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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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Aaron Latta-Morissette

December 15, 2017 0 Comments
Aaron Latta-Morissette

Film: There’s Always One    Lead              Director  George Massimillo Don’t Panic                  Lead               Director Bobby Reif Dealer 9263                 Lead               Director  Yazmine Mazboudi TV:  […]

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Do you live in a small market and can’t find acting or modeling work? Try this!

December 8, 2017 0 Comments

Do you live in a small market, and can’t find acting or modeling jobs? What is a Small Market? A small market is any state outside of, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and perhaps Atlanta. Most people think that there are no acting or modeling jobs available if you live in a small market. However, […]

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What Many Actors Forget to Put on Their Resume

December 6, 2017 0 Comments

Many people don’t know what they should or should not place on their acting resume.  And, lot’s of people have no idea how important an acting resume can be for an actor, but for a reason that will surprise you. If you are just getting started in the acting industry then you won’t have any […]

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Do Actors Have to Memorize Lines for an Audition?

December 6, 2017 0 Comments

As an acting and modeling career coach and guest speaker, one of the most frequent questions I receive is: “do actors need to memorize lines before an audition?” Even though this is a pretty simple and straightforward question, the answer is actually rather complicated. If the casting director says that all actors need to be off-book […]

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Never Do This at a Film, TV or Commercial Audition

November 27, 2017 0 Comments

Going to a film, TV or commercial audition can be a lot of fun. It can also be an extremely stressful. Sometimes it can be even more stressful than getting booked and working on the set. That is why it is so important not worry about booking the TV, film, commercial or voice over project […]

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This is When You Need to Say No to an Agent

November 9, 2017 0 Comments

When actors and models receive a notice that we have gotten a booking, it is a very exciting. Booking jobs can be very hard and to hear that we got cast, helps make all of the hard work we have done worthwhile. That is why it is so hard to say no to an agent […]

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Signing This Modeling Contract Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars

October 26, 2017 0 Comments

If you ever get the opportunity to work on a commercial modeling job, you will be asked to sign a model a modeling contract on the set. It is called a model release form. This is a legal document that gives the photographer permission to use your image. The model release form has to be […]

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True False: Are You Too Old to Model?

October 20, 2017 0 Comments

True False: Are You Too Old to Model? By Aaron Marcus For Backstage Have you ever looked at an ad and thought, “I’d love to get into commercial modeling, but I think I’m too old”? Well, think again! Unlike fashion modeling—which requires women be between 5’9-6’0 feet tall with 34/24/34 measurements, and men to be […]

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How to Nail Every Shot During a Photo Shoot

October 20, 2017 0 Comments

How to Nail Every Shot in a Commercial Shoot By Aaron Marcus Written for Backstage   I have always viewed working with a still photographer in commercial modeling photos as an acting job without words. The best commercial models (who are generally actors) not only have the skills to show believable expressions, but also have […]

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You Should Do This at Every Audition

October 20, 2017 20 Comments

Here is something you need to do at every audition. When you first arrive at an audition you might be freaking out. That is pretty normal. Even for experienced actors. You need to use your acting skills and not let that be seen by the casting director or anyone else in the casting room. You […]

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Has This Happened to You at an Audition or Go-See?

October 9, 2017 0 Comments

Has this ever happened to you? Have you ever attended a modeling go-see or a TV, film or voice over audition and found out that the shoot date had changed and now you are not available for the booking? This has happened to me a few times, and I just experienced it again last week. […]

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I Wish I Hadn’t Done This – Acting and Modeling Quick Tip

September 26, 2017 0 Comments
I Wish I Hadn’t Done This – Acting and Modeling Quick Tip

Here is another acting and modeling quick tip. Have you ever had an audition for a job that you really wanted and could not stop thinking about it after your read? Constantly thinking about booking the audition can stress you out. I always tell both actors and models during my workshops or private online sessions […]

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2 Callback Mistakes Preventing You from Booking the Job

September 7, 2017 0 Comments

Two Callback Mistakes Preventing You from Booking the Job By Aaron Marcus – Written for Backstage You get the opportunity to audition for a project. Congratulations. Many people don’t realize how difficult it can be just to get an audition. Depending on the location and type of project being cast, it’s not unusual to have […]

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All Successful Actors Use This Audition Technique

September 6, 2017 9 Comments

Sometimes you will learn that one little thing that you should be doing during an audition, that can make a major change in your read.   This technique is simple, and once you learn it, you will quickly understand why it makes so much sense and why it will make your audition so much better. […]

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Do Actors Have to Memorize Lines for an Audition?

August 4, 2017 0 Comments
Do Actors Have to Memorize Lines for an Audition?

Do Actors Have to Memorize Lines for an Audition? By Aaron Marcus Written for BackStage Whether or not an actor has to memorize lines for an audition is a question I get asked all the time. It’s a pretty simple and straightforward one, but the answer can be complicated. If you’re told that the casting director […]

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Didn’t Book the Job? That Might be a Good Sign. Here’s Why

July 25, 2017 0 Comments

Have you had an audition, thought your read was great and then you fond out that you did not book the job? Or, have you auditioned multiple times for the same show or casting director, never booked anything and figured they are not liking your read? It can be very frustrating. Watch this video and learn why […]

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Warning: Avoid this Acting Scam

May 22, 2017 3 Comments
Warning: Avoid this Acting Scam

Unfortunately in the acting and modeling industry, there are many people who prey on folks who have a dream. They know enough about the industry to tell you what you want to hear, but don’t have the knowledge, experience or contacts to turn your dream into a reality. Any acting scam and modeling scam is costly. […]

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3 Steps to Getting More Acting and Modeling Jobs

May 21, 2017 2 Comments
3 Steps to Getting More Acting and Modeling Jobs

As someone who has been a full-time actor and commercial model for over 30 years, I can unequivocally say it’s always best to have an agent help you find work. An agent is going to know more about the jobs happening in your market than anyone else. With that being said, it’s critical for actors and […]

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Making Money While Pursuing Your Acting and Modeling Career

May 21, 2017 0 Comments
Making Money While Pursuing Your Acting and Modeling Career

  Becoming an actor and/or model is hard. Supporting yourself while you pursue your dreams of becoming an actor and/or model is even tougher. In this blog, I’ll share how you can find survival jobs so you can earn money for living expenses while you are auditioning and attending go-sees.   Over my 30+ year career as a […]

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Preparing for Your Next Audition: What’s Your Strategy and Audition Gameplan?

May 18, 2017 0 Comments

When I first got started in the industry over 30 years ago, I would get so excited when I had the chance to audition for a TV commercial. I couldn’t believe I actually had a chance to be on TV. Just the idea of it was so cool! And if I’m being honest, that feeling of excitement […]

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