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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! – Nudity?

Anonymous asked Just booked a short film requiring nudity..what to do with hair “down there?” Thank you! One of the more bizarre questions I’ve been asked, for sure. I’d find out exactly what kind of nudity is required of you, make sure you have a contract (and someone to go over said contract with you […]

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The NYC Actor Podcast:   Actor, improviser and filmmaker Yang Miller talks about booking commercials/films, and his Big Black Car Yang Miller pops in and talks about his unorthodox career as an actor. We chat about booking commercials and films, networking and how to get comfortable with your type. Available for download now at iTunes

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Hold Yer Horses

Don’t celebrate until the check’s in your hand and the spot’s runnin’! I don’t know if you’ve seen this season’s Mad Men, but they illustrate this point brilliantly with the Patio commercial story-line. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AgTnQok3RU I cannot tell you the amount of jobs I have been hired or on-hold for that have fallen through. Just last week I […]

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Signing a SAG Ultra Low Budget Contract

After all the auditions, the call-backs, the “holds”, the stomach-churning excitement/nerves that lead up to booking a job comes the business of signing the contract. As with almost any other job in the world contracts have to be signed to ensure that all parties are on-board and will show up to see the project through […]

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