Acting & Casting

Acting is not about being someone different. It's finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.
- Meryl Streep

10 Tips for Living an Actor’s Life

New to acting? Here are a few tips that you'll want to keep in mind for the rest of your career. Practice your craft. If you aren't performing in any roles, take classes. Take lots of classes. Study with lots of different coaches and study lots of different types of...

33 Audition Tips for Indie Film Actors

33 Audition Tips for Indie Film Actors

Auditions are a requirement for every actor and chances are, you'll have to do lots of them just to get one part. Here's a long list of tips to make your next audition go as well as possible.
10 Reasons Why Actors Should Never Stop Practicing Their Craft

10 Reasons Why Actors Should Never Stop Practicing Their Craft

If you're an actor, a serious actor, you should already know that you have to keep practicing if you want to continue into it as a profession. Acting is not just being yourself and reading words, it's a skill that you have, and like any other skill in the world, you have to stay on top of it in order for it to remain constant.

Austin Area Casting Directors & Casting Agents

AG Casting Nan Dutton Burton Casting Casting Works LA Karen Hallford - Casting Works LA Beth Sepko Casting & Third Coast Extras Shelly Reese Vicky Boone Casting Donise Hardy Brock Allen Casting

Austin Area Talent & Modeling Agencies

Need representation? Or maybe you need some actors? Check out these Austin area talent agencies. Acclaim Talent Agency  (Austin, Louisiana) Actors Clearinghouse Agence Talent The Atherton Group (TAG) Talent (formerly Ciao! Talents) (Austin, Los Angeles) BLVD Talent...

Best Cast & Crew Talent Sources

As an independent filmmaker in the great state of Texas, there are a vast numbers of different places to find talent for your film and video projects. Of course, you will have to figure out which sources work best for you, but these are some of my favorites.
How to Direct Actors with CC Courtney

How to Direct Actors with CC Courtney

On Monday, January 18, 2010, the Austin Film Meet gathered at the Rude Mechanicals' Off Center theatre in Austin, Texas, for an amazing presentation by Meisner instructor CC Courtney. More than 60 people attended and two scenes and one monologue were performed.

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