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How Commercial Child Actors Hold Products

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How Commercial Child Actors Hold Products

  How Commercial Child Actors Hold Products Part of being a professional actor is learning how to deal with props. Especially in commercial auditions, it’s important to know exactly how to handle a product. However, it is much easier said than done. You would be surprised to find how the slightest of hesitation can throw off the most seasoned of actors. Second guessing yourself during an audition only leads others to do the same. So, at our acting school, Ms. Mae helps each student get comfortable with this skill. Working with...

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Safeguards on set for the child actor. What parents need to know

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Safeguards on set for the child actor. What parents need to know

Safeguards On Set for the Child Actor. What parents need to know. Whether it be on a movie, commercial or TV show, what are the safety rules to better protect your child?  There are safeguards in place for your child actor. Here is what parents need to know.  New Law When my son was in the biz, there wasn’t the AB1660 law to protect children. This law requires that professionals who work with your child closely, agents, managers, studio teachers, photographers must get finger printed. So a through background check is done. This is...

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Tongue Twisters for Young Actors

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Tongue Twisters for Young Actors

At our acting school, we make sure our students walk into every audition as prepared as possible. Part of that is being comfortable with commercial copy. Catchy slogans littered with alliterations are what advertisers use to make their product stand out from the rest. This can be tricky for young actors. And, that is where tongue twisters can be put to good use. Truly, warming up your facial muscles to speak clearly is a great way to get in the zone before commercial auditions. Also, recitation and repetition are a great way to harness...

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Kids Acting School Cue Card Technique

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Kids Acting School Cue Card Technique

    Cue Card Technique At our kids acting school, our students are prepared for anything that happens in an audition room. When going out on commercial auditions, it’s important to be comfortable working with a cue card. Here is how it works. After you arrive and sign in, you will be able to look at the commercial copy. This is the time to prepare yourself by getting comfortable saying the words on the page. Reciting the script softly to yourself can help with memorization, and makes you feel confident and prepared. Or just go...

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Perform for Award-Winning Actor Director John Walcutt

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Perform for Award-Winning Actor Director John Walcutt

Award Winning Actor Director John Walcutt wants to see you perform!     Would you like to perform for an award winning actor/director? Well, here is your chance. Attend our acting school in Los Angeles before Jan 28, 2017. Come to acting class and get the script you will perform for John Walcutt.  It’s a good idea to RSVP by calling 818-248-5602 or emailing cassidy@321actingstudios.com We have limited space. Newcomers your first class is FREE so come on in and join us! So how did John become an award winning actor...

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How Film Actors Match Shots

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How Film Actors Match Shots

    Just as stage actors need to learn the rules of the stage, film actors need to learn the rules of working on camera. First, it’s imperative to understand exactly what the camera is doing to give the  best performance possible. In the video above, featuring renown actor and coach at our Los Angeles Acting School, John Walcutt, we discuss what “matching shots” means for actors. First, let’s start with the basics. What is Coverage?  Coverage refers to the different angles and shot set ups needed to...

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How to Perform Commercials like a Professional Actor!

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How to Perform Commercials like a Professional Actor!

  Of course you want to perform commercials professional actor! Let’s say you just got cast in a commercial. Congratulations! Wonderful. And let’s say it’s one of the first ones you have booked. You feel good. You feel pretty confident. After all, your audition went great! Just in case you are a bit nervous, when the shoot day arrives, here are 8 tips to help you successfully perform like a seasoned professional actor: Personality Bring it. They liked you the way you were at the audition. You are lucky that you can...

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Best Online Acting Class for Kids,Teens & Young Adults

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Best Online Acting Class for Kids,Teens & Young Adults

Get the Best Online Acting Class for Kids, Teens and Young Adults Hello people!! How are you?  Welcome back to Mae Ross Vlog-Blog. I’ve got something special for you today (drum roll please) How about complimentary online acting classes for your child or teen? Or how about you young adults, want IN? Just click on this link  add your email and the lessons arrive in your inbox. How cool is that? Cool…very cool. Further more, they are taught by top Hollywood acting coach,  Mr. John Walcutt   Listen to a Mom and daughter...

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How to select monologues for child actors

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How to select monologues for child actors

    How to select monologues for the child actor Shared Process Selecting monologues for your child actor does not have to be difficult, if you know the process. First of all, the process should include your child’s ideas. After all, she is the actress. So, listen and share ideas.  Even if she is only 5 years old, be sure she LOVES the monologues she will perform for the industry. I suggest you give her a few choices. She should have both a comedic and a dramatic,  both less than 1 minute monologue. What...

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The Best Dance Training for Actors

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The Best Dance Training for Actors

By Guest Blogger Carrie Daniel As a professional actor, you are always on the move – going to and from auditions, engaging in physical activity on stage and set, and, sometimes (or hopefully often), dancing!  Even if you don’t consider yourself a “dancer” per se, there is a really strong chance that your movement and dancing skills will be called upon at some point in your career, especially if you do stage work.  And even if this is not the case — if you manage to navigate a lifelong career in entertainment without ever dancing...

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