Trust is a tricky thing at the best of times. When given professionally, though, misplaced trust can have financial and career-based consequences. What makes it extra difficult to navigate is the fact that we operate in a field that is steeped in emotion and personal relationships, even depends on them. Combine that with the attending… Continue reading Trust in the Entertainment Industry: Do’s and Don’t’s
CLARIFICATION: In our communication on 21 November we erroneously conveyed the message that Talent Representatives were required to have an active and approved Cast It Talent profile in order to be able to submit clients to FOX and other Projects/Roles. This is not required at this time. Please do focus your attention on your Casting… Continue reading CAST IT and CASTING NETWORKS (LA CASTING) Have Joined Forces: What Does this Mean for YOU?
It is commonly accepted in Hollywood that an actor should know their casting. That means that if you are dark and swarthy, have shifty eyes, and a rat-like nose, you probably shouldn’t be trying out for Elsa in the live action version of Frozen. The reason that this advice is given and why it is… Continue reading Know Your Casting, But Be Bold!
I think there is no world without theatre. -Edward Bond Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to. -Willem Dafoe The Summer Theatre season is just around the corner, and Cast It Talent has a variety of productions for you! Are you a stage production junkie, or… Continue reading The Summer Theatre Season
Thanks to the folks at Cast it, I was invited to interview on the Acting Up Radio Show with Will Roberts. One of the questions he asked was, ‘when does the actor’s audition really begin?’ Great question! I’ve been thinking a lot about the answer and here’s what I believe: your audition begins when you… Continue reading When Does Your Audition Actually Begin?!
Joanna Colbert began her career as an assistant to Juliet Taylor in New York City where she worked on a number of Woody Allen films. In 1994, under the mentorship of Taylor, Colbert conducted a nationwide search which resulted in the casting of Kirsten Dunst in her role in Neil Jordan’s Interview with a Vampire.… Continue reading Joanna Colbert and Annie Burgstede Present TRUST: What Makes an Actor Get the Part?
Cast It Talent is proud to bring you a new learning series focused on a professional approach to acting: Acting Truth by Adam Lazarre-White. Adam has been teaching acting in Hollywood for well more than a decade. Before that and still today, he is a successful actor, working in projects that range from important Theatre productions to… Continue reading Casting: 1 Minute Acting Lesson by Adam Lazarre-White
“I have the talent, the drive and the grit to be a successful actor, I just need to be noticed by the right people!” All actors have had this thought. A large percentage of becoming a working actor is just getting your face out there, and getting noticed by the RIGHT people at the right time.… Continue reading Cast It Talent August Showcase: Open For Submissions
Our Cast It Talent Flashback Friday article is one that is useful to any working actor without representation–How to book a job without an agent. Even with a team of agents, managers, and lawyers, booking an acting job is no easy task. Your reps submit you for projects, which hopefully lead to auditions; you then… Continue reading CIT Flashback Friday – Booking a Job Without an Agent
Everyone is familiar with the concept of marketing yourself in acting or any other pursuit through your Facebook page or Twitter or any number of apps and sites, but here I’d like to delve a little bit deeper into social media and talk about some of the ways in which the savvy actor can use… Continue reading How to Harness the Power of Social Media for Your Acting Career