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Acting Advice

Ask Me!: How does direction work?

QUESTION FROM: Annie I was just wondering. Does director tell the actor that in that scene he will come across the room, take a mug with coffe and sit on a couch? Or maybe an actor do it by himself? I mean, does someone tells him what to do or he has to imagine it […]

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Ask Me!: A starter voiceover demo?

QUESTION FROM: Chad I’ve just recently come across your site and I LOVE IT! I’m sure it’s somewhere in the archives, but I was just curious, what is your advice for someone interested in starting to look for voiceover work? Is it acceptable to create a reel that isn’t based on work that you’ve previously […]

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Your blog is awesome! I want to ask, will having a slight gap between my two front teeth prevent me from getting work as an aspiring actress (I’m still a teen now but I really want to become a professional actress) as it’s considered weird or will this make my look unique? How important are good-looking teeth?

No. Having a gap between your teeth will not prevent you from getting work as an actress. However, if it is your dream to be a mouth/teeth model, then it might make it hard. But, if you can overlook that miniscule wing of the field, there is absolutely no need to go closing your gap. […]

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I asked the question about the person doing commercial as his first gig, i meant isnt that a bad thing because he doesnt have any credits on his resume, and he wants to do TV and FILM, he is now SAG and has a blank resume. Wont that hurt him and what can he do about it?

[OOPS! I hit publish by accident. Complete response below] Thanks for following up! Well, there is some limitation with having your (I’m assuming this person is you…) SAG-AFTRA card before you’re ready, but there is a great bonus to having it, too. You’re right in being concerned because having your union card boxes you out […]

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The NYC Actor – When asked what makes you different from everyone else what is your answer? I always find this question tricky

Anonymous asked When asked what makes you different from everyone else what is your answer? I always find this question tricky “Look at me!” Seriously though, I don’t think I’ve ever been asked that. It might be because I am a character actor and I walk in the door different. But, I imagine if you’re […]

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