Ready to delve into the world of acting and auditioning but still have questions? Already an accomplished actor looking to raise your personal bar? Whether you’re a novice or a pro, below you’ll find helpful acting career tips in this collection of free online educational videos made by our instructors at Acting Studio Chicago. Topics include creating a great self-tape, finding a great monologue, deciding on wardrobe, getting a great headshot, landing an agent, and nailing the audition. We hope you will find this advice useful!
Plays/Films To Explore & Scene Analysis – Part 1 with Adrianne Cury
Adrianne suggests plays that have become films, and guides you through the why of their significance and what to look for while reading & watching them.
Physical & Vocal Warm-ups For Actors with Sarafina Vecchio
Learn some basic physical warm-ups to prepare your body for performance, followed by simple vocal and breathing exercises to keep you practicing anytime, anywhere!
Self-Taping With Adria Dawn
Join Adria as she walks you through the world of self-taping. From using your iPhone, to handling movement on the lens, Adria offers a variety of tips she hopes you find helpful.
Voiceover – Getting Started with a Home Recording Set-Up with Brian Plocharczyk
What are the basics involved in a home studio for voice over? How do I create audio for auditions and jobs that is competitive, affordable and simple? This video guide is designed to simplify the ins and outs of how to get started on the path to home recording.
Monologue Auditioning with Kurt Naebig
How do I choose a monologue? Begin or end it? From bringing props…to dealing with failure and building on successes. Kurt makes it fun while telling you like it is.
Determine The Field Of Play As You Prepare To Audition with Janelle Snow
You’ve been invited to bring your creative talents to a physical or virtual space to audition – hooray! Now what? Before you commit to your specific acting choices, there are some quick key questions you can ask to make sure you’re preparing for the appropriate field of play, in other words, so you don’t bring a football to the baseball diamond! Check out four fundamentals here.
An Actor Prepares…For The Business To Come Back With Chris Agos
Chris Agos shares insight into the Top 3 things actors can be doing NOW to make sure they’re in the best position possible when the opportunities return.
The Voice Over Startup Guide – https://amzn.to/2LqirN6
Acting In Chicago – https://amzn.to/2N2wn1U
Upcoming Training Videos
WEEK OF April 20TH, 2020
Scene Analysis Part 2 & Tips & Tricks with Adrianne Cury
Adrianne takes you through the second half of the 3 page Scene Breakdown, including Opposites, the difference between Dream & Fighting For and much more.
Do’s and Dont’s:
Some talk about vocal & physical habits, and a brief suggestion for a contemporary playwright reading list.