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How to get started as a voiceover artist… (OTHER ACTING JOBS)

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VOICEOVERS Recently I have been talking with my mentoring clients a lot about other jobs… But rather than other jobs that aren’t even loosely tied to acting, I am referring more to other jobs that really do still live within the acting realm – corporates, voiceovers, role plays, casting director assistant, the list goes on....

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That very delicate balancing act with your acting body

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John, writer at The Stage, and lil old me, are back this month on Casting Networks talking all things healthy attitude vs unhealthy obsession in relation to fitness and our acting bodies. I think this is a BIGGIE for actors. We face daily and weekly criticism about how we look and our actual income depends on it. But...

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10 Reasons I hate #actorslife

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Anyone who knows me well knows I have very specific opinions on using social media (especially professionally), on how many selfies a person should post, on what constitutes good etiquette and what doesn’t, and on what I think about the use of hashtags, specifically #blessed and #actorslife. Pretty much daily I want to throw someone under...

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You want me to DO WHAT IN THE CASTING?!?!

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Well what a delight to get this casting notice sent to a few days ago from a filmmaker inviting me to audition…for what seems like a porn film. And this was NO April Fools! In the interest of being a good actor, I decided to pen my reply to said #filmmaker. My response to him...

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Acting up

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It’s pretty common to get on set and meet divas acting up. They don’t even mean to be but they are. The rest of the crew are frantically working on set to get this light sorted, to get that prop just right, to discuss this next shot…. And then in waltzes an (diva) actor. #Sigh....

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The amazing Rachel Sheridan is in the house

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I often talk about the UK Actors Tweetup, or you may have been to the event, or seen it on the Acting Resources page. This month we are delighted to welcome the wonderful Rachel Sheridan, from Rachel Freck’s office (amongst others) at Thirst Bar, Soho, to talk. The reason why Rachel is so great to...

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Moment to moment

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There’s a moment I remember years ago in Australia. I was back there for nine months because I needed to finalise my EU passport and wasn’t able to stay in the UK any longer to do it. To say I was disappointed to leave London is an understatement. I didn’t want to be back in...

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His & Hers: Reveling in the Joy of Resolutions (That Count)

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Oh the joy of resolutions. Every year we make resolutions. Every year we want these resolutions to happen…For this year to be the year that counts. Every year we plan. We will things to dramatically shift and to explore the infinite possibilities of reaching the stars. This week John Byrne, writer for The Stage, and...

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Interview with… Walles Hamonde

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This week, we get up close and personal with actor Walles Hamonde to find out what it was like working on one of the biggest films of 2016, what Walles has coming up, and what his favourite ever role would be.  But first up, here’s a little bit about Walles himself: Walles Hamonde competed as a...

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B.A.B.E. is in the top 20! (whoop)

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What a lovely accolade. This week we found out that B.A.B.E. has been awarded top 20 acting blogs on the planet! Whoop whoop! The planet…that feels like quite a big deal. This makes us feel all warm and fuzzy…just like when you secretly pee in the shower (kidding! sort of). So without further ado, here’s...

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