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How to Slate On Camera Auditions (Video Acting Lesson)

How to Slate On Camera Auditions (Video Acting Lesson)

Posted by Jody Lindke on Aug 25, 2014

What does it mean when casting says, “go ahead and slate,” and how do you do it? Learning how to slate on camera auditions will help you stand out and look utterly cast-able! Watch this video acting lesson with examples and read on to get called back more and book acting jobs! Origins of the Slate Before video, picture and sound were always recorded on two different media by two different machines, so picture and sound had to be matched up to run in sync. Picture was recorded to film, which you’ve probably seen before. Sound...

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How to Enter and Exit Auditions (Video Acting Lesson)

How to Enter and Exit Auditions (Video Acting Lesson)

Posted by Jody Lindke on Aug 20, 2014

Knowing how to enter and exit auditions will make a great first impression with casting directors! Entering and exiting properly says that you know what you’re doing, you pay attention to detail, and you’re easy to work with. Having working credits looks great on an actor’s resume. Taking acting classes or having actor training on your resume says you’re serious about being a working actor. Showing that you know what to do and how to behave in and out of auditions is just as important. An audition is more than what you do...

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Why Self-Submissions Are Great for Young Actors!

Why Self-Submissions Are Great for Young Actors!

Posted by Jody Lindke on Aug 11, 2014

Why self-submissions are great for young actors starts with the fact that a lot of casting that used to be done in person is now done digitally. Online casting websites, online casting services and chat boards… Even auditions are being held digitally.  Embrace this change!  You can make self submission work for young actors when you know why digital or recorded auditions are actually great opportunities!   Casting sees your best! When you submit yourself digitally for a role, you get MORE THAN ONE TAKE!  If you’re...

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On Set Manners for Child Actors Video Lesson

On Set Manners for Child Actors Video Lesson

Posted by Jody Lindke on Aug 6, 2014

Being on set is a huge opportunity! Make the most of your time on set!  Parents can help their child actors fit in, feel good, and get asked back with this simple on set manners for child actors video lesson.  Take a look, and read more below! Actors of all ages do best on set when they know what to expect.  There’s nothing better than getting along well with the cast and crew.  Manners work to smooth the way with friends, acquaintances and strangers. Manners are about  demonstrating consideration of...

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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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On-Set Manners Help Child Actors

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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