Posts tagged resources for actors

Ready for It

Today’s column is going to be all about me. And a little bit about you, if you’re ready for it. I recently experienced a major shift, and I blame Steven Pressfield‘s The War of Art…

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Understanding Upfronts

So, the upfronts are an annual experience in New York, where network execs trot out shows’ stars in an attempt to get as much excitement generated about their new fall line-ups as possible… in order…

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Get Ready for LA

I keep promising myself I’m going to write the dang “how to prep for a move to LA” column and I keep not doing it, because the task is somewhat overwhelming. I mean, the easiest…

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Your Show Bible

I spend a lot of time talking about the importance of the understanding that this is a business built on relationships. I also spend a lot of time talking about the importance of doing research…

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Agent-Free Auditioning

Hmm… getting auditions on your own. Well, it ain’t easy! (Not that it’s easy even when you have a team of professionals pitching you and calling in favors and hustling and leaning on relationships to…

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The Delicate Art of Self-Promotion

I’ve written before about Self-Promotion, Rookie Orientation, and Publicists, but never have I really gotten into detail about “The Delicate Art of Self-Promotion.” And believe me, it is delicate. You — as a consumer of…

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Couple o’ Quickies

Hi Bonnie, As always, I look forward every week to eagerly read your column. I agree — casting is like shopping. Right now, I am doing extras casting for a small small indie film and…

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Pitch Clinic

So, I’ve been working with this group of actors for a few months and recently someone asked whether we could develop pitches. Immediately, others in the group murmured approval for that idea. One had a…

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Tea with Jessica Bendinger

This week’s column will be a bit different than my usual offering because I wanted to share with you some great stuff that came from my tea date with Jessica Bendinger (she wrote Bring It…

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