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Ask Me!: Film/TV in New York or LA?

Anonymous asked Do you think it is possible to have a film career in NYC? I hear LA is the place for film but what if your not able to go there for financial reasons. Well, I do think it is possible to have a film career here, but it is a bit more of […]

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The Headshot Session

Oh so many pitfalls!! Make-up This is a personal preference. It’s totally up to you. But, I would recommend it. You want to look like yourself, but really, you want to look like yourself on the best day. And with today’s digital camera’s and ultra-high resolution, you see EVERYTHING. So, you should have the same […]

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Equals

Are men and women equals?

In line with the fact that March is Woman’s History Month I thought I’d post this video and link. For one brief moment, I thought it was a trailer for James Bond where a woman became 007 – and for a brief, glorious moment.. I was thrilled! Happy March.

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Acting Advice

Ask Me: Mailers, getting out there, networking?

Anonymous asked: Hi Angela, I’m new to NY. I have been a SAG actor busting my butt in Los Angeles for a long time. I came here to pursue some education in a parallel career to to help support my addiction to acting. Now I am ready to dive in to acting here. I have […]

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Acting Advice

Ask Me: How to meet fellow actors?

Anonymous asked Hey im in NYC, im tryna meet and network with fellow NYC actors, where could I go to do this? I would go to mixers but im not that established as an actor, i only have background credits. I think the best way to meet fellow actors is to go to classes. I […]

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Ask Me!: Submit before or after I get new headshots?

thenycactor: Help! I’ve seen some auditions coming up that I’d be perfect for but I only have an old headshot. Should I submit it anyway or wait until I get new ones? Anonymous Submit! Never let small things like not having the perfect headshot, resume, reel, haircut (etc.) stop you from applying for work or […]

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Now on Tumblr!

The NYC Actor is now also on Tumblr where you can ask me questions, post thoughts/ideas/comments and expand our acting community! http://thenycactor.tumblr.com/

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The Unions: SAG

SAG How do you join SAG? You can join as I stated above depending on your standing with AFTRA, or through a Taft Hartley waiver. This is basically a waiver that states that the producing company could use you and only you for the job. SAG can potentially contest this, but it is unlikely. In […]

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