In How To Audition For Commercials Part 1 we talked about how to walk into the audition room like a booking machine. Now, I’ll share a few tips for the actual read. We’ll discuss memorization, staying positive, and commercial improv. Let’s do this! SHOULD I MEMORIZE THE SCRIPT? It doesn’t hurt! However, it’s not uncommon to see the script for the first time when you arrive at … [Read more...] about How To Audition For Commercials: Part 2
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This series is for those of you hoping to find a home in the commercial game because they’re certainly a whole other animal than “regular acting.” Auditioning for them is another skill set you’ll need to refine. I’d like to share with you a few lessons I’ve learned over the years while auditioning for commercials. 1. WATCH COMMERCIALS. I totally get the desire to fast forward through … [Read more...] about How To Audition For Commercials: Part 1
I was at my local farmer’s market last week, just browsing around. Ok, I’ll be honest, I was hunting for free samples – get off my back!I passed several fruit vendors without paying much attention. But one of them, toward the end, was offering free samples. Score!As I reached for a berry, the vendor gave me the deets: "These strawberries are locally grown, organic, and picked fresh this morning." … [Read more...] about Selling Yourself As An Actor (Tips We Got From The Farmer’s Market)
Due to the recent tax laws, many actors are weighing the options of turning their business into a corporation. In most cases, becoming an S-Corp.There are many financial variables that go into deciding to incorporate. There’s a great discussion of it in this episode of Audrey Helps Actors. And if you’re seriously considering making this move, I recommend talking to one of the fine tax preparers at … [Read more...] about What Should I Name My Corporation?