Theatre Review

Play Dead There are two main reasons I go to the theatre.  The first is to become enlightened.  Theatre has an amazing way of illuminating truth, provoking new or deeper thought, or simply educating the audience.  The other reason I go to theatre is for sheer...

The Competitive Edge

by Casting Director, Terry Berland  The importance of a beat. Many commercials do not have much speaking, but there are important moments and transitions that have to be executed by the actor.  These moments, or beats are described to myself as the Casting Director by...

Inside The Industry Seminar

Synopsis by Tracy Weisert We had a fun pre-Halloween Saturday morning when commercial casting director Mark Randall spoke at our free Casting Networks’ members Inside the Industry Seminar October 26. Here is Mr. Randall’s bio- Mark Randall has cast hundreds of...

The Conscious Actor

by Bonnie Katz, MA The Gift Of An Actor An actor’s world is competitive.  To be successful and stay on top of their game, they are often sifting through mountains of information regarding self-improvement.  Being out there on a limb, alone, without support, they must...