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Acting Studio to TV Studio- Becoming a Professional

Every Summer thousands of young drama students graduate from their college, university or conservatory programs only to face the biggest hurdle of their lives. How do you get started in your professional acting career? Even if you’re enthusiastic and well trained, you need help with practical questions: Where to go- NY or LA? Or should […]

Creating your Network- Doubling your income

First of all what is a network? How does that relate to being an actor? “A network is a large group of people who communicate, are interconnected and work together as a system.” If you create a network you double, triple, exponentially multiply your work opportunities a gazillion times. The more people who know you, […]

What a Marketing Coach Can Do For You

When you work with a Marketing Coach, you are in touch weekly to accomplish all the things that will make you confident, prepared and professional. Just having a head shot and resume is not enough- a first step, maybe, but to be really up-to-speed you need both marketing tools and marketing tactics. And for that […]

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 […]

Learning When to Say NO!

I once had a very powerful agent at a major theatrical agency with movie star clients. At the time, I was a “soap star” client making a hefty six figure income. He stopped me one day and asked if I wanted to move on, get to the next level. I thought he was talking about […]

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 […]

Getting Your Ducks in a Row

 When I was studying theater at Carnegie-Mellon there was a classmate who had  a famous father, an opera singer well  known in Europe. He was very talented and had a huge following. I heard this story about one of his opening nights while performing in a Wagnerian Opera. Always friendly and outgoing, the tenor was […]

What to Say in a Cover Letter

Short, sweet and to the point- tell agents what you play, how you get cast and that you BOOK jobs! If you tell them that you’re- “Marketable, Bookable, Likeable” in a 3-4 sentence NOTE you will get much LARGER response rather than sending an old fashioned “cover letter”. Better yet, email it!