What is your casting type?

What is your casting type?

As an actor do you know how to sell yourself? Whether you’re a child actor, teen actor or adult actor you all have one thing in common; you need to know the roles that you are most likely to land so you can cater your marketing towards that to stop you wasting time and energy.…

3 top tips for effective headshots

Thinking like a business owner is a crucial part of being a successful actor. I understand your need to be creative, express yourself and act as much as you can, but until you put your business hat on you will do little more than seldom land paid roles (by chance) or stay in the circle…

When am I going to see you on TV?

  How sick of that question are you? Or the other favourite, “You’re an actor, have you been on TV?”. What is the obsession with TV? If you’ve been on TV does that somehow make you a more worthy actor? Do you need to be on Emmerdale or Corrie or any other show to be…

Learning lines it's no big deal is it

Learning lines, it’s no big deal is it?

Do you know what the one thing most actors make excuses for, complain about, moan about or feel is the most difficult part of acting?  LEARNING LINES Why? Because if we’re not used to learning lines or see it as a chore, it can be pretty difficult to motivate ourselves to get it done.  As…

Actors: What is your strategy to make it?

When I’m (insert age) I’m going to have won a best actor Oscar and I’m going to be a well respected, in demand actor who everyone who’s anyone wants to work with. I’m going to live in Hollywood, I’ll attend all the red carpet premieres and there’ll be article after article written about me and what an…

ACTORS: How are you getting in the zone?

Getting in the zone is one of those phrases regularly thrown around by actors – “I was sooooo in the zone”, “I just need to get in the zone”.   WHAT IS THIS ZONE AND WHERE IS IT? Don’t worry you don’t need to buy a ridiculously expensive plane ticket to get to it and…

Characters: Do you over think them?

“But that’s really obvious, I made it so much harder for myself.” is one of the most common phrases I hear from actors along with “Louise I’m playing this character, who is she/he?” I regularly get actors book 1:1 private tuition with me because they’ve 1. landed a role and have got in a pickle 2. have a casting but can’t make up their mind on the character or 3. Just need a fresh pair of eyes to help find clarity WHEN…

Are you an X-Factor actor or The Voice actor?

Not Sure? Read on… I’ve been watching The Voice and I’m addicted to it. I love new judge Rita; she’s doing a great job and I love the camaraderie between all four judges. They’re game for a good laugh, which appeals to me BUT they also know their stuff. X-FACTOR It’s entertaining and I appreciate…