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What Should You Place on Your Acting 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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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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I Did Something Crazy – and Glad I Did

August 18, 2017 9 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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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 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 this might be a […]

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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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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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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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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 & 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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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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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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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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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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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 – 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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