All tagged film

What Does "Too Theatrical" Even Mean??

Describing an actor as being “too theatrical” means that the actor is not authentic, and any actor, whether they do plays or have never stepped foot on a stage, can be inauthentic.  I hate that the theatre stigma is bandied about so broadly and applied blindly to all theatre trained actors.

4 Things You Need To Know About Casting Directors

I've been a CD for 24 years now.  Jeff Greenberg (Frasier, Modern Family) gave me my big break and helped me achieve my dreams.   I've been in the inner sanctum known as Network TV (before Cable as we know it) and I've struggled to make ends meet working in New Media.  I truly have seen it all . . . and I'm here to tell you, we are human.

Discover Yourself

”I’ve come to realize, because of all the hours I’ve spent in that room, that the key ingredients to the Art of Charisma are  self-knowledge (with self-acceptance) and balance.  In order to tap into the full power of your individual charisma,  you absolutely must know who you are and then have the ability to reveal that true self in The Room.  If you aren’t brave enough to look deep within in order to truly know and accept who you are, then you most likely won’t be a very good actor.”