Understanding The Agent-Casting Director Relationship
February 3, 2017

As a casting director, I deal with agents all day every day. Emails,.

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Actors Be Proactive Not Reactive!
December 2, 2017

Your journey as an actor, and this is just my assessment, your journey.

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How Many Photos Does An Actor Need?
October 3, 2017

How many photographs do you think you need? You need your ‘one’ as.

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How Does An Actor Impress Their Agent?
September 23, 2017

An agent rang me the other day… no in fact he didn’t ring.

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Agents In The Digital World
September 3, 2017

It’s tough to get an agent. It’s really tough to get an agent..

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Actors: Two Words to Avoid in your Audition Prep
May 3, 2018

When an actor receives the audition sides, they are excited about what they.

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The Obvious Choice in an Audition… Is Usually the Wrong Choice
April 19, 2018

The dentist chair is a wonderful place to consider what sort of performance.

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If you know what is happening next, so does your audience
April 12, 2018

I have this theory about acting and auditions. For movies. For the big.

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The One Quality that is Missing from all your Auditions
April 11, 2018

Actor training is essential to empower you with the confidence and the focus.

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How an Actor Connects to a Casting Director
April 4, 2018

The actor and casting director relationship is flawed. Because it is so out.

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Is Self Taping a fad or here to stay?
March 26, 2018

Six Reasons why your next acting workshop should be ONLINE If you could.

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In Casting Meetings …. What do they say about you?
March 26, 2018

This may surprise you, but when we cast a movie or a series,.

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What will you do in 2018 that changes your career destiny?
March 22, 2018

  Einstein must have been quite a witty guy. Think about this quote..

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How Do You Connect To The Frame In Your Auditions?
October 18, 2017

I think all drama training is always about how the character is connected.

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Are You A John Doe?
July 17, 2017

John Doe is an unidentified person. Someone with no individuality. Which alas, so.

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3 Points To Consider When Getting New Headshots
July 8, 2017

Headshots are the bane of every actor. And if your headshot journey is.

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Find Your Own Rhythm In Your Auditions
July 8, 2017

You know when you see Kristen Wiig acting in ‘Bridesmaids’ there’s all these.

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How To Shape Your Audition Character
June 27, 2017

The following extract is part of a wider piece by a favourite of ours,.

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Audition
June 26, 2017

This is dummy copy. It is not meant to be read. It has.

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The One Thing To Have In Every Audition
June 23, 2017

What is your goal in an audition? To get the lines right? To.

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Four Ways To Approach Your Audition In The Room
June 9, 2017

"How is your meal?" We all know the kind of restaurant. The inexperienced.

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How The Audition Game Has Changed
May 22, 2017

Years ago I was in LA pressing the flesh at the significant studios.

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The 18th Century Audition Technique
May 15, 2017

I want to share something with you that’s very special. Very special indeed..

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Who Is The Best Person To Play This Character?
May 8, 2017

To regular viewers of my blogs here, you’ll be aware of a couple.

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What Do Casting Directors Want From Your Audition?
April 27, 2017

My journey in terms of a day of auditions.. and you just deal.

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3 Ways To Take Ownership Of Your Audition
April 26, 2017

The tried and true process of screen tests is not going to change.

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7 Audition Tips from The Audition Technique Founder Greg Apps
April 23, 2017

1. Be spontaneous When you’re in an audition, it’s not always going to.

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Why Didn’t You Get The Part?
April 20, 2017

Why didn't you get the part? You did a fabulous audition, you feel.

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It’s Time To Create Your Own ‘Big Break’
April 6, 2017

Traditional distribution is dead. That’s it. We’ve called it. Gone are the days.

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Wouldn’t It Be Great To Play A Role In This Series?
March 21, 2017

The fifth season of the critically acclaimed Australian series ‘Wentworth’ begins airing on.

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Do You Have The Courage To Be Imperfect?
March 9, 2017

I’ve just been searching this quote that I heard on a TED talk.

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Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Making Mistakes In An Audition
February 23, 2017

In sport, in the professional arena, all the participants play to win. They’re.

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Delivering Your Version Of The Character
February 10, 2017

I’ve spoken here before about pilot season or in fact any audition session.

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Actors: If You Are Seen Again You Will Succeed
January 12, 2017

What is your definition of failure? It’s an emotional minefield for actors because.

