From the monthly archives:

April 2009

Team YOU: Build Up Your Support System

by Teresa ReillyApril 22, 2009

“Do you have an agent?” Possibly the most popular question ever posed to an actor, second only to “What have we seen you in?”  (Or, my mother’s favorite, “When do I get to see a copy of that student spec commercial for diapers you shot in December in Oxnard so I can send it to [...]

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To Pay Or Not To Pay! That Is The Question!

by Linda StuartApril 20, 2009

For the actor or actress who isn’t in SAG, doesn’t have representation, and is without the industry contacts to get you in to an agent or casting director’s office… paid showcases can be an excellent way to meet and perform for prominent agents and casting directors. Some actors are adamantly against paying to audition. But [...]

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Taking Care of Actor Business

by Teresa ReillyApril 8, 2009

Welcome to April!  Can you believe we’re back again at tax time?  As I slogged through my own piles of forms and receipts yesterday, I tried not to get frustrated at the complications of being a working actor during tax season: working several jobs, working in several states, working sporadically, working “under the table.”  All [...]

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Networking like a Star!

by Teresa ReillyApril 1, 2009

When people talk about Hollywood, they often widen their eyes and say, “Well, it’s all about who you know.  You know?”  And  that is, actually, completely true.  The very first day I started my theatrical training, the school’s director, a well-respected and successful actress in her own right, sat all of us first year students [...]

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