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Advice for the week: Honesty is not always the best policy.

I have a friend who once told a very powerful casting director that he would not be able to attend a call-back (or it may even have been a booking, I don’t remember the details) because he was a bartender and the date of said conflict was St Patricks Day – which was the biggest day […]

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Ask Me! – How to get an agent?

hollyweirdo asked Hi, I just started up acting again after graduating college. I’ve done several student films and theatre productions. Now I’m looking into getting representation. I’ve been submitted my headshot and resumes through the mail to agents but nothing yet. Is there anything else I can do? What do you recommend? Thanks!      […]

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For someone who wants to freelance in NYC what kind of advice would you give them?

Be proactive. Don’t sit back and expect the work to just come to you because you’re freelancing with agents. They will get you in front of the kind of industry you wouldn’t ever meet on your own – and that is excellent. But, you have to take a lot of initiative and do what you […]

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Ask Me: Theater in LA or NYC? Do I need an agent first?

Hi my name is Meredith, I went to school in Los Angeles for a couple of years and hated living in L.A. And I didn’t get so much as an agent there.. I really want to do theater and have won awards and many lead roles in my home town of Reno… My question is, […]

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Ask Me!: What’s the difference between agents and managers?

Anonymous asked What is the difference between agents and managers? My understanding, in a nutshell, is that an agent works for an agency and they get a breakdown of potential work in their specialty field (some agents work solely in commercials, some in voiceover and some in film/tv/theater, etc) every day. They take that list […]

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