Ask Tamala: As An Actor, What Is The Proper ETIQUETTE When It Comes To Interacting With The Wardobe Team?
Posted September 19th, 2011 at 7:57 pm
Question: I am a beginning actor and I just booked a show where the director is not wearing every hat. There are departments and I am somewhat clueless. Can you give me some advice on what is the protocol when dealing with your dresser? What is acceptable behavior and what is not – or what should I expect?...
Creative Friends: Avoid These Common Mistakes When Tweeting
Posted December 22nd, 2010 at 6:00 pm
Twitter is a new love of mine. I am on it daily, actually multiple times a day and I'm really trying to learn how to best use Twitter to build new relationships and network with preexisting ones. Barely at 500 followers in 2 months, here is a quick snapshot of common mistakes every creative should avoid when traveling through the world of Twitter.
This has to be one of my biggest pet peeves as it relates to Twitter. Twitter is an awesome tool to network and build relati...
So You Want To Be An Actor? Personal Tips On How To Get Started In New York
Posted November 16th, 2010 at 11:37 am
This post is for the person that has taken some level of acting/vocal training and is finally at that point in their life where they feel ready to commit to this path on a fulltime basis. I can only speak from this point of view, because that is my story and I would love to help others get started. I was so fortunate to have little angles cross my path with hints of wisdom that is an honor to share the insight I have gained since embarking on this journey.
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How To Create A Successful “ACTORS” Website
Posted November 5th, 2010 at 8:57 am
Sharing is caring, so here is a quick outline as to what every actor and other creative type should include when putting together their professional website.
WOW Them With Your Headshot and Personality
As an actor the main feature you want people to pay attention to when visiting your site is you! You are the face of your own brand. Isn’t that just music to your ears? You are the face of your own brand. Embrace this, for this is your opportunity to dazzle those important casting...
Personal Branding: Facebook Series Pt. 1 – Bedazzling Your Profile Photo
Posted October 29th, 2010 at 4:48 am
A Personal Branding Makeover is one of my many priorities for the next few weeks and let me tell you, I am learning a whole lot of valuable information. I thought this would be a great opportunity to share my journey with others and perhaps help those that are about to embark on a similar endeavor. As an artist, we typically have to reply on our own resources, which is why it is so important to take full advantage of all the free social media tools available on the web to accomplish some of ...
Life Can Be Lonely As A Performer…
Posted October 27th, 2010 at 8:02 pm
I met the cast of the latest project I am participating in and they are simply a breath of fresh air to be around. The other two female singers are the sweetest women I have met in a long time and I can't wait to share this adventure with them for the next two months.
They took me to lunch even though they brought food from home (yup, we are staying in some pretty lush condos). During another break they took me to Target so I could purchase some toiletries. Just sweet.
All of these rand...
Video of the Day: Mktg Do’s and Dont’s for Actors by Paul Russell Casting
Posted October 14th, 2010 at 10:09 pm
Make sure you check it out on my Facebook Page. It is extremely insightful and ties in perfectly with today's blog post. Love when that happens. Check it out Fabulous Dreamers!...
The Coolness! Check Out This Amazing Article on Commercial Acting
Posted October 13th, 2010 at 10:10 pm
Sharing is caring so peep this article from the folks over at Casting Networks!