Before I dive in – Did you join my free webinar on The ARG 3-Part Process For Getting A 💩-Ton of Auditions?! If not there are only TWO more times available and there will NOT be a replay. There is SO much great content that can help you jump-start your acting career, and it’s FREE. Click here to choose the time that works best for you. You don’t want to miss this…
Now… back to #GuruTips! Are you ready for your close up? The camera picks up everything – every nuance, every twitch, every raised eyebrow. As a film and tv actor, it’s your job to know how to scale back your performance when the director pushes in for the close up (without losing any emotional impact).
Even actors with on-camera training have sometimes found themselves fired from a job because they don’t understand the key differences between the ever-important close-up and other shot sizes.
The last thing any actor wants is to be fired, right? I’m sharing a resource that will make sure this doesn’t happen to you. Learn more below!

You do NOT want to be the actor who gets FIRED from set because they can’t kill a close-up! This is a SKILL, so  learn how to master it and learn why it matters with this free 3-part video series from @realwendydavis! via @ActResourceGuru @Ajarae! #ActorsLife #ShareClick to Tweet This Episode of #GuruTips!

Don’t worry, because you can learn how to master the art of the close up skill in the FREE 3-part video series, “How To Be Captivating In A Close Up.” from 4-time Series Lead, Wendy Davis.
Here’s what you’ll learn:
  • The 4 secrets  to create a captivating close up every time, and why it matters.
  • How to create a close up in an emotionally and physically intense scene without looking like an amateur
  • What NOT to do in a close up and see first hand why mastering this shot size can make (or break) your career
  • Wendy breaks down two Oscar-winning performances and shows you how these actors use the close up to make you fall in love with them (and how you can too)
Not only is Wendy amazing but this content is great! Click here to grab these videos now.

And remember – your time is running out to learn the The ARG 3-Part Process For Getting A 💩-Ton of Auditions. There will NOT be a replay, so don’t miss out on this seriously fantastic content. Click here to grab your spot.

See you in the webinar!
Ajarae Coleman | Workshop Guru



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Ajarae Coleman is a working actress living in Los Angeles. You can see her on shows like ABC’s SCANDAL, REVENGE, PRIVATE PRACTICE, and THE CATCH, CBS’s THE McCARTHYS, 2 BROKE GIRLS, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, NBC’s DAYS OF OUR LIVES, TNT’s PERCEPTION, I'M SORRY on Netflix, and more. Ajarae founded Acting Resource Guru (ARG) in 2012 to give actors practical steps to book more work and take ownership of their careers. In 2020, Ajarae launched The Table, an exclusive online membership for actors who crave an artistic life that goes beyond just booking gigs. They are ready to make a greater impact, which looks like building communities of collaborators, creating their own opportunities, and developing residual income streams. Ajarae believes that actors play a huge role in bringing forth a reality where every being on the planet is safe and valued, and The Table empowers actors to claim their seat. Join the Interest List at to be notified when the doors open for new members.


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