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Moments Of Spontaneity In Auditions
January 1, 2018

You know when you're in a workshop and you're doing your piece and.

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How To Be A Smarter Actor
December 27, 2017

I’ve spoken in the past about individuality and many of you now and.

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The Difference Between Stage & Screen Acting
December 22, 2017

The difference between stage acting and screen acting I can put as this;.

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Actors: Make A Decision, Then Do The Opposite!
December 17, 2017

I’m a bit of a Michael Shurtleff fan, he wrote Audition. One of.

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How To Spark An Emotional Response In Your Auditions
December 12, 2017

When you look at photographs from the past, this is certainly true of.

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Actors Be Proactive Not Reactive!
December 2, 2017

Your journey as an actor, and this is just my assessment, your journey.

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What Do Doctors & Casting Directors Have In Common?
November 22, 2017

There was a report recently, a medical report in New South Wales (the.

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Why Are Audition Mistakes Beneficial To An Actor?
November 17, 2017

I think there's a journey taken by creative people, especially actors, that tries.

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Find Your Dark Side And Make It Likeable
November 7, 2017

Actors are really nice people. Sure, you meet some actors with big egos,.

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If You Could Audition For One Role, Which Role Would It Be?
November 2, 2017

Okay, I’m going to grant you one wish and that is to have.

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Casting Directors Hate This In Auditions
October 18, 2017

I came back from holiday recently, and on holidays is when I read.

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How To Deliver Anger In An Audition
October 13, 2017

So I sit here and watch all the self tapes that come in..

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What Are Casting Directors Looking For?
September 18, 2017

I think the problem with actors in terms of success in auditions is.

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For Actor Audition Success, Prepare Nothing
September 13, 2017

In the classic online scene from Entourage, the character Johnny Drama played by.

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Actors – How to Eliminate The Fear In The Audition Room
August 29, 2017

There’s a journey in the audition process, and I think most actors think.

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The Difference Between A Stage Performance And An Audition
August 24, 2017

Thought you might enjoy this Audition Technique post! Check it out when you.

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How To Do An Oscar Nominated Audition
April 26, 2018

There is an auditioning lesson to be learned by every actor in Birdman.

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Audition
June 26, 2017

This is dummy copy. It is not meant to be read. It has.

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The One Thing To Have In Every Audition
June 23, 2017

What is your goal in an audition? To get the lines right? To.

read more
Four Ways To Approach Your Audition In The Room
June 9, 2017

"How is your meal?" We all know the kind of restaurant. The inexperienced.

read more
What Do Casting Directors Want From Your Audition?
April 27, 2017

My journey in terms of a day of auditions.. and you just deal.

read more
7 Audition Tips from The Audition Technique Founder Greg Apps
April 23, 2017

1. Be spontaneous When you’re in an audition, it’s not always going to.

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What Are Auditions Really About?
March 31, 2017

I want to try and take you into a new territory at the.

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Wouldn’t It Be Great To Play A Role In This Series?
March 21, 2017

The fifth season of the critically acclaimed Australian series ‘Wentworth’ begins airing on.

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Why Should You Be Practicing Your Self Test Technique?
March 17, 2017

Four or five years ago, casting directors would ask specific actors to audition..

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How Memorable Are You?
March 16, 2017

I had an actress in for a go-see recently, gorgeous, blonde, 20s, caucasian..

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Understanding The Agent-Casting Director Relationship
February 3, 2017

As a casting director, I deal with agents all day every day. Emails,.

read more
Actors: If You Are Seen Again You Will Succeed
January 12, 2017

What is your definition of failure? It’s an emotional minefield for actors because.

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How much can you improve …….. with HONEST feedback?
January 7, 2017

At Audition Mentoring and Self taping School, you self test every week for six.

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What Are Casting Directors Looking For In Your Demo Reel?
October 28, 2017

Demo Reels. So an actor’s demo reel shows how good you are, 2-3.

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What Does Your Headshot Say To A Casting Director?
October 23, 2017

Have a look at your actor headshot and think about what it says..

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When Will The Casting Director Pick Me?
August 19, 2017

If I was an actor and there were a whole bunch of actors.

