018: Casting Director Susan Johnston On How to Book the Room

Award Winning Casting Director Susan Johnston teaches us how to book the room at our next audition.  She also, discusses what it takes to get back in the graces of a casting director after a not so great first impression.

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Quotes

  • …you just might not be right in that role. That does not  mean you aren’t a good actor.
  • read the lines as if you’re filming

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017: Marc Graue How To Get Started With Voice Acting

Marc Graue owns on of the most prestigious voice over studios in California and in this episode we talk about what it takes to have a Voice over demo reel and how to get starting with VO acting.

 

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016: Sarah Zemach talks about her experience as a Talent Agent

Sarah Zemach is an ex talent agent that spills the beans on what people in the industry look for when trying to land an agent.  She dives into what is expected and also gives pointers on what you should have prior to even meeting with someone in the business.

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Quotes

“when people come in with a headshot not professionally done, they think it’s fine but it’s NOT”

“acting and auditioning is all about knowing your type”

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015: Julia Price: What Actors can learn from Singers and Songwriters

Julia Price is a multi-talented entertainer that has a passion for music and gives us some of her best advice on what it takes to make it in the entertainment space.  Actors can learn from her networking, dedication, and hard work.

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Quotes

“Patience and persistence are the biggest tool you’ll need to make it”

“Having the end focus and knowing it’s going to take time to get there”

“When you reach out to people, offer them something, don’t ask for something”

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014: Constance Tillotson: Why Los Angeles Acting Classes Are So Important

Constance Tillotson, CEO of Sterling Studio Actors a Los Angeles Acting Class explains to us how she uses mindset with her students and how she teaches them via a “Being On Set” style environment for her classes. Having the knowledge of what it’s like being on a set while studying and then going to a set makes that transition seem effortless and that’s one of the ways she goes about with her teachings.

Quotes

“when you get motivation your resistance lifts.. resistance comes in many forms excuses or boredom or procrastination or being late, and it’s there all the time and we create it”

RE: Resistance- “when you can put a name on the face of what it is, you can go oh wait that’s my resistance and then you can talk yourself out of if “

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