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Chad’s ode to the actor, part 3: closing the deal

Chad’s ode to the actor, part 3: closing the deal

let’s say you’re starting a business making cupcakes out of your home kitchen. so you make a bunch of cupcakes, you find people who like cupcakes and you sell them your delicious homemade cupcakes. seems simple enough, right? that’s business. those are the basics of any individual business transaction. to get even more specific, those […]

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Show Business!

Chad’s ode to the actor, part 2: the art of meeting people

there’s a controversial saying in basically any business, but it’s particularly contentious in show business, that’s “it’s all who you know.” while i’d love to say that that saying is a bunch of hooey, there is unfortunately some truth to it. of course it isn’t ALL based on who you know. if you happen to […]

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a bit of advice for a new actor

a bit of advice for a new actor

a friend who lives outside Los Angeles, recently started an acting class for (i think) the first time. she posted two different monologues unlisted on youtube and asked me for some advice – some pointers. as i was writing the letter back to her, i realized that it had in it a bunch of advice […]

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video of the week – 7/5/11

here’s a little explanation of a technique i use to help actors get to very deep and personal emotional depths on-set. it’s been quite good to me and i plan to continue to use it so i figured i’d share it and see if it could help my friends and colleagues. cheers! this is sort […]

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my technique

UPDATE (7/8/11): just posted a video where i get a little more in-depth on the technique i describe in this post. check it out above. a very talented actress named Nicol Razon who auditioned for broken people emailed me this week. she was really fantastic in the audition – so emotionally available. i told her […]

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