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Acting Advice

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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Acting Advice

Ask Me!: Springtime for casting?

 Anonymous asked: Hey Angela! So Spring is around the corner next week (…unless it snows again), and I’ve been hearing a few things about Agents and CDs having a habit of looking for new talent during this time. If so, aside from being in something with exposure and moment, mailings or performing at those networking […]

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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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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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Sinking her teeth: Olivia Colman on Drama and Comedy

The Daily speaks to Olivia Colman about her meaty ‘Tyrannosaur’ role BY RICH JUZWIAK SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2011 Like Christmas, Oscar buzz comes earlier every year. One actress who already has tongues wagging is Olivia Colman for her role as Hannah, a battered woman who befriends the arbitrarily rage-filled Joseph (Peter Mullan) in actor Paddy Considine’s […]

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