Action: The Pursuit Of Acting Excellence

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Here is my exact step-by-step process for auditioning for and booking TV roles. Enjoy.I have put thousands of hours of work into this podcast over the past 5 years, for free. If you have ever gotten anything out of it..any beneficial piece of a
Chris has done a TON of commercial, TV and VO work. TV appearances include recurring roles on For All Mankind, Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, and Boss, as well as roles on House Of Cards, Grey's Anatomy, Sirens , Betrayal, Mob Doctor, and many more.
Michael Kostroff has been in approximately every TV show ever made. In this episode he answers a number of listener questions with topics like rejection, auditioning, starting a career at 40, etc.Get access to more performing arts jobs than any
Welker White is an actor with deep roots in theatre, film, and television. Most recently Welker completed shooting her third film with Martin Scorsese, The Irishman, opposite Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro. On stage Welker has performed on and off
You want my advice? Here you go. I give my thoughts on building a career in acting in this interview from The Tony Rossi Show. Enjoy.Get access to more performing arts jobs than any other platform by going to www.backstage.com/action to get 30
Join Leigh as he visits with actor/performer Justin Guarini. Justin was a finalist in the first season of American Idol in 2002, which served to jump start his performance career. He has since appeared on screen and stage, including in Broadway
In this episode Leigh visits with actress/producer Elysia Rotaru. Elysia is a Vancouver native who recently relocated to Los Angeles. She has many credits under her belt, including ‘Smallville,’ ‘Supernatural,’ a recurring role on ‘Arrow,’ and
"You know how many actors come in here and say 'I just got this last night or I got it two days ago'?...And you know what I say? 'So did the person that's going to fuckin' book it'Jonathan Stanley is the owner of Hot Shots Self Taping in LA. Ov
"It's arrogant to think you know why you didn't get a job"Brendan Taylor was born in North Vancouver, Canada. He completed high school with a bilingual diploma in English and French, he pursued post-secondary education at The University of Brit
On this episode I check in with my western correspondent in the field; Nelson Ritthaler. After 365 days of pursuing a career acting in LA he breaks down what's gone right, what's gone wrong and everything in between. Enjoy.
Alyshia Ochse is a Los Angeles-based actress and bestselling author. Just a few of her credits include recurring roles in "The Purge", "Ballers", "Life Sentence", "Satisfaction", "Days of Our Lives", "General Hospital", "Hart of Dixie", "True D
"The most important thing about booking all those shows is don't fucking DO anything...just don't fucking do anything!"On this episode TV, Film, Commercial, Stage and VO actor Jay Klaitz discusses how he approaches auditioning. I guarantee you'
"You have to be savvy from the start"In this episode: Actor, and returning guest of the show, Michael Kostroff (The Wire, The Deuce, Damages, Billions, etc) and I discuss everything that DOESN'T have to do directly with the auditioning process.
From effective "self-tape" auditions to who should seek representation in Atlanta, talent manager Laureen Muller comes on the show to discuss these topics as well as much, much more.http://rcmtalent.com
“As an actor, you’re only as good as your ideas.”In this episode Leigh visits with renowned acting coach Terry Knickerbocker. Terry is a graduate of the Experimental Theatre Wing at NYU, where he is still a member of the core faculty. He traine
Tony Howell is a digital strategist for Emmy, Grammy, Tony, Oscar, and Olivier award-winning artists. His work has been featured by Google, Squarespace, SAG-AFTRA, Actors' Equity, and more. Before becoming an entrepreneur, he was an actor for 2
On this episode my guest is Courtney Rioux. Courtney can be seen on NBC’s Chicago Med as Paramedic Courtney. Her voice can currently be heard on spots for Jimmy Dean, McDonalds Happy Meal, and Hershey’s. As a Clarity Coach she helps her client
Seth Barrish has been a professional acting coach and teacher for more than 30 years.  An award-winning actor, director, and Artistic Director, he has spent the last three decades focusing on techniques that maximize spontaneity and bring perfo
Michael Kostroff has been in approximately every TV show ever made. Here's his advice on auditioning for co-star roles.www.WeAudition.com (25% with code ACTION25)www.audibletrial.com/actionpodcasthttp://www.auditionpsych101.comhttps://twitter.c
On this episode my friend and fellow actor Nelson Ritthaler and I discuss an incredibly beneficial exercise for actors that we have been practicing. Enjoy.www.WeAudition.com (25% with code ACTION25) www.audibletrial.com/actionpodcast
On this episode, actor Kevin L Johnson, who plays Sam Dermody on the hugely popular Netflix show Ozark. Enjoy.www.WeAudition.com (25% with code ACTION25)www.audibletrial.com/actionpodcast
Larry Moss is one of the most sought after acting coaches in the world today. He worked with Helen Hunt on As Good As It Gets, Tobey Maguire on Seabiscuit, Hillary Swank on Boy Don’t Cry and Million Dollar Baby, Leonardo DiCaprio on The Aviator
Larry Moss is one of the most sought after acting coaches in the world today. He worked with Helen Hunt on As Good As It Gets, Tobey Maguire on Seabiscuit, Hillary Swank on Boy Don’t Cry and Million Dollar Baby, Leonardo DiCaprio on The Aviator
Michael Kostroff returns to discuss tips for auditioning and working in comedy for people who consider themselves "unfunny"For all information on Michael's upcoming workshops go to...http://www.auditionpsych101.comALSO! Go meet Michael and get
This episode is an interview with a friend of mine about his experience attending a Summer Intensive, which is a condensed acting conservatiory experience where students are in class all day, 6 days, for 6 weeks. The school he attended did not
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