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FREE CLASS! At The Actor’s Lab in Santa Barbara

Acting Pointers, Acting Workshops, Audition Pointers, Finding an Agent, Networking, Portfolio Suggestions
FREE CLASS! At The Actor's Lab in Santa Barbara [one-half-first] In addition to coming to weekly classes, working members of The Actor's Lab are put on a business plan that includes: Targeting agents and casting directors Getting in the unions Networking Strategies Creating original material and branding yourself Established by J.D. Lewis in 1990, the Lab has been home to many of the top names in the industry. [/one-half-first] [one-half] Tuesday, April 30th at 7:00 PM The Actor’s Lab at The Narrative Loft 1 North Calle Cesar Chavez, Suite 240 Santa Barbara, CA 93103   In-class auditing is typically not allowed, so take advantage of this ideal opportunity to see what The Actor's Lab is all about! To Enroll, You must R.S.V.P. Call (310) 621-3900 or complete this form: [wpforms id="4054"] [/one-half]
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Twelve Rules for the Working Actor

Twelve Rules for the Working Actor

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Developing your craft and orchestrating a successful acting career is an on-going and ever-changing venture. It requires great focus and determination. There are some rules that appear to never change and can help on the way to that success. I’ve made note of a few key points that the working actor should really take into consideration: (more…)
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Defining Your Castability

Defining Your Castability

Acting Pointers, Audition Pointers, Networking
Defining your castability, and a pinpoint on the horizon! One of the first questions I ask an actor is, “What do you think your castability is?” I’m always surprised when they aren’t sure. That’s like a door to door salesman arriving at your house and not knowing what he or she is selling. In my 28 years of coaching, one thing I know that is paramount in an actor’s career is knowing their castability. So often actors say that they’ll play anything… whatever comes their way. Knowing what you are selling is of the utmost importance. (more…)
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AmerWrecka

AmerWrecka

Projects
AmerWrecka Written and directed by J.D. Lewis. AmerWrecka had its international premiere at the renowned Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, in August 2005. With five-star reviews and the buzz from the Festival, it became one of the most sought after plays for 2006. Fifteen members of The Actor's Lab traveled to Limerick, Ireland, where AmerWrecka headlined The Unfringed Limerick Festival. With sold-out houses and standing ovations, it continues its momentum by going into pre-production for the feature film version and also a theatrical run in New York City. Article from Creative Loafing » And another article from Creative Loafing Article from the Charlotte ViewPoint »
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