• Top 10 Sites to Find Auditions and Casting Calls

    Actors ask all the time where they can find auditions and casting calls on their own. Proceed with caution. Quite a few “audition” websites are simply scams. The following are my picks for the top 5 paid and top 5 free audition and casting call websites.   Top 5 Paid …

    Top 10 Sites to Find Auditions and Casting Calls
  • Do you recognize these 3 horrible monologues for kids?

    Specific monologues are overdone at competitions, classes, and auditions. I’m sure you’ve heard it from your acting coach or drama teacher, and if not, many websites have lists of such monologues online. Not everyone realizes monologue “themes” can be overdone. What types of children’s monologues make casting directors and adjudicators …

    What monologues won't help your child shine?
  • What “The Avengers” Can Teach Us About Working With Other Actors

    If you’re like most Americans, you probably caught Joss Whedon’s smash hit superhero flick, The Avengers, in theaters this summer. If you’re a complete geek, you probably went to the midnight premiere in costume like some friendly playwright/bloggers you might know. (3D? IMAX? Check and check.) But hey, you might’ve …

    What "The Avengers" Can Teach Us About Working With Other Actors
  • Can We Trust Craigslist Auditions? Watch Out for These Red Flags

    It’s been sensationalized in a Lifetime movie. Your friends recommend it when you’re looking to sell your junk. Your sister browses the personal ads for fun. Oh, Craigslist. Love it or hate it, more and more actors look to the controversial site as a source of supplemental income, regular local …

    Can We Trust Craigslist Auditions? Watch Out For These Red Flags