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How Many Photos Does An Actor Need?
October 3, 2017

How many photographs do you think you need? You need your ‘one’ as.

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How Does a Casting Director Approach A New Project?
September 28, 2017

I don’t think actors understand the journey of a casting director because you.

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Do Casting Directors Want To See More Of You?
September 8, 2017

I’ve been casting for a long time. More than 30 years. Before these.

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Two Words To Avoid In Your Audition Prep
August 14, 2017

How to Prepare For Audition When you receive your audition sides, you are excited.

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One Difference Between Auditioning and Performing
May 10, 2018

As a casting director you expect me to be silent and polite during.

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The Obvious Choice Is Usually The Wrong Choice
July 30, 2017

The dentist chair is a wonderful place to consider what sort of performance.

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Is Self Taping a fad or here to stay?
March 26, 2018

Six Reasons why your next acting workshop should be ONLINE If you could.

read more
Audition
June 26, 2017

This is dummy copy. It is not meant to be read. It has.

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What Is The Role You Were Born To Play?
March 23, 2017

I want to pose a question to start you thinking and that is.

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Why Should You Be Practicing Your Self Test Technique?
March 17, 2017

Four or five years ago, casting directors would ask specific actors to audition..

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How Memorable Are You?
March 16, 2017

I had an actress in for a go-see recently, gorgeous, blonde, 20s, caucasian..

read more
Delivering Your Version Of The Character
February 10, 2017

I’ve spoken here before about pilot season or in fact any audition session.

read more
How much can you improve …….. with HONEST feedback?
January 7, 2017

At Audition Mentoring and Self taping School, you self test every week for six.

read more
When Are You In Front Of A Camera?
December 7, 2017

When are you in front of a camera? Here I am in front.

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How Does An Actor Impress Their Agent?
September 23, 2017

An agent rang me the other day… no in fact he didn’t ring.

read more
If you know what is happening next, so does your audience
April 12, 2018

I have this theory about acting and auditions. For movies. For the big.

read more
Is Self Taping a fad or here to stay?
March 26, 2018

Six Reasons why your next acting workshop should be ONLINE If you could.

read more
Are You A John Doe?
July 17, 2017

John Doe is an unidentified person. Someone with no individuality. Which alas, so.

read more
The One Thing To Have In Every Audition
June 23, 2017

What is your goal in an audition? To get the lines right? To.

read more
How Memorable Are You?
March 16, 2017

I had an actress in for a go-see recently, gorgeous, blonde, 20s, caucasian..

read more
Do You Have The Courage To Be Imperfect?
March 9, 2017

I’ve just been searching this quote that I heard on a TED talk.

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What Is The Best Way To Sell Yourself?
March 2, 2017

When I think of the masses of marketing material I get, be it.

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Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Making Mistakes In An Audition
February 23, 2017

In sport, in the professional arena, all the participants play to win. They’re.

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When Are You In Front Of A Camera?
December 7, 2017

When are you in front of a camera? Here I am in front.

read more
Actors Be Proactive Not Reactive!
December 2, 2017

Your journey as an actor, and this is just my assessment, your journey.

read more
What Do Doctors & Casting Directors Have In Common?
November 22, 2017

There was a report recently, a medical report in New South Wales (the.

read more
Why Are Audition Mistakes Beneficial To An Actor?
November 17, 2017

I think there's a journey taken by creative people, especially actors, that tries.

read more
Your Drama Training Is Overrated
November 12, 2017

When I think of the actors that have come out of NIDA here.

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Find Your Dark Side And Make It Likeable
November 7, 2017

Actors are really nice people. Sure, you meet some actors with big egos,.

read more
Casting Directors Hate This In Auditions
October 18, 2017

I came back from holiday recently, and on holidays is when I read.

read more
As an actor do you have an Elevator Pitch?
October 8, 2017

Do you have an elevator pitch? Do you know what an elevator pitch.

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How Does a Casting Director Approach A New Project?
September 28, 2017

I don’t think actors understand the journey of a casting director because you.

read more
For Actor Audition Success, Prepare Nothing
September 13, 2017

In the classic online scene from Entourage, the character Johnny Drama played by.

read more
The Obvious Choice Is Usually The Wrong Choice
July 30, 2017

The dentist chair is a wonderful place to consider what sort of performance.

read more