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Avoid Acting Scams

Our most popular post has helped hundreds from falling for the acting scam of “being discovered”!

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Scam “Agencies” vs. Real Talent Agencies

Scam “Agencies” vs. Real Talent Agencies

Here's the BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front): DO NOT Pay upfront to be "accepted" into an "agency" or for representation. This acting scam is so old I can't believe the lines for it remain so long. The dream of acting stardom can be so intoxicating that it literally makes...

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Acting Tip: You Control Your Career

Acting Tip: You Control Your Career

Once upon a time... ...there was a young actor singing on his high school musical stage. Unbeknownst to him, a famous director was in the audience and that is where his blockbuster career began... Don't we all wish this is how we could get discovered? It would be so...

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Seven Steps To A Professional Acting Career – Part 3

Alright! You're on your way. You've got enough experience to fill a starter resume', you have awesome headshots, you've learned a ton in your acting classes, you persevered and are represented by an agent, you're networking and you even have identified someone who...

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Seven Steps To A Professional Acting Career – Part 2

Ok. If you read Part 1, you know you'll need acting experience, professional headshots, and some solid training to get started in this crazy industry.  If it wasn't obvious, all three of those first steps should be occurring at about the same time. Now, some of you...

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Acting for Free?!

I know, you're saying "Larry, you just said several times that this is a business! Why would I act for free?" Great question. The answer is because no one is going to pay you without any experience AND there is a lot of very valuable experience to be gained out there...

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Seven Steps To A Professional Acting Career – Part 1

Seven Steps To A Professional Acting Career – Part 1

"What have you done for me lately?!" Mr. Martello called out to his new ensemble cast. He was my high school drama teacher. He was revered by the student body and the community for putting on truly excellent theater that put other schools to shame including some local...

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