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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Great Organization for Helping Veterans Get Film/TV Jobs

November 11, 2016 0 Comments

It can be difficult for Veterans to get a jump start and find work in the film and TV industry. Veterans in Film and Television is a great non-profit organization that helps Veterans get jobs in the film and TV industry.  Here is the link for this organization vftla.org. If you know of any helpful organizations […]

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Didn’t Book the Job? Here is How to Deal With It

November 7, 2016 0 Comments

This is an article I wrote for BackStage. Have you ever gone to an audition or go-see for a job you really wanted? And, you find out that you did not book the job. It can be a tough thing to hear. I want to share with you some helpful and healthy ways to best […]

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The Ultimate List of Websites for Actors

November 2, 2016 2 Comments

For both the beginner to the experienced actor, finding really helpful acting web sites can be difficult and time consuming. Getting the chance to connect and learn from other industry professionals is essential to growth and success. That is why on my web site www.howtoactandmodel.org, I share incredible information that will help actors learn more […]

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What is the Perfect Headshot Size for an Actor or Actress?

October 31, 2016 0 Comments

When I first got started in the acting industry I was told that in order to get work I first needed a great headshot. I knew what a mug shot and yearbook photo looked like, but a headshot, I was clueless. I asked my friend how I go about getting a head shot taken and […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – The 3 Essential Questions You Must Ask Before Accepting an Audition

October 26, 2016 0 Comments

When you are invited to attend an audition or go-see (the model’s audition) there are three essential questions you need to ask prior to accepting the audition. Without getting the answers to these questions, you could be setting yourself up for an embarrassing situation that could be harmful to yourself as well as your agent. […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Not Booking the Audition Can Be Good

October 20, 2016 4 Comments

Sometimes you walk out of a film, TV or commercial audition and you think that your read was really good. You did what you wanted to do during the audition. And, that you liked how you did with the  adjustment that the casting director or director asked you to make. Then you find out who […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – This One Audition Mistake Could Cost You From Booking the Job

October 17, 2016 4 Comments

There is one thing that many actors do during an audition that can keep them from giving a great performance. This is not something that actors or actresses have to practice a lot. It does not take years to perfect. It is actually something very simple that will completely change your audition and make it […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Should an Actor or Actress Audition for a Role that is Not Perfect For Them

October 1, 2016 0 Comments

If an actor or an actress is asked to audition for a film, TV show or even a TV commercial and they don’t quite fit the character’s description, what should they do? Share your thoughts on my www.facebook.com/howtomodel page or below so others can learn from you as well.  

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Great Way to Solve a Script Issue

September 27, 2016 0 Comments

When an actor or actress is having an issue with their lines, there are many options. Some people simply ignore the problem and just get through the day. Other actors might pick fights on a set in order to get their way. Here is another option for a great and healthy way of getting what […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Don’t Do This at an Audition

September 26, 2016 0 Comments

When some actors or actresses are called into the casting directors office and are about to begin their audition, they normally say hello and shake hands prior to the audition. They are trying to make a personal connection with whom they are reading for. You don’t want to do this.  Don’t make this mistake prior […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Even When the Character Description is Not Right For You, Sometimes You Should Still Audition

September 13, 2016 4 Comments

There are times when you see the character description for a project and you immediately think that this is not right for you. If the character itself seems right, sometimes you should still consider submitting yourself. If you have ever submitted or booked a job that did not seem right for you, leave a comment […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick – Don’t Make the Mistake I Made That Cost Me $2,000

August 31, 2016 0 Comments

I made this mistake around 25 years ago. It was an incredibly painful experience, but was an incredible learning experience. I am sharing it with you in this Vlog. Let me and others know about any mistakes you made that you learned from. Share it on my www.facebook.com/howtomodel page or post it here.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – You Need to do This When Work is Slow

August 23, 2016 4 Comments

When you are finding that you are getting few acting or modeling auditions, go-sees or jobs, here is what you need to do. If you have found success when work is slow, please share your suggestions with others at the bottom of the Vlog and on my www.facebook.com/howtomodel page.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – This is When You Need to Turn the Job Down

August 15, 2016 2 Comments

There are times when it is essential that you say no to a job. I know that is a very hard thing to do. Watch this video and see why I said no to this job. This is the 3rd time in my 30 – plus year career I have turned down a job. Share […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip on How to Market Yourself and Get Bookings

August 15, 2016 0 Comments

Here is a great acting and modeling Quick Tip that will help you market yourself and get acting and modeling work. If you have any marketing suggestions for actors and models share them here.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Not Working Can Be Great For Your Career

August 9, 2016 0 Comments

I can’t believe it has been almost 3 weeks since I last sent you an Acting and Modeling Quick Tip. I don’t think I have ever had that long of a stretch of not sending you updated info. However, there was a good reason for the delay. Getting the opportunity  to be completely out of […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Should You Accept a Local Hire Contract?

July 17, 2016 6 Comments

If you are in the fortunate position to be offered a local hire contract, should you accept it or turn it down. Learn more by watching this video.

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How to Use Your Acting Skills and Book Modeling Jobs

June 21, 2016 2 Comments

When I first got started in the industry, in 1984, I had no idea that there was such a thing as commercial modeling. When I heard the word model, I immediately thought of supermodels walking down runways. Learning about commercial modeling has changed my career and life.  What is Commercial Modeling? Let me first quickly […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Putting Acting and Modeling Jobs Into Perspective

May 30, 2016 8 Comments

I wanted to take a moment and share some important information with you today that has nothing to do with acting or modeling.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip This Might be Why You Did Not Book the Film or TV Audition

May 26, 2016 8 Comments

If you went to an audition for a feature film or a TV show and did not book the job, maybe this is the reason why. If you have an interesting story about why you did not book an audition, leave a note below.

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