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Author: Robyn Gibbes

Are you missing audition opportunities?

How do you impress your agent to be sure they submit you for more auditions?  How do you make the CD sit up and be impressed by your work?   One of the most critical issues all, but especially new actors face, is one of obscurity.
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How to stay fit whilst being an actor

People who choose performing arts for their career are passionate about it and absolutely love it. However, this job can (like any other) take its toll. That’s why actors who want to contribute to society and have a lasting successful career in the field need

How to connect to Agents and Casting Directors

In order to work you must audition. To audition you must know how to connect to the Decision Makers. The right way. Decision Makers being agents and casting directors. Without connecting to these people you will have a very difficult time in getting auditions. And

5 things CDs look for in self tapes.

Even though we encourage you to break rules here at TAT, many CDs live by a strict code of conformity. But we believe, in order to stand out in your self tapes you must break the rules! Here is how: Individuality Know your brand and

Where are we headed in all things film making?

With the new way of shooting films, giving us all a taste of the future, where are we headed in the world of all things film making? And who are the winners when the dust settles? Richard Janes explains “As with smaller crews, fewer extras,

Two Tips to Avoid Desperation

As an actor it’s easy to reek of desperation. But how do you conduct or start a conversation with a CD without sounding desperate?  What you want to say (and in many cases do say): “I am perfect for this part. Please let me audition
Self Taping- the good the bad and the ugly

The good the bad and the ugly of Self Taping

Self Taping is here to stay. Like it or hate it! The best part of self taping is that it puts you, the actor in control. You control the background, the position of the character (are you standing, sitting etc?), the lighting, the sound, the