Stop asking Casting Directors THIS question!

By Charlotte Thornton, Career mentor for Actors Casting director workshops are a great place to improve your skills and make a contact, and there are plenty to choose from at Surviving Actor his year. I... more

Benjamin Louis – Director / Executive Producer – Streetwalkers

Give us an overview on what ‘Streetwalkers’ is about? Three students filming a horror movie stumble upon something much worse, and their only hope for survival are the two detectives who find the... more

Different Duck Films attending Actors Pro Expo

We’re excited to have Rob Margolies from Different Duck Films attending Actors Pro Expo on September 8th to cast THREE of his films! Here is an insight in to what he is going to be looking... more

What To Do Before & After An Open Call

Here are a few tips to keep in mind when actors attend an open casting call. The audition is another story all on its own. Let us focus on what to do before and after an audition. Then we'll focus on the... more

What To Do Inside The Room – Open Calls

Top tips on what to do inside the audition room by Thomas J. Bellezza (BBR Productions Inc.): Walk directly to your mark. Once there say hello. Follow their particular cues. If they ask you questions... more

Why Do Companies Run Open Calls?

Meeting people. Events like Actor's Pro Expo allow companies like ourselves to do full on Open Calls for actors ready and willing to get paid for their work. Open Calls in general give you a much larger array... more

Demo Reel Tips

If you’re about to get your first demo reel made, then awesome! You’re on your way to having a hugely important tool in your Actor’s Kit Bag. But if this is your first time putting a reel together, then... more

Surviving Tech Week

Anyone who’s ever worked in theater will know that 'tech week' can be a little difficult. Long hours, having to repeat the same things over and over again and things going wrong can all lead to patience... more

Looking After Your Voice in Winter

Game of Thrones has been predicting it for years, but it’s true - Winter Is Here. We love this season for endless mugs of hot chocolate, snuggling into cosy sweaters and of course all those Christmas feels.... more

How To Use LinkedIn – What Everyone Else Is Doing Wrong

LinkedIn is a must for actors. Not only does it rank high on search engine result pages, but also it is great for letting you and your connections know of activity, ensuring you stay in the know and giving you... more