors had their headshot and resume files incorrectly named. And even incorrectly formatted. You have to think for a moment that when you submit yourself to a project that a given casting director is receiving a lot […]

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Chris Gethard – The Chase is the Thing and the Thing is the Chase

Find 15 minutes to grab a coffee and read this post from UCB staple and comedian-extraordinaire Chris Gethard. It is so worth it. ———- For Chris: I’ve always really wanted to get into acting and/or comedy but I’m terrified of failing at it. How do you get the courage to perform? – Anonymous Here’s a […]

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