Start Watching Commercials! | Acting Resource Guru

Start Watching Commercials!

Raise your hand if you mostly (or entirely) watch TV via streaming? 🙋 Now raise your hand if you pay those extra couple bucks a month to have no commercials? 🙋🙋🙋 I get it. I'm...
Know Your Casting! | Acting Resource Guru

Know Your Casting!

Happy Tuesday! Today I'm sharing with you an easy way to help you figure out one of the most important things you need to know as an actor: your casting. Also known...
What To Expect During Episodic Season | Acting Resource Guru

What To Expect During Episodic Season

This is my favorite time of year: Episodic Season! From July until November/December, episodic television is in production, meaning now is the time to get that co-star or guest star on your...
How To Stand In Your Power – And Own The Room (before even entering it) | Acting Resource Guru

How To Stand In Your Power and Own The Room (before even entering it)

This week's #GuruTips for Actors post is from #GuestGuru, Paula Pister! (You may have caught her previous interviews with us in our #HealthyActorSeries.) As an actress, health coach, yoga teacher, costume designer and...
How To Taft-Hartley Yourself | Workshop Guru

How To Taft-Hartley Yourself

** MAY 16, 2017 UPDATE: We were notified that SAG-AFTRA will no longer be processing Taft-Hartley reports for low budget new media projects. We made a GuruTips video explaining this in...
Stop Blaming Your Agent | Acting Resource Guru

Stop Blaming Your Agent

We all know the feeling: You want to be auditioning but your agent just isn't getting you auditions! I'm going to let you in on a little secret... It's not your agent's...

How To Nail Your Online Casting Submissions (with guests from CastingAbout!)

When actors join my Facebook group Actors Who Get It, I ask "What is your biggest frustration?" Can you guess what the top answer is? Yup. Not enough auditions. Maybe you can relate. There...
Get Effective Headshot Feedback at Workshops | Workshop Guru

Get Effective Headshot Feedback at Workshops

A lot of us actors wonder what questions we should ask to get the most out of our casting and agent workshops.  If you've asked yourself this question, you're not alone. ...
Pilot Season Slow? Keep Your Head Up! | Acting Resource Guru

Pilot Season Slow? Keep Your Head Up!

A casting director once told me that to be a working actress and have a successful pilot season, an actress needs to be going out 2-3x per day... minimum! What?! We're told...
How To Prepare For Pilot Season | #PilotSeasonSeries Vol. 1 | Workshop Guru

How To Prepare For Pilot Season | #PilotSeasonSeries Vol. 1

Happy #GuruTipsTuesday actors! Welcome back from your vacation, and hope you had an incredible New Year's with friends and family! We're kicking off Season Two of #GuruTips2016 with our new #PilotSeasonSeries! Pilot Season...
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Why Actors Need Sleep | #HealthyActorSeries

Spring is here and I'll bet you could use some "recharging" after a crazy pilot season. All too often, between all the day job...