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The Key to Chemistry On and Off Screen. (One-Upmanship)

The Key to Chemistry On and Off Screen. (One-Upmanship) written by Benson Simmonds Every actor dreams of knowing how to develop instant chemistry with the casting director at an audition and with the other actor on set. We’ve all met someone and felt a spark, whether it was a potential love...
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3 Questions To Answer To Brand Yourself Successfully As An Actor

3 Questions To Answer To Brand Yourself Successfully As An Actor Written by Benson Simmonds Let’s face it.  As actors we all want the same thing – to work! We want the chance to joyously share our talents and we dream of being able to make huge artistic contributions in film,...
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Actors Investing in Their Careers

Actors Investing in Their Careers To be an actor, you have to really invest in yourself. Well, at least to be a successful actor. Investing in yourself is more than just time though. Being an actor also means investing actual money into your career. What would you be spending your...
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Actors’ False Assumptions About Film Directors

Actors' False Assumptions About Film Directors
Actors' False Assumptions About Film Directors The relationship between actors and film directors isn’t always what actors think. Film directors do not always see things in the same way that actors do. Many actors strive to “be really connected” and prove they “know how to listen.” In reality, directors aren’t...
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Monologue Tips For Monologue Dread

Monologue Tips For Monologue Dread This week on SmartActors, we are tackling monologues! *Insert groans and complaints here* So we know a lot of actors dread the monologue request for an audition. A lot. We are going to try to give you a few monologue tips to help you suck...
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