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Author: Aaron Marcus

Aaron Marcus has been a full-time actor and commercial model for over 30 years.

His new book, How to Become a Successful Actor and Model is an Amazon Best Seller.

Aaron has given his seminar: "Book the Job" over 600 times spanning 3 continents.

He also offers online workshops.

Aaron saves 5 days each month to give private on-line coaching sessions.

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I Did Something Crazy – and Glad I Did

August 18, 2017 8 Comments

Sometimes we have to do some pretty crazy things in the acting and modeling industry. I was just in that situation and wanted to share it with you. I have been making the trip from Baltimore, MD to N.Y. for auditions and work since 1989. Depending on how l travel, it could take me anywhere […]

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12 Great Alternative Jobs For Actors

June 6, 2017 0 Comments

12 Great Alternative Jobs for Actors By Aaron Marcus Trying to support yourself solely on acting jobs can be really tough, especially when you are first getting started. Finding the right alternative job to help pay the bills will allow you can concentrate on your acting career. Not feeling the pressure of having to book […]

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I Stopped Thanking Veterans on Memorial Day

May 29, 2017 0 Comments

This year I decided to stop thanking veterans for their service on Memorial Day. This is something I typically do throughout the year, but my mind changed after talking with my father. My dad is a World War II veteran who spent 2 years on a ship in the Pacific. When I was a kid, […]

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Can Your Clothes Make or Break an Audition?

May 2, 2017 0 Comments

When you get the opportunity to audition for a TV commercial, feature film, TV show or even an industrial film or to attend a go-see for a modeling job, what clothing should you wear? There are two philosophies surrounding wardrobe and auditions. In this article, you will hear two different opinions and then Aaron shares his personal views in the article.

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Didn’t Book the TV/Film Job? Maybe This is Why

April 25, 2017 0 Comments

You get excited because you are contacted about auditioning for a TV show or feature film. And, you should be excited. It is hard to get auditions. Actually, getting the audition is winning. And now you are thinking about how you can book the job. You should be excited about getting the film or TV […]

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3 Ways of Doubling Your Chances of Booking a Modeling Job

March 23, 2017 0 Comments

3 Ways of Doubling Your Chances of Booking a Modeling Job Written for BackStage By Aaron Marcus   If you have never attended a modeling go-see, let me first give you some background information about what takes place at the model’s audition (go-see), before explaining how you can increase your chances of getting booked. A […]

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What Actors and Models Need to Do When Work is Slow

March 21, 2017 4 Comments

Here is an article that I wrote for BackStage. Some actors talk a great game about how busy they are. They say they’re constantly auditioning and booking. If that’s true, then it’s wonderful. But from my own experience—as well as my peers—we all have periods where auditions and jobs are scarce. It’s the nature of our […]

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The Photo of a Giraffe Can Get You More Auditions

March 7, 2017 0 Comments
The Photo of a Giraffe Can Get You More Auditions

Last week someone sent me a photo of a new born giraffe. This 6’0 newborn looked so interesting and beautiful she just grabbed my attention. I knew that I needed to see her in person. So, last Sunday I took my family to the zoo and we got a chance to see “Willow”, her mom […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – How to Prepare When Working With a Famous Actor

February 16, 2016 9 Comments

Here is one thing I always do before working with a famous actor.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Secrets to Slating Part 2

February 5, 2016 1 Comment

There are 2 ways that actors slate during auditions. I share both of them with you in this Acting and Modeling Quick Tip. Share with others how you normally slate during an audition. Leave your comment blow.

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Quick Tip With Aaron Marcus – Don’t Make This Mistake During Your Slate part 1

February 3, 2016 1 Comment

Many people don’t realize how crucial your slate is during an audition.

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How a Blizzard Helped My Acting and Modeling Career

January 28, 2016 5 Comments

It is amazing how helpful it can be when you stop working.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – What Does a Featured Extra Job Really Mean

January 12, 2016 2 Comments

What does it really mean to be a featured extra

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip What You See is Not Always Reality

December 19, 2015 2 Comments

It is easy to get the wrong idea when watching the reaction of an industry professional during your performance

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip | This Could Change Your Career

December 11, 2015 3 Comments

This could change your career – literally.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip: Always Bring This With You to an Audition

December 1, 2015 2 Comments

Always bring this to your audition

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Acting Jobs for Veterans

November 11, 2015 0 Comments

Great web site for military acting jobs

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1 Great Tip For Memorizing Lines

November 9, 2015 0 Comments

Here is 1 great tip for memorizing lines.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Would You Accept This Job?

October 21, 2015 10 Comments

Share your story here. Have you ever turned down an audition or a job?

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Try This at Your Next Audition

October 12, 2015 2 Comments

I was auditioning for a TV show in NY

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