February 9, 2019

Believe it or not - I've seen this happen MANY times.

Enough times where I have to address the topic!

Are you chewing gum in auditions? Can you? Should you?

Here's what I think....

January 29, 2019

Yes, I think it's a great idea for actors to take classes with Casting Directors.

But are you choosing the right ones?

Before you blow all your hard-earned money, click below to hear my tips!

June 24, 2018

Sometimes, success as an actor is just a matter of knowing the ins and outs of a film and TV set and understanding the industry’s jargon. Knowing how to act is one thing, but doing things like “hitting your mark” is another.

Watch me on Backstage.com here: "What Does Hi...

May 30, 2018

It's completely normal to "freak out" after an audition: Did I do good? Did they like me? Shoot I missed up on this line! No one laughed! etc. etc.

The truth is - you will never really know what the other side of the table is thinking. So the most important thing is to...

April 23, 2018

What's the deal with improv? 

Should you use it in an audition?

Is it really helpful in the room?

Here's why casting directors love improvisors...

March 20, 2018

I’ve met so many talented actors over the years who have all the right tools in place—headshot, resume, reel, website—yet they can’t seem to book work. Why?

It's simple: these actors are selling the wrong type.

As actors, you want to play many different types of characte...

December 21, 2017

Your agent sends you on a job that if you book it, pays you $1000. Just think of
all the things you could do with $1000! You could pay off your credit card, take a
trip to your favorite Caribbean spot, or buy those court side seats to the Knicks.

Think again.

Yes, short...

October 18, 2017

One the most important-yet-often-forgotten aspects of an actor’s life is self-care. How you do it depends on who you are and what makes you comfortable, but don’t let the practice fall through the cracks.

Below are some suggestions on how to make sure you’re practicing...

September 20, 2017

"When you create your own work, it just gives you such confidence. And so starting small, I just had people start writing scenes for each other. You know this person, you have been in class together forever. Just write a scene for them and have it be in a coffee shop a...

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