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You must be able to SAY IT to PLAY IT!

Published August 1, 2021 908 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "You must be able to SAY IT to PLAY IT!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach, Debora Joy!...

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Practicality is often fear in disguise

Published July 25, 2021 695 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Feeling —> Thought —> ACTION!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach, Patrick Mulryan! Wh...

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Gratitude Attitude

Gratitude Attitude

Published July 20, 2021 839 Views

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 relationships?...

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Authenticity

Authenticity

Published July 19, 2021 846 Views

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 ever going to get...

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Feeling —> Thought —> ACTION!

Published July 18, 2021 784 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Feeling —> Thought —> ACTION!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach, Andrew Wade! What's...

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I convince myself I am an artist, by my actions, and the world is my witness.

Published June 13, 2021 748 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "I convince myself I am an artist, by my actions, and the world is my witness." Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Ma...

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Find the trigger for every word I speak and every move I make!

Published June 6, 2021 708 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Find the trigger for every word I speak and every move I make!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Sp...

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Play the positive! The positive opens you up to a world of possibility!

Published May 23, 2021 619 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Play the positive!  The positive opens you up to a world of possibility!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master...

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Fight for what you want using your Head, Heart & Hips!

Published May 16, 2021 848 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Fight for what you want using your Head, Heart & Hips!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coa...

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Fight for what you want! Beware of picking up your partner's tone.

Published May 2, 2021 766 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Fight for what you want! Beware of picking up your partner's tone." Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice...

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Your preparation is only up to you!

Published April 18, 2021 647 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Your preparation is only up to you!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach, MARY LOU ROSATO!...

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The script is black and white. It's up to us to color it in!

Published April 11, 2021 885 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "The script is black and white. It's up to us to color it in!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speec...

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Acting is a wildly inappropriate way to live your life!

Published April 4, 2021 795 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Acting is a wildly inappropriate way to live your life!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coa...

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Head + Heart + Hips = Major Chord

Published March 28, 2021 931 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Head + Heart + Hips = Major Chord" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach, Andrew Wade! Wh...

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Careers are made of close-ups!

Published March 21, 2021 791 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 Coach, Anne Burk! Go here...

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Raise your personal standards to the heavens!

Published March 14, 2021 677 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 & Speech Coach, Patric...

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Act to be expressive, not impressive

Published March 7, 2021 757 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 & Speech Coach, Rachael Warren!...

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Acting Classes Online Every Saturday with Your First Class Free

Acting Classes Online Every Saturday with Your First Class Free

Published February 28, 2021 1207 Views

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 New York City is now of...

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Destinations = Relaxation.

Published February 28, 2021 867 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, Rachael Warren! Go here...

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Act at the speed of life.

Published February 21, 2021 742 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, Debora Joy! Go here to...

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Love takes time. Love makes time.

Published February 14, 2021 671 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 Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voi...

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

Published February 7, 2021 637 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 featuring Master Voice & Spe...

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Take the trip of the text!

Published January 31, 2021 788 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 & Speech Coach, Andrew Wade! Go h...

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Act with a cool head and a warm heart.

Published January 24, 2021 783 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 & Speech Coach, Julia Lenardo...

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Release 'I guess?' Embrace 'YES!

Published January 17, 2021 707 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 & Speech Coach, Anne Burk! Go her...

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

Published January 10, 2021 1050 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 Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice...

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Should I Bring a Prop to my Audition?

Should I Bring a Prop to my Audition?

Published September 8, 2020 1726 Views

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, you ru...

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Where should I study Acting?

Where should I study Acting?

Published September 7, 2020 1783 Views

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

Auditioning for Acting School

Published September 4, 2020 2064 Views

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

Your Acting Career Starts With Commitment

Published September 3, 2020 2161 Views

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, and a lot of gri...

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