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Category: auditions

At what point do I have to get new headshots?

I’ve been hard on my knees. Years of theater, musical theater, and a couple of jobs that involved heavy lifting, and I’ve beaten the crap out of them. Bone on bone arthritis. Ouch. Having had quite enough of that, thank you very much, I started seeing a specialist for the routine of cortisone shots, physical therapy, gel…
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New Voice-over Demos!

  Trying to get a head start on the whole “New year, new you” bullshit, I’ve been getting some new voice-over demos ready to roll. I’m also going to try and standardize my spelling of voice-over to the hyphenated version. I’ve been very higgledy-piggledy with it, and that’s not good unless you have someone checking your…
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My lips are sealed

One of those exciting days. Working the kinks out of a new home self-tape setup after taking an online class with Johanna Jowett, one of the casting directors at Corrigan & Johnston Casting in North Carolina. Trying to simplify the setup, so it isn’t such a PITA and it’s portable, so I can knock one…
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Sanitized for your protection

I had an audition the other day at Heery-Loftus Casting in Philadelphia. When I got there, out of habit I went to the table where the sign-in sheet usually lives. It wasn’t there. Instead, there was a sign that said [and I’m summarizing here]: Out of an abundance of caution, we’re doing away with the…
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Not for the weak

I caught a commercial the other day. One that sounded familiar. Oh, yeah! I auditioned for that! And, oh, look! There’s the other guy that was at the callback. Huh. I guess he got it. Good for him. I can see why they cast him. His take on it was a little less comedic than…
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Musings on the eve of new Headshots

I don’t like headshots. I don’t like posing for them. I don’t like sorting through a billion them to find which the one or two to use. [That’s simpler now that I don’t have to decide on one or two to have mass produced, at least. Thanks, digital world!] I don’t enjoy most things about…
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A Funny thing happened on the way to the audition

Funny now anyway. Not so much Tuesday on the turnpike, miles from the Hickory Run rest stop. All of a sudden, one of those suspicious farts. Alarming, you might say. A red…um…brown flag, if you will. Uh-oh. State Police out in force, lots of speed traps and cars pulled over to the side of the…
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The Thrill of Self-Taped Auditions

If you have a dog, you know. It’s either let him in the room with you, or he’s going to whine and scratch at the door. Doesn’t always work when you’re trying to self-tape an audition.

Outpost Earth has a POSTER!! :::Kermit Arms::: Yay!!!

IMDB has the new poster for Outpost Earth. It’s pretty freaking cool. Also, producer [of Outpost Earth] extraordinaire Mark Polonia is having his own special night at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX. Cool, cool, cool. Who wants to fly me to Austin?