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The NBC and ABC Diversity Showcase video auditions…who stood out?

Every year the major networks hold auditions for a diversity showcase for minority actors. This year actors are being asked to put themselves on tape. All applicants were sent a choice of 6-8 scripts and instructed to cast themselves and put an audition on tape. If chosen by the casting directors, actors have the opportunity […]
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Are You Afraid To Act?
26 May

Are You Afraid To Act?

Charlie Sandlan
26-05-2013
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(updated 05/02/2018) I find many young actors to be very cautious and afraid to create vibrant, vivid behavior. One of the bigger reasons for this is a lack of craft, no way of working that will support instincts and talent. Most untrained actors get material for an audition and just wing it. They memorize their […]
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The Fundamental Problem With Actors
26 May

The Fundamental Problem With Actors

Charlie Sandlan
26-05-2013
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The most pervasive, fundamental problem with the majority of actors today is one thing; the inability to really listen.  So many actors, especially those that are untrained, are consumed with “acting.”  They wait until the other actor finishes their line so that they can act.  They spend hours practicing their line readings, obsessed with the […]
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Why Film Actors Struggle on Stage
26 May

Why Film Actors Struggle on Stage

Charlie Sandlan
26-05-2013
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Recently Shia LaBeouf was replaced in the Broadway play Orphans opposite Alec Baldwin. After the first week of rehearsals the director Daniel Sullivan and the producing team made the decision. This happens frequently to actors for any number of reasons: a clash between actors, creative differences with the director, or an inability to catch the […]
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Jess Macallan: What Acting Really Is
26 May

Jess Macallan: What Acting Really Is

Acting Studio
26-05-2013
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I started studying at Maggie Flanigan’s studio initially because I was yearning for a further exploration of what “acting” is. I wanted to have a deeper look at my craft so I could truly understand if this was what I wanted to pursue for the rest of my life. I was a dancer when I […]
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A letter from the Executive Director
15 Oct

Thank you for taking the time to visit our site. I know personally what a big decision choosing the right training program can be. It’s a big commitment, and I believe it’s important to begin this journey excited and confident that you’ve made the right choice. There are many places that offer acting classes in […]
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Protected: Maggie Flanigan Studio Enrollment Agreement
26 Sep

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