APRIL
13,
2015

The Small Things You Can Do

Sometimes, it’s the small things that matter. There are plenty of big things that you can and can’t take control of in your acting career. You can be prepared, you can arrive early, you can be in acting class regularly, and you can have all the right materials on your website.
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MARCH
09,
2015

How To Make The Most Out Of A Headshot Session

Sometimes, students ask us for advice when seeking out photographers for a new headshot session. While we don't endorse any one photographer, we do endorse preparation behind making the most of your headshot session.
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FEBRUARY
09,
2015

Cold Reading Tips

Whether you get your sides at an audition, or just minutes before, these tips will make a cold read look like a prepared read. Grab your pencil and highlighter and jump in.
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DECEMBER
17,
2012

Being “In The Moment”

Have you ever wondered why is it so difficult to be in the moment? Have you ever wondered why no one has ever been able to tell you how to be in the moment more consistently? Have you wondered why having an objective or always playing an action makes it feel like you are putting your
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AUGUST
06,
2007

How To Be “In The Moment” Without Really Trying

The experience of being in the moment is real. Many times it's what provides the true joy in acting. Every actor who has been in the moment while performing knows this, as only then does the work become effortless, spontaneous, and utterly creative. Unfortunately, this experience is m
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JULY
01,
2005

Nurture Your Imagination

Remember when you were young and play included imaginary games of Cops and Robbers, Hospital, Spaceship or whatever? Whether with friends or by ourselves these games would seem more real than regular life. For many of us, our childhood was the peak of our imagination. We were able to
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NOVEMBER
24,
2003

Auditioning: Prepared Readings & Controlling the Time

Unless you have a particularly famous parent in the business, the single most important thing for you to learn to do well is auditioning. While there is a great deal of overlap with performing, auditioning is very different and has its own set of skills to learn and pitfalls to avoid.
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FEBRUARY
24,
2002

Staying “In The Moment” with Audition Monologues

As the TBA Generals approach and audition season picks up, here are a few thoughts on selecting and preparing an audition monologue.
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NOVEMBER
30,
2000

Be Here Now: An Interview with Richard Seyd

In this interview, Richard Seyd explains how being in the moment must be built into the rehearsal process.
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NOVEMBER
05,
1998

Stretch Work: An Interview with Richard Seyd

In his teaching and his directing, Richard Seyd tries to put actors in touch with their infinite possibilities.
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