How to Be a Good Reader for Self-Taped Auditions — Video Lesson

How to Be a Good Reader for Self-Taped Auditions — Video Lesson

Posted by Jody Lindke on Jul 27, 2014

When you’re auditioning with a script that has more than one speaking role, you’ll need to work with a reader.  How to be a good reader for self-taped auditions is different from being a good scene partner.  If you’re reading for someone else or taping an audition scene, a Reader’s role is important and can greatly affect the outcome of an actor’s audition.  Take a look at this video lesson and learn how to be a good reader, and learn what to look for in the readers you use.  With these great acting tips...

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How to Get Good Self-Taped Audition Videos

How to Get Good Self-Taped Audition Videos

Posted by Jody Lindke on Jul 14, 2014

More than ever, actors new and experienced are being asked by casting directors to submit “tape” or “self-taped” recordings of their audition pieces. There are professional recording services available if you have the time and money.  Or you can learn how to get good self-taped audition videos with these simple tips. In some ways, good self-taped audition videos are becoming a new industry standard, as common and important as a good headshot. Add these few simple tips to your actor’s toolbox to showcase...

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How To Choose Great Monologues for Kids

How To Choose Great Monologues for Kids

Posted by Jody Lindke on Jun 30, 2014

Knowing how to choose great monologues for kids can tip the scales in your direciton with talent agents and casting directors alike!  Whether you’re looking for yourself or your child, if you choose great monologues for kids and teens, you give them an extra advantage.  A great monologue is like an ideal frame, and it helps define and show off the talent within.  Check out this video acting lesson from veteran actor and acting coach at 3-2-1- Acting school for kids and teens in Los Angeles, and help your child actor get...

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Great One Minute Monologues Fit Your Types

Great One Minute Monologues Fit Your Types

Posted by Jody Lindke on Jun 22, 2014

The talent agent wants to see you!  Now what?  Great one minute monologues that fit your types and personality.  Learn how to choose scripts that show what you can do and get signed, get cast, and get started on your acting career!  321 Acting school for kids and teens in Los Angeles gives you the keys you need for audition success with this video acting lesson.  Learn how to choose great one minute monologues for kids, teens and young adults! Hi, I’m John Walcutt at 3-2-1- Acting Studios. Today we’re talking about how you...

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5 Things Actors Need for Success

5 Things Actors Need for Success

Posted by Jody Lindke on Jun 16, 2014

Did the acting bug bite you?  Caught the fever?  Fantastic!  Acting is fun, fulfilling, and almost everything else you learn, know and do expands your actor’s toolbox.  Getting the opportunity to crack open that toolbox and act is what all actors strive for (especially the opportunities that come with a paycheck).  Here are the five things actors need for success. 1.  ACTING SKILLS People have varying degrees of “natural” or effortless talent.  To bridge the gap, there is training, and training is something actors need...

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Parents On Set Manners Help Child Actors

Parents On Set Manners Help Child Actors

Posted by Thac321 on Jun 9, 2014

Parents of child actors look for ways to help their child actors succeed.  Parents can help their young actors get called back for auditions and jobs by having and demonstrating good on set manners.  Parents on set manners help child actors fit in, feel comfortable, and network as professionals.  Actors who are easy to work with get called back for more work.  Watch this video lesson and learn how parents on set manners is good business and leads to child actors’ success: You need to be on the set parents until your child...

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How to Get a Good Headshot ~ Part 5: Act!

How to Get a Good Headshot ~ Part 5: Act!

Posted by Thac321 on Jun 2, 2014

What do Casting Directors want to see in your headshot? Connection and personality! And acting classes in Los Angeles (or wherever you are) is the best way to bring yours out.  Learn how to get a good headshot with acting so the camera, casting directors, and talent agents can really see you. When the other details are settled, the final ingredient in how to get a good headshot is acting! Make the most of your next photo shoot. Act! Watch this video lesson to see more what I mean: Welcome to 3-2-1- Acting Studios in Los Angeles....

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The Difference Between Film and Television Credits

The Difference Between Film and Television Credits

Posted by Thac321 on May 31, 2014

As odd as it may seem, film and television credits should be titled differently on an actor’s resume.  Why the difference?  For decades, SAG and AFTRA have credited actors differently.  Even now that they are one union (SAG-AFTRA), the two branches of the union continue to credit actors differently in their contracts. Television Series Regular:  The leads of a television series (someone who appears in the main credits and posters/advertising). Recurring: An actor who appears in multiples episodes. Guest Star:  An actor who...

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How to Get a Good Headshot ~ Part 4: Make-up and Hair

How to Get a Good Headshot ~ Part 4: Make-up and Hair

Posted by Thac321 on May 19, 2014

You got the audition! Maybe you’ve had days to prepare. Maybe you heard about the audition just hours ago. What matters is you’re there, looking like your headshot that got casting’s attention. Your headshot is your first opportunity to make an impression. Reinforce it by ensuring your headshot looks like you any day of the week. How? The fourth tip for how to get a good head shot from Ms. Mae, owner of 3-2-1- Acting School in Los Angeles is your make-up and hair choices. Take a look! Hi there. I’m Ms. Mae Ross. Welcome...

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How to Get a Good Headshot ~ Part 3: Wardrobe

How to Get a Good Headshot ~ Part 3: Wardrobe

Posted by Thac321 on May 13, 2014

Your headshots are your first opportunity to get casting’s attention. Keep their focus on you by choosing clothes and colors that draw the eye to you. Learn how to get good headshots with these simple steps to selecting the right wardrobe to draw the eye to you, and only you. Watch this third video lesson in the series on how to get a good headshot and find out what clothes work best to show you off, get you noticed, and help get you cast. Hi there. I’m Ms. Mae Ross and welcome to Top Hollywood Acting Coach dot com. Today...

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