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5 Steps to a Successful Self Taped Audition

 The 5 Do’s and Don’t’s You just got a phone call from your agent or a favorite casting director (who knows you don’t have an agent to submit you for this) who wants to include you in a casting for a major role on a new pilot or film…Yay! That’s great news until you think […]

What Makes a Good Monologue?

   1. One that entertains us. No one in the industry wants to watch an actor working really hard to impress them with their “acting” when the piece is boring to begin with. Choose a monologue you LOVE doing so WE WILL LOVE WATCHING YOU. 2. One that “fits you like a glove” so we […]

What is Your Brand? Why do you Need one?

The best way to successfully jump start your acting career is to clarify what you are selling. What is your Market? Niche? Brand? The first step for most actors is getting roles in unpaid off-off Broadway showcases which give you experience on stage or in student/indie films which give you experience in front of a […]

Video – How to Get an Agent in 30 Days or Less

Gwyn teaches over 300 actors at THE SHOWBIZ EXPO How to Get an AGENT…in 30 Days or Less! Those who followed up and worked with Gwyn really jumpstarted  their Career. See what they have to say! P.S. If you’re ready to take your career to the NEXT LEVEL or you want to work with a […]

Closing the Deal- Getting SIGNED Representation!

 After you’ve gotten to be a master at your IN PERSON meetings, your MAIL OUTS, Your FOLLOW UPS and your EMAIL CAMPAIGNS you should have developed a sizable Network of Industry folk who know you. If they haven’t opted out of your email communications, it’s a pretty sure thing that they like hearing from you. […]

Getting That Perfect Agent

Everyone has heard of the story of Cinderella- it’s a major part of our culture. And it’s a fairy tale. Most little girls grow up in our society thinking that one day “their prince will come…” to rescue them from the mean stepmother, the rotten childhood, the misunderstanding parents -and take them away from the […]

The Most Crucial 30 Seconds of Your Career

Before you enter a room to meet an agent, audition for a casting director, interview with the producer of the film, greet the star of the film (who decides if you’re going to play opposite him) or just have coffee and chat with the writer of the TV series you need to really prepare. Prepare […]

Marketing Tips For Actors – The 10 Myths of Soap Operas

  Myth One: Only pretty people or models can work on Soaps. Wrong. Soaps now hire all sizes, shapes, colors, ages. “Real” people are necessary to portray seventy-five percent of the roles daily – nurses, policemen, attorneys, judges, doctors, boutique owners, journalists…the list goes on. Myth Two: Regional Accents (New York, Southern, Hispanic, etc) are […]