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Ask Me!: Accents and being over 30years-old?

Anonymous asked Hi Angela, Thank you for your blog. It’s been quite helpful. I’m a 32 aspiring actress with an accent, not the popular kind. I didn’t finish Maggie Flanigan studio because of financial reasons. I’ve been trying to pursue acting for 8 years but each time I steer away from it due to the […]

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Ask Me!: NYC resources for actors?

Anonymous asked As an actor in NYC wha were some valuable resources and some of your favorite go to places? Whenever I look up resources for myself they only have la based things. I find NYC to be slightly lacking in resources for actors. That’s one of the reasons I ended up writing this blog […]

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Advice for the week: Don’t sweat the small stuff.

I was just in a group commercial audition where the assistant went through our names quickly to make sure he had the right people in the room and one of the actors pounced on him for mis-pronouncing his name. It took the air out of the room and the assistant was visibly irritated. For those […]

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Ask Me!: Favorite acting classes?

Anonymous asked Have you been to any acting classes in NYC? If so which were your favorite? As I’ve mentioned a few times before, my favorite acting coach is John Osborne Hughes. He isn’t based here but is currently considering coming out in February for a workshop. Otherwise, some good acting teachers/classes I could recommend […]

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Ask Me!: What jobs have you had?

Anonymous asked As an actress what kind of survival jobs did you have? What jobs would be great because of the flexibility etc? I’ve answered this, in part, Ask Me!: Full-time work and acting?” href=”http://thenycactor.net/2010/11/15/ask-me-full-time-work-and-acting/” target=”_blank”>in another article on full-time work and acting. Freelance work such as copy-writing, editing, subtitling, temping, or any other kind of […]

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