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Acting Tips

Welcome to the Acting Tips section of the site. Listed here are all our latest Acting Tips. These tips are written by our core writers Andrew Hearle, Luke McMahon, Jim Harwood and James Waters as well as many others. All our writers are trained, professional actors. These guilt free acting snacks aim at helping actors develop their craft, rethink there personal methodology and inspire confidence.

If something works for you use it, if not don't try to force one of our acting tips to work; every actor is different. Please let us know your thoughts on any of the Acting Tips listed here. If you have a question about any element of your acting, let us know and we will endeavour to help you out in any way we can.

Budgeting for Actors

Living paycheque-to-paycheque is stressful. I’ve been doing it for the past 5 years, and it absolutely sucks. Being financially unstable kind of goes hand in hand with pursuing a creative career. So we need to...

The Stages of an Acting Career

Every actor wants a career – to be paid to do what they love, and quit that horrible casual job. Unfortunately, very few are able to reach that point – and for most, it can...

How to Upgrade to a Better Agent

Acting agents and managers are the gatekeepers of this industry, and an actor’s success, or lack thereof can largely depend upon their representation. This is not to say that talent and hard work doesn’t go...

5 Ways to Get an Audition This Week

Ah, the age old dilemma of being an incredible actor, but not getting any auditions… The cold hard truth of the matter is; regardless of how incredible you are at acting, that does not guarantee...

Practice Makes Progress

“Practice makes perfect” Maybe for beer pong, but when it comes to acting, or anything creative for that matter, practice does not make perfect. But it does make progress. This one’s for all the perfectionists...

How to Have a Lasting Acting Career

You’re probably thinking: how can an actor under 30 talk about having a long lasting acting career, when his hasn’t even started!? Well at the tender age of 29 I can already see talented actors...

Work that actors should be doing every day

Wake up. Check your phone. Shower. Eat. Go work your casual job in a cafe down the road. Finish work. Go home. Eat. Watch Netflix. Does your day look a little bit like this every...

The Art of Relaxing…

For a creative ambitious perfectionist, relaxing is much easier said than done. I wanted to take some time to talk about relaxing, and taking time off for creative people, because often we feel like we...

Acting Assets: what is an acting toolkit?

Your acting assets are what make you employable. This industry is tough, because there is a whole lot of actors out there, and not enough work for them all. Which is why it is absolutely,...

10 Ways for Actors to Practice Self-Care

As I write this article, IT’S APRIL ALREADY. I made a commitment this year to take better care of myself. I am a notorious over-achiever, and I don’t participate in “relaxation.” My motto is: I’ll...