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06 Dec Trauma–Free Acting

The beauty of a watching a good acting performance is that you can live vicariously through the character being played on the screen. A good performance allows you to “feel” what the character is feeling: the tension, the anger, the melancholy, the desperation, the joy,...

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21 Apr It’s Never a Performance

When going out for an audition, many actors feel they have to go big or go home, so to speak. While taking risks and being different (or even being yourself) is valuable in an audition, especially when booking the room, even if you don’t...

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12 Mar Give Yourself a Place to Fall From

Many times, an actor has to do multiple takes of a scene before moving on, and sometimes it’s not the performer’s fault more than it is anyone else’s, such as the crew. Whoever needs a retake, it is absolutely impossible to duplicate or repeat...

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27 Feb THE GODFATHER PRINCIPLE

In the industry today, times are changing. The power is shifting, and people will lower status are becoming the ones in power. Whatever the case is, world views are ever-evolving, and the film industry specifically is drastically changing all at once—but there’s something...

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16 Jan PLAYING YOUR CASTING TYPE

It’s that time of year—pilot season. Many aspiring actors make the big move to Los Angeles during this time or spend a prolonged amount of time in a major market (Atlanta, New York City, Los Angeles, others), hoping to get their big break. ...

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04 Jan The Dreaded Cold Read

Actors prepare, and with a new year to find an acting school that works, actors do their research about types of work, even if it's cold reading, which creates a different element of preparedness. One element of auditioning and performing that most actors come...

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28 Dec FREE ACTING LESSON – ACTING IS THE ABILITY TO REACT

No, that title is correct. A FREE ACTING LESSON! In this expensive and ever-evolving industry, the chance to have a free lesson is a luxury as most companies in the industry are focused on dollar signs as opposed to providing the information needed...

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07 Dec Working Professionals, Working Actors

There are so many classes, schools, and philosophies in Los Angeles, around the world, and now, with the ever-changing social media and world wide web, online via video platforms. There’s a check list for what makes different schools stand out, and you are looking for something...

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02 Dec How We Approach Work

Some classes offer an audit, some where you work and others where you don’t. There are also multiple classes that do NOT offer an audit. Something that we provide is a peek into ourclasses. We have multiple videos on our Youtube Channel, including first-hand glimpses...

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29 Nov WHAT IS THE HELLER APPROACH?

There are many acting schools with myriad philosophies—how did you know which one is right for you? The philosophy that is right for you is not necessarily something a specific training school can answer, but what we can answer is what we do. What exactly is The...

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