How to become an extra on film sets

There are a lot of acting coaches and teachers who dissuade people from getting extra work. They look down on it as if being an extra is not the sort of work you want to go for. It's a combination of snobbery and fear of missing out on bigger roles. This goes for film...

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The Best Acting Schools for Theatre and Film

Great acting schools should approach theatre and film from the same core fundamental teaching. Of course, some of the best acting schools will have a specialization. No one can argue with the fact that acting for the screen and the stage is different. But the...

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How to get an agent 101

Getting an agent can be the ultimate catch 22 situation. I used to get really frustrated when thinking about the issue. I used to rail at other people in the industry and feel like I was bashing my head against a brick wall. How do you get an agent? If you don't have...

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The basics of performing Shakespeare

Once you've chosen a speech you don't want to learn your lines just by looking at them in your bedroom. It's better to say them in different ways so many times that you just naturally remember them. The basics of performing Shakespeare is really the basics of Acting....

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Headshots for drama school

You do not need professional headshots when you are applying to Drama school. Most of the time they will be satisfied with a passport style photo. I would recommend trying to keep costs low so I suggest paying for a batch in a photo-booth and then keeping them stashed...

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Top 3 books for drama school applicants

If you are applying to Drama school this year then you will be playing many roles. Researching which schools to apply for, finding speeches and learning the ropes. It can get confusing at times and become overwhelming. Auditioning and audition technique is tough when...

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Audition tips & tricks for actors

While Acting cannot be tackled successfully with tidbits there are a few things that really help when it comes to crunch time. As I have said in other articles - Audition technique 101 - small things can make a big difference. A good mindset and a proper technique can...

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How to get into drama school

This article and the ebook produced by HowtoDrama.com is meant to give information to those aspiring Actors who really want to get into the Drama school of their choice. I would recommend reading this to the very end and if you take this seriously then get the book....

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