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Acting Career Interviews
Just recently, the production team from ActingCareerStartUp.com returned from LA where we conducted several intervierws that are now posted on this website. Here below you will find a complete, up-to-date list of these very informative interviews with casting directors, agents, acting teachers and other acting industry professionals. If you are at the beginning of your acting career, then it is well worth the time to have a look at these videos.
These exclusive acting career interviews here on ActingCareerStartUp.com are available by clicking on the links below:
An ordinary woman explains:
How it is possible to make money from home (to fund your acting career. Click here to see the video.
Acting Teacher, Acting Coach for Kids and Founder of The Playground Acting Conservatory in Los Angeles:
About wanting to be on Disney Channel. Click here to see the video.
The difference between an acting coach and acting teacher. Click here to see the video.
What acting classes for kids are like. Click here to see the video.
Hollywood Casting Director April Webster (Lost, 2012, Mission Impossible III, CSI Crime Scene Investigation):
Advice on starting an acting career & on whether to move to NY or LA, also starting an acting career in a small town: Click here to see the video.
Mistakes actors make when auditioning & other general audition advice. Click here to see the video.
ActingCareerStartUp.com creator Anthony Smith talks about:
7 Things actors can learn from Wall Street investors. Click here to see the video.
Young Actress and Acting Student in LA Jesse Moreno:
How she became interested in acting and who helped her the most. Click here to see the video.
How she had a breakthrough in acting class and learned how to cry. Click here to see the video.
More Acting Career Interviews
NEW! Young LA Actress Nadine Orona:
How to avoid one common acting scam, Click here to see the video.
LA Working Actor (Heroes) David H. Lawrence XVII:
What to do to start an acting career the right way. His own personal experience. Click here to see the video.
Acting Success Coaches Robert and Michelle Colt talk about the most important thing actors need to do to achieve success in their careers. Click here to see the video.
Hollywood Acting Coach Bernard Hiller talks about:
The biggest mistake actors make, "The George Clooney Rule" and more. Click here to see the video.
NEW! How to find success in acting. Click here to see the video.
LA Casting Director Gabrielle Evans takes you through the entire casting process from the moment you submit your headshot and resume for an acting job, all the way through until you actually get the job...or not. She also talks about what she expects of actors when the come in for auditions and what she looks for on a resume. Click here to see the video.
Actor and Young Actors Studio founder Jeff Alan-Lee talks about what it's like studying acting in his school for teens. He also tells you which classes to take first and why AND he even has some advice for parents of young actors. Click here to see the video.
More Acting Career Interviews
Hollywood Kids Commercial Talent Agent talks at length about:
The audition process and how he actuall helps kids to give their best at auditons. He also has something to say about aspiring actors who don't live in LA and what they could do to audition. And, aside from some advice for parents of child actors, he also talks about how much money child actors can make doing commercials.
Click here to see the video Part 1.
Click here to see the video Part 2.
LA Actor and former Arrested Development star (Buster) Tony Hale talks about how he broke into acting, made the move to LA from New York and the sacrifices he made to get where he is today. He also has some words for aspiring actors who want to break into the business, but who live in small towns. Click here to see the video.
Actress and Acting Teacher for teens Elisa Eliot talks about how she broke into the business and made the move to LA from Houston, Texas. She talks about her experience acting as a child and she also speaks about her time at Yale studying acting. Click here to see the video.
Stay tuned for more acting career interviews, by signing up for the acting career blog.
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I want to say you changed my life. I want to be an actress so bad, but i began losing motivation when I couldn't figure out what to do. And then I found you! Thanks to you, I'm taking my first acting classes next month! Yippee!
Sara, Pasadena, CA
Just wanted to thank you for bringing me in to [audition for the video], meet you and chat this Saturday. I was really excited to hear about your working on actingcareerstartup.com and even took a look at it today - it's awesome! You are very well-spoken, knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and it shows through the work that you do! I hope our paths in the industry will cross again and really enjoyed meeting you. Thanks, again and best wishes with your very important work!
Gretchen, NY, NY