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  • Bold Acting Choices

    How to Make Bold Choices in Your Self-Tape

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    Have you ever pondered the question: what the heck is a “bold choice” and how do I make one in a self-tape? If this question sounds familiar, you’re in the right place. Teachers and...

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    Writing Comedy

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    When it comes to the blank page: there’s nothing quite so exciting or challenging as comedy. It requires knowledge, experience, careful planning and excellent structuring—and yet, the desired result is often the exact opposite...

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    How to Play Status as an Actor

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    Conflict is the essence of drama. Conflict is generated by status, as characters scramble over one another to reach the top of their food chain. Status is everywhere in storytelling. In every scene or relationship,...

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    How to Nail a Callback

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    A callback! Holy Guacamole folks, this is huge. Congratulations. We’re talking about a huge and exciting step forward in our audition experience. A callback is a huge leap closer to securing a role in...

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    Guide to a Successful Rehearsal Process

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    Rehearsal. What a crazy time. A rehearsal process, particularly in theatre, can be wonderful, terrifying, challenging, highly emotional, unbelievably funny and can push us way out of our comfort zones. Today we’re going to...

Acting Information and Resources

Sonnet 106

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In this sonnet, we see the poet directly referencing their own poetry, a theme we encounter many times throughout the sonnets. This is quite a sweet sonnet, we hear the poet essentially say to the...

Voice Over Equipment Guide

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Today, we are taking a look at everything you need to take your voice-over home studio to the next level. We will take you, step-by-step, through the voice-over equipment you need in order to do...

Guide to a Successful Rehearsal Process

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Rehearsal. What a crazy time. A rehearsal process, particularly in theatre, can be wonderful, terrifying, challenging, highly emotional, unbelievably funny and can push us way out of our comfort zones. Today we’re going to be...

When to Get an Acting Agent

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At StageMilk, we interact daily with actors of all ages and experience levels from all over the world. One of the most common goals for actors who are beginning their journey, regardless of age or...

Ten Tips for Voice Actors

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Earlier this year I wrote a show that got a Government grant and went up at the Sydney Opera House. I played the role of Vox, or narrator, which involved seven hours of vocal recording...

Where to Find Auditions

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If you don’t know where to look, finding auditions can seem really overwhelming. It’s kind of like the second act of a horror movie where the protagonist is running through dark corridors just trying to...