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Feeling —> Thought —> ACTION!

Published July 18, 2021 39 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 Voi...

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Take the trip of the text!

Published June 20, 2021 38 Views

  Major Tom to Ground Control Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives "Take the trip of the text!" Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coac...

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

Published June 13, 2021 49 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 Saturda...

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

Published June 6, 2021 41 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 feat...

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

Published May 23, 2021 41 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 Saturda...

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

Published May 16, 2021 88 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 featurin...

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

Published May 2, 2021 71 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 Works...

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Your preparation is only up to you!

Published April 18, 2021 54 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 & Spe...

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

Published April 11, 2021 76 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 fea...

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Acting is a wildly inappropriate way to live your life!

Published April 4, 2021 69 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 Ma...

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Head + Heart + Hips = Major Chord

Published March 28, 2021 95 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 & Speec...

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Careers are made of close-ups!

Published March 21, 2021 77 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 72 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 86 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 476 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 77 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 76 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 76 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 86 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 112 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 97 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 90 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 134 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 964 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 1112 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 1004 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 1083 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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Do I Need to Use a British Accent When Auditioning for Shakespeare?

Published September 2, 2020 1383 Views

Do I Need to Use a British Accent When Auditioning for Shakespeare?

The short answer is NO. Unless a particular dialect is specifically requested by the auditors, you will *always want to use your NATURAL speaking voice. (*Exceptions to this rule are characters who are specifically written in dialect such as Don Armado in Love's Labours Lost and Katherine in...

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Why do I need to work on monologues?

Published August 21, 2020 975 Views

Why do I need to work on monologues?

As a young actor, I took a great deal of pride in the training I’d received at a reputable professional actor training program at a prominent university. I, boldly, left school in my early twenties, having acquired a new-found emotional awareness, sensitivity and facility that I knew would ser...

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Judge Yourself and You Invite the World to do Likewise

Published August 21, 2020 588 Views

Judge Yourself and You Invite the World to do Likewise

“I’m sorry, can I start again?” Have you ever asked this question at an audition? If allowed to begin again, was the second go-around worth the restart? Was the first impression you made the one you intended? Do you recall these audition experiences with pride? Did any...

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