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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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Answer This 1 Question and Your Career Can Change

April 19, 2017 0 Comments

I just returned from giving some workshops in Johannesburg, South Africa and got the chance to watch many many talented people perform. I Saw Some Really Sweet Kitty’s I am also so fortunate to having been asked to give a workshop today in St. Louis, at an incredible international photographers convention. What I have learned […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip: Don’t Get Dropped By Your Agent – Try This

April 5, 2017 3 Comments

There are a number of reasons why agents decide to drop their actors or models. Sometimes it is because they are not booking any jobs. Sometimes it is due to being unprofessional, showing up late for go-sees or bookings, or not being prepared when arriving on a set. Another reason is because the agent was angry […]

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Acting & Modeling Quick Tip: You Need to Do This With Your Agent

February 22, 2017 0 Comments

There are times when actors and models need to do some uncomfortable things with their agent. This is especially true when it comes to auditions or go-sees. When you watch this vlog, you will see that this is an essential time to do this with your agent.  Actors and models always need to stand up […]

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Do You Need to Memorize Your Lines For an Audition

January 20, 2017 2 Comments

You just heard that you have an audition. That is great. Now you are wondering, do you need to memorize your lines for the audition, or can you use the sides while reading at the casting. Watch this video to learn about memorizing your lines. Share your experiences with others, by letting us know if […]

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What Type of Wardrobe Should You Wear to Your Go-See

January 20, 2017 3 Comments

A frequent question that actors and models ask me is what they should wear when attending a go-see. A go-see is the term used for the model’s audition. Typically, the model will have two or three photos taken. It happens very quickly. Having the right wardrobe and looking the part is something I feel is […]

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Practice This Technique and Your Photos Will Get Noticed

January 20, 2017 0 Comments

Many actors and models have told me how it can be hard for them to show believable expressions and many layers of emotions during a modeling job or while attending a go-see. It is difficult for them because they are not saying any lines. I have had many actors and models tell me that they […]

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Acting & Modeling Quick Tip: What to do When You Need a Reader for a Home Audition

January 12, 2017 6 Comments

In today’s time there are certain markets within the United States that allow actors to shoot auditions from home. You might be in a situation where you live alone or you have a last minute audition that must be sent in immediately and there is no one available for you to have as a reader. […]

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7 Steps To Getting More Acting Work

December 29, 2016 0 Comments

Every actor I know is always trying to figure out the magic formula to book more jobs. And while landing roles isn’t entirely about the money, if you are a full-time or even a part-time actor, every booking helps. Not knowing when your next job will happen can add stress to your life, and then […]

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Audition for an Acting or Modeling Job and Didn’t Book it? Do This.

December 26, 2016 0 Comments

Have you ever attended an audition for an acting job or modeling job you really wanted , but didn’t book it? Many people will tell you that it is so important to do the audition and then let it go. Stop thinking and dwelling on the audition and move on to the next one. But, […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – The #1 Question You Need to Ask at Every Go-See

December 23, 2016 0 Comments

When an actor or model is attending a go-see, there is one question that you absolutely need to ask if you really want to give yourself your best chance in booking the job. By not asking this question, you are making it really hard to be cast in the project. Share with others what strategies […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Avoid the Mistake I Made at an Audition

December 9, 2016 2 Comments

I have no idea if what I did at my audition had any bearing on booking or not booking the job, but I know that I did not feel great after walking out of the audition. Even after many years, I am always learning new things about the industry and want to share them with […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – This Saved My Audition

November 30, 2016 0 Comments

This was a really difficult audition. The job is for an on-camera narrator for a training film. The words were very technical, but they had to be delivered in a smooth and friendly way. And, the client did not want anyone using the script during the audition. If you ever experienced anything like this, please […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Great Organization for Helping Veterans Get Film/TV Jobs

November 11, 2016 4 Comments

It can be difficult for Veterans to get a jump start and find work in the film and TV industry. Veterans in Film and Television is a great non-profit organization that helps Veterans get jobs in the film and TV industry.  Here is the link for this organization vftla.org. If you know of any helpful organizations […]

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Didn’t Book the Job? Here is How to Deal With It

November 7, 2016 0 Comments

This is an article I wrote for BackStage. Have you ever gone to an audition or go-see for a job you really wanted? And, you find out that you did not book the job. It can be a tough thing to hear. I want to share with you some helpful and healthy ways to best […]

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The Ultimate List of Websites for Actors

November 2, 2016 0 Comments

For both the beginner to the experienced actor, finding really helpful acting web sites can be difficult and time consuming. Getting the chance to connect and learn from other industry professionals is essential to growth and success. That is why on my web site www.howtoactandmodel.com, I share incredible information that will help actors learn more […]

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What is the Perfect Headshot Size for an Actor or Actress?

October 31, 2016 0 Comments

When I first got started in the acting industry I was told that in order to get work I first needed a great headshot. I knew what a mug shot and yearbook photo looked like, but a headshot, I was clueless. I asked my friend how I go about getting a head shot taken and […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – The 3 Essential Questions You Must Ask Before Accepting an Audition

October 26, 2016 0 Comments

When you are invited to attend an audition or go-see (the model’s audition) there are three essential questions you need to ask prior to accepting the audition. Without getting the answers to these questions, you could be setting yourself up for an embarrassing situation that could be harmful to yourself as well as your agent. […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Not Booking the Audition Can Be Good

October 20, 2016 4 Comments

Sometimes you walk out of a film, TV or commercial audition and you think that your read was really good. You did what you wanted to do during the audition. And, that you liked how you did with the  adjustment that the casting director or director asked you to make. Then you find out who […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – This One Audition Mistake Could Cost You From Booking the Job

October 17, 2016 4 Comments

There is one thing that many actors do during an audition that can keep them from giving a great performance. This is not something that actors or actresses have to practice a lot. It does not take years to perfect. It is actually something very simple that will completely change your audition and make it […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Should an Actor or Actress Audition for a Role that is Not Perfect For Them

October 1, 2016 0 Comments

If an actor or an actress is asked to audition for a film, TV show or even a TV commercial and they don’t quite fit the character’s description, what should they do? Share your thoughts on my www.facebook.com/howtomodel page or below so others can learn from you as well.  

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