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The words cost you something.

Published October 12, 2021 9 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "The words cost you something" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coa...

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Acting is about winning the scene!

Published October 5, 2021 19 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Acting is about winning the scene" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speec...

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Gotta feel it to heal it!

Published September 27, 2021 28 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Gotta feel it to heal it!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach,...

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There is power in stillness

Published September 21, 2021 34 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "There is power in stillness" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coac...

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Play the love, it's all you need

Published September 12, 2021 27 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Play the love, it's all you need" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Sp...

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There's power in practice.

Published September 6, 2021 41 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "There's Power in Practice" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Co...

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Leading players lead the way in outrageousness and imagination - as justified by the script.

Published August 23, 2021 48 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Leading players lead the way in outrageousness and imagination - as justified by the script" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday f...

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An Amendment!

Published August 21, 2021 41 Views

  An Amendment! Please note the correction below to our most recent newsletter!   New York Professional Actor Training comes to your home next Saturday! Our International, Intergalactic Acting Jam continues next Saturday, featuring Master Voice & Speech...

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Acting is believing!

Published August 21, 2021 54 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Acting is believing" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach, Patri...

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Summer Stories

Published August 19, 2021 69 Views

  Summer Intensive 2021 Newsletter A look back at the Summer Intensive 2021! "I convince myself I am an artist by my actions and the world is my witness." August 1, 2021 ~ New York City + Zoom The Work THE DREAMER EXAMI...

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Aim your heart at the heart you wish to reach.

Published August 18, 2021 81 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Aim your heart at the heart you wish to reach" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice...

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Transform fear into positive, fighting action!

Published August 13, 2021 97 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Transform fear into positive, fighting action!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voic...

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Gratitude Attitude

Published July 20, 2021 76 Views

Gratitude Attitude

Gratitude for everything. None of us are here without teachers. Every action you do and every word you speak is either bringing you closer to people or it’s creating distance. Because words are tools and words are all we have to express what we’re feeling. I mean, how do we create re...

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Authenticity

Published July 19, 2021 83 Views

Authenticity

This is a really big deal for everybody. You got to stick to your guns, folks. When you stop listening to your instincts, you’ve anesthetized your talent. We are in the emotional,  the emotion transfer business. I have it here and I transfer it there. The worst direction you're ev...

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Careers are made of close-ups!

Published March 21, 2021 8 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Careers are made of close-ups!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech C...

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Raise your personal standards to the heavens!

Published March 14, 2021 10 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Raise your personal standards to the heavens!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice...

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Act to be expressive, not impressive

Published March 7, 2021 12 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Act to be expressive, not impressive" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Sp...

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Acting Classes Online Every Saturday with Your First Class Free

Published February 28, 2021 411 Views

Acting Classes Online Every Saturday with Your First Class Free

Regardless of whether you’ve recently been bitten by the acting bug and looking to learn the ropes for the first time, or a seasoned performer who’s wanting to brush up your skills—or add a few new ones to your repertoire—all from the comforts of home, Tom Todoroff Studios in...

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Destinations = Relaxation.

Published February 28, 2021 13 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Destinations = Relaxation" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach,...

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Act at the speed of life.

Published February 21, 2021 21 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Act at the speed of life." Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach,...

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Love takes time. Love makes time.

Published February 14, 2021 22 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Love takes time. Love makes time." Happy Valentine's Day, Everybody! Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturd...

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Find the need for every word you say and every move you make.

Published February 7, 2021 32 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Find the need for every word you say and every move you make." Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featu...

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Take the trip of the text!

Published January 31, 2021 47 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Release 'I guess? Embrace 'YES!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice &...

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Act with a cool head and a warm heart.

Published January 24, 2021 35 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Act with a cool head and a warm heart." Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice &...

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Release 'I guess?' Embrace 'YES!

Published January 17, 2021 38 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Release 'I guess? Embrace 'YES!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice &...

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Acting isn't literal or grammatical. It's emotional. It's visceral.

Published January 10, 2021 46 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Acting isn't literal or grammatical. It's emotional. It's visceral." Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Satur...

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Should I Bring a Prop to my Audition?

Published September 8, 2020 894 Views

Should I Bring a Prop to my Audition?

The short answer is: Nothing that you wouldn't normally carry on your day-to-day person. Examples of generally appropriate props include cellphone, purse/wallet, pen/pencil, water/coffee/tea, housekeys, sunglasses/hat, book, etc... But you must know that the minute you pull out a prop, yo...

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Where should I study Acting?

Published September 7, 2020 1036 Views

Where should I study Acting?

Whether you live in a small urban city or a large metropolitan area, as an aspiring actor, you are faced with many important decisions. Some decisions are minor and carry little consequence, but other choices are substantial and will have a dramatic impact on your future career as an actor. One...

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Auditioning for Acting School

Published September 4, 2020 924 Views

Auditioning for Acting School

To successfully audition for an acting school requires meticulous preparation and research. At the start of your journey, think about any teachers you would like to study with and why? What educational environment do you thrive in. What is the alumni networking system like? What do you have to o...

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Your Acting Career Starts With Commitment

Published September 3, 2020 981 Views

Your Acting Career Starts With Commitment

When you see a professional actor, flawlessly executing their craft on camera, it’s easy to assume that they are simply born with the talent and just have plain luck.  However, if you interview any successful actor, you’ll learn firsthand that there is hard work, persistence,...

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