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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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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Great Way to Solve a Script Issue

September 27, 2016 0 Comments

When an actor or actress is having an issue with their lines, there are many options. Some people simply ignore the problem and just get through the day. Other actors might pick fights on a set in order to get their way. Here is another option for a great and healthy way of getting what […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Don’t Do This at an Audition

September 26, 2016 0 Comments

When some actors or actresses are called into the casting directors office and are about to begin their audition, they normally say hello and shake hands prior to the audition. They are trying to make a personal connection with whom they are reading for. You don’t want to do this.  Don’t make this mistake prior […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Even When the Character Description is Not Right For You, Sometimes You Should Still Audition

September 13, 2016 4 Comments

There are times when you see the character description for a project and you immediately think that this is not right for you. If the character itself seems right, sometimes you should still consider submitting yourself. If you have ever submitted or booked a job that did not seem right for you, leave a comment […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick – Don’t Make the Mistake I Made That Cost Me $2,000

August 31, 2016 0 Comments

I made this mistake around 25 years ago. It was an incredibly painful experience, but was an incredible learning experience. I am sharing it with you in this Vlog. Let me and others know about any mistakes you made that you learned from. Share it on my www.facebook.com/howtomodel page or post it here.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – You Need to do This When Work is Slow

August 23, 2016 4 Comments

When you are finding that you are getting few acting or modeling auditions, go-sees or jobs, here is what you need to do. If you have found success when work is slow, please share your suggestions with others at the bottom of the Vlog and on my www.facebook.com/howtomodel page.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – This is When You Need to Turn the Job Down

August 15, 2016 2 Comments

There are times when it is essential that you say no to a job. I know that is a very hard thing to do. Watch this video and see why I said no to this job. This is the 3rd time in my 30 – plus year career I have turned down a job. Share […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip on How to Market Yourself and Get Bookings

August 15, 2016 0 Comments

Here is a great acting and modeling Quick Tip that will help you market yourself and get acting and modeling work. If you have any marketing suggestions for actors and models share them here.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Not Working Can Be Great For Your Career

August 9, 2016 0 Comments

I can’t believe it has been almost 3 weeks since I last sent you an Acting and Modeling Quick Tip. I don’t think I have ever had that long of a stretch of not sending you updated info. However, there was a good reason for the delay. Getting the opportunity  to be completely out of […]

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Should You Accept a Local Hire Contract?

July 17, 2016 6 Comments

If you are fortunate enough to be offered a local hire contract, should you accept it or turn it down? There are different ways to view this offer, but I will share what I have always done in my acting and modeling career. Advantage of Accepting a Local Hire Contract Even  if you spend money […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Always Do This When Submitting a JPEG

July 5, 2016 8 Comments

Whenever you are submitting a JPEG for either acting or modeling, always use this tip. Share your information with others below. Do you have any interesting tips that will help actors and or models when submitting their images?

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How to Use Your Acting Skills and Book Modeling Jobs

June 21, 2016 2 Comments

When I first got started in the industry, in 1984, I had no idea that there was such a thing as commercial modeling. When I heard the word model, I immediately thought of supermodels walking down runways. Learning about commercial modeling has changed my career and life.  What is Commercial Modeling? Let me first quickly […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Try This if You Are Not Paid For a Job

June 15, 2016 2 Comments

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Putting Acting and Modeling Jobs Into Perspective

May 30, 2016 8 Comments

I wanted to take a moment and share some important information with you today that has nothing to do with acting or modeling.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip This Might be Why You Did Not Book the Film or TV Audition

May 26, 2016 8 Comments

If you went to an audition for a feature film or a TV show and did not book the job, maybe this is the reason why. If you have an interesting story about why you did not book an audition, leave a note below.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip: These Words From a Director Made Me a Better Actor

May 16, 2016 0 Comments

I was working on a film yesterday and these words from the director, completely changed my read. It is incredible how just a word or two from a great director can give an actor the information to make some important and interesting adjustments to his or her read. If you have ever been given some interesting […]

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – How to Find Acting and Modeling Jobs

May 7, 2016 2 Comments

It is always best to have an agent submit you for a job and negotiate for you. But, even if you have an agent, you can be proactive and find work on your own. Here are a few list serves that you can sign up for. You might want to search and find some Yahoo […]

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[Acting and Modeling Quick Tip] Don’t Ever Do This Without Asking

April 28, 2016 5 Comments

Whether you are on a set, at an audition or attending a go-see, never do this without first asking the other actor or model.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – How to Feel the Love

April 20, 2016 0 Comments

Use this when you have to feel love and warmth towards another talent.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Don’t Fall Into This Trap Before an Audition

March 8, 2016 4 Comments

It is really easy to make this mistake before the audition begins. Don’t!!! Leave a comment if you experienced a problem either before or during your audition.

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Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – If This Happens to You on a Set – Try This

March 4, 2016 3 Comments

If this happens to you while on a set, here is something you should try. Let others know if you have run into problems on a set and how you dealt with them.

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